How language development is influenced by environment and early education

New research has shown that a baby's brain structure is correlated with language development five years later. From inside the w...

Why you should teach your children to read a lot and often

For both children and adults, reading is very important because it helps us expand both our knowledge and imagination. Moreover,...

HANDwriting and PENmanship are really better than keyboards and screens for learning to read

A new study has found that handwriting beats typing on a keyboard or watching videos for learning to read. Even if writing by ha...

Babies know very well what hugs mean. But do you know what this means for them?

Did you know that babies as young as four months old already know what hugs mean? In general, adults understand very well what h...

Why the idea of innate talent is just a pernicious MYTH

It's easy to believe that the brightest performers in sport, art, science, etc., like the Williams sisters , Rafael Nadal, Tiger...

The MILESTONES of baby and toddler development

Developmental milestones are the abilities that children generally acquire at similar ages, in four basic categories: physical,...