A “baby’s-eye view” of the world is broader than you think! From facial recognition to performing a kind of basic math, babies and young children have an amazing learning capacity.
“Turns out, infants see things very differently from adults — their view is often dominated by a single object, whereas adults tend to have multiple objects in view. This way of seeing the world facilitates learning, Smith believes, explaining why, for example, studies have found that babies are so skilled at learning faces. “One experience with you, and they’ve got you,” she says.” (Richler, 2018).
To find out more, check out this Limestone Post Magazine article about how WonderLab and the Bloomington community of infant development researchers are fostering a special place for your young child to sprout their learning!