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Language Development

  • By: Meredith L. Rowe & Kathryn A. Leech
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Language development is the process by which children come to understand and produce language. This entry focuses on the period between birth and 5 years of age. The entry presents theoretical perspectives on language development, followed by a review of the ...