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Babies may sense others' worldviews earlier than thought

Infants may sense that other people's beliefs don't always match reality

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2:12pm, December 23, 2010

Even if your baby is very smart, he probably can’t read your mind — he might not even know you have one. New research suggests that infants as young as 7 months are sensitive to the perspectives of others. But more work is needed to demonstrate whether babies fully grasp that others have their own beliefs.

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