Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Music helps babies learn to speak

"Babies who engage in musical play may have an easier time picking up language skills, suggested a study Monday.

U.S. researchers compared nine-month-old babies who played with toys and trucks to those who practiced banging out a rhythm during a series of play sessions.

They found that the musical group showed more brain activity in regions involved with detecting patterns, an important skill when it comes to learning language."

I can't remember singing to my children - it was a long, long time ago - but I do remember singing to my grandchildren Zyg and Mila when they were just infants. I hope it helped them.

Read the story on CTV News

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