Unformatted text preview: “complex” things. (i.e. Mind puzzles, games that encourage brain function) The more the brain is challenged and made to work the more the brain grew and formed connections. d. I think that programs like “head start” are very good to have, I also agree that an enriched environment will improve learning/brain development. When the brain is challenged more it is forced to make new connections and activated parts that had not yet been used, more positive/building experiences will lead to more brain development, like seen in the rats study even have more toys in their environment added to the development of their brains. Maybe the programs for infants do not need to be as intense as “head start” but parents can read to their children and give them toys that challenge the mind, like puzzles and matching....
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- Spring '08
- Chelsea Meyers, nerve cells connections