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Beyond Labeling: The Role of Maternal Input in the Acquisition of Richly Structured Categories

Beyond Labeling: The Role of Maternal Input in the Acquisition of Richly Structured Categories

Susan Gelman

ISBN: 978-0-631-22458-7

Jan 1991, Wiley-Blackwell

159 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$61.95

Description

Recent research shows that pre-school children are skilled classifiers, using categories to organize information and extend knowledge. Focusing on the role of maternal input, this monograph provides one of the first detailed examinations of how mothers convey information about category structure to their children.