Chapter 11. Processes of Development in Early Communication

  1. Gavin Bremner and
  2. Alan Slater
  1. David Messer

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752180.ch11

Theories of Infant Development

Theories of Infant Development

How to Cite

Messer, D. (2004) Processes of Development in Early Communication, in Theories of Infant Development (eds G. Bremner and A. Slater), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470752180.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631233374

Online ISBN: 9780470752180



  • communication;
  • language acquisition;
  • information processing;
  • infancy;
  • social interaction


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origins and Development: Procedures and Assumptions

  • Joint Attention

  • Origins of Language

  • Discussion