Conversation Articles

Many of our team have written articles for The Conversationan independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. Links to these articles are below:


The science of baby babbling – and why it can take on accents
Andrew Jessop, 1 July 2024

Lockdown babies behind on communication milestones: to help toddlers’ language skills, just talk and listen
Katie Alcock, 18 October 2022

From signing to ‘sensory’: can trendy baby classes really boost a child’s development?
Amy Bidgood, 11 March 2016

How we showed ‘sleeping on it’ really is the best way to solve a problem
Padraic Monaghan, 24 July 2015

What is going on in your brain when you sleep?
Padraic Monaghan, 8 April 2015

Watching TV can actually be good for toddlers
Gemma Taylor, 6 March 2015

What grammar gurus don't get about how we learn
Ben Ambridge, 4 July 2014

Talking to your babies could help them do better at school
Michelle Peter, 1 July 2014