Cognitive Development in Infants

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At what age can a child recognize closely related persons?

At three months

What is the first reaction of a child to its parents?


What is the first ability a child has after its birth?

To track objects with its eyes

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  • Cognitive development refers to the process of gaining in the ability to know and understand the world.
  • Cognitive development begins right after the birth.
  • The child begins to take interest in the external environment immediately after its birth.
  • It can track objects with its eyes and shift them (eyes) to look at moving objects.
  • The child is able to identify people at the age of three months.
  • It can recognize closely related persons and the feeding bortle, it displays explicit reactions to parents, people showing love for it and strangers, no matter whether the reactions are pleasant or unpleasant.

This quiz explores the cognitive development of infants, focusing on their ability to know and understand the world, tracking objects with their eyes, and recognizing people from a young age.

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