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Gauging the Intelligence of Infants


Infants Are Sensitive to Pleasant Touch

Infants show unique physiological and behavioral responses to pleasant touch, which may help to cement the bonds between child and parent and promote early social and physiological development. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring language development in children born small for gestational age; self-worth, pain endurance, and self-injury; and heritability of experiencing pleasant events and depressive symptoms. ... More>


For Infants, Stress May be Caught, Not Taught

Babies not only pick up on their mother’s stress, they also show corresponding physiological changes, researchers find. ... More>