Children Follow Native-Accented Speakers When Learning Cultural Information
Poster Session V - Board: V-
Friday, May 28, 2010, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
APS Exhibit Hall
Children imitate others to learn culturally relevant information and they use accent to make social decisions. The current study looks at how accent (native vs. foreign) can affect the learning of cultural information in an imitation task. Results found that children do follow native accents more when learning cultural information.
Subject Area: Developmental
Keywords: Social Cognition