Brain Activity in Infants

A new book says that all the hype about infant brain development is not supported by science. It suggests parents and educators should back off from worrying that it's the first three years or nothing. Today, we look at what scientists really know about brain development in the first three years, and discuss the appropriate amount of interest and effort parents and others should make in those early years to foster "above average" children. NPR's Vicky Que reports.



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