Monday, February 15, 2010

Fun Fact Corner: Newborn Cries Imitate Language Heard in the Womb

I was glancing through the latest Quickening, which is the quarterly newsletter from the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), where I came across this little tidbit of info. A study was published in Current Biology (11-09) that found that the melody patterns of babys' cries matched the intonation of the language they most often heard in utero!

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