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EDRG Wonder Kids | Ask a Developmental Psychologist Series

February 26, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


This series, Ask A Developmental Psychologist, will feature Q&A sessions with the directors of the Early Development Research Group (EDRG). Have you ever wondered why babies behave in certain ways or how children develop essential skills? Perhaps, you’ve just been curious about what certain psychological concepts mean? This is your chance to ask some of the world’s leading experts in the field!

In this Q&A session, Dr. Odic from the Centre for Cognitive Development will answer all your questions on early math education.
As humans, there are individual differences in how quickly we understand new information and even learn new skills. This shows early in our development as children. The most common example is math. Why are some children so quick to grasp math concepts while others still struggle after years of formal education? What innate abilities do children have that may influence their ability to learn complex subjects like math?