P063

Peggy Study, Panel P063 Themes: Playing with Blocks and a Stool; Reading; Standard Object Activity Source: (Lawler); date: 4/8/1979 Title: Text commentary: These clips show ??; Why important ?? P63A Blocks Play with GPL, 14mb P63B1 Reading with GPL, 27mb P63B2 Reading with GPL, 20mb P63C1 Standard Objects, 19mb P63C2 Standard Objects, 22mb P63D1 Objects …

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P062

Peggy Study, Panel P062 Themes: Sibling Interaction, Standard Objects and more, Communication Source: (Lawler); date: 4/1/1979 This date is uncertain because of reference to a solar eclipse; there was none on this date. Title: Text commentary: In these clips, bright sun light causes recording variation when Peg moves in and out of shadows P62A1 Play …

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P061

Peggy Study, Panel P061 Themes: Playing with Scurry (the dog), Reading with Mom, Standard Objects Source: (Lawler); date: 3/26/1979 Title: Text commentary: These clips show Scurry as companion;GPL and Bob supporting Peg’s explorations & sometimes instructing. P61A Playing with Scurry, 27mb P61B1 Reading w/GPL, 22mb P61B2 Seizing Letters, 10mb P61B3 Back to Reading, 24mb P61C1 …

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P059

Peggy Study, Panel P059 Themes: Putting-On Activities, Books with Bob, Standard Objects Source: (Lawler); date: 3/12/1979 Title: Text commentary: These clips show object oriented activities, primarily; also increasing verbal communication. P59A1 Blocks & Tables, 22mb P59A2 Blocks & Tables, 23mb P59A3 Blocks & Tables, 9mb P59B1 Her Books with Bob, 21mb P59B2 Her Books with …

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P058

Peggy Study, Panel P058 Themes: Playing with Scurry & Miriam, Reading with GPL, Standard Objects with GPL and with Bob Source: (Lawler); date:3/6/1979 Title: Text commentary: These clips show her playmates and document ongoing development; Why important ?? P58A Playing With Scurry (the dog), 24mb P58B Talking with Bob, 27mb P58C Reading, with GPL, 20mb …

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P057

Peggy Study, Panel P057 Themes: Interactions with Mom, Playing with Objects, Weapon/Tool Use Source: (Lawler); date: 2/27/1979 Title: Text commentary: These clips show Object Concept and Language Development in social context; central focus of study P57A1 GPL Feeding Peggy, 13mb P57A2 Alone in her High Chair, 8mb P57A3 GPL returns, 18mb P57B Reading w/GPL, 25mb …

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P056

Peggy Study, Panel P056 Themes: Naming objects and people in pictures, Object Knoweldge, Language use Source: (Lawler); date: 2/20/1979 Title: Text commentary: These clips focus on object knowledge development and language; Why important ?? P56A Naming, Pictures with GPL, 25mb P56B Blocks with GPL, 23mb P56C1 Blocks with Bob, 12mb P56C2 Blocks with Bob, 25mb …

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P055

Peggy Study, Panel P055 Themes: Object play, Her usual toys, Parental Interactions Source: (Lawler); date: 2/12/1979 Title: Text commentary: These clips show Object play and parental interaction; Why important ? P55A1 Blocks and Table, 15mb P55A2 Blocks and Table, with Bob, 21mb P55B1 Toys with GPL, 19mb P55B2 Toys with GPL, 22mb P55C1 Standard Objects …

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P054

Peggy Study, Panel P054 Themes: Pictures, Giving Letters, Standard Objects Source: (Lawler); date: 2/5/1979 Title: Text commentary: These clips show reaction to pictures, use of letters and play with objects; this session half usual length. P54A Picture Gallery, 17mb P54B1 Talk & Pictures, 20mb P54B2 Giving Letters, 17mb P54C Standard Objects, 23mb

P052

Peggy Study, Panel P052 Themes: Family interactions, Language Pre-cursors, Object Concept development Source: (Lawler); date: 1/23/1979 Title: Peggy’s First Birthday Text commentary: These clips show Peggy’s family interactions; this is essential for understanding language development P52A1 Pretty Peggy-O, 10mb P52A2 Playing with Miriam, 29mb P52A3 Reading with Miriam, 15mb P52B1 Playing with Robby, 8.5mb P52B2 …

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P064

Peggy Study, Panel P064 Themes: Playing with Pet, Toys, and Siblings, Object Insertion, Language Development Source: (Lawler); date: 4/15/1979 Title: Text commentary: These clips show Sibling Instruction and play; neither can be neglected. P64A Pre-drawing, 21mb P64B Playing with Scurry, 10mb P64C1 Toys with Miriam, 12mb P64C2 Toys with Rob, 16mb P64C3 Playing with Rob, …

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P065

Peggy Study, Panel P065 Themes: Making Marks on Paper, Reading to Peggy, Physical Objects Source: (Lawler); date: 4/23/79 Title Peggy Starts Quarter 6 Text commentary: These clips show Peggy’s interest in bouncing and rolling objects; books are objects around which social interactions take place; artifacts for enculturation. P65A Markings on Paper, 25mb P65B1 Books with …

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P053

Infant Peggy Study, Panel P053 Themes: “Reading to Peggy”, Aided Walking, Object Play Source: (Lawler); date: 1/29/1979 Title Peggy at One Year Text commentary: These clips show physical development, and engagement with family and with symbol systems P53A with GPL reading, 32mb P53B1 New Blocks, 8.4mb P53B2 Aided Walking 12.4mb P53C1 Standing & Magnetic Letters, …

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3V0423.1

3V0423.01 Trying to stick a magnet to the butcher block (3/21/79) Peggy had a small magnet, from the varied collection that normally are holding things on the refrigerator door. She approached the smooth side of the butcher block and held up the magnet to the surface. It did not hold, of course. She picked it …

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3V0454.1

3V0454.01 Functional Classification: hairbrush, handkerchief; too far (4/21/79) It’s clear that Peggy knows what certain things are “for.” The first clear example was her use of a hairbrush. The second and most pervasive, was (and continues to be) her use of “handkerchiefs.” She and I have played much with hankies — they are the main …

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3V0453.1

3V0453.01 A question: [What that is ?] interior dialogue: (4/20/79) Peggy toddles around the bedroom-study while Gretchen and I work on the thesis. Today, she sat by the fireplace in a pile of dried leaves and wood chips, she spoke to herself [what that is ?] as she patted a “dust mop” then gave her …

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3V0444.1

3V0444.01 Playing with Scurry; tool, weapons, chimps, and Peggy (4/11/79) After Peggy became more skilled at toddling around, she and Scurry have delighted in chasing each other about the house. Scurry bounces up and down, changes direction running off, hides under the chairs and peers out. Peggy toddles about, chortling gleefully, sometimes chasing Scurry, sometimes …

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3V0442.1

3V0442.01 Verbal imitation of a “word to remember”: (4/9/79) Peggy’s verbal imitation is quite well developed. An everyday example. I sat in my chair with a cup of coffee on a high stool beside it. Peggy came along and started to shake the stool. “No, no, Peggy, don’t touch the stool!” “Stool,” Peggy said to …

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3V0440.1

3V0440.01 A declarative sentence (04/07/79) Scurry looms large in Peggy’s world. She knows her name is Scurry; she thinks of the fox pictures as dog pictures (especially note the videotape where she first makes that identification). Today Gretchen asked me, “Bob, did you hear that?” (I hadn’t.) “Peggy said, ‘That’s Scurry.’” I remarked that it …

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3V0434.1

3V0434.01 Non-standard use of name ‘bird’ (04/01/79) We have a “make-it/bake-it” cardinal hanging high on the dining room window. Peggy is much interested in it, and Gretchen often informs her that it is a bird. Peggy’s verbal imitations are pretty good. Sometimes sound turns out more like /b/\p/ or /b/\d/, but it’s quite easy to …

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3V0432.3

3V0432.03 Problem solving: bad bugs; insensitivity to the “obvious” (3/30/79) Problem solving: bad bugs; insensitivity to the “obvious” (3/30/79) | One of those many times she has sat in my lap, Peggy began trying to uncap pens. (She has seen me put the cap on firmly many times, so that when she put them in …

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3V0432.2

3V0432.02 Foxy Robin Hood: classification. (3/30/79) Peggy has been playing much of late with Miriam’s stuffed toy fox, called “Foxy.” Peggy carries the toy about by the ear, pets it as she tries to do with Scurry. (Has she compared it yet to our pictures in the living room ? I’m not certain.) Yesterday Peggy …

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3V0432.1

3V0432.01 First example of symbolic thought: “doll-up” for herself (3/30/79) Miriam has been making fantastic figures by cutting out paper. She displays them by taping them up below my mantle motto at the second story fireplace. Peggy caught sight of them and wanted to ‘see’ them. She indicates this by a high pitched noise of …

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3V0429.1

3V0429.01 Stair gate: extends her horizon. (3/27/79) We have long had a stair gate at the bottom of the flight to our second storey. I put it up at first to keep Scurry downstairs (for Miriam’s sake) but knew also that we want to keep Peggy from climbing unattended. While I have worked at my …

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3V0426.1

3V0426.01 Expression: verbal imitation (3/24/79) Peggy was very crabby this evening before dinner. At one point Robby got out some cheese and was sitting at the table with it. Peggy walked toward him, crying insistently. I told Robby to offer her a piece of cheese, and he did so. As she reached for it, Peggy …

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3V0417.1

3V0417.01 Putting-in with no pockets! insensitive to the “obvious” (3/15/79) After many games of “wooba wooba”, pockets still confuse Peggy. Equally, they interest her. When my shirt pockets have the flaps tucked in, she can occasionally get enough of a hanky in for it to stay in place. Similarly, she succeeds more or less well …

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3V0415.1

3V0415.01 Functional classification: two examples, one in error (3/13/79) Peggy has begun to classify objects by what she knows their use to be. Some examples are equivocal, though I remain convinced of their interpretation. For example, Peggy has been “brushing” her hair. This could be from having her hair brushed, from seeing Miriam brush her …

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3V0413.1

3V0413.01 Change of fashion in Peggy’s favored sounds; cups, closing(3/11/79) About three weeks ago “Doit” [do-it?] replaced “ha zat” (have that) and “zat …zat…zat” as the most frequently used phrase in Peggy’s speech. For a while the older phrases disappeared completely, then returned…. Ten days or so ago, Peggy went to take a nap about …

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3V0412.1

3V0412.01 Putting-on; (3/10/79) Peggy has definitely begun putting objects on “tables”, i.e. any flat surface bounded and raised. The evidence of intention is her repeating the action. For example, she spent a long time (10 minutes or so) with Miriam’s boots and the checker table, putting on one, then both, then taking them off. She …

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3V0410.1

3V0410.01 Activity –> social game; flexible roles and naming things (03/08/79) Jigging — Jumping up and down rapidly, i.e. bending at the knees while holding on to something, has been one of Peggy’s favorite actions since she became able to stand. She does that by herself at the couch. She jumps up and down in …

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3V0403.1

3V0403.01 “dog” used as a verbal label for Scurry (3/01/79) Peggy was downstairs in the kitchen with Gretchen. I sought a book from our shelves on the balcony of the living room. Peggy entered downstairs and crawled over to the sliding glass doors. (These are a window on the world at her level. For several …

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3V0398.3

3V0398.03 First introduction to pictures of herself. (3/01/79) Late February – Pictures and Names (a reconstruction) Carrying Peggy back from the balcony, when she pointed to some pictures and requested them, I turned Peggy to pictures of her hanging above the balcony entry. I was trying to distract her attention to pictures beyond her easy …

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3V0398.2

3V0398.02 Identifying toys and pictures of foxes; classification possible insight; (nominal date 2/28/79 added) Late February – Foxes: (a reconstruction) Before videotape session P57 (a day or two before) Gretchen sat with Peggy on the couch in the living room. Gretchen was ‘reading’ Baby Animals. Peggy pointed at the Fox on the cover and said …

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3V0398.1

3V0398.01 Shaping and imitation (2/24/79) Perhaps two weeks ago, Peggy had a cookie. In the process of consumption, a rather large piece was broken off and dropped. I retrieved it for her and handed it back. she took this piece in her free hand and immediately tried to match it to the main body of …

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3V0388.1

3V0388.01 Hiding from sight and relocating things (2/14/79) For weeks now, when playing with objects taken from my pockets or my writing table, Peggy has delighted in hiding them. her characteristic move is to put a pen, for example, underneath her leg on the seat cushion or, the usual case since she is on my …

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3V0387.1

3V0387.01 Peggy varying elements of a transient game; like phrases 2/13/79 Wooba wooba — Peggy hates to have her face washed or her nose wiped. But she does like to take things out of my shirt pockets. Her usual pocket-picking targets are pens or pipe stems. Today, with my having two shirt pockets, she discovered …

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3V0385.1

3V0385.01 Peggy’s nose; two element phrase from idiom variation 2/11/79 Peggy sat on my lap, and Miriam, feeling left out, demanded the same privilege. Gretchen has been naming face parts with Peggy for months and Peggy cooperates by reaching out to touch her nose when Gretchen asks, “Where’s my nose?” Miriam asked, “Peggy, where’s my …

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3V0384.2

3V0384.02 Usage extension; second person agent of imperative 2/10/79 Peggy and I have passed pipe stems back and forth for quite a while. Long ago we began the giving game. That is, when she offered a pipe stem (or some other object to me) I would take it, say “Thank you” and return it with …

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3V0384.3

3V0384.03 Salience of her name in her interpretations; vocative “dada” 2/10/79 Peggy will respond to a voice calling with an intonation like that used in calling her name. Evidence of her understanding names can be [of] other sorts. The rare example from P53 [Egg Peggy] is one strong sign that her own name is a …

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3V0384.1

3V0384.01 More verbal specificity; productive uses of signifiers 2/10/79 Returning from a three day trip to Boston, I have Peggy in my lap more than usual. At one point, she indicated she wanted Miriam’s belt which lay near by on the floor: /zIt//zIt/. I gave it to her. Peggy chewed it over, and because I …

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3V0380.2

3V0380.02 Prosodic features dominate sounds in meaning 2/6/79 Peggy’s name — At supper this [evening] Gretchen and I discussed with Robby what words Peggy knew. The question arose when Robby asserted that surely she knew her name. I argued that her response when I said “Peggy” was to the prosodic features and not to the …

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3V0380.1

3V0380.01 Need for specificity expands repertoire of signifiers 2/6/79 Peggy drives [us] to distraction. A few weeks ago when her talk was all /[th]aet/[th]aet/ and her pointing restricted to pictures, the talk was endurable, but now that it is coupled with specific objectives Gretchen and I are subject to streams of /[th]aet/ and /hae/[th]aet/ and …

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3V0377.1

3V0377.01 Neat phenomena and instruction: An Ale Bottle — (2/03/79) Peggy has long had the habit of carrying ale bottle. We separate glass trash for recycling and Peggy has long been able to careen over in her walker, select one she likes, and continue charging about the ground floor waving her prize. She usually puts …

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3V0376.1

3V0376.01 Example of insensitivity to obvious features of objects (2/2/79) Peggy sits in my lap, often playing with my pipe. Today we sat near my very small table with its clutter of writing implements. Peg took one pen and began poking it into the pipe bowl. Casting her eyes over the clutter, she spied a …

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3V0374.1

3V0374.01 Bad cold; general comments late in January 1979; (nominal date 1/31/79 added) Late January — a bad cold. Peggy has been sick for a week and more. vomiting, diarrhea, a low fever, her cries even had to make do with a hoarse little voice. she slept a lot. Videotape session P53 fell under the …

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3V0371.1

3V0371.01 Three words: “I want that”. A well formed English sentence; progressive structuration 1/28/79 THREE WORDS — When Peggy has requested this or that, a common response has been the question “You want that?” If we see her smile when we are pointing to a specific object, we give it to her. Today at lunch, …

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3V0370.1

3V0370.01 A cold & Shampoo cocktail (1/27/79) Peggy has shown signs of an oncoming cold for more than a day. A running nose, coughing, difficulty sleeping, a fever of 101 degrees this morning — but more trouble was coming. While alone in her crib, during nap time, she apparently reached out to the sink and …

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3V0369.1

3V0369.01 More putting on: multiple objects (1/26/79) I usually sit working in the midst of clutter, a table on one side, a tall stool on the other. When sitting in my lap, as this morning, Peggy points here and there, say /thaet//thaet/, thus she comes in possession of my pipe, my pens or whatever else …

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3V0368.2

3V0368.02 Putting on and putting in are distinguished (1/25/79) Relevance: These observations document that Peggy has now distinguished putting-on from putting-in. I believe further, that they trace Peggy’s experience through the events in which putting-on developed. The sequence is first, climbing, i.e. putting oneself on (at least getting on); drawing back from an object onto …

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3V0366.1

3V0366.01 Knowing What Peggy Wants 01/23/79 KNOWING WHAT PEGGY WANTS — Peggy says /∂aet/ and it’s clear she wants something, but it is not clear to us. She says /∂aet/ so much, we might suspect she doesn’t want any particular thing but merely enjoys pointing, talking, and being carried around. Such is not the case …

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