Infants Use Prefrontal Cortex for Learning, Study Finds

Researchers have traditionally considered the prefrontal cortex, the portion of the brain responsible for higher cognitive activity, to be too underdeveloped in young children. However, a study by Prof. Dima Amso's Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory involving 8-month-old infants suggests this may not be the case. Read more about this work at UPI.