Chapter 13. Mechanisms of Word Learning

  1. Erika Hoff and
  2. Marilyn Shatz
  1. Gil Diesendruck

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757833.ch13

Blackwell Handbook of Language Development

Blackwell Handbook of Language Development

How to Cite

Diesendruck, G. (2007) Mechanisms of Word Learning, in Blackwell Handbook of Language Development (eds E. Hoff and M. Shatz), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757833.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132534

Online ISBN: 9780470757833

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Keywords:

  • word learning;
  • cognitive problems;
  • vocabulary;
  • prelinguistic knowledge;
  • conceptual knowledge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Phenomenon

  • Mechanisms of Word Learning

  • Empirical Challenges

  • Integrative Approaches

  • Concluding Remarks