ERIC Number: EJ552804
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Categorization and Its Developmental Relation to Early Language.
Gershkoff-Stowe, Lisa; Thal, Donna J.; Smith, Linda B.; Namy, Laura L.
Child Development, v68 n5 p843-59 Oct 1997
Three studies examined the developmental relationship between early linguistic and cognitive achievements. Findings showed that children's ability to classify objects in a spatial or temporal order was independent of advances in productive vocabulary growth, suggesting that developments in categorization and naming depend on abilities in addition to knowledge of object categories. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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