Psychology - Gardner and Gardner - Findings and Conclusions

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  • Created on: 03-05-15 17:31

Findings and Conclusions

  • At the end of the project, 30 words met the criteria set by Gardner and Gardner.
  • After 7 months, Washie had learnt 4 signs.
  • After 14 months, Washoe had learnt 13 signs.
  • After 21 months, Washoe had learnt 30 signs.
  • Some examples of the specific ways that Washoe used words are as followed:
  • More, when asking to continue or repeat an activity, e.g. More tickling or a second helping of food.
  • Drink, when asking for water. To include pop, Washoe often combined drink


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