Linguistics and English Language

Baby talk words help infants learn language

A study by LEL researchers reveal repeated syllable words aid language development.

Friday 27th May 2016

A study by Linguistics and English Language researchers in PPLS reveal that babies find it easier to learn repeated syllable words as they develop their vocabulary.

To read more about the study please follow the links below.

Repeat sounds aid infant learning - UoE news item

Reduplicated Words Are Easier to Learn - the study paper

Dr Mits Ota - lead researcher