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ERIC Number: EJ849164
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Nov
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 41
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1363-755X
Biased to Learn Language
Sebastian-Galles, Nuria
Developmental Science, v10 n6 p713-718 Nov 2007
Some recent publications that explore the foundations of early language development are reviewed in this article. The review adopts the pivotal idea that infants' advancements are helped by the existence of different types of biases. The infant's discovery of the phonological properties of the language of the environment, as well as their learning of words, is assisted by different types of processing biases, ranging from perceptual to social factors.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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