ELP in the News
Jury's still out on educational value of iPad apps: NPR interviews Dr. Rachel Barr on how young children learn from touch screens
APF Overview Video: American Psychological Foundation interviews Dr. Rachel Barr about the Baby Elmo Study.
APF Koppitz Fellowship Research: American Psychological Foundation Monitor discusses Natalie Brito's research on the bilingual advantage.
Television isn't the only form of screen time: Washington Post Lifestyle Blog interviews Dr. Rachel Barr on current ELP research, highlighting the importance of parental engagement during media use.
Dr. Barr Awarded APF Visionary Grant: American Psychological Foundation awards Dr. Rachel Barr a grant to extend the Baby Elmo Program, a program that fosters the development of relationships between incarcerated teens parents and their young children.
Baby Elmo Study- Santa Barbara: Daily Nexus article discusses how the intervention we helped design is strengthening family bonds between infants and their parents in juvenile detention facitilies.
Baby Elmo Study- Santa Barbara: Noozhawk article highlights the success of the intervention we helped design to teach parenting skills to incarcerated juveniles with children.
Memories in the Making: Washington Parent suggests ELP is a fun activity for babies and toddlers.
Baby Elmo Study- Sacramento: Sacramento Press article on a program we helped design to teach parenting skills to incarcerated juveniles.
Videos for Babies Age 2 and Under: Wall Street Journal discusses the usage of DVDs and television among infants and children.
Multimedia for Babies- Good and Bad: USA Today summary of a recent NIH media conference on findings of studies conducted on infants and toddlers and the media (including studies from the ELP).
A Mother Reviews the Facts about TV: Washington Post article describes our studies on the video deficit effect with 6- to 24-month-olds, 2-D versus 3-D displays, and the importance of quality television content.
Media Exposure for Children Under 3: The Kojo Nnamdi Show discusses research findings with Dr. Rachel Barr as one of the invited experts.
TV Gets High Ratings: Psychology Today highlights the results of previous studies of 12-, 15- and 18-month-olds, which examined what infants acquire from television.