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Cognitive and Learning: Overview (0-6 Months)

Cognition refers to how we think–and much more. It includes perception, coordinating information from our senses, memory, speech, and problem-solving. An infant’s brain isn’t yet “wired” for the thought processes that older children and adults have, yet newborns have cognitive abilities right from the start and develop new skills quickly during the first six months.