Why babies brains are the ‘best learning machines ever created’

15 Oct 2017
Posted By: SG   |   Source: World Economic Forum   |   URL: http://bit.ly/2zaABK1

 

Scientists have long lauded the benefits of introducing babies to two languages: “Bilingual experience has been shown to improve cognitive abilities, especially problem-solving.” Now a play-based program has been developed to teach babies a second language in just one hour a day, even if nobody else in the family speaks that language.

“Based on years of I-LABS research on infant brain and language development, the method emphasizes social interaction, play, and high quality and quantity of language from the teachers.”

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Institution: Author: Deborah Bach