Baby talk helps build language skills, researchers find

01/13/2014 | Christian Science Monitor, The

Conversations during infancy may impact a child's ability to learn language, according to a recent study. Researchers found that one on one baby talk, involving exaggerated vowel sounds and elevated voice pitch, improved children's current and future language development skills. "Some parents produce baby talk naturally and they don't realize they're benefiting their children," study co-author Nairan Ramirez-Esparza said.

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