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The role of novelty in early word learning (2012)
Journal Article
Mather, E., & Plunkett, K. (2012). The role of novelty in early word learning. Cognitive science, 36(7), 1157-1177. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1551-6709.2012.01239.x

What mechanism implements the mutual exclusivity bias to map novel labels to objects without names? Prominent theoretical accounts of mutual exclusivity (e.g., Markman, 1989, 1990) propose that infants are guided by their knowledge of object names. H... Read More