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Associative approaches to lexical development

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An associative approach to lexical acquisition assumes that the principles of associative learning are adequate to account for the representations and processes underlying the mature use of words. This chapter considers whether cognitive machinery is needed to explain early lexical development by entertaining the possibility that associative mechanisms are sufficient to account for some of the important findings in the field. Three such constraints have proved particularly influential in info...

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10.1002/9781118650813.ch21

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Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Publisher:
Wiley Online Library Publisher's website
Pages:
538-553
Host title:
The Wiley Handbook on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning
Publication date:
2016-06-24
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pubs:656440
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uri:a14f4476-e31b-46c7-bcd4-c1440fd67c16
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uuid:a14f4476-e31b-46c7-bcd4-c1440fd67c16
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pubs:656440
ISBN:
978-1-118-65094-3
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