Patricia Kuhl: The Linguistic Genius of Babies

  • Published16 Jul 2014
  • Reviewed16 Jul 2014
  • Author Patricia Kuhl
  • Source TED

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.

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