New research sheds light on the importance of conversational turns

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New research by a team at Harvard and MIT used LENA technology and brain imaging to measure the relationship between children’s language experience and their brain activity. The study found that conversational turns predicted variance in verbal scores, while the sheer number of adult words did not.

Q & A with Dr. Dana Suskind

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Dr. Dana Suskind shares about the origins of her book, how she uses LENA technology, and why we all need to “spread the words.”