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The Resource Language acquisition and conceptual development, edited by Melissa Bowerman and Stephen C. Levinson

Language acquisition and conceptual development, edited by Melissa Bowerman and Stephen C. Levinson

Label
Language acquisition and conceptual development
Title
Language acquisition and conceptual development
Statement of responsibility
edited by Melissa Bowerman and Stephen C. Levinson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bowerman, Melissa
  • Levinson, Stephen C
Series statement
Language, culture and cognition
Series volume
3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language acquisition
  • Cognition in children
  • Language acquisition
  • Cognition in children
Label
Language acquisition and conceptual development, edited by Melissa Bowerman and Stephen C. Levinson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
The mosaic evolution of cognitive and linguistic ontogeny / Jonas Langer -- Theories, language, and culture : Whorf without wincing / Alison Gopnik -- Initial knowledge and conceptual change : space and number / Elizabeth S. Spelke and Sanna Tsivkin -- How domain-general processes may create domain-specific biases / Linda B. Smith -- Perceiving intentions and learning words in the second year of life / Michael Tomasello -- Roots of word learning / Paul Bloom -- Whorf versus continuity theorists : bringing data to bear on the debate / Susan Carey -- Individuation, relativity, and early word learning / Dedre Gentner and Lera Boroditsky -- Grammatical categories and the development of classification preferences : a comparative approach / John A. Lucy and Suzanne Gaskins -- Person in the language of singletons, siblings, and twins / Werner Deutsch ... [et al.] -- Early representations for all, each, and their counterparts in Mandarin Chinese and Portuguese / Patricia J. Brooks ... [et al.] -- Children's weak interpretations of universally quantified questions / Kenneth F. Drozd -- Emergent categories in first language acquisition / Eve V. Clark -- Form-function relations : how do children find out what they are? / Dan I. Slobin -- Cognitive-conceptual development and the acquisition of grammatical morphemes : the development of time concepts and verb tense / Heike Behrens -- Shaping meanings for language : universal and language-specific in the acquisition of spatial semantic categories / Melissa Bowerman and Soonja Choi -- Learning to talk about motion UP and DOWN in Tzeltal : is there a language-specific bias for verb learning? / Penelope Brown -- Finding the richest path : language and cognition in the acquisition of verticality in Tzotzil (Mayan) / Lourdes de León -- Covariation between spatial language and cognition, and its implications for language learning / Stephen C. Levinson
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 602 p.
Isbn
9780521596596
Lccn
99042105
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Language acquisition and conceptual development, edited by Melissa Bowerman and Stephen C. Levinson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
The mosaic evolution of cognitive and linguistic ontogeny / Jonas Langer -- Theories, language, and culture : Whorf without wincing / Alison Gopnik -- Initial knowledge and conceptual change : space and number / Elizabeth S. Spelke and Sanna Tsivkin -- How domain-general processes may create domain-specific biases / Linda B. Smith -- Perceiving intentions and learning words in the second year of life / Michael Tomasello -- Roots of word learning / Paul Bloom -- Whorf versus continuity theorists : bringing data to bear on the debate / Susan Carey -- Individuation, relativity, and early word learning / Dedre Gentner and Lera Boroditsky -- Grammatical categories and the development of classification preferences : a comparative approach / John A. Lucy and Suzanne Gaskins -- Person in the language of singletons, siblings, and twins / Werner Deutsch ... [et al.] -- Early representations for all, each, and their counterparts in Mandarin Chinese and Portuguese / Patricia J. Brooks ... [et al.] -- Children's weak interpretations of universally quantified questions / Kenneth F. Drozd -- Emergent categories in first language acquisition / Eve V. Clark -- Form-function relations : how do children find out what they are? / Dan I. Slobin -- Cognitive-conceptual development and the acquisition of grammatical morphemes : the development of time concepts and verb tense / Heike Behrens -- Shaping meanings for language : universal and language-specific in the acquisition of spatial semantic categories / Melissa Bowerman and Soonja Choi -- Learning to talk about motion UP and DOWN in Tzeltal : is there a language-specific bias for verb learning? / Penelope Brown -- Finding the richest path : language and cognition in the acquisition of verticality in Tzotzil (Mayan) / Lourdes de León -- Covariation between spatial language and cognition, and its implications for language learning / Stephen C. Levinson
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 602 p.
Isbn
9780521596596
Lccn
99042105
Other physical details
ill.

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