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Did You Know? Reading To Children Promotes Brain Development
According to an article from NeuroScienceNews.com, studies have confirmed that reading to your children can promote their individual brain development. When parents take the time to read books and stories to their children, the difference can be shown in both the child’s behavior and in their academic performance. This news was launched at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in San Diego on April 25, 2015. According to John Hutton, MD, of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, “We were excited to show, for the first time, that reading exposure during the critical stage of development prior to kindergarten seems to have a meaningful, measurable impact on how a child’s brain processes stories and may help predict reading success.”...