LanguageLanguage Development and Acquisition
How Babies Learn Language
The clip includes footage from Toby Mintzs lab and description of his current research. In this particular study, he uses infants who are 7 months old because that is when infants typically perceive speech patterns.
How do the researchers know if an infant is paying attention to word or non-word auditory stimuli? Is vowel harmony an innate skill in infants? What kind of evidence would support this statement?