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Linguistic and cultural variation in early color word learning

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When and how do infants learn color words? It is generally supposed that color words are learned late, and with a great deal of difficulty. By examining infant language surveys in British English and 11 other languages, we show that color word learning occurs earlier than has been previously suggested, and that the order of acquisition of color words is similar in related languages. We demonstrate that frequency and syllabic complexity can be used to predict variability in infant color word l...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/cdev.13164

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0216-7480
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Journal:
Child Development More from this journal
Volume:
91
Issue:
1
Pages:
28-42
Publication date:
2018-10-13
Acceptance date:
2018-05-24
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EISSN:
1467-8624
ISSN:
0009-3920
Pubs id:
pubs:859684
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uuid:c91fbf9f-05e5-4b76-8fe8-74e5ee10e5fe
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pubs:859684
Source identifiers:
859684
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2018-06-28

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