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Lloyd-Fox, Sarah; Blasi, Anna; McCann, Samantha; Rozhko, Maria; Katus, Laura; Mason, Luke; Austin, Topun; Moore, Sophie E.; Elwell, Clare E. – Developmental Science, 2019
The first 1,000¬†days of life are a critical window of vulnerability to exposure to socioeconomic and health challenges (i.e. poverty/undernutrition). The Brain Imaging for Global Health (BRIGHT) project has been established to deliver longitudinal measures of brain development from 0 to 24¬†months in UK and Gambian infants and to assess the impact…
Descriptors: Habituation, Novelty (Stimulus Dimension), Infants, Socioeconomic Status
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Henderson, Lisa M.; Weighall, Anna R.; Brown, Helen; Gaskell, M. Gareth – Developmental Science, 2012
Although the acquisition of a novel word is apparently rapid, adult research suggests that integration of novel and existing knowledge (measured by engagement in lexical competition) requires sleep-associated consolidation. We present the first investigation of whether a similar time-course dissociation characterizes word learning across…
Descriptors: Word Recognition, Memory, Novelty (Stimulus Dimension), Sleep