Seeing the adult in the child

Seeing the adult in the child

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Ever wished you could peek into a crystal ball and see your baby’s future? A three-decade-long study that followed 14-month-old infants into adulthood could be quite enlightening.

Researchers found that toddlers who displayed behavioural inhibition – cautious and fearful behaviours when exposed to unfamiliar people, objects and situations – became more reserved and introverted and less socially active as adults.


Published by Cosmos.

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