New insights into how the infant brain subserves dynamic social interactions.
Almost everything we know about how attention 'happens' in the brain has come from studying individuals in isolation. However, most early attention and cognitive learning takes place in shared contexts, during social interactions with a partner. We know little of the neural mechanisms by which information is shared between babies' and parents' brains while they engage in social interaction. The project is funded by a Research Project Grant from the Leverhulme Trust.