How ‘gaze shifting’ helps babies learn new languages

Could a baby’s social skills play a role in cracking the code of learning a second language? It’s clear that babies learn language best by interacting with...

Wiring up the visual brain: Nature vs. nurture

"Vision will become the lens through which your baby will perceive and learn about the various properties of the world." The vision takes up 30% of our...

Grit: Your child’s best predictor of success

How can we prepare children to succeed? In an increasingly competitive world, many parents worry that their children will be left behind if they don't grow...

Why love matters

Every parent has heard how early experiences define a child's future, but most people underestimate the importance of love and stability during infancy. A great...

The logical minds of babies: Considering sample and sampling process

MIT Early Childhood Cognition Lab lead investigator, Laura Schulz, studies early childhood learning and how it fundamentally relates to human cognition. Schulz has been trying to...

One major factor that can impact your child’s academic & social success

The first 3 years of life are a period of remarkable transformation in a child's development. During this time, babies change from being dependent newborns, to...
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