Journal of Communication Disorders, Deaf Studies & Hearing Aids

Journal of Communication Disorders, Deaf Studies & Hearing Aids
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ISSN: 2375-4427


Manjula R

Manjula R


  • Research Article
    Assessment of Superordinate Categorization in 2-4 years Typically Developing Children
    Author(s): Shylaja K and Manjula RShylaja K and Manjula R

    Objective: Taxonomic categorization plays an important role in the cognition development and language learning of children. This study aimed to analyze and compare the trend in the superordinate categorization in typical children across age, gender and type of superordinate categories. Method: A total of 226 typically developing Kannada speaking children between the ages of 2 to 4 years served as participants of this study and were tested in individual set up. After providing 3 practice trials, a total of 122 items were presented and children were asked to assign or categorize each item under 11 categories which were indicated with referent pictures on a stimulus board. The responses of the children were rated on a 4 point rating scale. Results: Results revealed a developmental trend in typical children between 2 to 4.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2375-4427.1000161

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