For crying out loud, what are babies trying to tell us?

Scientists say humans are hard-wired to recognise their babies — but they don’t always understand what they are saying

29 November 2020 - 17:39

Both fathers and mothers have a natural ability to recognise their baby’s cries, and even non-parents are hard-wired to easily recognise different cries, according to an international conference hosted in SA this month.

In addition, studies of human brain activity suggest humans are hard-wired to feel empathy when hearing a baby cry...

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