ERIC Number: EJ261918
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Television Exposure and Language Development.
Selnow, Gary W.; Bettinghaus, Erwin P.
Journal of Broadcasting, v26 n1 p469-79 Win 1982
A language sample and television viewing log were collected from 93 preschool children to explore the relationship between viewing habits and spoken language. Findings showed a negative inverse relationship between language sophistication levels and television exposure, and suggested support for an environmentalist theory of language development. Fourteen references are cited. (Author/MER)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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