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.



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