Fundamental limitations on sensory and cognitive memory shape language acquisition and processing, a new study reports.
Researchers have discovered an elevated rate of language delay in 30 month old girls born to mothers who took the pain killer acetaminophen during pregnancy. The delay, however, was not witnessed in boys.
Researchers offer specific guidance to parents about just what kind of talk is most important, and at what ages and stages in a child’s growth.
Engaging young children in conversation helps boost language development, researchers report.
Researchers discover the mirror neuron system can be modified by language use.
An eye tracking study reveals babies as young as 6 months can recognize the meaning of some words.
Max Planck Institute researchers report deaf children who receive cochlear implants are better at learning words when introduced to spoken word than children with normal hearing.