Title: Toddlers make use of speaker’s genders while listening to words Legend: Toddlers viewed pairs of familiar objects selected to be prototypically male or female. As they listened to words referring to these objects, we …
New study finds toddlers incorporate gender into their language processing
Our understanding of language relies on more than just the spoken word. A myriad of external cues, like nonverbal signals and a person’s characteristics, contribute to how we understand and process language as we speak and communicate with others.