Children exposed to a multi-year program of music tuition involving training in increasingly complex rhythmic, tonal, and practical skills display superior cognitive performance in reading skills compared with their non-musically trained peers,...
It’s never too early to set a child on the pathway to becoming a strong reader. And it’s never too late to help a struggling reader strengthen his or her brain to read more successfully and with greater enjoyment.
Books and educational toys can make a child smarter, but they also influence how the brain grows, according to new research presented here on Sunday at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.
The Leisure Reading Racial Gap. June 27, 2011, 6:59 am. By Mark Bauerlein. One of the things often overlooked in discussions of academic achievement is the importance of leisure reading, not only the quality of it but the volume of it.