5 things babies know
They may not be able to walk and talk yet, but see what things babies do know.
They may not be able to walk and talk yet, but see what things babies do know. (All facts from ScienceDaily.)
‘Mommy is older and bigger than me therefore I listen to her.’ Babies understand the structure of social environment and attribute how much authority people have to how big they are.
‘Is Dad part of the animal kingdom? Of course not.’ Babies are able to tell a human from a monkey by listening to their speech and distinguishing it from the sound a monkey makes.
‘If only my sister could teleport to a faraway place.’ Babies understand the rules of the social and physical world and can determine what would be possible and impossible to achieve.
‘No means no and not yes.’ Even before they are able to speak babies are able to distinguish between different kinds of words and their meanings.
‘I smile, because Granny is happy.’ Babies are able to differentiate between negative and positive emotional expressions.