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Study: Talking to toddlers may boost their IQ

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If you’re the parent of a toddler, it might be time to start engaging them in conversation.

Early conversation is linked to better language skills and higher IQ scores when they get to school, according to a new study published today in the Journal of Pediatrics.

Researchers tested two groups of kids aged 18 months to two-years-old. One group heard words from adults while the other group actually had conversations.

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Those same children were brought back for testing when they were 9 to 14 years old and scientists found the toddlers who engaged in back and forth conversation had higher IQ’s and vocabulary scores.

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