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MIT Researchers Create 'World's Toughest Tongue Twister'

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December 5, 2013
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While studying speech patterns, MIT researchers came up with a tongue twister so difficult that participants struggled to repeat it.


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Language Acquisition: How and When Do We Learn to Talk?

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Deutsche Welle (Apr. 21, 2013) — 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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Tongue Tip Technology Drives Quadriplegic Independence

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Reuters (Dec. 18, 2013) — Quadriplegics may soon gain more independence with a device that allows them to steer a wheelchair and operate wireless technology with their tongue. Its developers at Georgia Institute of Technology, say the device is easy to use and could transform the lives of people paralysed from the neck down. Ben Gruber reports.
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