Seventy-five years after television was first introduced to American homes, we are just starting to realize its impact on learning and the brain. But is TV the true culprit? Or is the real issue what's NOT happening during TV time? Read more about the risks of too much TV on the brain.
New research indicates that babies' brains can be trained to discriminate sounds, which are the building blocks of language. Could this lead to better cognitive and language skills later on in life?
In 1995, research by Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley revealed how differences in early language experience fuel the achievement gap in our nation’s schools. It’s been almost two decades, so why haven’t we made more progress? We interviewed Dr. Steve Miller to find out.
Find out how children around the world are rewiring their brains to overcome 'insurmountable' language and reading problems.
We generally don’t consider motor skills development in babies to be an essential element of cognitive development. But is such thinking holding learners and educators back?
Infant temperament has long been thought of as innate, but could some aspects be environmental? Read more from Dr. Martha Burns.