Nov 6, 2009

Babies and Accents

The BBC is reporting on a study conducted on children, to see whether or not they develop accents before they begin speaking.

German researchers say babies begin to pick up the nuances of their parents' accents while still in the womb.

Writing in the journal Current Biology, they say the babies are probably trying to form a bond with their mothers by imitating them.

[Do Babies Have Accents?]

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