Positive early brain development ages 0 - 8 is the critical foundation for future success. Parenting, nutrition, and many other factors greatly impact a baby’s growing brain.
In the past few years, science has learned much about early brain development and what techniques promote the highest level of growth. The answers to frequently asked questions about brain development can help professionals partner with parents to give children the best start in life.
- The Urban Child Institute, in Memphis, provides an easy-to-understand overview of how a baby’s brain develops in the early years.
- The Better Brains for Babies website links information about brain development with basic child development and simple ways that caregivers can help babies brains grow.
- The Zero to Three website offers in-depth information specifically for professionals to strengthen their impact on early brain development
Check out these sources to learn more about how you can help young children reach their full brain development potential.
You can also visit the brain development interactive display at The Urban Child Institute, 600 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.