Throughout time, there has been an incredible amount of research done about early childhood and brain development. The behavioral and
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Babies arrive to the world in a state of complete dependency on their loving caregivers. During their first years of
The development and appearance of your baby’s emotions follow an orderly process that goes from simple emotions, all the way
You’re probably aware by now, but your little one’s brain is developing at such a rapid speed that he can
Babies are born scientists. They develop theories about how the world works and constantly learn through observation, exploration, and their
Babies and toddlers explore and learn about the world that surrounds them by playing with objects. By doing this not
There’s a reason why parents instinctively use music and rhythm to soothe a child. It is used as a way
A decade ago all the newspapers where talking about the so called “Mozart effect”. It stated that by simply listening
Since the early 90s, professor of psychology Susan Hallam, from the University College London, has set out to study how
These are some ideas on how to easily set up scenarios that can spark your little one’s interest. According to
Noticing, recalling, and identifying different colors and shapes is a skill that underlies any activity in which we need to
The guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggest that, between 2 and 3 years of age, children learn
Humans rely greatly on the information obtained through the eyes. Neuropsychologists call this process “visual object recognition” and is such
In 2005, psychologists Debora Stipeck and Rachel Valentino from Stanford University looked into the relationship between memory and attention skills
Working memory, as the name suggests, refers to the cognitive skill that allows us to hold information in our minds
Following the cognitive developmental milestones proposed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, here are some practical ideas to help your
According to neuroscientist Michael Posner, there are three underlying cognitive networks that relate to different functions of the attention skills.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says that between 36 and 48 months of age, your preschooler is working hard to
As you can observe from your own experience, memory is not only a muscle that needs lots of exercise, it’s
Attachment became a buzzword in pediatrics and developmental psychology when London’s psychiatrist John Bowlby used the term to describe the
In 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics released an update on its guidelines for children’s exposure to screens and media.
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