‘What We Learn Before We’re Born’: Video

Ted gave a pop quiz: When does learning begin? Answer: Before we are born.

Science writer Annie Murphy Paul talked through research that remains important to understand and still connects with related science efforts: How much we learn in the womb — from the lilt of our native language to our soon-to-be-favorite foods.

For more on the science behind how babies learn even before they are born, see: Here’s Why ‘Baby Talk’ Is Good for Your Baby.


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