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How many words are Australian children hearing in the first year of life?

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BACKGROUND: There is evidence that parents from more socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds engage in fewer verbal interactions with their child than more advantaged parents. This leads to the so-called, '30 million-word gap'. This study aims to investigate the number of words children hear and the number of vocalizations children produce in their first year of life and examines whether these aspects of the early language home environment differ by maternal education....

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12887-020-1946-0

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0000-0001-8025-8535
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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Education
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Education
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National Health and Medical Research Council
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APP1121830
Publisher:
BMC
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Volume:
20
Issue:
1
Article number:
52
Publication date:
2020-02-03
Acceptance date:
2020-01-24
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EISSN:
1471-2431
ISSN:
1471-2431
Pmid:
32013944
Language:
English
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1085686
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pubs:1085686
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2020-02-11

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