Infants Prefer Infant-Directed Song Over Speech.

@article{Tsang2017InfantsPI,
  title={Infants Prefer Infant-Directed Song Over Speech.},
  author={Christine Tsang and Simone Falk and Alexandria Hessel},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2017},
  volume={88 4},
  pages={
          1207-1215
        }
}
  • Christine Tsang, Simone Falk, Alexandria Hessel
  • Published in Child development 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • In their everyday communication, parents do not only speak but also sing with their infants. However, it remains unclear whether infants' can discriminate speech from song or prefer one over the other. The present study examined the ability of 6- to 10-month-old infants (N = 66) from English-speaking households in London, Ontario, Canada to discriminate between auditory stimuli of native Russian-speaking and native English-speaking mothers speaking or singing to their infants. Infants listened… CONTINUE READING

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