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How Children Learn the Meanings of Words

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ISBN-10: 0262523299

ISBN-13: 9780262523295

Edition: 2002 (Reprint)

Authors: Paul Bloom, Jeffrey S. Rosenschein

List price: $32.00
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Description:

This text suggests that children learn words through sophisticated cognitive abilities that exist for other purposes. Topics included are the effects of language on spatial reasoning and the origin of essentialist beliefs.
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 1/25/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 314
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.166

Series Foreword
Acknowledgments
First Words
Fast Mapping and the Course of Word Learning
Word Learning and Theory of Mind
Object Names and Other Common Nouns
Pronouns and Proper Names
Concepts and Categories
Naming Representations
Learning Words through Linguistic Context
Number Words
Words and Concepts
Final Words
References
Author Index
Subject Index