Language acquisition begins before birth, research finds

01/2/2013 | MedicalDaily.com

Infants begin absorbing language -- and can recognize foreign languages -- even sooner than previously thought, according to a study. "This is the first study that shows fetuses learn prenatally about the particular speech sounds of a mother's language," says Christine Moon, a professor at Pacific Lutheran University and co-author of the study. "This study moves the measurable result of experience with speech sounds from six months of age to before birth."

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