Friday, February 19, 2010

11 month old,fourth week

11 month old, fourth week Every day, in every way, your baby is getting smarter. This week, try this test: show her a toy, place it under a plastic cup, then remove the cup and let her get it. Do this two more times. Now take the toy and place it under a different object, such as a little box, and watch what she does. She may still look under the cup for the object because she's associated the toy with its familiar covering. This may not seem like a sign of budding intelligence to you, but it is! She's learning about "object permanence" — the concept that things continue to exist even when she can't see them. It's an important step toward logical thought

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