Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2017’

Mother Singing To Baby

BABIES RETAIN THEIR EARLY EXPOSURE TO FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Babies may be more language-savvy than scientists thought: A study of people who were adopted as babies suggests that infants younger than 6 months may grasp crucial abstract information about their native tongue. They seem to store this information for years even if they don’t hear their native language in the interim. In the study, published in the journal Proceedings …

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BRAIN INTERRUPTED

NEWBORN BABIES ALREADY HAVE A SENSE OF HOW NUMBERS WORK

Newborn babies seem to have a rudimentary sense of numbers, preferring smaller numbers on the left and larger ones on the right. The finding suggests that this left-to-right mental number line might be innate for humans. We visualize most of our thoughts in space. “Anything you want to remember that has a sense of order – be it days of …

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VIMALA 3317

FOR PARENTS, INFANT MASSAGE INSTRUCTORS AND TRAINERS WITH IAIM

As most of you know, Infant Massage: a Handbook for Loving Parents, first published in 1979, has been released from Random House in its fourth edition. Release date was July 11, 2017. I worked on this edition for all of 2015 and off and on in 2016, with many copyedits and letters to various experts requesting permission for quotes. There …

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IAIM MISSION: The purpose of the International Association of Infant Massage is to promote nurturing touch and communication through training, education and research so that parents, caregivers and children are loved, valued and respected throughout the world community.