Feral Children

Kendall Stockard, Adi Silva, and Breanna Pinedo

Nature vs. Nurture

The Critical Period

The critical period

1) Second Language Acquisition

2) Genie

Teaching Language to a Feral Child

Morse Code Activity


Decipher the message from Morse Code.

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