While babies learn most of their human behavior from observing other humans once they are born, they arrive to this world pre-programmed with the ability to bond with other humans, especially adults. Watch this video to learn about the specific bonding skills that babies are born with and how they use them:
Scientists have also learned that there is one particular bond that affects a person more than any other. You might think that it’s the bond between you an your romantic partner, but actually- it’s the bond between you and the person who took care of you most of the time from age 0-1. The quality of this bond impacts a person’s health and happiness throughout their life.