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Newborns’ cry melody is shaped by their native language. Curr. Biol. 19, 1994–1997. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.09.064. 5) Kuhl, P. K., & Miller, J. D. (1975). Speech perception by the chinchilla: Voiced-voiceless distinction in alveolar plosive consonants. Science, 190(4209), 69-72. 6) Feijóo, S., Fernández, S., & Balsa, R. (1999). Influence of frequency range in the perceptual recognition of fricatives. 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