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Learning What to Remember: Vocabulary Knowledge and Children's Memory for Object Names and Features

Perry, Lynn; Axelsson, Emma; Horst, Jessica


Although young children can map a novel name to a novel object, it remains unclear what they actually remember about objects when they initially make such a name–object association. In the current study we investigated (1) what children remembered after they were initially introduced to name–object associations and (2) how their vocabulary size and vocabulary structure influenced what they remembered. As a group, children had difficulty remembering each of the features of the original novel...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Infant and Child Development
DOI: 10.1002/icd.1933


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