Language Acquisition

When Does the Learning Begin?

Susan J Hespos*

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Abstract

Language acquisition is quite sophisticated by four months of age. Two cues that babies use to discriminate their language from another are the stress patterns of words and visual cues inherent in language production.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume17
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 21 2007

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Language Acquisition : When Does the Learning Begin? / Hespos, Susan J.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 17, No. 16, 21.08.2007.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

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