Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Language heard, but never spoken, by young babies bestows a hidden benefit

“The way babies learn to speak is nothing short of breathtaking. Their brains are learning the differences between sounds, rehearsing mouth movements and mastering vocabulary by putting words into meaningful context. It’s a lot to fit in between naps and diaper changes.

A recent study shows just how durable this early language learning is.”

Read more @ https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/growth-curve/language-heard-never-spoken-young-babies-bestows-hidden-benefit

Languages do matter!

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