Neural Activity during Natural Viewing of Sesame Street Statistically Predicts Test Scores in Early Childhood

@inproceedings{Cantlon2013NeuralAD,
  title={Neural Activity during Natural Viewing of Sesame Street Statistically Predicts Test Scores in Early Childhood},
  author={Jessica F. Cantlon and Rosa Li},
  booktitle={PLoS biology},
  year={2013}
}
It is not currently possible to measure the real-world thought process that a child has while observing an actual school lesson. However, if it could be done, children's neural processes would presumably be predictive of what they know. Such neural measures would shed new light on children's real-world thought. Toward that goal, this study examines neural processes that are evoked naturalistically, during educational television viewing. Children and adults all watched the same Sesame Street… CONTINUE READING

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