‘Baby Talk’ Can Help Kids Learn Language (Oh Yes It Can!)

Confronted with a baby—or puppy—most grown ups can not stop by themselves from dissolving into little one chat: “WHO’S the cutest? It is YOU! Of course it IS!” We sluggish down, improve our pitch by virtually an octave, and milk each and every vowel for all it’s really worth. And even if the little one can not communicate however, we mimic the change-getting of a dialogue.


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This “parentese” is observed across cultures, and toddlers exposed to more of it at house seem to be to do better at getting their house language. But it’s not all about instinct: a paper published in PNAS this 7 days suggests that mom and dad can be experienced to improve their parentese and

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