Babies first learn to recognize the rhythm and intonation of language. The process begins in the womb, where the intonation patterns are transmitted to the baby through the fluids.
Children feel sympathy for others from an early age. Two development psychologists explain how children can learn, based on feelings of sympathy, how to act more thoughtfully.
What effect does music have on the developing brains of babies who haven't even learnt to talk?
If you thought babies' babbling was just nonsense, it's time to think again.
Research shows babies begin to learn language sounds before they're even born. What about babies who hear two languages from birth? Can a baby brain specialize in two languages?
Some aspects of good parenting are universal, but others look very different from country to country. There needs to be a better understanding of parenting in different contexts.
Just a few hours after birth, infants show a preference for human faces. Over the next few months, they learn from facial expressions.