ERIC Number: EJ643715
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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First Communion: The Emergence of Vocal Relationships.
Locke, John L.
Social Development, v10 n3 p294-308 2001
Proposes that vocal communion between infant and caregiver supports infants' language acquisition and connectedness with caregivers. Recommends research to determine whether social behaviors such as joint attention and vocal imitation are functionally related to language learning or are only symptomatic of a survival-centered caregiving relationship. (DLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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