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What is 'word understanding' for the parent of a one-year-old? Matching the difficulty of a lexical comprehension task to parental CDI report.

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ABSTRACTIs parental report of comprehension valid for individual words? If so, how well must an infant know a word before their parents will report it as 'understood'? We report an experiment in which parental report predicts infant performance in a referent identification task at 1 ; 6. Unlike in previous research of this kind (i.e. Houston-Price, Mather and Sakkalou, 2007), infants saw items only once, and image pairs were taxonomic sisters. The match between parental report and infant beha...

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Publisher copy:
10.1017/s0305000908009264
Journal:
Journal of child language More from this journal
Volume:
36
Issue:
4
Pages:
895-908
Publication date:
2009-09-01
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EISSN:
1469-7602
ISSN:
0305-0009
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:22252
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uuid:1d6b58b6-3f0d-4932-92e2-4411bc91f884
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22252
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2012-12-19

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