RESEARCH

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Research Publications


To see examples of how researchers have used LENA technology to advance the areas of study below, click on a title to browse by subject area. Find out about new studies on language and brain development and read Q&As with expert researchers on the research section of the LENA blog.

For a complete listing of research studies that have used LENA, download the bibliographies of journal publications and LENA user research presentations.


Download the latest report from LENA’s research team: Inside Early Talk.

Data analyses from the over 10,000 children annually impacted by LENA’s programs have put us in the position to answer important questions about language environments in early childhood education. For instance, we’ve uncovered wide disparities between the language environments child experience at child care versus in the home.

Download Inside Early Talk

and stream the webinar here

Right from Birth: Eliminating the Talk Gap in Young Children

Read Dr. Steve Warren’s white paper describing the challenges presented by the “word gap” discovered by Hart and Risley in 1995 and the evidence-based strategies that are the core of LENA's technology and programs. Download the paper.

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