After birth, the researchers used scans to test the activity in the brains of all the babies when they heard the word. Those who'd heard it before "showed an enhanced reaction to this specific word," Huotilainen said. "They were able to process the word better, and also they were able to detect changes in the word better."
The researchers tested the memory of Finnish fetuses by exposing them to a single word "tatata" that means nothing in the Finnish language.
Patricia Kuhl, a speech researcher and director of the University of Washington's NSF Science of Learning Center, praised the study. "The fact that learning from frequently presented sounds occurs while infants are still in the womb means that language learning does not begin on Day 1 at the moment of birth, but while the infant listens to sounds in utero. "Speak during your pregnancy. You can speak to other people or to your fetus if you like."
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them to process anything at all. Still, there are signs that fetuses actually remember sounds they encounter.
Huotilainen said it appears that the type of learning revealed by the study probably happens in the late part of pregnancy, although this hasn't been studied. Babies begin to hear about halfway through pregnancy, she said.
"There is already some evidence that fetuses can learn, and that babies can remember songs or passages of speech from the fetal period," Huotilainen said.
Babies May Remember Words Heard Before Birth
"We believe this shows how well the brain at this age adapts to sounds. "A newborn baby is not an empty canvas, but has already learned how his or her mother and other family members speak."
From the 29th week of pregnancy until birth, about half of the 33 pregnant women in the study listened to recordings of the word repeated hundreds of times. Sometimes the recordings presented the word with a different middle syllable ("to") or pronounced differently.
The study appears in this week's issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
give them something difficult to learn," Huotilainen said. "Such a word could exist in Finnish. It follows all the rules of the Finnish language."
and security. You should never select this Air Max Thea Womens Grey option if you're using a publicly accessible computer, or if you're sharing a computer with others. 26 (HealthDay News) If you feel like talking to your fetus in the womb, a new study suggests you should: The research finds that babies develop a memory of words they hear frequently before they are born.
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