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When and How Do Babies Become Helpful

When and How Do Babies Become Helpful?

Studies have shown that just seeing an image of a baby excites areas in the brain responsible for speech, movement, empathy, and reward. We adults are hardwired, whether you’re a man or a woman, to come to the aid of a baby.  But what about baby, when do they start becoming helpful?

Fascinating research at McMasters University found that 14 month old babies, when danced in sync to music, were far more likely to help their partner afterwards.

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