English
 
User Manual Privacy Policy Disclaimer Contact us
  Advanced SearchBrowse

Item

ITEM ACTIONSEXPORT

Released

Book Chapter

Infant pointing (9-15 months) in different cultures

MPS-Authors
/persons/resource/persons18

Brown,  Penelope
Language Acquisition Group, MPI for Psycholinguistics, Max Planck Society;

Locator
There are no locators available
Fulltext (public)
Supplementary Material (public)
There is no public supplementary material available
Citation

Liszkowski, U., & Brown, P. (2007). Infant pointing (9-15 months) in different cultures. In A. Majid (Ed.), Field Manual Volume 10 (pp. 82-88). Nijmegen: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics. doi:10.17617/2.492895.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0012-C2FA-3
Abstract
There are two tasks for conducting systematic observation of child-caregiver joint attention interactions. Task 1 – a “decorated room” designed to elicit infant and caregiver pointing. Task 2 – videotaped interviews about infant pointing behaviour. The goal of this task is to document the ontogenetic emergence of referential communication in caregiver infant interaction in different cultures, during the critical age of 8-15 months when children come to understand and share others’ intentions. This is of interest to all students of interaction and human communication; it does not require specialist knowledge of children.