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Infant Exposure to Brief Auditory Cues Can Support Language Development

[Source: Medical X-Press]

It matters what your baby hears. Even during sleep, the sounds that infants are exposed to can play a big role in language development, especially for babies at risk of language delays, according to a Rutgers University-Newark neuroscientist.

Although it’s well-known that music and speech boost babies’ ability to learn, there’s robust evidence that certain brief auditory cues in an infant’s environments are analyzed by the developing brain and used to guide the formation of networks involved in language processing.

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