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‘Baby Talk’ Is Less Clear Than Normal Speech

People tend to speak more slowly, use a sing-song voice, and use cutesy words like “tummy” when speaking to babies and small children. While we might be inclined to think […]... More>

Sounding out speech

Observer Article

Exploring Infant Cognition

Many developmental researchers contend that infants possess rather complex cognitive skills. But APS William James Fellow Nora Newcombe says her work in human spatial perception leads her to different conclusions. ... More>

Infants Can Tell If You’re a Reliable Informant

A study finds that at 8 months old, babies can figure out how reliable people are as sources of information, an important skill for learning. ... More>