Royal Holloway, University of London - Out of the minds of babes

July 31, 2008

Experiments to study cognition in babies have kicked off at the Royal Holloway Baby Lab, which has been set up to look at the development of abilities such as memory and thinking. Jeanne Shinskey is investigating what babies know and when they learn it in order to find out more about the nature of the mind and what early experiences affect infants. She is currently looking at object knowledge and memory in babies aged from five to 11 months.

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