Psychology & Psychiatry

Study shows newborns learn while asleep

( -- Newborn infants can sleep as much as 18 hours a day. But contrary to popular belief, babies aren't just blissfully dozing in between feedings.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Babies are born with 'intuitive physics' knowledge, researcher says

While it may appear that infants are helpless creatures that only blink, eat, cry and sleep, one University of Missouri researcher says that studies indicate infant brains come equipped with knowledge of "intuitive physics."


Sleep disruption for breastfed babies is temporary

While breastfed babies initially awaken more during the night for feedings, their sleep patterns -- falling asleep, staying asleep and total sleep time -- stabilize in later infancy and become comparable to non-breastfed ...

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