Most of us believe that emotions are hardwired into our brains. In fact, Lisa Feldman Barrett has been involved in extensive research to determine what emotions really are, for the past 25 years. She shares a few highlights in this TED video.
A new study has found the first brain cells that respond to sound
A new study by University of Maryland’s Professor Patrick Kanold and co-authors is the first to identify a mechanism that could explain an early link between sound input and cognitive function, often called the ‘Mozart effect.’
If you want easy recommendations to help a child become a reader, this article will give you a great start. One of the best things to do is to start reading aloud to babies, early and often. In addition to baby books you can read anything aloud: cookbooks, anything you want to read for yourself. What matters is exposing a child to as many words as possible, spoken by people whose voices are already familiar to them.