Storytime and conversations can increase children's vocabulary and reasoning skills.
In a recent study, 20% of the test subjects indicated they disliked the word, "moist."
Scientists have recently added a species of lemur to the list of animals that are capable of interspecies communication.
Do you think it is better to speak to a baby as you would an adult? Think again!
People who think about language talk about how the sounds of words bear no relation to objects in the world. Learn about new finds on this Moment of Science.