The Effect of Trust on Brain Development

"My dad came to school to do science experiments with us... Just like he promised!"

Healthy brain development is something that parents and teachers instinctively know is important for children, like fresh air and good food. But understanding the brain is tricky. How can researchers test theories on little people and figure out answers that can be applied to our educational systems and parenting techniques? Lucky for us, Claire E.…

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Pretend Play Benefits Brain Development


Executive function is a prominent and important term used in education circles today. It refers to a set of brain functions that leads to the types of skills teachers love to see in their students: Concentrating on important details while ignoring distractions Paying attention to the teacher Getting along with peers Waiting for a turn…

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