New Thinking on the Birth of Cognition

In the first year of life, infants gain new skills at an astonishing pace. Parents watch for the motor milestones of rolling, sitting and first steps and proudly track their babies’ progress. But what about the progress being made in their minds? Cognitive development is not so easily witnessed, but researchers are finding ways to get inside babies’ heads, discovering amazing things about how and when intellect develops.

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