My wife (child psychiatrist) forwarded me these articles that relate to our conversation (1/10) on infant cognition. Enjoy.
1. Dimitri A. Christakis et al., “Audible Television and Decreased Adult Words, Infant Vocalizations, and Conversational Turns: A Population-Based Study,” Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163, no. 6 (June 1, 2009): 554-558. (http://archpedi.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/163/6/554)
2. Frederick J. Zimmerman et al., “Teaching by Listening: The Importance of Adult-Child Conversations to Language Development,” Pediatrics 124, no. 1 (July 1, 2009): 342-349 (http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/124/1/342)
How can we, as educators, make use of these studies?
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