Browsing Tag: Methods

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Scientists can see your baby’s brainwaves! Using EEG to study language processing

Studying language through infants’ brainwaves. How babies learn language is deeply fascinating. Many experimental methods can help us understand when and how they acquire new words. In earlier posts, we discussed using behavioral methods and observational methods. A third type of method that is used to study word learning directly investigates how children’s (or adult’s) […]

Important EEG Waves

When we measure baby brainwaves, what do we measure and what does it mean?           When scientists measure brainwaves, they find a lot of them happening at different times. Scientists call these waves components, but we will continue to call them waves in this post. Some of the waves show up […]