Word Frequencies in Toddlers' Lexicons

Rescorla, Leslie; Alley, Amie; Christine, Joanne Book
June 2001
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2001, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p598
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study which examined word frequencies in toddlers' lexicons. Methodology; Results of the study; Discussion.


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