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The Importance of Everyday Interactions for Early Brain Development

Can you remember the last time you played peek-a-boo with a young child? You may think it is just a fun child's game, but actually it is helping brains of very young children develop.

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Connecticut and to be published in the next issue of Developmental Science highlights that baby talk in one-on-one conversations with young children is important for their language development, but, did you know, it's also important for their brain development, too?

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