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[Xmca-l] Re: Fwd: [COGDEVSOC] NOUN Database 2.0



On 23 September 2014 17:46, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:

> Does anyone "here" have an interest in this data base? If so, it would be
> very interesting to know who's asking? Who is being asked?
>
>
" it is important to have good experimental control, which can be difficult
when studying word learning and categorization because children have so
much out-of-lab experience with words and objects."  (
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/wordlab/noun)

On the subject of databases/archives is anyone aware of collections of
video footage of classroom activity (longitudinal would be ideal)?

Best,
Huw



> mike
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jessica Horst <jessica@sussex.ac.uk>
> Date: Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 9:34 AM
> Subject: [COGDEVSOC] NOUN Database 2.0
> To: "cogdevsoc@lists.cogdevsoc.org" <cogdevsoc@lists.cogdevsoc.org>
> Cc: Michael Hout <mhout@nmsu.edu>
>
>
>  Dear colleagues:
>
>  I am pleased to announce that the Novel Object & Unusual Name (NOUN)
> Database has been updated and the 2nd Edition is now available! This new
> edition includes 64 primary images and 10 object categories. Information
> about the objects’ novelty and name-ability are also included. Finally,
> there is an alphabetical list of novel names (pseudo-words). I hope that
> this resource will be helpful for many of you as you plan your next
> studies.
>
>  You can learn more about the NOUN Database on the WORD Lab website:
> http://www.sussex.ac.uk/wordlab/noun and/or my collaborator’s (Michael
> Hout) website: http://michaelhout.com/?page_id=441
>
>  A handy PDF of information and the catalogue of images is available in A4
> <
> https://www.sussex.ac.uk/webteam/gateway/file.php?name=noun-database-2nded-a4.pdf&site=390
> >
> and US Letter
> <
> https://www.sussex.ac.uk/webteam/gateway/file.php?name=noun-database-2nded-usletter.pdf&site=390
> >
> format.
>
>  Best wishes,
> ~Jessica
>
>  ********************************
> Dr. Jessica S. Horst
> Associate Professor
>
>  University of Sussex
> School of Psychology
> Brighton BN1 9QH
> United Kingdom
>
>  Email: jessica@sussex.ac.uk
> Tel: +44 (0)1273 87 3084
> Lab: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/wordlab
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> construction in which heterogeneous resources are contingently but more or
> less reliably reassembled for each life cycle." [Oyama, Griffiths, and
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