There is increasing evidence that many of the common learning difficulties experienced by today’s children stem from a fundamental weakness in their ability to create mental images.
TV and computer games are visually overstimulating our children. In fact, excess visual stimulation can actually undermine the development of certain cognitive abilities and a child’s attention span. The ability to picture things mentally, without visual cues, is critical for the development of higher level cognitive abilities, including abstract reasoning and reading comprehension.
Smart Kidz Radio features many listening adventures designed to develop cognitive abilities and prepare children for school success. These programs activate your child’s imagination in ways that computer games and visual media programs do not.