Mental word practice

Baby in brain scannerThe following is part two in a series of articles titled "Amazing Discoveries About How Infants Learn," describing how infants acquire knowledge and what influences their social and thinking skills as they mature. Part one is available on the NSF website.
Infants take in the sounds of various languages indiscriminately until about 8 months of age, when their brains start to focus only on the ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=135548&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=clickThis is an NSF News item.