Month 6 – Dance of Development
Between 6 and 8 months, the remaining frontal cortex begins to show a maturational rise in glucose metabolism, that…coincides with the emergence of higher cortical and cognitive abilities. For example, the infant now shows more sophisticated interaction with his surroundings.
–Harry Chugani, Metabolic Imaging: A Window on Brain Development and Plasticity
There is a great sense of anticipation this month now that your six-month-old baby is on the move. A new sense of self is developing as delightful opportunities arise in his environment, inviting your baby to explore, investigate, and problem solve.