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2014-06-26 23:13:26

Lilianne Smith is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 NAPW honors Lilianne Smith, M.A., LPCA and Psychotherapist, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Smith is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in counseling. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National...

Babies Recognize Real Objects From Pictures As Early As 9 Months
2014-04-30 14:05:37

Royal Holloway, University of London Babies begin to learn about the connection between pictures and real objects by the time they are nine-months-old, according to a new study by scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London, and the University of South Carolina. The research, published today in Child Development, found that babies can learn about a toy from a photograph of it well before their first birthday. "The study should interest any parent or caregiver who has ever...

language development
2014-04-18 05:20:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Spoken language prompts children to spot objects more quickly than images, according to a new study from Indiana University. As any book lover will tell you, language is transformative. The transformative powers, however, may reach father than an emotional reaction to novels or poetry. The study, published in Developmental Science, reveals that spoken language — more so than images — taps into a child's cognitive system and...

2014-04-17 23:10:25

Luciano L'Abate, recognized worldwide as the founder of the field of family psychology, is working on his 59th and 60th books to support his continuing efforts to change how mental health services will be delivered in the 21st century. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 In these latest books, Dr. L’Abate further advances his theory of using distance, remote writing on the Internet for preventive, promotional, para-therapeutic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative purposes. Dr. L’Abate...

2014-03-07 23:01:30

Selected as a worldwide App Store “Best New App”, Busy Shapes from Seven Academy is inspired by the pioneering works of famed Swiss scientist and intelligence expert Jean Piaget (1896-1980), and helps children improve their ability to handle simple objects through a series of puzzles in an amazing exploratory and evolving digital playground. The app offers a variety of special features, including “kid-friendly” design, passive swipe control, a powerful AI, customizable guided...

2013-11-21 11:14:44

Teachers' daily interactions with children are crucial to making sure they're ready for school. Many state early childhood systems and the federal Office of Head Start consider teacher-child interactions when they measure programs' quality. But research hasn't always been clear about which aspects of interactions are most important to how children do academically and socially. A new study that used a novel approach to analyzing data in this area has identified which types of teacher-child...

2013-09-24 11:21:19

Playing with blocks may help preschoolers develop the kinds of skills that support later learning in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), according to a new study by researchers at the University of Delaware and Temple University. And for low-income preschoolers, who lag in spatial skills, such play may be especially important. The study is published in the journal Child Development. More than a hundred 3-year-olds of various socioeconomic levels took part in the study....

2013-09-24 11:11:47

Young children readily learn words from their parents, grandparents, and child care providers in live conversations, but learning from video has proven more difficult. A new study questioned why and found that it's the responsiveness of the interactions that's key: When we respond to children in timely and meaningful ways, they learn—even when that response comes from a screen. The study, by researchers at the University of Washington, Temple University, and the University of Delaware,...


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