Children with I-pads are worse with language– Cohen Children’s Medical Center Study Show

It makes sense that children sitting in front of a screen instead of talking to their children would do worse in a a study, the only surprise is how much worse these kids actually do. Really it is just balance, to much screen time means less talking time, and only through talking and listening can […]

Just 30 minutes of music training improves language

Do not junk your singing or classical music training class as there is a healthier side to it. Just half an hour of simple music training daily increases blood flow to a particular area of brain that processes language skills. According to researchers at the University of Liverpool, a brief musical training can increase the […]

Predicting ethnic minority children's vocabulary from socioeconomic status, maternal language and home reading input: different pathways for host and ethnic language.

This study investigated the relation between socioeconomic status (SES), maternal language use, reading input, and vocabulary in a sample of 111 six-year-old children of first- and second-generation Turkish immigrant parents in the Netherlands. Mothers reported on their language use with the child, frequency of reading by both parents, and availability of children’s books in the […]