The constructivist approach : Reply to commentaries

Lieven, Elena and Brandt, Silke (2011) The constructivist approach : Reply to commentaries. Infancia y Aprendizaje, 34 (3). pp. 319-322. ISSN 0210-3702

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In this reply we briefly address the following issues: the role of input frequencies; the contrast between an emergentist and an innatist position on the development of tense and agreement marking; the importance of comparing the adult language to that of the child when deciding on the level of grammatical abstraction in the child's system; and, finally, how to reconcile preferential looking results with results from studies using other methods.

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Infancia y Aprendizaje
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?? first language acquisitionsyntactic developmentusage-based theoryeducationdevelopmental and educational psychology ??
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