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ERIC Number: EJ554334
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0164-8527
Brain Development Research: Support and Challenges.
Schiller, Pam
Child Care Information Exchange, n117 p6-10 Sep-Oct 1997
Summarizes findings in brain research that directly impact how caregivers interact with young children: (1) interplay between genes and environment; (2) contributions of early experiences to brain structure; (3) effects of early interactions on brain "wiring"; (4) the non-linear progress of development; and (5) children's biological propensity to learn. Provides connections between these findings and early childhood classrooms. (SD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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