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Carmel O'Shannessy

A new study of Warlpiri language shows how ‘baby talk’ helps little kids learn to speak

Previous studies of baby talk have focussed on European languages, Mandarin and Japanese. For the first time, research looks at an Australian Indigenous language.
Despite our differences, when it comes to babies, we communicate the same way all over the world. Chiến Phạm/Unsplash

Baby talk is similar all over the world

Research suggests that parents and babies communicate in remarkably similar ways despite striking variation in cultural practices.

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