Sentence Comprehension Processes in the Pre-Schooler

  • Donald J. Foss
  • Randolph G. Bias
  • Prentice Starkey
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 4b)


Among the goals of developmental psycholinguistics are these three: to construct a description of the tacit knowledge of language that children have at various points in their development; to describe the processes that children use in producing and comprehending sentences; and to describe the principles of change or development that govern the first two. It is obvious that these are interdependent tasks.


Target Word Relative Clause Sentence Type Nursery School Main Clause 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald J. Foss
    • 1
  • Randolph G. Bias
    • 1
  • Prentice Starkey
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Texas at AustinUSA

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