Thursday, March 28, 2013

In The News: How Pointing Makes Babies Human

The article of the week that was published on March 26, 2013.

""The infants didn’t just want attention to themselves. They wanted someone to share in their experience of the world. “It’s just so rewarding to have somebody else share your opinions about something,” Carpenter says. “Especially for a 12-month-old baby, but also for us. Imagine if you had a friend who never found the same things interesting that you did. It’s really rewarding for us, too.”

Read more about it here.

Lina<3 is at the stage where pointing has become one of the ways she communicates with us.  This article makes understand me more about why she points and that it is more than just wanting something.

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