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Benefits of building a love of books with children from birth

14Th October 2013

According to an article published in the Education Age, children who read for fun may do better in the classroom than peers who rarely read. The article reports on the findings of a recent study conducted by Dr Alice Sullivan and Matt Brown, University of London's Institute of Education (IOE).

The study conducted is believed to be the first to examine the effect of reading for pleasure on cognitive development over time. The findings suggest that children who read often for pleasure are exposed to more complex language structures and vocabulary than they are exposed to in oral situations alone.

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