■ Newborns can use all five of their senses.
For example, they prefer to look at a human face and will turn to a parent's voice.
■ Newborns are unique individuals, with wide variations in their abilities to interact with their environment.
Marked differences exist in temperaments, personality, behavior, learning, and interactions.
■ Newborns interact dynamically with their caregivers.
It is a two-way street! Newborns affect caregivers as much as caregivers influence newborns.
WHAT A NEWBORN CAN DO: ABILITY FOR COMPLEX BEHAVIOR*
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