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Rice, Mabel. 1984. Cognitive aspects of communicative development. In Schiefelbusch, Richard L. and Joanne Pickar, eds. The acquisition of communicative competence. University Park Press. pp. 141–189.
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In this overview of the relationships between cognition and language, R. uses 'mental representation' and 'categorization' to explain the child's emerging concepts. Implications for intervention with children having difficulty acquiring language, are discussed.