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Prof. Katherine Kinzler: Babies Chew on Subtle Social, Cultural Cues at Mealtime

Prof. Katherine Kinzler

Dept. of Psychology

Cornell University

Katherine Kinzler, professor of human development (HDEV) and psychology (PSYCH).

Babies Chew on Subtle Social, Cultural Cues at Mealtime

By: Susan Kelley,  Cornell Chronicle
August 31, 2016

At the dinner table, babies do a lot more than play with their sippy cups, new research suggests.

Babies pay close attention to what food is being eaten around them – and especially who is eating it – according to a study published this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study adds evidence to a growing body of research suggesting even very young children think in sophisticated ways about subtle social cues.

http://as.cornell.edu/news/babies-chew-subtle-social-cultural-cues-mealtime