Portland State University. Department of Speech Communication
Robert L. Casteel
Date of Publication
Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech: Emphasis in Speech Pathology/Audiology
Similarity judgment, Cognition in children, Age (Psychology)
1 online resource. Digitized typeset
This study investigated the influence of chronological age and stimuli on the explanations of "same" and "different" by young children. Seventy children, between by young children. the ages of three-years, six-months and nine-years, six-months, selected on the basis of chronological age, normal speech and language development, and normal verbal maturity, were involved as subjects. A test consisting of a series of verbal tasks was administered to each child. The experimenter recorded and later analyzed and classified all responses for each child, following specific guidelines for judging appropriateness of response and assigning each appropriate response to one of three classifications.
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Senders, Pamela Callas, "The Influence of Age and Stimuli on the Explanations of "Same" and "Different" by Young Children" (1977). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 2604.