Language development

Good language development determines the well-being and happiness of young children, not just during their youth but also later in life. You use language to make clear what you want, to communicate with your parents or peers and to understand each other. What causes differences between the language development of individual children?

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Brain development, neurobiology & interaction between genetic and environmental factors

Multilingualism & language development disorders

Multilingualism, youth languages, language and identity, NT2 & mixing languages

Development of intonation (in a foreign language) & speech in parent-child interaction

Language and brain & dyslexia

Comparison with the speech development of animals