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Current Event February 1, 2023

Baby Talk Is Universal

Anyone who has been around babies is familiar with baby talk, or the way adults use rhythmic speech and high pitched vocalizations to interact with babies. Researchers recently found that adults throughout the world use baby talk, even if they live in very different, even isolated, societies. Listen to learn what inspired this unusual research, how researchers gathered their data, and what they believe might explain why adults across the world talk to babies in such similar ways.

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AIR DATE: 07/31/2022