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When do babies develop a love of speech?

Fri, 2006-02-17 19:00

Is the newborn preference for speech innate, developed in utero or acquired during the early days post-partum? McGill University psychologist Dr Athena Vouloumanos says she's broken the uterine sound barrier and filtered out speech from non-speech and established that newborns' preference for the sound of speech is at least partly innate.

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Contact: Athena Vouloumanos
Organization: Department of Psychology
Office Phone: 514-398-3856
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