Unformatted text preview: ndations are based on input from significant others and thus nurturing.
Watch the following hyperlinked videos and observe what the parents are doing to promote communication.
Infantdirected speech Communication EnvironmentInfant-Adult Interactions
Infant-Adult The previous videos you observed parents interacting with their infants using infantdirected speech (IDS) or motherease. For IDS parents use exaggerated pitch contours, short and simple utterances, repeated utterances, more questions than comments, and they refer to objects in the immediate environment to facilitate joint focus of attention.
“When mothers encourage their infant...
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- Fall '08
- Developmental Psychology