ERIC Number: EJ399205
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Patterns of Object-Name Extension in Production.
Chapman, Kathy L.; Mervis, Carolyn B.
Journal of Child Language, v16 n3 p561-71 Oct 1989
The evolution of young children's categories, as measured by category name production, was studied. Results indicated that four sequences of category evolution were found, formed by the intersection of two factors: overlap vs. mutual exclusivity and first re-assignment separate vs. first re-assignment joint. (26 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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