ERIC Number: EJ355411
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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The Semantic-Pragmatic Distinction in the Investigation of Mental State Words: The Role of the Situation.
Hall, William; Nagy, William E.
Discourse Processes, v16 n2 p169-80 Apr-Jun 1987
Compares semantic uses of mental state words by children four and a half to five years old. Suggests that children's linguistic and cognitive capacities can be influenced a great deal by subtle situational factors and that the effects vary according to the child's cultural background. (AEW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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