The first relationship: mother and infant

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Harvard University Press, 1977 - Family & Relationships - 149 pages
Based on his study of high-speed films of babies and mothers interacting, a research psychiatrist presents evidence that daily playful behavior teaches infants about the nature of the social world that they must enter

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Learning about Things Human
The Caregivers Repertoire
The Infants Repertoire

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Daniel Stern is Professor of Psychology at the University of Geneva and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Cornell University Medical School. He is also the author of "The Interpersonal World of the Infant", "The Motherhood Constellation", "Diary of a Baby", and most recently, "The Birth of a Mother" (with Nadia Bruschweiler-Stern).