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13 December 2010

Toys shape toddler's language development

Toddlers who play with different-shaped objects learn new words twice as fast as those who play with objects that have similar shapes, a new study finds.

Toddlers who play with different-shaped objects learn new words twice as fast as those who play with objects that have similar shapes, a new study finds.

Further research is needed to pinpoint why the children who played with diverse objects learned new words more quickly, said the researchers.

 
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