Publication details [#58190]

Brouwer, Susanne, Holger Mitterer and Falk Huettig. 2013. Language abilities of internationally adopted children from China during the early school years: Evidence for early age. Applied Psycholinguistics 34 (3).
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
Cambridge University Press


Albeit no significant differences appear between Chinese adoptees in French families and nonadopted monolingual French-speaking children of 7 years old as to cognitive and socioemotional development, the adoptees achieved significantly lower than the controls on criteria of word definitions, expressive vocabulary, sentence recall and receptive grammar.