Four proven ingredients for healthy cognitive development in infants
About 50% of any person's intelligence is genetic, but the other 50% can be nurtured during infancy in childhood. Four proven methods to help healthy brain development and learning:
- Breast feeding
- Talking to your children - a lot
- Guided play every day
- Praising effort rather than intelligence
- Medina, John. Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five. Seattle: Pear Press, 2014.