The science of baby talk: Why mothers across the globe use a musical tone when addressing their newborns - Daily Mail
Mothers across the globe subconsciously change the tone of their voice when they talk to their baby to help them learn, a new study found.
Regardless of the language spoken, all mothers use a universal 'motherese' or 'baby talk' when they address to their infants, which is an exaggerated and somewhat musical form of speech.
While it may sound silly to adults, studies show it plays an important role in language learning, engaging infants' emotions and highlighting the structure of language to help babies decode the puzzle of syllables and sentences.
Now Princeton University researchers have... write journalists from Daily Mail read more news | read original article
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