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Babies' brains rehearse months before first words spoken

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Babies practice speaking in their minds long before they talk, according to US researchers who conducted scans on infants to see which brain areas light up when they are spoken to.

Even toddlers feel 'schadenfreude', study finds

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Children as young as two are capable of experiencing complex emotions like joy at others' misfortune, a study has found.

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