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The effect of first signal complexity on the delay of the second response within the paradigm of PRP has been the subject of several recent papers. The results show that, for the same interstimulus interval, the more complex the first reaction, the more the second response is delayed. This paper reports a reanalysis of the data presented by these(More)
104 mothers of 1- and 3-year-old children were interviewed. Half of the mothers were of high and half of low SES. Low SES mothers believed that infants acquire basic cognitive skills, such as vision, hearing, and comprehending speech, at a later age than high SES mothers. Low SES mothers also believed that the introduction of cognitively stimulating(More)
1 Defining the domain of pragmatics Pragmatics versus syntax and semantics in formal models. Broadly speaking, pragmatics is the study of the use of language in context for the purpose of communication. Thus, developmental pragmatics is concerned with the question of how a child acquires the competencies underlying the rule-governed employment of speech in(More)
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