Saturday, June 16, 2007

We should be right, then

Lovergirl's studying for her child & adolescent psychiatry exam. She keeps calling out interesting tidbits. Apparently a child's potential cognitive development can be determined by age three, partly by assessing the home environment. One environmental indicator is the presence of books. If there are at least five books in the house, it demonstrates that some intellectual stimulation is happening in the home.

Five.

8 comments:

Chris said...

LOL, I think I have more than that just sitting on the floor. What if you have five bookselves?

Mikhela said...

child geniuses?

JahTeh said...

By that reasoning, my child should have wanted to work in a brewery.

Katya said...

And mine in a crumb factory.

Mikhela said...

A crumb factory? What have you got, a library of breadcrumb cookbooks of the world?

I suppose there's a world of biscuit crumb possibilities - cheesecake bases, lemon slice...

ThirdCat said...

Mikhela - with two babies who will grow into children, you are about to live in a crumb factory.

Mikhela said...

Ah, one of those arcane mysteries of motherhood to which I am yet to be inculcated.

Mikhela said...

I mean initiated.