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Going the Distance: Babies Reach Farther With Adults Around

Eight-month-old infants are much more likely to reach towards distant toys when an adult is present than when they are by themselves, two studies show. ... More>

What Babies Know About Physics and Foreign Languages

How Noise Pollution Impairs Learning

Beyond “Mama” and “Dada”: Why Babies Learn Certain Words

Observer Article

The Parenting Trap

Young children experiment and learn about the world in a manner more typically associated with scientists, as APS Fellow Alison Gopnik has shown in experiments. But those abilities are largely thwarted by the modern approach to parenting, she says. ... More>