But Why?: Why Aren’t Babies Just Little Adults?

Why are babies small and grownups big?

Why are babies so helpless, instead of little versions of adults? Do babies know they’re babies? How do babies grow? How do babies learn to talk?

Kids have been sending us lots of questions about babies! This week we’re learning more about the development of the human brain  with Celeste Kidd, professor of psychology and primary investigator at the  Kidd Lab at the University of California Berkeley.

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But Why is a show led by you, kids!

You ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world.


Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Neuroscience
K-6, Middle School

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