Unformatted text preview: communication using symbols and rules, which can be spoken, written, or gestured . The process of language development starts with cooing noises around the age of 2-3 months . In the most babies, the first word comes around the first birthday . This is preceded by babbling noises specific to the language of the household . Coming from a generation of avid television watchers, it would interesting to see if these stages are influenced by the amount of time we spend in front of the ‘tube . As a child who spent a lot of time watching cartoons mixed in with my Dad’s favorite political talk shows, the new research also intrigues me; maybe Dad was right when he made us switch to his shows ....
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, Talk show, Hospital Research Institutes