Looking in the Wrong Direction Correlates With More Accurate Word Learning


Previous research on lexical development has aimed to identify the factors that enable accurate initial word-referent mappings based on the assumption that the accuracy of initial word-referent associations is critical for word learning. The present study challenges this assumption. Adult English speakers learned an artificial language within a cross… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2010.01156.x

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