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Report puts pacifier on 'smarter baby' debate

Posted Apr 04, 2007.

Parents fork over billions of dollars for CDs, DVDs, toys and other products that promise to make their babies smarter — and governments invest in programs to maximize children's brain development from birth through age 3. But many efforts to build "brighter babies" are doomed to failure because they are built on misinterpretations and misapplications of brain research, a report says.

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