Eight-month-old infants are much more likely to reach towards distant toys when an adult is present than when they are by themselves. This suggests that infants understand when they need another person’s help to accomplish a task and act accordingly. • r/cogsci

Linguistic communication builds on prelinguistic communicative gestures, but the ontogenetic origins and complexities of these prelinguistic gestures are not well known.

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