Can You Make Your Baby Smarter, Sooner?

GUESTS:
Jon Hamilton, science correspondent, NPR
David Elkind, professor emeritus of child development at Tufts University
Janet Doman, director of the Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential

Disney's offering refunds to millions of parents who purchased Baby Einstein videos, hoping to give their infants an educational jump-start. Videos have been discredited, redirecting emphasis on the importance of interaction between parents and babies for proper development.

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