A new study considers how lexical tones can affect an infant's ability to associated words with objects.
Engaging young children in conversation helps boost language development, researchers report.
According to researchers, even before they can talk, infants are able to form object categories and make predictions about the object's behavior.
New research identifies the neural mechanisms underlying the learning of a second language in adulthood.
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 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.