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ERIC Number: EJ645850
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
One Cow Does Not an Animal Make: Young Children Can Extend Novel Words at the Superordinate Level.
Liu, Jing; Golinkoff, Roberta Michnick; Sak, Kimberly
Child Development, v72 n6 p1674-94 Nov-Dec 2001
Six match-to-sample picture/object selection experiments explored 3- to 5-year-olds' knowledge about superordinate words and acquisition of this knowledge. Findings indicated that number of standards (one versus two), types of standards (different versus same basic-level categories), and nature of representation (pictures versus objects) influenced learning and extension of superordinate words. Age differences were found in pattern of superordinate word acquisition. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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