BBC World Service

Science & Medicine

Chart Positions

Science & Medicine 39

Explorations in the world of science.


Discovery: Annette Karmiloff-Smith

April 8th, 2013

Episode 256 of 558 episodes

In Discovery this week psychologist Professor Annette Karmiloff-Smith talks to Jim Al-Khalili about her Life Scientific. For over forty years she’s been researching brain development and how babies and children learn. She’ll be talking about her controversial response to guidance from the American Academy of Paediatrics, that parents should discourage TV viewing in children under 2. She says that if the subject matter is chosen well, a TV screen can be better for a baby than a book.

Featured Podcast