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.
A new study links an infant's performance on cognitive tasks to later learning progress.
A new study reports dogs have the ability to understand human speech intonation and vocabulary by using similar brain areas to humans.
Children who swim or participate in other motor movement-focused exercises were 13% more accurate in vocabulary tests than children who did not engage in exercise. Researchers say movement-focused exercises can help with the encoding of new words in children.
A transcranial magnetic stimulation study revealed the motor cortex may play a role in translating foreign language words into one's native tongue.