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Babble Of Baby Reveals Language Skills

Children have a remarkable ability to learn new languages. As little as five hours of exposure to a second language is enough to help infants incorporate characteristics of that language into their babbling according to a ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Babies' language learning starts from the womb

(PhysOrg.com) -- From their very first days, newborns' cries already bear the mark of the language their parents speak, reveals a new study published online on November 5th in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication. The ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Neuroscience
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'Talking dictionaries' document vanishing languages

Digital technology is coming to the rescue of some of the world's most endangered languages. Linguists from National Geographic's Enduring Voices project who are racing to document and revitalize struggling languages are ...

dateFeb 17, 2012 in Other
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'Queen's English' not the best

Native English speakers should give up their claim to be the guardians of the purest form of the language and accept that the ways it is used and changed by millions around the world are equally valid.

dateNov 02, 2011 in Social Sciences
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