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Episode 377: Finding a connection between music and language development

People in every culture tend to speak to infants by making language sound more musical.

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Episode 377: Finding a connection between music and language development

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People in every culture tend to speak to infants by making language sound more musical. University of Arizona neuroscientist and musician Molly Gebrian talks about how the human brain hears and interprets sounds and explains how it plays a role in the evolution of language skills.

Molly Gebrian spoke with Leslie Tolbert, Ph.D Regents professor emerita in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

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