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Robin Williams: Suicide, the Media, and the Aftermath

by Dr. Tracy Bennett [Editor’s Note: Even though it has been many days since the news of Robin William’s passing came to our attention, this article by Dr. Tracy Bennett is timeless in its look at the act of suicide, and the impact felt across the country. She brings up some sobering thoughts about the […]

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How Your Child’s Brain Grows: Developmental Psychology Crash Course

By Dr. Tracy Bennett (Editor’s Note:  Dr. Bennett had previously shared with BrainSpeak information about babies and screen time, asking some good questions about how much is safe.  Now she delves further into how brains develop in our children to help us understand more about this important question.) This article offers a developmental psychology review/crash […]

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What is the Brain Impact of Allowing Screen Time for Babies 0-2 Years Old – PART 2

(Editor’s Note: In Part 1, Dr. Bennett introduced the topic of screen time for babies and different points of view about what is acceptable.  In this next part, she gives some sensible guidelines for how to deal with the topic.) In summary, research has demonstrated that excessive screen time use by young children may result […]

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What is the Brain Impact of Allowing Screen Time for Babies 0-2 Years Old – PART 1

Editor’s Note:  We haven’t published much about the development of an infant’s brain, but since this is a site about optimal brain fitness and function, accelerated learning and maximizing your potential, we thought that this article was relevant.  There is still a lot of research that is needed in this area, but it does seem […]

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