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Language learning and thought

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Children -- Language,
  • Thought and thinking,
  • Psycholinguistics,
  • Artificial intelligence

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by John Macnamara.
SeriesPerspectives in neurolinguistics and psycholinguistics series
ContributionsMacnamara, John Theodore.
LC ClassificationsP118 .L37
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4907620M
ISBN 100124647502
LC Control Number76055980

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