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Is my baby able to think?

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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

Depends on how you define think.
The baby is able to know what it wants, but doesn't have the mental capacity to determine long term planning and consequences of actions. This can take until well into the twenties.

In brief: See below

Depends on how you define think.
The baby is able to know what it wants, but doesn't have the mental capacity to determine long term planning and consequences of actions. This can take until well into the twenties.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Becky White
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

While they may not be able to do math problems, even newborns know the smell and sound of their parents and can express their needs.

In brief: Yes

While they may not be able to do math problems, even newborns know the smell and sound of their parents and can express their needs.
Dr. Becky White
Dr. Becky White
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