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How Scientists and Doctors Use Baby-Friendly Tricks to Study Infants


The Nature of Language Acquisition

On a daily basis, infants and toddlers encounter a plethora of items ranging from animals to appliances their parents use. Despite their limited abilities to process information, even very young […]... More>


Why ‘Pinocchio’ May Not Teach Kids Honesty


Preschoolers Can Reflect on What They Don’t Know

Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments. ... More>


Observer Article

Both Ends of the Developmental Continuum

Annette D. Karmiloff-Smith says her research involving infants with Down syndrome could help identify early developmental risks and protective factors for Alzheimer’s disease. ... More>