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The role of sleep in early language acquisition

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The relationship between sleep and language during infancy has not attracted a great deal of scrutiny despite its theoretical importance in the function of sleep and the practical implications to which resulting findings could contribute. With this in mind, the current thesis aims to investigate this question with a focus on word learning, generalisation of word meanings and vocabulary development. A cross-sectional design in 16 month old infants was used as one of the main approaches to t...

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Klara Horvath More by this author

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University of Oxford
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Supervisor
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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