Skip to comments.Brain scans reveal babies born THREE MONTHS early can recognise human speech
Posted on 02/25/2013 1:30:53 PM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
Babies born up to three months premature can recognise different syllables in human speech, say scientists.
A study showed similarities in the way the brain processes language in the new-borns and adults - including specific neurological reactions to changes from the 'ba' to 'ga' sound and to a male to female voices.
Professor Fabrice Wallois, of Picardie University in Amiens, France, said the findings suggest that early in the development of the brain it begins to decipher distinct sounds or 'phonemes'.
He said as early as three months before birth a baby's brain establishes neural functions that help decipher human speech.
At birth children can discriminate some syllables and recognise human speech but how these immature brain cells process it remains unclear.
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Brain scans reveal babies born THREE MONTHS early can recognise human speech - and even distinguish between male and female voices
Well, duh it took them 2000 years to find this out?
Elizabeth was 6 months pregnant when:
“As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy.” Luke 1:44
Gimme a break
2000-3000 BC is super high tech!
“progressives” are trying to revert society to the neolithic! That’s where it’s at!
I assume 3 months premature is 26 weeks?
My twin nephews were born at 23 weeks....and its a miracle, but they are happy 3 year olds now.
I have no reason to believe that their ears and brains weren’t fully developed at birth...and there have been lots of babies born at 23 weeks. It should be just plain obvious that a 26 week old baby is quite human, in light of the fact that 23 week old premies regularly survive. No research needed.
But never call it conspiracy to murder
My son born at 6 months clearly heard us, even in the isolette with CPAP mask on and all the ventilation going
Uh, you would be correct
Been there, done that