Latest Daniel Messinger Stories

2011-04-06 22:57:56

Learning how babies communicate can teach us a lot about the development of human social interactions.

2010-10-29 08:02:23

University of Miami psychologist finds patterns of nonverbal emotional communication between infants and mothers to help develop a baby robot that learns.

2010-02-25 12:44:40

Researchers at the University of Miami show that maternal responsiveness can predict language growth among children in the early stages of autism.

2010-01-22 00:46:44

University of Miami psychologists use non-expert student observers in autism research.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.