ERIC Number: EJ272834
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Assessing the Role of Experience on Infants' Speech Discrimination.
MacKain, Kristine S.
Journal of Child Language, v9 n3 p527-42 Oct 1982
Argues that knowing how infants process speech is a prerequisite to any definition of linguistic experience and therefore, the discrimination paradigm does not provide a test for the effect of experience on infants' speech discrimination. Outlines conditions to be met in order to conclude an effect of experience. (EKN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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