Publication Date

1-1-2002

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Rispoli, Matthew

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders

Abstract

This paper explores the theoretical history of developmental psycholinguistics from the publication of Noam Chomsky's Aspects of the Theory of Syntax, in 1965 to the present work of Steven Pinker with special attention paid to Roger Brown, Dan Slobin, Michelle Bowerman, Richard Cromer, and the research team, David Rummelhart and James McClelland. It begins with the psychological theories of language development of Jean Piaget and B.F. Skinner concluding with the Words and Rules Theory of Steven Pinker.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

29 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

Media Type

Text

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