Attention patterns: how babies make sense of the world

Babies are attentive to situations that have the right amount of surprise or complexity, researchers have found.

This research could have implications for understanding how humans learn at all ages and could potentially lead to tools for early diagnosis of attention related disabilities such as ADHD.

This research indicates that babies are not passive sponges. They are learning all the time and seeking out new active information.

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