Bilingual babies listen to languages — and don’t get confused

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017
by Pooja Makhijani, Office of Communications

Are two languages at a time too much for the mind? Caregivers and teachers should know that infants growing up bilingual have the learning capacities to make sense of the complexities of two languages just by listening. In a new study, an international team of researchers, including those from Princeton University, report that bilingual infants as young as 20 months of age efficiently and accurately process two languages. Learn more about "Bilingual babies."