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  • Dec 06, 2011
  • 10:40 PM

Language may be dominant social marker for young children

William Harms / University of Chicago
From a child's perspective, language offers many of the characteristics of a biologically determined or inherited category. Children usually speak the same language as their families, and they likely do not remember the time as infants that they spent learning a native language," says lead author and assistant professor of psychology Katherine Kinzler.

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