Amazing Adaptability of the Human Child

Photo by Eric Fleming

Photo by Eric Fleming

Children of sightless mothers develop healthy communication skills and can even outshine the children of parents with normal vision according to a new study done by a developmental cognitive neuroscientist at Birkbeck, University of London. For example, between 12 and 15 months old, the babies of blind mothers were more verbal than the other children of the same age.

Read more at news.sciencemag.org

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: