Psychology & Psychiatry

Impact of COVID-19 social isolation measures on early development

An international consortium with researchers from 13 countries has investigated the impact of COVID-19 related social isolation measures on 2,200 young infants and toddlers between eight and 36 months of age. Their findings ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Behavior called 'joint attention' studied in infants and mothers

Scientists have shed new light on a human behavior called joint attention—the ability for two or more people to share attention about something. For instance, a child and mother may both see a beautiful butterfly, then ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Early exposure key to recognising 'other-race' faces

New research led by The Australian National University (ANU) has shown exposure to people from other racial backgrounds during childhood could help us better recognize faces across different races as adults.

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