Smart Babies!

By Meera Dolasia on November 26, 2007

Next time you snatch a toy from your baby brother's or sister's hand be careful. They can tell the difference between good and bad!

In this amazing experiment, scientists showed two videos to six-month-old babies; one with a "mean" square shape and the other with a "friendly" triangle shape. When asked to choose between the two, all the babies went for the friendly triangle, leading scientists to believe that babies at a very young age seem to realize the difference between good and bad. Quite fascinating!

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  • spinnypeeps
    spinnypeepsTuesday, August 26, 2014 at 7:43 am
    So can puppies! Juliet the dog bites my mean cousin's hand whenever she gets the chance.
    • catbrine
      catbrineSaturday, August 23, 2014 at 2:19 pm
      Cool.
      • Anonymous Monday, June 23, 2014 at 4:37 pm
        OMG!!!! I DONT CARE!!!
        • HannahWednesday, June 18, 2014 at 9:44 am
          Cool
          • Arthur ArdvarkFriday, May 9, 2014 at 11:38 am
            Did you know babies aren't dishwasher safe
            • cutehorse9
              cutehorse9Monday, March 31, 2014 at 11:59 am
              Wow I wish my baby sis can do that.
              • dowen
                dowenThursday, March 20, 2014 at 10:17 am
                woooooooooow is cool
                • loocWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 6:38 am
                  cool
                  • otter
                    otterFriday, January 3, 2014 at 2:11 pm
                    wow!
                    • EmmaThursday, December 12, 2013 at 12:47 am
                      really great

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