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Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids is Good for Them

parent read to childReading to young children is well known to have benefits, including better language skills. And experts already urge parents to have a regular story time with their kids, starting at birth. It’s been assumed that the habit feeds youngsters’ brain development.

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Exercise Good for Bodies and Minds: Study

kids exerciseWe know exercise benefits children’s growing bodies. But a study originally published in 2014 finds that exercise may help children’s minds too.

Researchers randomly assigned 221 children, aged 7 to 9, to either an after-school program with plenty of physical activity or a wait-list […]

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