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Carey, Susan; Bartlett, Elsa – 1978
Twenty children aged 3;0 to 3;10 were studied for behavior related to the acquisition of a single new word ("chromium," which was presented as designating the color olive green). The research was conducted in three cycles: prior to exposure to "chromium," at the time of a single encounter with that word, and about a week after the first encounter.…
Descriptors: Child Language, Individual Differences, Language Acquisition, Language Research