Your Child’s Growing Mind | Quote 00336

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What makes synapses and neural networks form? Active interest and mental effort by the child are major factors. Every response to sights, sounds, feelings, smells, and tastes makes more connections. Like a pathway through a forest, the neural traces are at first faint, then, with successive trips, the trail becomes more distinct and easier to traverse. The more exercise the system does, the more automatic and expert it becomes.

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Jane Healy


Your Child’s Growing Mind

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