A new study reports babies can be trained to recognize language-like sounds which can accelerate the development of brain maps critical to language acquisition.
When the learning environment remains consistent, toddlers are more successful in learning new words, a new study reports.
New research amplifies hypothesis that human language builds on birdsong and speech forms of other primates.
A social feedback loop is created when verbal interactions take place between parent and child. This loop is important for language development, but is experienced less frequently and is diminished in strength for children with Autism.
According to a new study, boys are at greater risk for delays in language development than girls.
Early language development isn't so much the quantity of words as the style of speech and social context in which speech occurs, researchers report.
A gene implicated in human speech disorders and epilepsy is also required for vocalization and synapse formation in mice, researchers discover.
Researchers discover infant brains are surprisingly sensitive to other people's movements.
Researchers find the pitch-accent in words pronounced in standard Japanese activates different brain hemispheres depending on whether the listener speaks standard Japanese or one of the regional dialects.