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Can Children Map Read at the Age of Four?
Children start to develop the basic skills that underlie map reading from the age of four – according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
Talk With Your Hands? You Might Think With Them Too!
When we learn, we use movement practice to embed movement patterns into our muscle memory.
Why Are Language Delays More Common in Boys?
Caregivers talk more to toddlers after they say their first word, which suggests that children actively influence their own language development.
Lemon Not Melon: How Our Brains “Time-Stamp” Sounds to Process the Words We Hear
While the brain’s role in processing individual sounds has been well-researched, there is much we don’t know about how we manage the fast auditory sequences that constitute speech.
Visualization: How Kids 'See' the Story Beyond the Pictures
Visualization is essential to reading comprehension. Researchers discover a simple way to boost it at home.
Teaching Spatial Thinking Boosts Verbal Reasoning
New findings could not only upend how educators craft curricula, but reveals a hidden link in the human mind.
How to Boost Children's Letter Sound Recognition
Children who did this became twice as proficient at difficult letter sounds compared to those who received traditional instruction.
How The Brain Says 'Oops!'
How do we learn from our mistakes? This important brain research helps us understand how our brains detect our mistakes.
How to Boost Your Child's Resilience at School
This activity at home can triple a child’s resilience at school, particularly for children at-risk.
"Do You See What I See?" How Cultural Diversity Impacts Attention
New insights into the role of social interaction and cultural diversity in the development of attention.
Words Count: Study Shows Words are Needed to Think About Numbers
Among adults who vary in their knowledge of number words, the ability to reason about numbers is bound by the highest number they can count to.
Mapping the Musical Mind
Interesting patterns of brain activity emerge during children's musical analysis exercises.
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