Babies being raised in bilingual environments can
learn both in the time it takes most babies to learn
start talking around age 1 and can say about 50 words by
Scientists hope the new findings will help older
children and adults learn languages more easily.
"We think the magic that kids apply to this
learning situation, some of the principles, can be
imported into learning programs for adults," said Kuhl.
Kuhl is now part of an international team trying to turn
those lessons into more teachable technology.