Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Babies, Brains, Nature and Nurture

Here's an very interesting discussion on brain development. This is very helpful for parents to understand how they can best help their baby or children learn!

Dr. Stuart Shanker is a Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy and Psychology at York University and currently serving as Director of the Milton and Ethel Harris Research Initiative (MEHRI), an initiative whose goal is to build on new knowledge of the brains development, and help set children (including those with developmental disorders) on the path towards emotional and intellectual health.

Information regarding the interview:

Here's the interview with him:

There's an interesting segment regarding Teens: scroll to 0:44:0 and it goes through 0:45:30