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Developmental psycholinguistics teaches us that we need multi-method, not single-method, approaches to the study of linguistic representation

  • Caroline F. Rowland (a1) and Padraic Monaghan (a2) (a3)

In developmental psycholinguistics, we have, for many years, been generating and testing theories that propose both descriptions of adult representations and explanations of how those representations develop. We have learnt that restricting ourselves to any one methodology yields only incomplete data about the nature of linguistic representations. We argue that we need a multi-method approach to the study of representation.

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