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A team led by Kathleen Wermke at the Center for Prespeech Development and Developmental Disorders at Würzburg University in Germany studied the cry “melodies” of 60 healthy newborns—30 French and 30 German. The melodies, or intonations, aren’t true accents, says Wermke. Accents have to do with the ways words are pronounced. The researchers knew that French speakers typically raise their pitch at the ends of words and phrases, while German speakers typically do the opposite. The melodies of the newborn babies’ cries followed the same intonations of the languages the babies had heard in the womb. The French babies’ cries, for example, tended to end on a rising note.
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