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“Baby Talk” May Play Key Role in Language Acquisition

Mother’s brain may be wired to ‘goo’ and ‘coo,’ research suggests

Excerpt:

The brain scans showed that mothers with preverbal infants had increased brain activity in areas of the brain that govern language. This heightened brain activity did not occur in any other group, including mothers whose children had started to speak, according to a Riken news release.

August 13, 2010 - Posted by | Health News Items

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