What’s going on in the mind of a Skyping baby?

A new study will look at how young children respond to video calls

By Laura Sanders, 07:53 AM April 16, 2014

It’s hard living far away from family, especially when you have a sweet little toddler whose every action is hilarious and/or adorable. Like many other parents, we use an iPad to close the distance. Every week, we fire up FaceTime and call the grandparents.

During our sessions, Baby V roams around with her turtle, pulls out all the tissues from a Kleenex box and tries to eat the Velcro on her shoes while her dad and I point the camera at her. But sometimes, something on the screen will captur...

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