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A new study found that when infants can’t move their mouths to mimic sounds, they have a harder time processing them. Click here to read the full article on The Atlantic.
Interview with our Centre’s Director, Dr. Janet F. Werker, about her recently published work regarding the influence of tongue movement on speech perception. Click here to hear the full interview.
New research finds that babies need to be able to move their tongues to better understand speech. Click here to read the full article on CBC News.
New research from our Centre has found that inhibiting infants’ tongue movements impedes their ability to distinguish between speech sounds. The study is the first to discover a direct link between infants’ oral-motor movements and auditory speech perception.