ERIC Number: EJ384122
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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The Development of New and Old Information in Young Children's Early Language.
Baker, Nancy D.; Greenfield, Patricia M.
Language Sciences, v10 n1 p3-34 1988
A longitudinal study of four 17- to 33-month-olds revealed that their linguistic selection at the one-word stage was governed by principles of informativeness, while the two-word stage was characterized by new, or a combination of new and old, information. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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