Posts made in February, 2014

How Babies Learn: use-it-or-lose-it from Natl Assn for Education of Young Children

Posted by on Feb 22, 2014 in Newsletter |

How babies learn: use-it-or-lose-it Article from the National Association for the Education of Young Children Researchers now know that early movement experiences are essential to the neural stimulation needed for healthy brain development. There is a “use-it-or-lose-it” principle at work in the keeping or pruning of brain cells; movement can promote more connections in the brain. At birth, an infant’s brain, it turns out, is chock full of brain cells called neurons. Over time, each of these...

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