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Language acquisition : core readings / ed. Paul Bloom

Secondary Author Bloom, Paul Country Estados Unidos. Publication New York : Harvester Wheatsheaf, cop. 1993 Description IX, 622 p. : il. ; 24 cm ISBN 0-7450-1367-8 CDU 800.7:372.88 372.88:800.7
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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgments
  • Overview
  • Part 1 The Onset of Language Development
  • Part 2 Word Learning
  • Part 3 Syntax and Semantics
  • Part 4 Morphology
  • Part 5 Acquisition in Special Circumstances
  • Part 6 Alternative Perspectives
  • Preface: Language Acquisitions
  • Overview: Controversies in language acquisition
  • Introduction
  • A Brief Overview
  • The Course of Language Development
  • Input to Language Development
  • The Acquisition of Word Meaning
  • Constraints on Word Meaning
  • Problems with Constraints
  • Syntactic Cues to Word Meaning
  • The Emergence of Syntax
  • Discontinuous Theories
  • Continuous Theories
  • Parameter Setting: The Case of Null Subjects
  • Explanations for Subject Omission in Child English
  • Null Subjects and the Logic of Parameter Setting
  • Cognitive Architecture and Recovery from Error: The Case of Verbs
  • The Phenomenon of Overregularization
  • Alternative Conceptualizations
  • Overregularization of Semantic Alternations
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes to "Overview"
  • References to "Overview"
  • Part 1 The Onset of Language Development
  • 1.1 Human Maternal Vocalizations to Infants as Biologically Relevant Signals: An Evolutionary Perspe...
  • 1.2 Modularity and Constraints in Early Lexical Acquisition: Evidence from Children's Early Language...
  • Part 2 Word Learning
  • 2.1 Infant Contributions to the Achievement of Joint Reference
  • 2.2 Constraints Children Place on Word Meanings
  • 2.3 The Structural Sources of Verb Meanings
  • 2.4 Early Word Meanings: The Case of Object Names
  • Part 3 Syntax and Semantics
  • 3.1 The Notion of Source in Language Acquisition
  • 3.2 Affectedness and Direct Objects: The Role of Lexical Semantics in the Acquisition of Verb Argume...
  • 3.3 Learning a Semantic System: What Role Do Cognitive Predispositions Play?
  • 3.4 Language Acquisition in the Absence of Experience
  • 3.5 Language Growth with Experience without Feedback
  • Part 4 Morphology
  • 4.1 On Learning the Past Tenses of English Verbs
  • 4.2 Rules of Language
  • 4.3 Level-Ordering in Lexical Development
  • Part 5 Acquisition in Special Circumstances
  • 5.1 Beyond the Input Given: The Child's Role in the Acquisition of Language
  • 5.2 Maturational Constraints on Language Learning
  • Part 6 Alternative Perspectives
  • 6.1 Innate Constraints and Developmental Change1
  • 6.2 The Instinct to Learn
  • Index

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