Re: virus: From Mouth to Mind

From: Grant Callaghan (
Date: Fri 22 Nov 2002 - 15:06:34 GMT

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    > >The[language] habits we learn as children are the foundation on which the
    >rest of our
    > >lives are built. They are harder to change than the ones we pick up
    > >in life.
    >I read an interesting paper on the theory that we pick most of it up from
    >our mother's voice, especially lullabies.

    That makes sense. I remember when my own children were growing up, my wife babbled at them all the time -- my daughter more than my son -- and they both grew up language enabled and good at argument. I was the one who sang the lullabies, though. My wife wasn't into that.


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