Sounds like 'baba' and 'dada' are common to hear from a six-month old. This is the genesis of sophisticated human speech.
I know that gorillas and chimpanzees can learn sign language and use it to communicate. But can other animals use sign language, too?
Scientists have found new evidence that bottlenose dolphins may address each other by name.
Researchers debate this, and it depends on how you define language.
We've talked before about how surprisingly flexible the brain is. Learn about the amazing connection between sign language and the brain.
Do you think it is better to speak to a baby as you would an adult? Think again!
Researchers have found that you can tape record the various calls made by Vervet monkeys and play them back one at a time.
Smart baby videos are very popular among parents who think they help with their baby's language skills.
Are you bilingual or multilingual? Chances are it will help you cope with dementia.
What spoonerisms tell us about peech satterns, or rather, speech patterns on this Moment of Science.