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Infants Learn By Taking Inventory Of Things They See
2012-12-04 21:09:47

University of Iowa Model explains crucial links among looking, learning, and memory Researchers at the University of Iowa have documented an activity by infants that begins nearly from birth: They learn by taking inventory of the things they see. In a new paper, the psychologists contend that infants create knowledge by looking at and learning about their surroundings. The activities should be viewed as intertwined, rather than considered separately, to fully appreciate how infants...

2012-06-20 00:50:06

Research could lead to improvements in childhood education Human brains process large and small numbers of objects using two different mechanisms, but infants have not yet developed the ability to make those two processes work together, according to new research from the University of Missouri. “This research was the first to show the inability of infants in a single age group to discriminate large and small sets in a single task,” said Kristy vanMarle, assistant professor...

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2012-03-12 09:59:29

New research suggests that babies as young as 6 months old understand more than their own names, “mommy”, and “daddy”. By simply being exposed to basic, everyday language, infants are able to pick up and understand much more than previously thought. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences published the findings of this new study conducted by Elika Bergeson, a doctoral candidate in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and her co-author, Professor...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.