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Language Learning: CMU Researchers Use Video Games to Crack the Speech Code


May 18, 2011

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To replicate the challenges of learning language as an infant, Carnegie Mellon University's Lori Holt and Sung-Joo Lim and Stockholm University's Francisco Lacerda used video game training with a mock "alien" language. They discovered that listeners quickly recognize word-like units. They will present their findings at the Acoustical Society of America's annual meeting May 23-27 in Seattle, Wash. Full Story

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