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Maternal verbal responsiveness to infant vocalizations
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Studies of maternal responsiveness to infant vocalizations shed light on mothers' role in language development. This study examined contingent verbal ...
Maternal behaviors following infant vocalization
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
Studies of maternal responsiveness suggest responsive maternal utterances may encourage infant behaviors important to mastering speech and language. However, little is known about instances in which mothers are non-responsive. ...
The impact of hearing loss on the development of gesture use
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] In hearing infants, gesture use has been linked with later language development. Therefore, it is crucial to understand similarities and differences ...