Mothers and babies can instantly synchronize their hearts just by…

Mothers and their babies are often said to share a deep, intimate connection...but even so, this new discovery is weird. Simply by looking and smiling at each other, moms and babies synchronize their heartbeats to within milliseconds of each other. » 12/06/11 9:30am 12/06/11 9:30am

Babies are already morally superior to the rest of us by 15 months

Babies are already way more adorable and beloved than other humans, but at least we old-timers could scoff at infants and proudly declare, "My senses of fairness and altruism are way better developed than yours!" Well...I've got some bad news. » 10/09/11 2:30pm 10/09/11 2:30pm

Newborns need their mother's voice to really fire their brains up

Newborn babies have an instinctual need to hear their mother's voice...and nobody else's. For the first time ever, electrodes were placed on babies hours after their birth to probe the connection between the mother's voice and their newborn brains. » 12/19/10 11:25am 12/19/10 11:25am