Babies who are raised in homes where two or more languages are spoken may appear to talk later than those learning just one language, leaving parents puzzled and concerned as to the reasons why.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
While babies are born ready to learn any of the world's languages, the crucial developmental period when they attune to their native languages can change due to environmental influences such as maternal depression or a bilingual ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stroke-related language impairment adds about $1,703 per patient to medical costs the first year after stroke, according to research reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who play with puzzles between ages 2 and 4 later develop better spatial skills, a study by University of Chicago researchers has found. Puzzle play was found to be a significant predictor of cognition after controlling ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The proficiency that a bilingual person has of both languages, the context in which he speaks them or unconscious changes in their use are the factors that make people who speak Spanish and Catalan switch from one language ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 4
At an age when "ba-ba" and "da-da" may be their only utterances, infants nevertheless comprehend words for many common objects, according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
A new study on children who are raised bilingual examined the effects on children's development of growing up speaking two languages. The study found that different factors were responsible for the language- and non-language-related ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More and more people being cared for on ventilators are conscious during the treatment, but what is it like to be fully conscious without being able to communicate with the world around you? A thesis from ...
Other Feb 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from Uppsala University shows that reduced insulin sensitivity is linked to smaller brain size and deteriorated language skills in seniors. The findings are now published in the scientific journal Diabetes Ca ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0
New research by Australian scientists reveals that males who are exposed to high levels of testosterone before birth are twice as likely to experience delays in language development compared to females. The research, published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Deaf people who use sign language are quicker at recognizing and interpreting body language than hearing non-signers, according to new research from investigators at UC Davis and UC Irvine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Children exposed to HIV before birth are at risk for language impairments, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions.
HIV & AIDS Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Learning a new language usually requires written and spoken instructions but a new study shows that the use of word-specific gestures may aid in the learning process and help students better retain new ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 05, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
When grown-ups and kids speak, they listen to the sound of their voice and make corrections based on that auditory feedback. But new evidence shows that toddlers don't respond to their own voice in quite the same way, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Young children whose mothers talk with them more frequently and in more detail about people's thoughts and feelings tend to be better at taking another's perspective than other children of the same age.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |