ERIC Number: EJ535892
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Scrutinizing Reference: How Gesture and Speech Are Coordinated in Mother-Child Interaction.
Schmidt, Chris L.
Journal of Child Language, v23 n2 p279-305 Jun 1996
Maternal ostensive naming was investigated in a cross-sectional study of 12 children. Display, demonstration, and pointing were coded with regard to whether and how coexisting speech referred to gesture focus. Maternal input was found to be significantly correlated with children's reported receptive vocabulary. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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