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ERIC Number: EJ639694
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1522-9734
Language and the Developing Brain.
Eliot, Lise
NAMTA Journal, v26 n2 p8-60 Spr 2001
Discusses the centers of language in the brain and the critical period for language acquisition. Explains developmental milestones of language development--receptive language, babbling, short phrases, full sentences--in the context of brain development. Emphasizes parents' role in language development, including talking to the child, dialogic reading, active listening, and selecting a nurturing school environment. (Author/TJQ)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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