Paper Boys

Episode 77

How should you talk to babies?

'Parentese' is not just baby talk, it actually boosts child development.

Baby talk is cute. As humans, people across the world can’t help from talking in a higher pitch and exaggerating their syllables when they talk to babies. And it turns out this cutsie language, dubbed “Parentese” could be for a very good reason! Join us this week as Charlie and James dive into new research on the benefits of baby talk.

Check out the journal article here and the hilarious, slightly patronizing article written in baby talk here.

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