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A Rutgers researcher and RuCCS Executive Council Faculty, Jenny Wang, studies the benefits of teaching children through videos

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Jinjing Jenny Wang, is a assistant professor of cognitive psychology in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University. When Jinjing Jenny Wang embarked on a two-year study to determine whether infants experience any cognitive benefits from watching someone count out loud on screen instead of in person, she had already seen what affect such a video had on her own daughter at 10 months old. In addition, a recent study by Wang of 81 babies between 14 and 19 months old published in Developmental Psychology found the same outcome. To learn more about this study, click here