9780142181867

I Can Hear You Whisper An Intimate Journey Through the Science of Sound and Language

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  • ISBN13:

    9780142181867

  • ISBN10:

    0142181862

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2015-02-24
  • Publisher: Plume

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Summary

When her toddler son, Alex, was identified with significant hearing loss, Lydia Denworth worried about how well his brain and language skills would develop outside the world of sound. An acclaimed science journalist as well as a mother, Denworth began interviewing experts on language development, inventors of groundbreaking technology, leaders in the Deaf community, and neuroscientists at the frontiers of brain plasticity research.
 
One mother’s engrossing journey to the frontiers of science, I Can Hear You Whisper will be embraced by parents of children who want to better understand the exquisite relationship between sound, language, and learning.

Author Biography

LYDIA DENWORTH is a former Newsweek reporter, London bureau chief at People, and professor of journalism at Fordham. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Child, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, and other publications. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.

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