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ERIC Number: EJ547515
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
The Interaction of Language and Thought in Children's Language Acquisition: A Crosslinguistic Study.
Weist, Richard M.; And Others
Journal of Child Language, v24 n1 p81-121 Feb 1997
Investigates the potential interaction of conceptual representations and linguistic systems during language acquisition. The study examined language-thought interactions in American, Finnish and Polish children, focusing on the conceptual and linguistic development of space and time. Findings reveal that spatial and temporal linguistic systems and representational knowledge interact during development. (41 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Finland; Poland