Thursday

Round up of early childhood news

Jury still out on hypo allergenic milk supplements.  Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Australia, studied 620 infants to see if  hypoallergenic milk supplements decreased a child's risk of allergies in later life.  According to Dr. Adrian Lowe, co author of research, it "did not show any beneficial effect, when compared with a normal cow's milk-based formula, for the prevention of childhood eczema, asthma or hay fever up to seven years of age,"   Read more...  The study appeared in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Relationship between warm responsiveness in infancy and later brain functioning. Read more at The New America Foundation
Infant's language abilities.   Before they speak, infants can distinguish between two languages they've never heard before just by looking at the face of a speaker. Read more at Science Now.

Early cognitive development - babies have idea of concepts before talking. Read more...

Exercise is the New Brain Food. Read more at Lemon Grove Patch.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

yes I saw a show that says even for people with dementia exercise helps their brain so it figures that it helps everyone. interesting articles.

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