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Cognitive Development, Ages 1 to 12 Months

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Topic Overview

Cognitive development is the process by which the brain develops the abilities to learn and remember.

Cognitive development follows a typical pattern in the first 12 months of life.


Credits for Cognitive Development, Ages 1 to 12 Months

Current as of: February 10, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
John Pope MD - Pediatrics
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Louis Pellegrino MD - Developmental Pediatrics


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