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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A long childhood feeds the energy-hungry human brain

A long childhood feeds the energy-hungry human brain

 

  Humans are late bloomers when compared with other primates. For example, they spend almost twice as long in childhood and adolescence as chimps, gibbons, […]

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Babies’ brains rehearse speech mechanics months before their first words

Babies’ brains rehearse speech mechanics months before their first words

 

  Babies’ brains rehearse speech mechanics months before their first words Baby sounds are cute and funny, but they also represent important developmental milestones in […]

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Too much sleep might lead to faster decline in brain function.

Too much sleep might lead to faster decline in brain function.

 

  Too much sleep might lead to faster decline in brain function. A new study conducted by researchers from Columbia and the University Hospital 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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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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 Brain gene pushed humans past apes. An international team of researchers led by Scottish scientists says it has discovered a gene that helps explain how […]

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