Despite the fact that children’s books have pictures, he added, that’s different from watching all the action play from a TV or screen. Brandon Korman, chief of neuropsychology at Nicklaus Children’s Medical center, in Miami, agreed. When a child is listening to a story, than sitting passively before a screen rather, the mind is in a more vigorous state, said Korman, who was not involved in the extensive research. But he also pointed to a question the study cannot answer: Are these distinctions in preschoolers’ brain activation actually related to their literacy later in childhood? That would be a next logical part of this analysis, Korman said.Akin, M.S., William N. Anderson, Ph.D., Duolao Wang, Ph.D., and Stuart J. Pocock, Ph.D. For the PARTNER Trial Investigators: Transcatheter versus Medical Aortic-Valve Replacement in High-Risk Patients.
AARP to utilize Hollywood to include health care issues in viewing AARP’s Divided We Fail campaign will work with more than 500 Hollywood writers and producers to include messages about healthcare in the tale lines of popular tv shows and movies, wednesday the groups planned to announce, Today reports USA. The Divided We Fail campaign, in April 2007 to find a bipartisan way to make health care affordable which was launched, will continue to work with the Hollywood Radio & Television Society, the Entertainment Industry Base and the FILM and Television Fund.