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Moms Use Picture Books To Expose Toddlers To Rich

Moms Use Picture Books To Expose Toddlers To Rich Information About Animals

Children hear as much sophisticated information about animals when parents read picture book stories about animals as when they read flashcard-type animal vocabulary books, according to a new study...

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Children Spot Objects More Quickly When Prompted By Words

Spoken language prompts children to spot objects more quickly than images, according to a new study from Indiana University.

Chocolate Milk Ban In The School Lunch Rooms Backfires

Citing insufficient nutritional value, some schools have banned chocolate milk from their lunch programs and offered skim milk instead. However, a new study has found that kids who no longer have the choice on chocolate milk take 10 percent less milk and waste 29 percent more.

Napping Helps Children Retain Memory Learn New Skills

It seems like babies and young children are constantly learning new things and making giant developmental leaps. As if overnight, sometimes, they figure out how to recognize certain shapes or what the word "no" means no matter who says it.

Using The Power Of Music To Improve Science Education

Music videos with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) themes may enhance students' understanding of these concepts, according to a new study from the University of Washington.

Popular Kids Are Often Bullied As Well

Most of us science nerds vividly remember episodes of bullying that took place throughout our childhood, but a new study has found that the popular kids are victimized by bullies too.

Childrens Books That Feature Animals With Human Traits Lead

A new study by University of Toronto researchers has found that kids’ books featuring animals with human characteristics not only lead to less factual learning but also influence children’s reasoning about animals.


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logogriph
  • A riddle; specifically, a riddle formed by the arbitrary or confused mingling of parts or elements, which have to be recombined in proper order for the answer.
This word comes from the Greek 'logos,' word, plus 'griphos,' fishing basket, riddle.
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