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Introduction

MARILYN SHATZ

in A Toddler’s Life

Published in print March 1995 | ISBN: 9780195099232
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199846863 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099232.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the essence of toddlerhood and the development of social-linguistic intelligence. This describes the incidents covering approximately two-month intervals in the life of a toddler called Ricky and discusses what his behaviour means for understanding a toddler's growing mental, social, and language skills. It covers the life of Ricky from 15 to 36 months old.

Keywords: toddlerhood; sociolinguistic intelligence; social development; mental development; language skills; child development

Chapter.  5151 words. 

Subjects: Developmental Psychology

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