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Science Nation: Baby Smiles Provide Clues to Healthy Development

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For as long as parents and babies have been smiling, laughing, and cooing at each other, scientists still have a lot of questions about just how these interactions help infants develop. With support from the National Science Foundation, University of Miami psychology professor Daniel Messinger and his colleagues want to learn more about child development by studying how moms, dads, and babies respond to each other. Part of the National Science Foundation Series “Science Nation.”

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