Resource Format: Video
Meghan Cox Gurdon and Dr. John Hutton

The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud

Brain Development
English
Created: 09/16/2019
Uploaded: 09/19/2019

Many people cherish the memory of being read a story at bedtime by a parent, grandparent, or older sibling. But few know how this simple act lights up the inner workings of a child’s brain – even older children and teens! Pediatrician John Hutton and Wall Street Journal children’s book critic Meghan Gurdon explore the profound impact reading aloud can have on children’s development in this Action Network Live event.

Learn more about Dr. Hutton's research here.