The linguistic genius of babies | Patricia Kuhl

I want you to take a look at this baby. What you’re drawn to are her eyes and the skin you love to touch. But today I’m going to talk to you about something you can’t see. What’s going on up in that little brain of hers. The modern tools of neuroscience are demonstrating to […]

Alison Gopnik: What do babies think?

What is going on in this baby’s mind? If you’d asked people this 30 years ago, most people, including psychologists, would have said that this baby was irrational, illogical, egocentric — that he couldn’t take the perspective of another person or understand cause and effect. In the last 20 years, developmental science has completely overturned […]

From Birth to Two: the Neuroscience of Infant Development

My name is Mark Frankel. I am on staff here at AAAS, I direct a program called Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights, and Law, so that means we deal with a lot of issues from the point of view of ethics law and human rights and the issues that advances in science and technology raise. This […]

Motor activity of a computer-model fetus / シミュレーション上の赤ちゃんが動く様子

An embodied brain model of human fetus. Yasunori Yamada et al. Intrauterine embodied interaction. Intrinsic cortical activity. Extrauterine embodied interaction.

VBAC California Medical Malpractice Attorney Dr. Bruce Fagel on Channel 10 News

Before you or anyone you know goes into the delivery room, there’s something you need to know. Carol:  10 News reporter Kyung Lah joins us now with an exclusive Unit 10 investigation. Kyung. Kyung:  Well, hello, Carol. The procedure that we’re talking about is called VBAC, vaginal birth after caesarean. Your first child is born […]

Marijuana – Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

– This changes everything. When you find out you’re going to have a baby, suddenly you know it’s time to be more careful with yourself and say goodbye to risky things like using marijuana. Because the chemical THC can cause serious problems with brain development, and growth or even pre-term birth, or still birth. And […]

How to make smart baby | Foods to Eat During Pregnancy to Make A Smart Baby

Foods to Eat During Pregnancy to Make A Clever Baby 1. Eat Fatty Fish, Salmon, Whitefish, Tilapia, Shrimp, but avoid fish with mercury. Fatty Fish are rich in Omega 3 fatty acid which is important for the development of baby’s brain. 2. Cooked Eggs Eggs are rich in amino acid choline which helps to improve […]

We Don’t Know: Pain

Pain. We know it when we feel it. Not just because it hurts… [scream] But because it’s so subjective and hard to quantify. What do do doctors rely on as the gold standard to evaluate pain in 2016? Self assessment. That’s right, a chart that goes from happy face 0 to sobbing face 10. Not […]

The Science of Lying

Hey y’all, time for two truths and a lie. I’m gonna tell you three things about myself, and you’re gonna have to pick out the one that is not true. Ready? Okay. Number one, I have a machine at home that transforms plain water into carbonated water. Two, I’m really bad at the card game […]

How Giving Birth Changes Your Brain

A woman’s uterus grows to over 500 times its normal size during pregnancy. But not all changes are visible. In fact, some of the biggest changes happen in her brain. When a mother sees her newborn for the first time, it’s love at first sight, literally. That’s because once she gives birth, core regions of […]