ERIC Number: EJ370854
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
What Is the Role of Reinforcement in Early Language Acquisition?
Whitehurst, Grover J.; Valdez-Menchaca, Marta C.
Child Development, v59 n2 p430-40 Apr 1988
Monolingual children were assigned to two groups to examine the role of reinforcement in language acquisition. One group was differentially reinforced for use of foreign vocabulary. The other group was first reinforced nondifferentially for use of either native or foreign language and later differentially reinforced for foreign language use. (PCB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers: Differential Reinforcement