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Unformatted text preview: This reflects the maturation of the baby, if the brain is going through adversity these brain waves will be scattered. By the age 2, the brain is already at 75% of its adult weight, give an idea of how important that the environment of the newborn really is. Sudden infant death syndrome is one of the leading causes of death of newborns and results from sleeping conditions, room temperature, and more which are factors of negligence. The brain keeps being stimulated because an infants brains activity is a lot more active than a normal person. Thats the reason why babies cry unexpectedly and when asleep, the brain nerves are still very much active. At early developmental stages a baby might not realize the environmental factors around them, but as they get older, it will come and play a vital role in development....
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