Language Acquisition and Conceptual Development (Paperback)


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 into close 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.

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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 into close 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.

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Product Details

General

Imprint

Cambridge UniversityPress

Country of origin

United Kingdom

Series

Language Culture and Cognition

Release date

2001

Availability

Expected to ship within 7 - 11 working days

First published

2001

Editors

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Dimensions

229 x 152 x 35mm (L x W x T)

Format

Paperback - Trade

Pages

616

ISBN-13

978-0-521-59659-6

Barcode

9780521596596

Categories

LSN

0-521-59659-9



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