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ERIC Number: EJ524582
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
Measuring the Vocabulary Spurt: A Reply to Mervis & Bertrand.
Goldfield, Beverly A.; Reznick, J. Steven
Journal of Child Language, v23 n1 p241-46 Feb 1996
Replies to a report on three toddlers who evidenced a late vocabulary spurt. The article argues that differences in assessing productive vocabulary and the questionable inference that size of the lexicon is a reliable indicator of the vocabulary spurt make it inappropriate to compare these children to previous studies directly measuring change in rate of word learning. (21 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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