Taking stock as theories of word learning take shape.

@article{Booth2008TakingSA,
  title={Taking stock as theories of word learning take shape.},
  author={Amy Booth and Sandra R Waxman},
  journal={Developmental science},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={
          185-94
        }
}
In this paper we consider the perceptual and conceptual contributions that shape early word learning, using research on the shape bias as a case in point. In our view, conceptual, linguistic, social-pragmatic, and perceptual sources of information influence one another powerfully and continuously in the service of word learning throughout infancy and early childhood. We articulate several key points of convergence and divergence between our theoretical perspective and that of the attentional… CONTINUE READING
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