October 12, 2010 2 Comments Leila In the news, Language Socialization ,

New York Times reviews the latest research on baby babbling:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/12/health/12klass.html?src=me&ref=health

and an article on children’s use of irony. Tape recording of naturally occurring speech, but not laboratory experiments, reveal even quite young children can understand irony.