Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Researchers: Kids with Implants Learn Words Faster

German researchers claim children with cochlear implants learn words faster than those with normal hearing. Niki Vavatzanidis tells News Medical that children typically need about 14 months to spot mislabeled objects, but children with an implant were able to do so after only 12 months. Another researcher said, "Children with cochlear implants could help us understand the general processes of language acquisition and determine which single steps are age-dependent." Read the full story here.