For the first time it has been shown that a brief training session with rhythmic gestures has immediate benefits for narrative discourse in children of 5 and 6 years of age.
New research suggests enrichment programs help children solidify the information they have added to their wall of knowledge and may help prevent summer slide.
Parents should not feel pressured to make their young children undertake structured learning or achieve specific tasks, particularly during lockdown. A new study of children under the age of two has found that parents who take a more flexible approach to their child’s learning can - for children who were easy babies - minimize behavioral problems during toddlerhood.
Researchers bring together 18 language-intervention research and empirical studies that address the word gap, the inequities in early experience with language that can place some children at a disadvantage.
A world first review of the importance of nature play could transform children’s play spaces, supporting investment in city and urban parks, while also delivering important opportunities for children’s physical, social and emotional development.
A new innovation makes it possible, for the first time, to quantitatively assess children’s spontaneous movement in the natural environment.
Digital storybooks that animate upon a child's vocalization offer beneficial learning opportunities, especially for children with less developed attention regulation.
Researchers find that Deaf infants of Deaf parents demonstrate strong gaze-following behavior, which establishes a social connection between parent and child.