Friday, March 18, 2011

Patricia Kuhl: The linguistic genius of babies

If you are one of the parents who would like your children to learn a second language, you don't want to miss this video "Patricia Kuhl: The linguistic genius of babies". These are very interesting findings. I can find myself related to it. Therefore, if you want to encourage your chlidren to learn another language, start at an early age!
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At TEDxRainier, Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another -- by listening to the humans around them and "taking statistics" on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old babies use sophisticated reasoning to understand their world. Read More 

Retrieved from TED Ideas worth spreading 3/17/2011

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