Books with labeled images help babies learn

Researchers from University of Massachusetts, Amherst and University of Florida suggest that reading storybooks with images linked to textual labels enhance learning in babies

The study examined visual attention as a function of label learning and found that babies exposed to storybooks with individual-level labels for images of characters over a 3-month parent-directed storybook training period showed higher visual attention and neural differentiation of objects.

Read the research article here.

See also: Reading aloud important for child development