Early Childhood Education Journal

, Volume 34, Issue 6, pp 415–418

The Correlation Between Brain Development, Language Acquisition, and Cognition



There continues to be a debate whether educators should use brain research to their advantage in the classroom. This debate should not prevent educators from using their new found knowledge toward enhancing their students’ learning. By understanding how the brain learns, educators are able to determine what developmental level the child is physically, mentally, socially, and cognitively. The more knowledge an educator has and applies, the better the children will learn, and our future leaders will be better educated.


brain research cognition neuroscience language acquisition early childhood education 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.C & I Studies, University of AkronAkronUSA
  2. 2.MedinaUSA

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