ERIC Number: EJ459693
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Noun Bias in Maternal Speech to One-Year-Olds.
Goldfield, Beverly A.
Journal of Child Language, v20 n1 p85-99 Feb 1993
This study examines the distribution of nouns and verbs in maternal speech to one year olds. Mothers and children were videotaped. Nouns and verbs in maternal speech were coded for frequency, sentence position, and occurrence with grammatical inflections. Frequency of nouns and verbs varied with context. (33 references) (KM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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