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  • Apr 04, 2012
  • 03:29 PM

Professor Discusses Babies’ Language Skills

Joe B. Lerer / Harvard Crimson
Babies are able to differentiate minute sound distinctions that would otherwise be lost to adults, University of Washington professor of speech and hearing sciences Patricia K. Kuhl said on Tuesday. In the first talk of a two-part lecture series organized by the Human, Mind, Brain and Behavior Interfaculty Initiative, Kuhl discussed babies’ ability to learn vowel patterns quickly.

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