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Science-backed memory making

Science-backed memory making

Find out how to make sure your child creates lasting memories from Dr. Rachel Barr's science-backed tips ...
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Screen Time During COVID-19

Screen Time During COVID-19

Watch Dr. Rachel Barr and other screen time experts on how best to cope with screens during an unprecedented time ...
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Dr. Barr & Effective Media Use

Dr. Barr & Effective Media Use

View this webinar presented by Dr. Barr on how best to support your child's digital play ...
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Forty Years of Innovation

Forty Years of Innovation

How far has science and the field of infant development come in the last 40 years? Check out ELP director Dr. Rachel Barr’s take on it ...
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Screen Time Is Good for Kids-If There's a Human on the Other End

Screen Time Is Good for Kids-If There’s a Human on the Other End

Catch Dr. Barr's tips on using screen media with young children and how best to video chat with your child ...
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Q&A with Dr. Barr

Q&A with Dr. Barr

Child Trends interviewed Dr. Barr to learn more about the studies being done by the ELP to learn more about cognitive flexibility in monolingual and bilingual children. This video details ...
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Zero to Three’s New ‘Screen Sense’ Report Updates Recommendations On Media Use for Children under Age 3

Zero to Three’s New ‘Screen Sense’ Report Updates Recommendations On Media Use for Children under Age 3

This article provides a brief summary on the newly-released Screen Sense report by Zero to Three. Screen Sense provides parents with a resource they can use to guide how they ...
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What is Digital Technology Really Doing to Kids' Development?

What is Digital Technology Really Doing to Kids’ Development?

The use of digital technology by young children has been a debated topic, especially as new digital technologies are released more frequently. Dr. Barr discusses in this article how the ...
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How to Watch TV With Your Kids

How to Watch TV With Your Kids

Many parents worry about the effects of TV on the development of their children, especially with different research sources disagreeing on the benefits and risks of TV. However, research by ...
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Learning to Embrace Kids' Tech-Filled Futures

Learning to Embrace Kids’ Tech-Filled Futures

Navigating screen time for toddlers is a contentious topic but the good news is experts are beginning to discover some potential benefits ...
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Brain Boost for Bilingual Babies

Brain Boost for Bilingual Babies

Child Trends produced this video for parents that highlights our research ...
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To Grandmother's Cam We Go: Do Video Chats Encourage Early Attention?

To Grandmother’s Cam We Go: Do Video Chats Encourage Early Attention?

Dr. Barr explains the impact of family video calls on childhood development ...
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