Publication details [#4003]

Grieve, Robert, Robert Hoogenraad and Diarmid Murray. 1977. On the young child's use of lexis and syntax in understanding locative instructions. Cognition 5 : 235–250.


The role of the lexis and syntax of the instructions, and of the child's construal of context, in the comprehension of utterances with 'in', 'on', and 'under', is empirically tested.