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Late talkers twice as likely to have severe, frequent temper tantrums

Late talkers twice as likely to have severe, frequent temper tantrums 1

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Toddler speech delays and temper tantrums have long been assumed to go hand in hand, but no large-scale research had successfully backed up that assumption with data.  Until now.  A new, 2,000-participant study from Northwestern University found that toddlers with fewer spoken words have more frequent …

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