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Nelson, Keith E. and John B. Bonvillian. 1973. Concepts and words in the 18-month-old: Acquiring concept names under controlled conditions. Cognition 2 (4) : 435–450.
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A longitudinal and experimental inquiry into the development of word-meaning in children. Variations in the course of acquisition are discussed, in particular with reference to the possible influence of nonverbal action and mother-child interaction.