Divided into sections dealing with infant behavior, experiences in the social world, producing language, gross and fine motor development, and developing intelligence, the book contains all the latest information that scientists have been able to discern about how a baby thinks and responds to his or her surroundings. Throughout, there are helpful tips and suggestions about how parents can positively influence their child's journey towards independence.
Kyra Karmiloff, a research psychologist, has been the main editor and writer for Pampers.com parenting website. Dr Annette Karmiloff-Smith PhD is a professorial research fellow at the Developmental Neurocognition Lab at Birkbeck, University of London. Together they have created a number of works on infant development.