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Shatz, Marilyn and Rochel Gelman. 1977. Beyond syntax: The influence of conversational constraints on speech modifications. In Snow, Catherine E. and Charles A. Ferguson, eds. Talking to children: Language input and acquisition. Cambridge University Press. pp. 189–198.
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On the question whether speech modifications in baby talk are produced in order to facilitate young listeners' acquisition of syntax.