The relevance of early word recognition: Insights from the infant brain

@inproceedings{Junge2011TheRO,
  title={The relevance of early word recognition: Insights from the infant brain},
  author={Caroline Junge},
  year={2011}
}
A round their first birthday infants begin to talk, yet they com prehend words long before. This study investigated the event-related potentials (ERP) responses o f ninem onth-olds on basic level picture-w ord pairings. A fter a familiarization phase o f six picture-w ord pairings per semantic category, com prehension for novel exemplars was tested in a picture-w ord m atching paradigm. ERPs tim e-locked to pictures elicited a m odulation o f the Negative Central (Nc) com ponent, associated w… CONTINUE READING