Berko/Brown 'wug test' and 'fis phenomenon'

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WUG TEST

Berko carried out this experiment to investigate the acquisition of grammatical rules of plurals and other inflectional morphemes in children.

STAGES OF THE EXPERIMENT...

1. A child was presented with a drawing of a small creature... 'A Wug'

2. Presented with another drawing of the same creature and asked what they are, to see if the

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