Development · Education

Cultural Differences in Young Children’s Learning and Teaching

This is an invited research digest contributed by Dr. Sunae Kim at Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary. Much of what we know—for instance, science, history, and language—is learned through the experience of others. Children particularly have to rely upon others for most of their learning.  In the field of Developmental Psychology, researchers have asked whether young children are selective… Continue reading Cultural Differences in Young Children’s Learning and Teaching

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The Long-term Impacts of Parents’ Income on Children’s Brain Development

This is an invited research digest by Dr. Monica Ellwood-Lowe of Stanford University. A number of studies have shown that the hippocampus, a brain region that is particularly sensitive to stress, is smaller in children who grow up in homes with fewer economic and educational resources. The hippocampus is nestled deep in the brain, critical for… Continue reading The Long-term Impacts of Parents’ Income on Children’s Brain Development