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Infants do so by attending to “prosodic and phonemic regularities” per Pence and Justice page 156. The attend to rhythms and sound patterns to process auditory information. Infancy and Categorical
Recall that children organize their worlds using categories. There are multiple levels to their categorization process as they categorize broadly and as they age, they develop the ability to categorize based on specific features. Recall the terms schema, assimilation, and accommodation andhow cognitive organization helps the child organize his world. Infants also produce sounds. Initially, the infant’s
sounds are reflexive...
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- Fall '08
- Developmental Psychology