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Title: Language Acquisition and Conceptual Development
Edited By: Melissa Bowerman
Stephen Curtis Levinson
URL: http://us.cambridge.org/titles/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521593581p://
Series Title: Language, Culture and Cognition 3
Description:

Recent years have seen a revolution in our knowledge of how children learn to think and speak. In this volume, leading scholars from these rapidly evolving fields of research examine the relationship between child language acquisition and cognitive development, bringing two vital strands of investigation intoclose dialog. The book explains important new ideas about how language acquisition interacts with the process of early cognition, providing original empirical contributions based on a variety of languages, populations and ages as well as theoretical discussions that bridge psychology, linguistics and anthropology.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Cognitive Science
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ISBN: 0521593581
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Pages: 614
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ISBN: 0521596599
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Pages: 614
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