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More About Cognitive Development
The human brain begins to learn earlier than we think. According to the Families and Work Institute's research on human brain development , what happens in the first five years of life is a template that becomes part of people for the rest of their lives.
Dr. Oz: 5 Rules for Healthy Drinking
Despite a recent British study reporting that light drinking during pregnancy may not affect the behavioral or cognitive development of the baby, avoiding alcohol is the safest choice. The research is too inconsistent to warrant the risk
Should You Read to Your Unborn Baby?
We strongly endorse that practice too—not just for brain development but also to allow your baby to hear your voice and establish ..... This will help stimulate baby's senses and improve his brain development . Exposure to different sounds and scenes is essentially
5 Must-Haves You Are Missing from Your Diet
150 mcg a day ; 250 mcg if pregnant (new research reveals that even a mild deficiency can have a long-term effect on brain development ); 290 mcg if nursing. You get: While iodine deficiencies are much less common than they were before the mineral was
Listen, Play, Appreciate Music
higher in verbal and 40 points higher in math on the SAT than their non-arts peers. Early musical training increases brain development in language, reasoning, math, science, memory, creativity, expression, and spatial intelligence. Choral singers
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So You Think You Can Dance: Animal Edition
Brain special issue of Discover magazine . Patel explains to Discover that our sense of rhythm may have evolved from the brain development that allowed us to learn to speak. Therefore, Patel says, the only other animals that can boogie to a beat would be
The Lowdown on Prenatal Vitamins
both your child's brain and your own. Fetuses are pretty assertive when it comes to taking omega-3 fatty acids for brain development , so you'll be depleted of those important neuron protectors unless you make a point of getting them through diet or
What's Your Sign? (No, Seriously)
evidence that vitamin D deficiency in early life affects both brain development and behavior in adulthood," says Thomas Burne, PhD ..... activity and social withdrawal. Sunlight may affect fetal brain development through its effects on maternal melatonin production as