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Infants' brains attuned to baby talk and nursery rhymes

Researchers in Cambridge believe that babies learn best when their brain waves are in sync with their parents'. Click here to read the whole story with Cambridge Neuroscientist Dr Vicky Leong (pictured right) and the BBC's Pallab Ghosh. Vicky has a lab in the Department of Psychology. Dr Kirstie Whittaker also comments on her work on adolescent brain development in the context of Vicky's research.

Read more about Vicky's research in a recent ESRC blog with her collaborator Dr Sam Wass.

If you have a baby and are interested in taking part in ongoing research, please contact Dr Kaili Clackson (

Posted on 23/11/2016

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