The Linguistic Genius of Babies

Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another — by listening to the humans around them and “taking statistics” on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old babies use sophisticated reasoning to understand their world. (Filmed at TEDxRainier.)

Source: http://www.ted.com/talks/patricia_kuhl_the_linguistic_genius_of_babies?language=en, Accessed September 4, 2015.