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Book: Optimality Theory, Phonological Acquisition and Disorders

Chapter: 7 Developmental shifts in children’s correspondence judgments

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21487


External evidence is brought to bear on predictions about phonological acquisition that derive from optimality theory. Specifically, correspondence relationships among outputs, their rankings, and change in these rankings with development were examined from a psycholinguistic perspective.

Chapter Contributors

  • Judith A. Gierut ( - book-auth-190) 'Indiana University'
  • Daniel A. Dinnsen ( - book-auth-189) 'Indiana University'