Predictors of early person reference development: maternal language input, attachment and neurodevelopmental markers.

@article{Lemche2013PredictorsOE,
  title={Predictors of early person reference development: maternal language input, attachment and neurodevelopmental markers.},
  author={E Lemche and Peter Joraschky and Gisela Klann-Delius},
  journal={Infant behavior & development},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={
          575-82
        }
}
In a longitudinal natural language development study in Germany, the acquisition of verbal symbols for present persons, absent persons, inanimate things and the mother-toddler dyad was investigated. Following the notion that verbal referent use is more developed in ostensive contexts, symbolic play situations were coded for verbal person reference by means of noun and pronoun use. Depending on attachment classifications at twelve months of age, effects of attachment classification and maternal… CONTINUE READING
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