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Gender Differences in Subjective Age of Word Acquisition


Keresteš, Gordana; Tonković, Mirjana; Peti- Stantić, Anita
Gender Differences in Subjective Age of Word Acquisition // The Asian Conference on Language (ACL 2020). Book of abstracts.
Tokio, Japan, 2020. str. 15-15 (predavanje, međunarodna recenzija, sažetak, znanstveni)


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Naslov
Gender Differences in Subjective Age of Word Acquisition

Autori
Keresteš, Gordana ; Tonković, Mirjana ; Peti- Stantić, Anita

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Sažeci sa skupova, sažetak, znanstveni

Izvornik
The Asian Conference on Language (ACL 2020). Book of abstracts. / - , 2020, 15-15

Skup
The Asian Conference on Language (ACL 2020)

Mjesto i datum
Tokio, Japan, 29.03.-01.04.2020

Vrsta sudjelovanja
Predavanje

Vrsta recenzije
Međunarodna recenzija

Ključne riječi
age of aquisition, gender differences

Sažetak
Studies in language development have shown that throughout childhood and adolescence girls are more advanced in language acquisition than boys. However, researchers in psycholinguistics have paid little attention to gender differences in subjective age of acquisition (AoA) - people's reports of the age at which they think they learned a particular word. The aim of this study was to examine gender differences in AoA and its predictors. Words (295 nouns, 256 verbs, 216 adjectives) from the Croatian psycholinguistic database MEGACRO, for which psycholinguistic properties had been estimated by at least 10 men and 10 women, were tested for gender differences in AoA and its predictors. Mixed ANOVA showed that women report statistically significantly lower AoA than men. The average difference was half a year, but the magnutude of the difference varied statistically significantly across word types. Correlation between men's and women's AoA was very high, revealing that the order of learning words is very similar for women and men. Hierarchical regression analyses showed that objective (length and frequency) and psycholinguistic (concreteness, imageability, and subjective frequency) word features better predict women's than men's AoA. The most powerful predictors of both men's and women's AoA were subjective frequency and imageability. Word length also predicted both genders' AoA, but at a low level. Concreteness was predictive only for women's, and objective word frequency only for men's AoA. The study extends our knowledge about gender differences in language acquisition, showing important differences in men's and women's subjective AoA.

Izvorni jezik
Engleski

Znanstvena područja
Psihologija, Filologija

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Citiraj ovu publikaciju:

Keresteš, Gordana; Tonković, Mirjana; Peti- Stantić, Anita
Gender Differences in Subjective Age of Word Acquisition // The Asian Conference on Language (ACL 2020). Book of abstracts.
Tokio, Japan, 2020. str. 15-15 (predavanje, međunarodna recenzija, sažetak, znanstveni)
Keresteš, G., Tonković, M. & Peti- Stantić, A. (2020) Gender Differences in Subjective Age of Word Acquisition. U: The Asian Conference on Language (ACL 2020). Book of abstracts..
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@article{article, year = {2020}, pages = {15-15}, keywords = {age of aquisition, gender differences}, title = {Gender Differences in Subjective Age of Word Acquisition}, keyword = {age of aquisition, gender differences}, publisherplace = {Tokio, Japan} }




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