Out of the Baby Book and Into the Computer: Child Language Research Comes of Age: Review of The CHILDES Project, Vol 1, Tools for Analyzing Talk Transcription Format and Programs. Vol. 2: Tools for Analyzing Talk The Databases. Brian MacWhinney

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Contemporary Psychology


computer programs, child language data exchange system, CHILDES, developmental psycholinguistics, language development


'If you build it, they will come' is Brian MacWhinney's favorite quotation. And his field of dreams is the Child Language Data Exchange System (CHILDES), which has profoundly altered the way we study children's acquisition of language.

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