Children learn new words best from other infants, study finds

Mail Online | 5/13/2019 | Cheyenne Macdonald For
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The key to helping your child learn new words may be finding a good study buddy.

While children are known to pick up speech patterns learned from their family, a new study has found that they learn best from other kids.

Researchers - Voices

Researchers say this may be because they’re more attuned to voices that sound like their own.

In the study, set to be presented at the 177th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, researchers from OSU and Purdue University set up two experiments to determine how 2-year-olds are influenced by the speech of people around them.

Scenario - Kids - Videos - Speakers - Rhyme

In one scenario, the kids were show side-by-side videos of two speakers reciting a nursery rhyme while listening to speech that matched either...
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