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Discerning newborns

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 January 2013
Babies come into the world able to distinguish their mother-tongue.

Music and baby talk

Mariette Ulrich | 20 September 2012
As one of those moms who started her kids on classical music shortly after birth, I don’t need to be sold on the importance of music, but it’s always nice to have one’s educational priorities validated.

Babies tune into langauge before birth

Carolyn Moynihan | 13 November 2009
Listen carefully to the crying of your newborn baby and you may recognise the cadences of your own voice, especially if you are the mother. European researchers have discovered that even within the first week after birth, babies imitate the melodic patterns of voices they have heard while still in the womb. And that includes the “tunes” typical of the mother tongue.
 
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