How can we find out what babies know about language before they can tell us themselves? What methods can we use? This week, we look at some of the experimental techniques linguists use to get into those infant heads, and we also discuss some of the discoveries we’ve made about what’s going on in there.
We’re looking forward to hearing what you have to say about baby minds. ^_^
High Amplitude Sucking Procedure – really?
That is not the sort of thing I think I could actually make up. Here’s an article from the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology using the procedure, for example.
Quick reblog for the day crew! And if you want to read some more about infant neurolinguistic research, we’ve got some on the episode page back on our website. ^_^
New episode of The Ling Space! And… yes. High Amplitude Sucking.