Why Preschool Benefits the Brain

In the current issue of Psychology Today is a fascinating article about why preschool benefits the brain. It cites a 1930 hypothesis which Nobel-prize winning ethologist and zoologist Konrad Lorenz tested to see if geese instinctively followed their mother or if it was a learned trait. It provided early evidence of critical periods of development and learning. Preschool provides necessary skills which are essential to getting a job when children reach adulthood.

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