By the time a baby is 10 months old, he or she typically will have heard about a million sentences and many millions more words.
Infant Learning Lab
Researchers study hearing, language
Infant Learning Lab researchers have recently focused on learning more about people with delayed language comprehension by observing learning methods used by children developing normally and children experiencing language delays.
Baby talk: UW’s Waisman lab explores the how and why behind an infant’s first words
A child’s first word is a special moment, their eyes widening in curiosity, one chubby finger pointing to an object in sudden recognition as “juice” or “train.”