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Parents' gesturing influences child's vocabulary, study finds Deseret News, Feb 13, 2009 By Mitchum, Robert

Abstract: Child development experts have known for decades that children's vocabulary at the time they enter school is a strong predictor of their future educational success. But a new study from University of Chicago psychologists suggests that early parental influence over vocabulary may be, literally, in their hands.

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