Basic Tech Rules at Home Make More Time for Verbal Communication with Children

With new data showing that a majority of speech-language pathologists say children’s preoccupation with today’s personal technology is qualitatively different from past generations’ distractions of choice, such as television—with greater potential for harm—speech-language pathologists urge parents to implement some basic tech rules in their households to make time for verbal communication. This advice is especially […]

What Do Babies Think?

What Do Babies Think? “Tiny babies are already doing a lot of the kinds of thinking and learning that we think of as being the learning of very sophisticated scientists.”  — Alison Gopnik, professor of psychology and philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley and author of The Philosophical Baby, The Scientist in the Crib […]