The Brainy Benefits of Bedtime Stories

The Brainy Benefits of Bedtime Stories

Julia Cho
Jan 21, 2010

If our post on Perfect Bedtime Reads got you inspired to keep bedtime reading sacred, here's another reason...

Not only is reading before bed a great way to bond and transition to a quieter time, you really are helping your child's brain development.

It may seem obvious, but researchers have now learned that this kind of reading can actually "rewire children's brains to quicken their mastery of language."

And rereading their favorite stories also serves a purpose- helping them develop their logic skills.

For more of the scientific details and specific ways you can enhance your child's reading experience for his/her benefit, read the full article here.

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