New research being presented at the 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting suggests the more time children under 2 years old spend playing with smartphones, tablets and other handheld screens, the more likely they are to begin talking later, full article here http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170504083141.htm
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The First Five Years of a Child's Life Provide the Blueprint for their Cognitive Well Being Throughout Life....
In the first six years of life, our genes are particularly sensitive to the environment. The interaction of nature and nurture “sculpts” the developing brain and other key biological systems. The regions of the brain that are highly sensitive to the environment during this period include all the basic competencies that we need to thrive throughout life, such as vision, hearing, emotional control, and cognitive competencies to interpret symbols and language.
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