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Learning to talk changes the way we hear other’s speech


November 3rd, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Learning to talk makes it easier to understand the speech of others, according to scientists at Haskins Laboratories.The researchers said that the findings could have a major impact ... Read more...

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Kids as young as 19 months develop cross-dialect skill


May 7th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 07 (ANI): Children as young as 19 months understand different dialects, a skill, which researchers call 'phonological constancy.'Everyday, we come across different accents. Even when a speaker of another English ... Read more...

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Your face movements determine how you ”hear” what you hear


January 24th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): The movement of facial skin plays a key role not only in the way the sounds of words are made, but also in the way they are ... Read more...

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