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July 13, 2015
What Newborns Know About Language

It can be helpful to understand just what your newborn “knows” at birth. Infant language researchers believe that babies are born with a genetic aptitude for language, and can recognize their mother’s voice from that of other female voices. A baby responds to his mother's voice with eye contact, coos, and gurgles, and waving arms and legs.


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