Psych M.D. - Babbling Stage


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Term: Babbling Stage
Definition (Myers): beginning at 3 to 4 months, the stage of speech development in which the infant spontaneously utters various sounds at first unrelated to the household language. page 43 1
Definition (alternative): The stage of language development that follows cooing, which begins ± 6 months after birth, and consists of vowel-consonant-labial and nasogutteral combinations. 2
Contextual explanation: Babbling is when babies cannot talk properly. It is almost like a baby language because it is their own form of communication. It sounds like: babababa wawababawaba blahblahblah gagabawabawaga.
Related terms and concepts:

Babbling Baby 3




Conversation in form of Babbling 4




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Sources:
  1. Myers, David G. (2004). Psychology. Holland, Michigan: Worth Publishers.
  2. "Babbling Stage." The Free Dictionary. Web. 09 Sept. 2009. <http://http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/babbling+stage>.
  3. (2007, 04 11). Retrieved September 10, 2009, from YouTube Web site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RqUTJAfy48
  4. (2007, August 23). Retrieved September 10, 2009, from YouTube Web site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GARBeOrfhFo
Edited by: Susan #1
Date of last edit: September 11, 2009



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