Is there anything you can do to help babies learn language?

Babies do a great job of learning language, but it’s still a pretty complex undertaking. Who wouldn’t like to help the little tackers figure it out? But does anything help babies learn language? Baby signs? Special toys?

Daniel, Ben, and Kylie are delving into the research on this episode of Talk the Talk.

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Show notes

Samsung develops emoji-based chat app for people with language disorders

A Stroke Survivor Explains Why Samsung’s Emoji Translation App May Not Be a Cheap Gimmick

The End Is Near for Google’s Blob Emoji

Baby Sign Language: Does It Work?

Does Baby Sign Make a Difference?

Baby sign language: An evidence-based guide

Is baby sign language worthwhile?

Traditional Toys May Beat Gadgets in Language Development

Electronic Toys May Hinder Baby Language Development

Handheld screen time linked with speech delays in young children

Music may help babies learn language skills

Baby talk words with repeated sounds help infants learn language

Pretending to Understand What Babies Say Can Make Them Smarter

Parents, listen next time your baby babbles

Reading with children starting in infancy gives lasting literacy boost

Storybook reading could help with language

Can you see what I am talking about? Human speech triggers referential expectation in four-month-old infants

Ask a Linguist: When should you worry about language development?

Mark Latham’s FB message

Phrase Finder: Politically correct

Tony Abbott calls for Safe Schools ‘social engineering program’ to be axed

RationalWiki: Cultural Marxism

‘Cultural Marxism’: a uniting theory for rightwingers who love to play the victim

The problem with evoking Marxism in the Safe Schools debate

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