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ABC Babytalk

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Welcome to Babytalk, a podcast all about babies and their parents. We think being a parent is the most thrilling, exhausting, emotional ride of your life - and we’re here to share everything we know about doing the best you can.

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How do children learn their colours

August 20th, 2015

Episode 95 of 164 episodes

How children learn language is one of the great wonders of civilization. How do the neurons and connections made in tiny brains start to re-wire themselves into pathways that create language? One thing researchers are working on is the learning of 'colours' and the pattern of the English language has given researchers some insight into how children translate this knowlege into their language skills. The results of this new research are somewhat surprising especially for parents who believed their pre-schoolers knew all their colours!

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