Beyond Names for Things: Young Children's Acquisition of Verbs

Beyond Names for Things: Young Children's Acquisition of Verbs


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138876378
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/07/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: W.E. Merriman, M. Tomasello, Introduction: Verbs Are Words Too. Part I:Early Words for Action. P. Smiley, J. Huttenlocher, Conceptual Development and the Child's Early Words for Events, Objects, and Persons. A. Gopnik, S. Choi, Names, Relational Words, and Cognitive Development in English and Korean Speakers: Nouns Are Not Always Learned Before Verbs. S.R. Braunwald, Differences in the Acquisition of Early Verbs: Evidence From Diary Data from Sisters. Part II:Basic Principles of Verb Learning. M. Tomasello, Pragmatic Contexts for Early Verb Learning. W.E. Merriman, J. Marazita, L. Jarvis, Children's Disposition to Map New Words Onto New Referents. R.M. Golinkoff, K. Hirsh-Pasek, C.B. Mervis, W.B. Frawley, M. Parillo, Lexical Priciples Can Be Extended to the Acquisition of Verbs. K. Nelson, The Dual Category Problem in the Acquisition of Action Words. D.A. Behrend, Processes Involved in the Initial Mapping of Verb Meanings. Part III:The Role of Argument Structure. A. Lederer, H. Gleitman, L. Gleitman, Verbs of a Feather Flock Together: Semantic Information in the Structure of Maternal Speech. L.G. Naigles, A. Fowler, A. Helm, Syntactic Bootstrapping From Start to Finish With Special Reference to Down Syndrome. M. Rispoli, Missing Arguments and the Acquisition of Predicate Meanings. M.D.S. Braine, P.J. Brooks, Verb Argument Structure and the Problem of Avoiding an Overgeneral Grammar. M. Maratsos, G. Deák, Hedgehogs, Foxes, and the Acquisition of Verb Meaning.

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