Electronic Baby Toys Associated with Decrease in Quality and Quantity of Language in Infants

Not all ‪toys‬ are created equal when it comes to ‪infant‬ and ‪toddler‬ development. Electronic toys for infants that produce lights, words and songs were associated with decreased quantity and quality of language compared to playing with books or traditional toys such as a wooden puzzle, a shape-sorter and a set of rubber blocks, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics.

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