The systematic study of the sensory and learning processes of infants is a rather recent science; indeed, infants far surpass what we “knew” about their capacity for learning a few decades ago. Emotion and learning are closely intertwined, because behaviors that elicit positive emotional response are repeated and learned. Understanding these processes can optimize care of newborns by both professionals and parents.
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Supplement| November 01 1998
Learning and Emotion in Infants
Address correspondence to John G. Warhol, PhD, The Warhol Institute, 225 First Ave, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716.
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Lewis P. Lipsitt; Learning and Emotion in Infants. Pediatrics November 1998; 102 (Supplement_E1): 1262–1267. 10.1542/peds.102.SE1.1262
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