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Here's how children learn languages faster than teens or older people(AFP)

Here's how children learn languages faster than teens or older people

ANI |
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2021 08:09 PM IST
A new study reveals that parents have extremely precise models of their children's language knowledge and use it to tune the language they use when speaking to them which determines the increase in child's language fluency
Doctors from leading medical institutes have opined that learning different languages is helpful for the brain’s cognitive development.(Unsplash)
Doctors from leading medical institutes have opined that learning different languages is helpful for the brain’s cognitive development.(Unsplash)

Knowing different languages is good for brain’s cognitive development

Asian News International | By Asian News International, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 02:49 PM IST
Health experts have said that if a person knows more than two languages, different parts of the brain get activated which helps in better concentration and development of brainpower.
The team of researchers, led by population geneticist Li Jin, found that in Indo-European populations, the paternal lineages (Y-chromosome) were correlated to the vocabulary (lexicon) of their languages.(Shutterstock)
The team of researchers, led by population geneticist Li Jin, found that in Indo-European populations, the paternal lineages (Y-chromosome) were correlated to the vocabulary (lexicon) of their languages.(Shutterstock)

Whose influence is stronger on a child’s language, mom or dad?

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2018 11:20 AM IST
The change in lexicon reflects the differences in paternal lines, while phonemic dissimilarity reflects the differences in maternal lines, after removing the effect of geography.
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