Neighborhood Density and Word Frequency Predict Vocabulary Size in Toddlers
- It'snowing what to say. Visser, Margaret // Saturday Night;Feb94, Vol. 109 Issue 1, p30
States that vocabularies differ in richness, in their insistence on making distinctions or in their refusal to note them. Richness of vocabulary as a pointer to the importance a culture places upon certain regions of the real rather than upon others; Eskimo panoply of designations for snow as...
- THE SCOPE 100. // Scholastic Scope;2/6/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p21
A quiz concerning the new vocabulary of English words published in the journal "Scope" is presented
- FUN ON THE RUN. // Ranger Rick;Aug2003, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p21
Presents a quiz on words containing 'rat.'
- Said Webs: Remedy for tired words. Laframboise, Kathryn L. // Reading Teacher;Apr2000, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p540
Deals with Said Web, an instructional strategy used in developing vocabulary. Rationale behind Said Web; Levels of vocabulary acquisition; Procedures.
- Word Frequencies in Toddlers' Lexicons. Rescorla, Leslie; Alley, Amie; Christine, Joanne Book // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2001, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p598
Presents information on a study which examined word frequencies in toddlers' lexicons. Methodology; Results of the study; Discussion.
- Analysis of Career Information in Introductory Psychology Textbooks: Methods and Findings. Anderson, Shawna L.; Eiler II, William J. A.; Rajecki, D. W. // North American Journal of Psychology;2003, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p257
Presents information on a study which compared word counts of career information in introductory textbook chapters with counts from four career appendixes. Orientation perspectives; Information on the coding procedure;Ways the inter-coder agreement was addressed.
- Rationale for systematic vocabulary development: Antidote for state mandates. Manzo, Anthony V.; Manzo, Ula C.; Thomas, Matthew M. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Apr2006, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p610
The article talks about the state of vocabulary knowledge in the U.S. Low-frequency words are words found in literature and advanced schooling, while high-frequency words appear in everyday speech and have the greatest occurrence in general writing and the lower grades. Vocabulary instruction...
- NOTE ON A SIMPLE ALGORITHM FOR A COMPUTER PRODUCED READING EASE SCORE. Coke, Esther U.; Rothkopf, Ernst Z. // Journal of Applied Psychology;Jun70, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p208
Three relatively simple computer algorithms for estimating the average number of syllables per word in text from letter counts are described. The syllable counts were used to determine Flesch Reading Ease Scores for text by computer. Vowel counts worked well.
- The Mirror Effect in Recognition Memory: Data and Theory. Glanzer, Murray; Adams, John K. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory & Cognition;Jan1990, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p5
Studies the mirror effect in recognition memory by researchers from New York City. Regularity in recognition memory that requires reexamination of current views of memory; Evidence supporting the generality of the mirror effect; Presentation of a theory of the effect and predictions that derive...