Learning new vocabulary during childhood: effects of semantic training on lexical consolidation and integration.

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Research suggests that word learning is an extended process, with offline consolidation crucial for the strengthening of new lexical representations and their integration with existing lexical knowledge (as measured by engagement in lexical competition). This supports a dual memory systems account, in which new information is initially sparsely encoded… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2013.07.004

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@article{Henderson2013LearningNV, title={Learning new vocabulary during childhood: effects of semantic training on lexical consolidation and integration.}, author={Lisa Henderson and Anna R Weighall and Gareth Gaskell}, journal={Journal of experimental child psychology}, year={2013}, volume={116 3}, pages={572-92} }