Our way of gaining knowledge can be affected by our posture in our early developmental stages. Scientist began using robots and infants in their studies to see how cognition connects to the body. The robots were created to see and replicate how children learn and develop. Our relationship to the body and the surrounding world affects how we are able to build thoughts, learn words, and the representation of objects. The scientist noticed how children use their body positions in space to connect ideas and gain knowledge.