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Cultural influences affect infants early on, Northwestern study finds

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

February 18, 2016

Cultural influences take effect at an early age, causing young infants to respond differently to objects and events, according to a recent Northwestern study. The study, published in Frontiers in Psychology and led by psych...

Northwestern psychology study finds childhood ‘word gap’ can be combated early

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

January 11, 2015

A Northwestern psychology professor co-authored a study arguing the "word gap" between lower income children and more affluent children, who hear more words during early childhood, can be combated at as early as two or three...