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Experiment Examines Infants' Abilities to Infer Social Relationships

Caption: University of Chicago researchers measured nine-month-old infants' abilities to reason about social relationships by studying their responses to videos of people interacting as friends or foes. Babies look longer at something unexpected.

Credit: Zoe Liberman

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