Table

Infants' Restricted Understanding of Early Words: Example Diary Excerpt at 9 Months

Word/Phrase Reported to Be Understood

Infant's Response

Cues Necessary for Understanding

"No"

"Good girl" "Good job" "Stop" "Cheerios" "Clap your hands" "Peek-a-boo"

Stops and looks at speaker Smiles and gets happy Smiles and gets happy Hesitates

Smiles and/or bangs hands on table

Claps

Laughs

Uses a raised tone of voice

Claps or smiles

Claps or smiles

Uses a raised tone of voice

Shows item

Sings the phrase or claps first Covers infant with blanket or appears from behind furniture

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