Video: Adele Diamond: Babies and Abstract Reasoning

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Dr. Adele Diamond is a Canada Research Chair Scientist in the area of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. In this video, she explains that infants can comprehend more than we realize. She also describes how tests developed for infants may one day unlock communications with children with autism.

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