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Annie Murphy Paul:
What we learn before we're born

TEDGlobal 2011 · 16:46 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Annie Murphy Paul: What we learn before we're born
16:46 · Filmed July 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011 · Subtitles available in 37 languages

Pop quiz: When does learning begin? Answer: Before we are born. Science writer Annie Murphy Paul talks through new research that shows how much we learn in the womb — from the lilt of our native language to our soon-to-be-favorite foods.

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Annie Murphy Paul investigates how life in the womb shapes who we become. Full bio
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