A recent CBC article about a parent and a child rewarding and fun experience as a research subject at the Language and Learning Lab. Check it out!
Peter Rabbit and his sisters live in a hole—a hole in which they sleep in beds and drink chamomile tea. Cute, right? But such anthropomorphizing can have a surprising influence on how youngsters learn about animals… Listen to the rest … Continued
For many kids, learning about the world starts with picture books. Parents and teachers surround children with Clifford the Big Red Dog, Arthur, and the Berenstain Bears, because what’s more promising than seeing a four-year-old with his or her nose in a book, … Continued
When kids’ books feature animals with human traits Dr. Ganea spoke to the University of Toronto about using anthropomorphized animals in children’s books. Check out the online interview which includes advice to parents about young readers and insights as to why … Continued