How do Babies Coordinate Gestures, Vocalization?
[Source: Science Daily]
Asier Romero-Andonegi, Aintzane Etxebarria-Lejarreta, Ainara Romero-Andonegi and Irati de Pablo-Delgado, lecturers and researchers at the UPV/EHU’s University College of Teacher Training in Bilbao, have studied how 9 to 13-month-old babies tackle the shift from early babbling to the use of combinations of gestures and speech. The work “The interrelation of gestures and vocalization in early communication functions: Evidence from Basque language” has been published in the important linguistics journal Signos.
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