About this book
Topics featured in this book include:
- Competing models of statistical learning and how learning might be constrained by infants’ developing cognitive abilities.
- How experience with multiple exemplars helps infants understand space and other relations.
- The emergence of category-based inductive reasoning during infancy and early childhood.
- How children learn individual verbs and the verb system over time.
- How statistical learning leads to aggregation and abstraction in word learning.
- Mechanisms for evaluating others’ reliability as sources of knowledge when learning new words.
- The Search for Invariance (SI) hypothesis and its role in facilitating causal learning.
Language and Concept Acquisition from Infancy Through Childhood is an essential resource for researchers, clinicians and related professionals, and graduate students in infancy and early child development, applied linguistics, language education, child, school, and developmental psychology and related mental health and education services.
Editors and affiliations
- Book Title Language and Concept Acquisition from Infancy Through Childhood
- Book Subtitle Learning from Multiple Exemplars
Jane B. Childers
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-35594-4
- Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
- Publisher Name Springer, Cham
- eBook Packages Behavioral Science and Psychology Behavioral Science and Psychology (R0)
- Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-35593-7
- Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-35596-8
- eBook ISBN 978-3-030-35594-4
- Edition Number 1
- Number of Pages XV, 259
- Number of Illustrations 10 b/w illustrations, 22 illustrations in colour
Infancy and Early Childhood Development
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