Imaginative play

Development of Cognitive Skills; Piaget’s theory.

 

  Crawl before you walk, walk before you run! When it comes to development, this phrase is certainly true. Before children learn to talk and […]

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Bonding with your baby

Bonding with your baby. Everything you need to know about those special moments.

 

  Does bonding with your baby affect his or her development for the rest of their lives? Are there any benefits for mothers as well? […]

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Echolalia

What is Echolalia?: Its Purpose and What It Means

 

  Echolalia is a natural part of language acquisition. “It’s a beautiful day!” said the mother, to which the child echoed “It’s a beautiful day!” […]

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Attachment styles

Attachment styles: How to appropriately connect with others?

 

  How many attachment styles are there, how are they developed, what consequences do they have in adulthood, why is it important to build an […]

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A Father's Pregnancy: Post Pregnancy

A Father’s Pregnancy

 

  As a father you may not actually have real morning sickness or swollen feet. You may not have to deal with the painful contractions or the […]

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Caregiver And Child Relationship: Attachment

Caregiver And Child Relationship: Attachment

 

  A relationship between a child and their respective caregiver is a very special one. Because of its specialty it has been investigated by many […]

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lack of sleep during pregnancy

Lack Of Sleep During Pregnancy: Why Can’t I Fall Asleep?

 

  Pregnancy is one of the most complex processes that a woman’s body is able to undergo. Pregnancy involves many physiological and psychological changes that […]

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Brain structure of infants predicts language skills at one year

Brain structure of infants predicts language skills at one year

 

  Brain structure of infants predicts language skills at one year. Using a brain-imaging technique that examines the entire infant brain, researchers have found that […]

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Protein identified that can disrupt embryonic brain development and neuron migration

Protein identified that can disrupt embryonic brain development and neuron migration

 

  Protein identified that can disrupt embryonic brain development and neuron migration. Interneurons – nerve cells that function as ‘dimmers’ – play an important role […]

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Fetal alcohol exposure affects brain structure in children

Fetal alcohol exposure affects brain structure in children

 

  Fetal alcohol exposure affects brain structure in children. Alcohol use by expectant mothers can lead to problems with the mental and physical development of […]

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Modern parenting may hinder brain and cognitive development

Modern parenting may hinder brain and cognitive development

 

  Modern parenting may hinder brain and cognitive development, research suggests. Social practices and cultural beliefs of modern life are preventing healthy brain and emotional […]

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The first two years of life are what make us smarter than chimps

The first two years of life are what make us smarter than chimps

 

  The first two years of life are what make us smarter than chimps. Despite sharing 98 percent of our DNA with chimpanzees, humans have […]

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Key gene for brain development

Key gene for brain development

 

  Key gene for brain development About one in ten thousand babies is born with an abnormally small head. The cause for this disorder – […]

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Babies spot faces with adult-like brain power.

Babies spot faces with adult-like brain power

 

  Babies spot faces with adult-like brain power. Researchers say there’s a reason babies fixate on faces. Even before they’re good at distinguishing between basic […]

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Scientists discover children’s cells living in mothers’ brains.

Scientists discover children’s cells living in mothers’ brains.

 

  Scientists discover children’s cells living in mothers’ brains. The connection between mother and child is ever deeper than thought. The link between a mother […]

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Metabolic protein launches sugar feast that nurtures brain tumors

Fetal alcohol exposure affects brain structure in children

 

  Fetal alcohol exposure affects brain structure in children. Children exposed to alcohol during fetal development exhibit changes in brain structure, brain function and metabolism […]

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Fetus Yawning Reveals Brain Development

Fetus Yawning Reveals Brain Development

 

  Even fetuses yawn, a new study shows. During the second and third trimester, fetuses yawn frequently, and those yawns can be distinguished in four-dimensional […]

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