PRACTICE GUIDE: THE DEVELOPING BRAIN
How babies learn, both in the womb and after they are born, by one of the UK's most eminent experts in infant cognitive development, Professor Annette Karmiloff-Smith.
In its last few weeks in the womb a baby is already busy learning, says Annette Karmiloff-Smith, in the first of a new series on the developing brain.
Recent research backs up Piaget's theory of how the infant brain develops, as Annette Karmiloff-Smith explains.
The baby's discovery of the social world is described by Annette Karmiloff-Smith.
Babies exhibit number-sensitivity almost from birth, but true numeracy develops a little later. Professor Annette Karmiloff-Smith explains how.
The ways infants learn to make speech and understand languge give fascinating insights into brain function, says Annette Karmiloff-Smith.
During sleep there's even more activity and more learning going on in an infant's brain than an adult's, as Annette Karmiloff-Smith explains.