Exposing Infants to Two Languages Offers Cognitive Benefits

Exposing Infants to Two Languages Offers Cognitive BenefitsExposing infants to two languages reveals a general cognitive benefit, a new study shows. Read more

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How Information is Presented to Toddlers is Crucial to Vocabulary Learning

Twin Toddler HandsA new study shows that how information is presented to toddlers is more crucial to vocabulary learning than the number of words spoken to children. Read more

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Parents’ Aggression Hurts Children’s Ability to Regulate Emotions

Parents’ AggressionChildren who are exposed to verbal and physical aggression between parents have difficulty identifying and controlling their own emotions, a new study finds.
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Music Programs Enhance Brain Function in At-Risk Children

musical instrumentsTwo years of musical training improves the precision with which at-risk children’s brains distinguish similar speech sounds, a new Northwestern University study shows. Read more

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Physical Activity Linked to Better Academic Performance

Previous research has shown that physical activity is linked to better cognitive functioning, reading comprehension and improved language skills in children. A new study further confirms that physically active children have higher academic performances compared to sedentary children. Read more

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