You don’t need to convince me that babies are more aware/intelligent than we give them credit for. They have to synthesize and absorb a lot of information to make sense of their world. And then, one morning, they surprise you by spontaneously saying “water” when you’re refilling the dog’s dish. Inside the baby mind – The Boston Globe
Now, however, scientists have begun to dramatically revise their concept of a baby’s mind. By using new research techniques and tools, they’ve revealed that the baby brain is abuzz with activity, capable of learning astonishing amounts of information in a relatively short time.