Language, 4, — Lee et al. It is thought to appeal more to babies and that they pay more attention when they are spoken to in this manner.
Infants in both conditions were familiarized with 4 lists of words, two lists of trochees and two lists of iambs, and tested with the remaining 16 lists of words, 8 lists of trochees, and 8 lists of iambs.
Participants Forty-eight monolingual English-learning 9-month-old infants 24 females, 24 males with no known history of developmental delay or hearing loss participated in the study. Psychological Science 9: One of the prosodic properties that infants attend to during the first year of life is the lexical stress pattern.
Google Scholar Bateson, M. Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 7: 3, — The longer-term effects of corrective input: an experimental approach.