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Reinforcement Theory

  • Definition: Theory of child language acquisition which says that children learn to speak like adults because they are praised, rewarded, or otherwise reinforced when they use the right forms and are corrected when they use the wrong ones.

    Source: Language Files, eleventh edition, edited by Vedrana Mihalicek and Christin Wilson

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