BRAIN FACT: The Brain Of A Two Year Old Has More Synaptic Connections Than An Adult Brain

Thursday, October 7, 2010


The brain of a two year old has more synaptic connections than an adult brain. With the purpose to adapt, a child's brain eliminates connections that are made from experiences that are not repeated frequently in their life. The brain retains connections from experiences that have been repeated often.

A valuable resource to help understand the developing brain is available from Zero to Three. Go to the baby brain map here

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Vital information. If every parent and caregiver reads it, it would be a start in education that is sorely lacking in many cases. There is so much caregivers and parents can do to enhance baby brain development, if they understand it. Thank you!

October 7, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Deborah said...

Thank you as always for your comments and the valuable contributions you are making toward healthy developing brains.
Won't it be a wonderful world when EVERYONE understands the positive difference we can easily make?!
Through all of us sharing this kind of information, we can make it happen!

October 7, 2010 at 9:17 AM

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