Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 272 , Segment 5
Episode: Underserved Veterans, Gun Control, Babies
- Apr 12, 2016 9:00 pm
- 21:31 mins
Guest: Naja Ramirez, PhD, Neuroscientist at the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences at the University of Washington Sticking with the subject of babies learning to speak, there’s also evidence to suggest an infant exposed to multiple languages from birth has a leg-up on babies that only hear one language at home when it comes to the all-important “executive function” of the brain. That’s the set of skills that help us manage time, solve problems and decide what to focus our attention on.