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Early childhood stimulation, nutrition and development: a randomised control trial

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It is by now very well established that the early years in child development are extremely important for outcomes in later life. Events and experiences in the early years have long run consequences and deficits accumulated early on are very difficult and expensive to reverse in later life. The reasons for this are many. There is neurological evidence showing that crucial parts of the brain and its functions develop in the first two or three years of life. At the same time, it is now clear that certain skills and attitudes acquired in the early years enable children to accumulate more effectively all types of skills.

See spanish version: Estimulación infantil temprana, nutrición y desarrollo infantil

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