1. Explain joint attention in terms of lexical constraints
- Children who spend more time in joint attentional frames learn more words
- children in joint attention frames get more distracted and do not learn new word meanings
- children like being in joint attention with a caregiver
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2. Why did Ambridge claim nouns are easier to learn than verbs?
- because they start with a capital letter
- because they are used more often in adult language
- because they are conceptually easier
3. Under extension is:
- a child uses a word in the incorrect context
- a child refers to something as a word outside its category
- the wrong ending is applied to a verb
4. In terms of lexical constraints- what is mutual exclusivity?
- if we already give the name of the whole, children then label the part of the object
- children do not learn the name of detail until very late
- children use cancellation techniques to figure out word meanings
5. How is language used with activities?
- the child talks during the activities
- language serves as an accompaniment to each activity
- it isn't