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ERIC Number: EJ282866
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
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Error Assimilation as a Mechanism in Language Learning.
Platt, Carole Bultler; MacWhinney, Brian
Journal of Child Language, v10 n2 p401-14 Jun 1983
When asked to judge as correct or incorrect three categories of sentences (those with errors similar to their own patterns, those with common "baby errors," and correct sentences), four-year-olds made significantly fewer corrections of errors similar to their own, suggesting that children learn their own errors. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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