Infant Intelligence

Growing smarter

How intelligence develop

Emotions such as empathy, happiness, hopefulness, and sadness are shaped by how the infant is nurtured. With a well-developed emotional intelligence, a person tends to form good moral standards for himself. Although emotional intelligence continues to develop through adolescence, a baby's early experiences form the basis for a lifetime. Methods for enhancing your baby's early emotional skills: Provide a secure and consistent environment for baby, Smile often, Acknowledge and verbalize the emotions that your baby is feeling, Show empathy when baby is upset, Bond with your baby on his level; "converse" through baby sounds, Explain why you're saying "no" instead of just saying it, Allow your baby to help in family activities, such as sorting laundry, Express positive feedback for good behavior; Explain when and how your baby's actions affect others.

What types of intelligence develops (9 types)

1. Verbal Intelligence

Involves reading, writing, speaking, and conversing. You can exercise it through learning a new language, reading interesting books, playing word games, listening to recordings, using a computer, and participating in conversation and discussions online.

2. Logical Intelligence
You can exercise it through classifying and sequencing activities, playing number and logic games, and solving various kinds of puzzles.

3. Spatial Intelligence

You can develop it through drawing, painting, sculpting, sharpening observation skills, solving mazes and other spatial tasks, and exercises in imagery and active imagination.

4. Body Intelligence
Involves physical coordination, using fine motor skills, and expressing oneself or learning through physical activities. you can develop Body Intelligence by dancing, various active sports and games

5. Musical Intelligence
Understanding and expressing oneself through music and rhythmic movements or dance, or composing, playing, or conducting music.

6. Social Intelligence
The understanding how to communicate with and understand other people, and how to work collaboratively. Develop it by cooperative games, group projects and discussions, and well as dramatic activities or role-play.
7. Emotional Intelligence
Develop it through participating in independent projects, reading illuminating books, journal- writing, imaginative activities and games, counseling and quiet reflection

8. Spiritual Intelligence
Describes the intelligence with which we access our deepest meanings, purposes and highest motivation. We can develop it by finding a quiet place for reflection, or by practicing meditation or prayer

9. Creative Intelligence
creating something new with your mind or with your body. We develop Creative Intelligence by participating in plays or make- believe games, by writing, painting, decorating, handicrafts, cooking and so much more

What can ou do to increase intelligence? (6 ways)

1. Talk
The more you talk, the richer a vocabulary they will have. Keep you subjects simple, because he thinks in concrete terms. talk about his truck or blanket.

2. Books
Reading stories together helps the child have an emotional bond with them. Every time you read to them they will shapren there memory skill to predict what happens next.

3. Fingers do the talking
Using sign language to communicate with your baby before the ever speak. Sign language had a positive effect on their IQ and language development.

4. Nursing
Who breastfed as babies outperform-fed peers on mental development tests. and the longer babies breastfeed during the first year, the higher their IQ tends to be.

5. Alone time

If you wave toys under your baby's nose every minute she's awake, you'll wear her out before boosting her brainpower. And you certainly won't help her develop her attention span, which is crucial for academic achievement.

6. Snuggle up!!!

Once your baby knows that you'll always meet his needs in a loving and reliable way, he'll have the drive to explore on his own. So carry and cuddle him, and make plenty of eye contact. That's why little kids want to show Mommy a flower or point out the stars to Grandma. They want to create a bond.