grammar-gesture-meaning

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CHILDREN CREATING LANGUAGE How Nicaraguan Sign Language Acquired a Spatial Grammar Ann Senghas and Marie Coppola
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The Question: CREATION or EVOLUTION ?
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Timeline 1970 1980 1990 2000 1977 School for the deaf founded 25 students 1979 100 students 1983 > 400 students Before 1970s No contact 2001 Current paper 1989 observing a rudimentary SL
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Spatial Modulation
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Early exposure (Younger than 6) Middle exposure (Between 6 and 10) Late exposure (Older than 10 ) Experience d (Exposed before 1983) New (Exposed after 1983)
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Unformatted text preview: Method & Results Early exposure (Younger than 6) Middle exposure (Between 6 and 10) Late exposure (Older than 10 ) Experience d Cohort 1 (Exposed before 1983) #3 Spatial mods #3 Shared ref #3 Morph/min #4 Spatial mods #4 Shared ref #4 Morph/min #5 Spatial mods #6 Shared ref #5 Morph/min New Cohort 2 (Exposed after 1983) #1 Spatial mods #1 Shared ref #1 Morph/min #2 Spatial mods #2 Shared ref #2 Morph/min #6 Spatial mods #5 Shared ref #6 Morph/min The Answer: CREATION...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course LINGUISTIC 615:461 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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