Exposure to language improves “invented spellings” of children ages 3 to 5 years


08/11/2017 01:08 PM EDT

The Discovery Files

New research from Washington University in St. Louis suggests that children as young as 3 already are beginning to recognize and follow important rules and patterns governing how letters in the English language fit together to make words. The study provides new evidence that children start to …

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