Baby Einstein’s Refund: Not so Smart?...
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October 28, 2009, 10:37 am , New York Times, By Steven D. Levitt
Roughly 15 years ago, before there was such a thing as Baby Einstein, I had a business idea that emerged from a dinner conversation with a linguist. We got to talking about how hard it was for adults learning foreign languages to ever sound like native speakers.
One reason for this is, apparently, is that there are sounds that occur in some languages and not others. If you are raised...