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Korean Journal of Child Studies 2013;34(2): 1-25.
doi: https://doi.org/10.5723/KJCS.2013.34.2.1
영아의 비언어적 의사소통과 어머니의 언어적 행동 및 영아 어휘력 간의 관계
이윤선 , 김명순
The Relationships among Infants` Nonverbal Communication, Maternal Verbal Behaviors and Infants` Acquisition of Vocabulary
Yun Seon Lee , Myoung Soon Kim
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship among infant`s nonverbal communication, maternal verbal behaviors and the infants`acquistion of vocabulary. The subjects were 9 pairs of 10 to 18months old infants and their mothers residing in the Seoul and GyeongGi-Do area. The results were as follows (1) In terms of the infants` nonverbal communicative means, it appeared that the group of 16~18 month olds utilized more gesture and vocalization. As regards the infants` nonverbal communicative functions in terms of social behavior and joint attention, the infants` the of 16~18month olds was found to perform more of social behaviors from this category than the other groups. (2) Among the infants` nonverbal communicative means, gesture and vocalization, there appeared to be a significant relationship between vocalization and the infants` acquisition of vocabulary .In addition, there was an important relationship between the high usage of infants nonverbal communicative functions with behavior regulation and the high usage of joint attention and the successful acquisition of vocabulary.
Key Words: infant`s nonverbal communication, maternal verbal behavior, infant`s vocabulary
주요어: 영아의 비언어적 의사소통, 어머니의 언어적 행동, 영아의 어휘력
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