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ERIC Number: EJ559653
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
Word Learning in a Special Population: Do Individuals with Williams Syndrome Obey Lexical Constraints.
Stevens, Tassos; Karmiloff-Smith, Annette
Journal of Child Language, v24 n3 p737-65 Oct 1997
This study examines the processes underlying vocabulary acquisition, i.e., how new words are learned, in children with Williams Syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder. A Williams Syndrome group was compared to groups of normal controls in the range 3-9 years in four different experiments testing for constraints on word learning. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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