Early vocabulary development: The importance of joint attention and parent-child book reading

@article{Farrant2012EarlyVD,
  title={Early vocabulary development: The importance of joint attention and parent-child book reading},
  author={Brad M. Farrant and S. Zubrick},
  journal={First Language},
  year={2012},
  volume={32},
  pages={343 - 364}
}
  • Brad M. Farrant, S. Zubrick
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • First Language
  • The current study brought a bioecological approach to children’s early vocabulary development using data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. Relevant data were available for 2188 children (1119 male) who had a median age of 9 months (M = 9.3 months, SD = 2.1 months) at Wave 1 and a median age of 34 months (M = 34.2 months, SD = 2.5 months) at Wave 2. Results support the developmental importance of joint attention and parent-child book reading as well as the argument that the… CONTINUE READING
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