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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"If you compare the rate of return to investment in early childhood, what you find is the rate of return is as high as it is on portfolios held in the Dow Jones, between 1945 and 2005, before the meltdown. So what you're getting is a very high return from a purely business standpoint." Nobel Prize winning economist James Heckman
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