Learning Rediscovered

@article{Bates1996LearningR,
  title={Learning Rediscovered},
  author={Elizabeth A. Bates and Jeffrey L. Elman},
  journal={Science},
  year={1996},
  volume={274},
  pages={1849 - 1850}
}
Infants can learn more and earlier than we thought. A new result in this week's issue [Saffran et al. (p. 1926)] reports that a surprisingly brief exposure to nonsense syllables can fuel the absorption of a sophisticated understanding of their use. Bates and Elman discuss these results in the context of the ongoing debate about whether and how language is a learned ability. 
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