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ERIC Number: EJ444928
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0012-1649
Count Nouns, Adjectives, and Perceptual Properties in Children's Novel Word Interpretations.
Smith, Linda B.; And Others
Developmental Psychology, v28 n2 p273-86 Mar 1992
Examined linguistic and nonlinguistic context effects on the shape bias in three year olds' word learning. Results indicated that children systematically attended to shape in interpreting novel count nouns, but their interpretation of adjectives was contextually determined. (GLR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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