ERIC Number: ED122625
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
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The Genesis of Language: A Psycholinguistic Approach.
Smith, Frank, Ed.; Miller, George A., Ed.
The fourteen papers are: "Developmental Psycholinguistics," by David McNeill; "Comments on 'Developmental Psycholinguistics'," by Dan I. Slobin; "How to Learn to Talk: Some Simple Ways," by Jerry A. Fodor; "The Acquisition of Russian as a Native Language, " by Dan I. Slobin; "Some Questions on the Child's Learning of Phonology," by Ruth H. Weir; "The Study of Articulation and Language Development during the Early School Years," by Mildred C. Templin; "The Development of the Phonological System in the Normal and the Deaf Child," by D. B. Fry; "Teaching the Deaf Child to Speak," by Ira J. Hirsh; "The Natural History of Language," by Eric H. Lenneberg; "Evolutionary Aspects of Language Development and Function," by Richard Allen Chase; "Ontogenetic, Genetical, and Phylogenetic Parallels between Animal Communication and Prelinguistic Child Behavior," by H. Kalmus; "Preparations for Discussing Behaviorism with Chimpanzee," by David Premack and Arthur Schwartz; "Comments on 'Preparations for Discussing Behaviorism with Chimpanzee'," by P. B. Denes; and "Reflections on the Conference," by James J. Jenkins. A discussion of each paper is provided. The papers are followed by an appendix consisting of abstracts of Soviet studies in child language and a topical guide to the abstracts. (CLK)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Articulation (Speech), Child Language, Communication (Thought Transfer), Conference Reports, Deafness, Grammar, Handicapped Children, Human Development, Language Acquisition, Language Research, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Russian
The M.I.T. Press, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 (HC $10.00)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Note: Proceedings of the Conference on Language Development in Children (Old Point Comfort, Virginia, April 25-28, 1965)