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ERIC Number: EJ623747
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Two-Year-Olds Will Name Artifacts by Their Functions.
Nelson, Deborah G. Kemler; Russell, Rachel; Duke, Nell; Jones, Kate
Child Development, v71 n5 p1271-88 Sep-Oct 2000
Three studies examined lexical categorization in 2-year- olds. Findings indicated that even with minimal opportunities to familiarize themselves with novel artifacts, children generalized their names in accordance with the objects' functions, even when they had to discover the functions on their own or when all the test objects had some discernible function. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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