Confusion Parents Can Help Babies Learn to Talk

Have you ever suddenly confused explain something so have to murmur like ‘ummm’ and ‘aah’? According to the study, was a murmur because of the confusion it can actually help babies learn to talk.

The study was conducted by the University of Rochester, New York. They studied three groups of children aged 18-30 months.

When researched, each child was placed in the groin father or mother in front of a computer. The computer then shows the pictures were quite familiar to them such as a ball or a book and images that are less well known.

The baby was then listened to their parents’ voices when saying the object is seen on a computer. When the father or mother, confused and grunting ‘ummm’ and ‘aaah’, the baby instinctively immediately see on the picture is less known than the familiar images. He felt the picture was suddenly important.

Reported by the Daily Mail, the study shows toddlers use their parents’ speech confusion is’ ummm ‘and’ ahhh ‘as a signal that there are important words that need to be followed. So at that time, toddlers will open ears open to find out what exactly the word will be pronounced.

“But through this study, we intend to tell parents not being deliberately difficult to speak. We just want them to know that the confusion of words that often occur when speaking, it is fine. Use of the word ‘umm’ and ‘aaah’ that it can be informative , “said one researcher Celeste Kid.

Professor of the University of Rochester who also participated in this study, Richard Aslin added, toddlers can get a lot of information to be processed in the brain when they hear adults talking, including the words that had not been heard.

Baby it will be difficult to learn to speak, if he had to wait for a new spoken word and find out for yourself what that means. “The more predictions or confusion when parents do communicate, the easier it is also a baby can understand it,” said Aslin.

Another study also showed that babies learn to talk faster than parents respond to their greeting. Reported by the BBC, the study conducted by Michael Goldstein and colleagues from Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania, Amerikat States.

Goldstein examines eight-month-old infants and their mothers when they play together. In the first phase, researchers monitored how often the baby out of the vocal sound, like oohhh, ahhh, and how their mother acting on each voice.

At that time, the researchers set the response to be made mothers. Half of the mothers were allowed to respond to the sound of her baby with a smile, leaned over and touched the baby. The other half, should not be doing that.

Once seen, the baby who was in the first group, words and more words evolve rapidly. The speech of infants contains more syllables and kosonan than babies in the second group.