Talk to your child from an early age for improving language, speech related skills

In order to make your child an expert in learning language quick and have better speech related skills, start talking to him or her from an early age as keeping them involved in conversation helps in enhancing their language and speech related skills, finds the new study.

If you want your children to be quick learners of new words, then you should make sure that the area in their brain that is responsible for adapting a new language and enhancing their ability of learning new words get regular exercise. If you are wondering about ways of exercising their brain, here is a recent study that has got answer for you. It suggests that talking with your children from an early age helps in developing this part of their brain and keeps brain active.

The study showed that engaging young children in conversation by adults on a daily basis can improve their language skills, irrespective of their socio-economic status. The study was published in the Journal of Neuroscience.

The study was conducted on 4 to 6-year-old children and their parents from different socio-economic backgrounds, thanks to a team of researchers from Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US. It showed that greater conversational turn-taking was related to stronger connections between the two regions of brain Wernicke's area and Broca's area, that are responsible for comprehension and production of speech, according to a PTI report.

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While earlier researches have shown that there is a close link between socioeconomic status and children's brain development, this new study has not highlighted anything related to that.

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