The linguistic genius of babies

Video over at TED: “Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another — by listening to the humans around them and “taking statistics” on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old babies use sophisticated reasoning to understand their world.”

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Posted on February 15, 2011, in Languagewatch. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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