Science tells us that our experiences as infants and toddlers greatly affect the quality of the structures in the brain. Up through age three, our minds grow more rapidly than at any other time, developing 700 new learning pathways each second. These neural connections serve as a springboard for success throughout life. The stronger and more plentiful they are, the better able we are to acquire skills, work with others and persist in the face of challenges.
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