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Children’s behavior is rich, complex, and fascinating. But it is transient. At every time scale, from milliseconds to months, behavior happens and then it vanishes. Newborns’ “gas smiles” metamorphose into expressions of real pleasure, babies’ babbles become reciprocal conversations and teen poetry jams, and infants’ awkward toddling steps transform into ballet recitals and soccer goals. But all of it disappears into the ether as soon as the moment has passed. ... More>
A sample of new research exploring infants' understanding of nonsolid objects and how impressions of personality become internalized. ... More>
A study spanning 40-years reveals that personality traits at age 12, particularly stubbornness and defiance, predicted income and career success at age 52. ... More>