An article from The Atlantic highlights new research that suggests 'how' parents talk to their infants, not just how often, makes a difference for language development. Researchers at the the University of Iowa suggest that when the mother's surveyed acted like they "understood what their babies were saying and responding accordingly, [they] were helping to introduce the concept that voices, more than just instruments for making fun noises, could also be tools for social interaction". See the full article here.
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