Language Acquisition: How and When Do We Learn to Talk?
April 21, 2013
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We talk to Prof. Angela D. Friederici, of the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig. She asserts that babies learn language right from birth, even cry with the intonations of their mother tongue.
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