Links of Interest for Parents

 

Articles

Born to Learn:  What Infants Learn from Watching Us (Article)

http://www.psych.umass.edu/uploads/sites/61/Files/99Meltzoff_BornToLearn.pdf

 

Neurons to Neighborhoods (The Science of Early Childhood Development)

http://www.naeyc.org/resources/research/fromNeurons

 

Organizations

Zero to Three (National, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.)

http://www.zerotothree.org/ 

 

Videos

Baby Human Series- Self-Awareness (Video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-rWB1jOt9s

 

Baby Human Series - Specificity Of Motor Learning (Video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MIyjUo-zF0&feature=endscreen&NR=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MIyjUo-zF0

 

Brain and Nervous System (Interactive Guide)

http://kidshealth.org/parent/interactive/brain_it.html

 

 

Links of Interest for Kids

 

Interactive Activities and Games

The Brain and Nervous System (Interactive  Guide)

http://kidshealth.org/teen/interactive/brain_it.html

 

The Adventures of Ned the Neuron (An interactive electronic story and activity book about the amazing Brain, for kids ages 7-11.)

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1345083917/the-adventures-of-ned-the-neuron

 

Neuroscience For Kids (Games)

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/chgames.html

 

Reading

Kids Guide to the Brain

http://mastersinpsychologyguide.com/articles/kids-guide-to-the-brain

 

Your Brain and Nervous System (Fun Facts About Your Brain)

http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/brain.html#

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