Babies can learn link between language and ethnicity, study suggests
Eleven-month-old infants can learn to associate the language they hear with ethnicity, recent research from the University of British Columbia suggests.
Jun 25, 2019
UBC looking for participants for study on dogs and infants
UBC psychology researchers are looking for study participants with babies to learn if having a dog in the home contributes to enhanced language development in infants, the Vancouver Sun reported. Nicole Sugden, […]
Nov 8, 2018
Can dogs help babies learn? Researchers put infants to the test
Star Vancouver reported on upcoming psychology research from UBC. The Infant Study Centre, led by Janet Werker, aims to learn if dogs can help babies learn language. Researchers are searching […]
Nov 7, 2018
Baby’s best friend? UBC researchers seek families for study on dogs and infants
Does having a pet dog in the home contribute to a baby’s healthy development?
Nov 6, 2018
UBC professor honoured for research into children’s language acquisition
For the first time, a UBC professor has won the highest research honour from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
Nov 16, 2015
Bilingual babies know their grammar by seven months
Babies as young as seven months can distinguish between, and begin to learn, two languages with vastly different grammatical structures, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and Université Paris Descartes.
Feb 14, 2013
Infants raised in bilingual environments can distinguish unfamiliar languages: UBC research
Infants raised in households where Spanish and Catalan are spoken can discriminate between English and French just by watching people speak, even though they have never been exposed to these new languages before, according to UBC psychologist Janet Werker.
Feb 18, 2011