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In the lab | Dans le lab

  • Best wishes to Ying Ying Liu and Katherine Xu as they start the SLP program at University of Toronto this fall…we will miss you!

  • Congratulations to Matthew Masapollo as he begins a tenure-track position at University of Florida, Gainesville.

  • Congratulations to The McGill Speech Perception lab and other labs in the Many Babies Consortium - winners of the Society for Improvement of Psychological Science Mission Award for improving psychological science in the face of challenge

In the media | Dans les médias

AJ Orena’s doctoral research on speech processing in bilingual infants was featured in recent news:

            The Conversation: The amazing baby brain says ‘pas de problème’ with bilingualism.

https://theconversation.com/the-amazing-baby-brain-says-pas-de-probleme-with-bilingualism-120470

           

            La Conversation: Les bébés peuvent-ils apprendre deux langues en même temps?

You bet!  

https://theconversation.com/les-bebes-peuvent-ils-apprendre-deux-langues-en-meme-temps-you-bet-121419

 

            The McGill Tribune:  Bilingual infants take a unique path to speech development.

http://www.mcgilltribune.com/sci-tech/bilingual-infants-take-a-unique-path-to-speech-development-113016/

 

The McGill University Newsroom:  Baby talk: babies prefer listening to their own kind

https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/baby-talk-babies-prefer-listening-their-own-kind-250280

 

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Leader:  Babies want to listen to other babies

https://leader.pubs.asha.org/article.aspx?articleid=2389228

 

The Daily Mail UK:  Shhh, mummy! Babies prefer each other’s voices because it helps them learn to talk, researchers claim

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3078436/Babies-prefer-s-voices-Listening-babble-kick-start-infants-ability-talk-researchers-claim.html

 

Huffington Post UK:  Babies prefer listening to each other than to adults – as it helps them learn to speak

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/05/13/baby-talk-speech-development_n_7273016.html

 

CBC Toronto: Goo goo gaa gaa’: Infants prefer baby talk, research shows

http://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/goo-goo-gaa-gaa-infants-prefer-baby-talk-research-shows-1.3076901

 

CBC Radio: Quirks & Quarks: Babies prefer the sound of other babies

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/quirks/quirks-quarks-for-may-23-2015-1.3083950/babies-prefer-the-sound-of-other-babies-1.3083960

 

Smithsonian.com: The many ways baby talk gives infant brains a boost

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/many-ways-baby-talk-gives-boost-infant-brains-180955435/

The Nature of Things” with David Sazuki:  The secret lives of babies

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2ur4d9

 

CBC radio Canada show Decouverte: Bebes et musique

https://ici.radio-canada.ca/actualite/Decouverte/dossiers/83_cerveau/2_b.html

 

CNN: “Can infants un-ravel classical music? This story was one of the top 10 McGill research news stories in 2002.

http://www.cnn.com/2002/TECH/science/06/27/coolsc.babymusic/index.html

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