Bright from the Start

Infants aren’t initially much more than wet noisy pets. They can’t survive without continual adult nurturing, and they tend to get it. Elevated levels of the neurochemicals that enhance bonding in infants and their parents help to initiate and maintain the fascination that parents and children have for each other. Our upright stance and consequent…

Sound Training Rewires Dyslexic Children’s Brains For Reading

Introduction by Garrison W. Cottrell, Ph.D. This week’s article was written by Nadine Gaab, a newly-appointed Assistant Professor at Children’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Gaab was a postdoctoral researcher in the NSF-funded Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center with Dr. Paula Tallal of Rutgers. While many young cognitive neuroscientists are using the emerging technology…