A new study reports dogs have the ability to understand human speech intonation and vocabulary by using similar brain areas to humans.
A transcranial magnetic stimulation study revealed the motor cortex may play a role in translating foreign language words into one's native tongue.
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.
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.
Children whose families have a lower socioeconomic status have significantly smaller vocabularies than their more affluent peers, a new study reports.