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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>


Before Crawling and Walking, Babies Need to Get the Visual Gist of Moving Forward

Infants show developmental changes in visual motion perception about one month before they first start moving around on their own. ... More>


Tiny Foragers: How Do We Know What’s Safe to Eat?


Tiny Foragers: How Do We Know What’s Safe To Eat?

It’s the holiday season, and we’ll soon be decorating our home with greenery—holly sprigs, poinsettia, maybe a mistletoe, and of course the tree, probably some kind of spruce. We’ll have […]... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: anger and disgust in moral outrage; extended sexuality in women; anticipation and imitation in social interaction; and long-term effects of infants' motor-exploratory competence. ... More>