Wednesday, November 08, 2006
“Get the picture? The Effects of Iconicity on Toddlers’ Reenactment from Picture Books”
Queensland psychologist, Gabrielle Simcock, reports on a study that shows that "Parents who engage in the age-old tradition of picture-book reading are not only encouraging early reading development in their children but are also teaching their toddlers about the world around them."
The full report is available at the APA site: http://www.apa.org/journals/releases/dev4261352.pdf