Monthly Archive

Children Learn New Words Like Adults Do, Say Researchers

26th November, 2019

[Source:  Medical X-Press]

In a series of experiments with children 3 to 5 years old, the researchers found that when children are learning new nouns, they use what they know about these objects—how typical or unusual they are for their categories (such as fish, dog, bird or flower)—to help them figure out what these words mean. This type of sophisticated reasoning was thought to only develop later. The researchers’ work appears in the current issue of the Journal of Child Language.

Read the Rest of this Article on Medical X-Press

PediaStaff hires pediatric and school-based professionals nationwide for contract assignments of 2 to 12 months. We also help clinics, hospitals, schools, and home health agencies to find and hire these professionals directly. We work with Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational and Physical Therapists, School Psychologists, and others in pediatric therapy and education.


Latest Jobs