Thursday, March 16, 2006

Infant cognition lab - what is going on in the minds of babies'

FYI from the Science blog.

New baby lab to work out what goes on in babies' minds

  • "Psychologists at the University of Manchester have set up a 'BabyLab' within the University, to try and learn more about how babies acquire knowledge. For babies the world is a complicated collection of sights, sounds and smells, and making sense of it isn't easy. Scientists have made remarkable progress in understanding how infants' perception develops, but there is still a lot to learn about how they understand the world. Lead investigator Dr Sylvain Sirois said: "We have set up the BabyLab to investigate how babies' learning is linked to their neurological development."... click above to read more.

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