Understanding typical receptive and expressive language development is critical in this voice tech space. How are voice assistants impacting social and emotional development, communication, language and literacy, and cognitive development in young children?
It's important we don't forget that voice assistants can't replicate critical conversational exchanges necessary for language growth. It's a tool but not a replacement.
If you are a frequent user of voice assistants, is your child mastering typical language milestones on the expected timeline?
" Study finds engaging young children in conversation is more important for brain development than “dumping words” on them. " ~Anne Trafton, MIT Technology