The effect of semantic set size on word learning by preschool children.

@article{Storkel2009TheEO,
  title={The effect of semantic set size on word learning by preschool children.},
  author={Holly L. Storkel and Suzanne Adlof},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  year={2009},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={306-20}
}
PURPOSE The purpose was to determine whether semantic set size, a measure of the number of semantic neighbors, influenced word learning, and whether the influence of semantic set size was broad, showing effects on multiple measures both during and after learning. METHOD Thirty-six preschool children were exposed to 10 nonobjects, varying in semantic set size, paired with 10 nonwords, controlling phonotactic probability and neighborhood density. Nonobject-nonword pairs were presented in a game… CONTINUE READING
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