How to help your baby’s brain grow

Let’s first look at what science has taught us about how your baby’s brain grows: Thanks to research we now know that our brains develop and change throughout our lifetimes, but the most important foundation for brain development is laid in early childhood.  The experiences we have as young children affect the physical architecture of […]

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Girls and Maths

I chatted with Cape Talk’s Terence Mentor last week about how girls perceive their Maths abilities.  Research has found that Girls generally tend to rate their abilities lower than than of boys, even if they are equally good.  Where does this skewed perception come from and what can we do about it?   Listen to […]

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Learning Difficulties: What to ask teachers and therapists

In the new term meeting with professionals working with your child is a priority. It can be very daunting, especially for parents whose children may have learning difficulties. Frequently, the professionals end up talking and the parents try desperately to follow the conversation and very often only pick up on the negative information. A small […]

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