19 August 2011
Vol 333, Issue 6045

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COVER Prior to beginning formal schooling, young children can learn a great deal, forming affiliations with favorite topics and experiences. What are these children best able to learn? What value does this early learning hold for later-life experiences? The special section beginning on p. 951 focuses on science that can guide decisions about when, how, and what to teach in these early years. Image: Fotosearch/