ERIC Number: EJ491201
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Environmental Correlates of Variation in Lexical Style: Interactional Style and the Structure of the Input.
Pine, Julian M.
Applied Psycholinguistics, v15 n3 p355-70 Sep 1994
Despite replicating previous findings of a relationship between maternal descriptiveness and the proportion of nouns and maternal directiveness and the proportion of verbs in children's early vocabulary, this study of eight mother-infant dyads revealed no relationship between differences in mothers' interactional behavior and differences in the functional characteristics of their children's spontaneous speech. (Contains 22 references.) (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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