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Infants show early comprehension of basic color words

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Previous research has highlighted the difficulty that infants have in learning to use color words. Even after acquiring the words themselves, infants are reported to use them incorrectly, or overextend their usage. We tested 146 infants from 5 different age groups on their knowledge of 6 basic color words, red, green, yellow, blue, black, and white, using an intermodal preferential looking task. The results showed that infants show reliable comprehension of color words as early as 19 months o...

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10.1037/dev0000609

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0000-0003-1022-4676
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0216-7480
Publisher:
American Psychological Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Developmental Psychology Journal website
Volume:
55
Issue:
2
Pages:
240-249
Publication date:
2019-02-01
Acceptance date:
2018-07-18
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EISSN:
1939-0599
ISSN:
0012-1649
Pmid:
30489137
Source identifiers:
948979
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English
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pubs:948979
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2019-01-18

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