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Baby face
  • Baby biases
  • Infants develop feelings about those who are like them and different from them at an early age
  • Released July 10, 2015
Child looking outside the window from a high floor
  • No fear of falling
  • Research investigates how infants learn to become wary of heights
  • Released July 9, 2015
Baby in brain scanner
  • Mental word practice
  • Simply listening prompts speech practice before an infant's first words
  • Released July 8, 2015
Mother and father reading to unborn baby.
  • Rhyme time for fetuses
  • Research provides evidence of learning and memory six weeks prior to birth
  • Released July 7, 2015
students in a lab working
  • Making the Maker movement accessible
  • Researchers from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, develop tools to let individuals with diverse abilities design assistive technologies
  • Released July 6, 2015
Kid on a stationary bike in the Hank Virtual Environments Lab
  • Beyond looking both ways
  • SBE-funded researchers ask a fundamental safety question: What are kids thinking when crossing the street?
  • Released June 26, 2015
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Police on the street in Boston Marathon bombing aftermath
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