July 2017 –
- PsychCentral – In Storybooks, Fewer Pictures Help Build Vocabulary Skills
- The Indian Express – Too many pictures in books hinder kid’s word learning
- Hindustan Times – Parents, take note: Picture books may not help your child learn more words
- The India News 24 – Too many pictures in books hinder kid’s word learning
- Telangana Today – Too many pictures in books hinder kid’s word learning, says a study
- Mail Online – Less is more when it comes to story time: Books with over one picture per page limit vocabulary learning in toddlers
- Her Family – When it comes to early reading, child development experts say that ‘less is more’ on the picture book front.
- Schools Improvement – Picture books with too many illustrations ‘hinder children’s vocabulary learning’
- Education Research Report – Picture overload hinders children’s word learning from storybooks
- Evolance – Picture books with more images makes it harder for children to learn new words
June 2017 –
- ScienceDaily – Picture overload hinders children’s word learning from storybooks
- UPI – Too many pictures in books hinder children’s word learning
- DolphinSix – Too many pictures in books hinder children’s word learning
- KnowYourLeak – Can Too Many Illustrations In Books Hinder Children’s Word Learning?
- myScience – Picture overload hinders children learning new words in storybooks, study finds
April 2017 –
- The Scotsman – Repeating stories can help children with reading.
- Brighton and Hove News – Repetition helps struggling children to read better, Sussex researcher finds
- Heart.co.uk – Sussex Uni Study Shows Reading Repetition Helps Kids
- East Bonner County Library District – Read it again, Sam!
March 2017 –
- Dadult Life – Reading children bedtime stories – the habits and benefits
- myScience – If at first you don’t succeed: Why repetition may hold key to helping children with specific language impairment
- daynurseries.co.uk – Most parents ban tech before bedtime to read from a story book
- Medical Xpress – Why repetition may hold key to helping children with specific language impairment
- Education Matters Magazine – Storybook reading could help with vocabulary
- PediaStaff – Repetition May Hold Key in Aiding Children with Specific Language Impairment
February 2017 –
- Parent Herald – Reading habits, afternoon naps helps in acquiring better learning skills in toddlers
December 2016 –
- Babycenter – Why does my toddler love repetition?
June 2016 –
- Canadian Literature – The Power of Stories – Stories Of Home
May 2016 – Our paper demonstrating the benefits of repeated reading is also discussed here:
- Stories and Children – 7 Benefits of Repeated Reading
April 2016 – Our story-before-nap paper is reported on again!
- The Untold Health Secrets – Afternoon Naps Help Infants’ Memory Development
- Stepping Stories – Why Stepping Stories Work with Young Children
August 2015 and October 2015 – Repetition is the becoming the key for lots of parent readers
- Smart Care – Reinforcing Reading – Bedtime, Naptime and Downtime
- In Prosocial Media we’re mentioned as part of a discussion on children’s fondness for repetition
- Better Reading – Why reading that same, favourite book at bedtime is doing your preschooler good
- Kids and Language – Repetition: The Mother of All Learning
- Playful Bee Blog – Three Tips to Encourage Your Child’s Growing Vocabulary
January 2015 – Our story-before-nap paper was also mentioned inside:
- Mamiverse article – How to Get a Toddler to Nap Properly
December 2014 – Our repeated reading paper blogged about by fellow Sussex University academic:
- The Scientific Parent – Read it Again! Again! Again!
August 2014 and September 2014 – Picked up by the local news and further discussions of our repeated readings paper
- Check Up News Room – Daddy, can we read this book AGAIN?
- Brighton and Hove News – Brighton academics find ‘less is more’ for children learning new words
April 2014 – Discussions about our story-before-nap paper were also featured in:
- Practical Pre-School – Afternoon Naps Can Boost Reading
- Contemplating Cognition – The Power of a Bedtime Story
March 2014 – Our story-before-nap paper was also discussed in:
- Brainposts – Naptime Stories Boost Word Learning in Children
- QANursery – Nap time important for boosting children’s vocabulary, researchers say
- World News – Study shows afternoon naps benefit young children’s learning (University of Sussex)
- Sina Education (we’ve gone international!) – “Diversity” books a waste of money, repeated books provides high reading efficiency
Brain Posts [Neuroscience Medicine] – Naptime Stories Boost Word Learning in Children
- SageMed – Brief insights about childhood sleep problems
February 2014 – Read about the benefits of story time before a nap in:
- Counsel & Heal – A Story Before Nap Time Could Improve Learning for Toddlers
- Medical Xpress – Reading to toddlers before naps significantly enhances learning
- NurseryWorld – An afternoon nap can help children learn new words
- Mom.me – Toddlers Who Take Naps Retain More Information
- Dyslexia Untied – Reading before a nap benefits learning for toddlers
- Business Centre – Reading to a preschooler before bedtime develops intellect
- Pregnancy and Breastfeeding – Reading before bed develops mental abilities of children
January 2014 –
- OUPblog – Encore! Encore! Encore! Encore!
August 2013 and December 2013 – Repetitive book reading findings continue to be reported on!
- Paediatrics of Florence – You Know That Book You Read to Your Child Over and Over Again? Turns Out It Helps Them To Learn and Read Better!
- Migraine Matters – Why repetition is good for children and bedtime stories\
- The Speech Chicks – Repetition is Important to Children!
- Little Sprout Speech – Why Your Child Wants To Hear The Same Book Again And Again
April 2013 and September 2013 – People are blogging about our repeated reading findings:
- sudocremblog – The benefits of your children’s favourite bedtime story
- Almaden Valley Speech Therapy – Repetition Is Important to Children
March 2013 – Repeated readings really do help! Bring out the same book:
- Daily Mail – Why children learn faster with only a few books: Repeatedly reading the same book to toddlers helps them learn new words
- TechyVille – Research Shows Repetition Helps Toddlers Learn Faster
- The National – Tips to ensure that your child has a wide vocabulary
- IOL News – Again, again! Let’s learn to read
- Happy News – Repeatedly Reading the Same Book to Toddlers Helps Them Learn New Words
- Here we were ‘blogged’ about by Tumblr user Aspies
- Independent – Again, again! That is the best way to learn to read
- NZ Herald – Repetitive reading helps kids learn
- Pearls of Jannah – Repetition helps, Repetition helps.
- Language Tips – Repeatedly reading the same book to toddlers helps them learn new words
- The Tribune – Familiar books help children retain new words
- Bookshevels in the Cul-de-Sac – Read it again!
- Schools Improvement – Research suggests re-reading is the best way for pre-school children to learn to read
Babble – Read It Again, Mom
- Cookie’s Book Club – Repetition is Good for Kids: Books for Babies and Toddlers
February 2011 – More than once is much better! Read about the effects of repeated storybook reading in:
- Dyslexia A2Z – Repeating children’s stories boosts their vocabulary
- The Herald – Repetitive Reading Aids Child Learning
- Enroll – Again and Again (and Again): The Power of Reading the Same Book Repetitively
- KidzList – Never-ending Story: How Repetition Helps A Child’s Vocabulary
- Independent – Parents urged to repeat stories
- Daily Express – Re-reading books ‘aids learning’
- Top News – Repetition the Key to Learning
- High Beam Research – Story repetition helps kids acquire new vocabulary
- Growing Your Baby – Repetitive Reading Helps Toddlers Learn
- The Argus – Children who want same story learn more, Sussex academics discover
- Teaching Personnel – Repeat reading key to vocabulary growth
- Press Reader – Re-reading books ‘aids learning’