Tapping toddlers' evolving semantic representation via gesture.

@article{Capone2007TappingTE,
  title={Tapping toddlers' evolving semantic representation via gesture.},
  author={Nina C. Capone},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={732-45}
}
  • Nina C. Capone
  • Published 2007 in
    Journal of speech, language, and hearing research…
PURPOSE This study presents evidence that gesture is a means to understanding the semantic representations of toddlers. METHOD The data were part of a study of toddlers' word learning conducted by N. C. Capone and K. K. McGregor (2005). The object function probe from that study was administered after 1 exposure and after 3 exposures to objects. Here, toddlers' gestures were described and their gesture-speech combinations were analyzed as a function of instruction and time. RESULTS A large… CONTINUE READING