Peggy Study, Panel P155 Themes: Language Development, Object Exploration, Social Interactions Source: (Lawler); date: 1/12/1981 Title: Text commentary: These clips show ??; Why important ?? P155A Rejecting Bob’s Plan, 4mb P155B Balloon Play, 19mb P155C Counting Sticks, 7mb P155D Shapes Families, 14mb P155E Hanoi Towers Puzzle, 18mb P155F1 Building Blocks, 24mb P155F2 Building Blocks, 23mb …

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3V1091.01 Breaking up an idiomatic expression: [By Beatrix Potter] (1/17/81) Peggy brought “Peter Rabbit” and “The Flopsy bunnies” to my lap. As I have read them to her in the past, I have moved my finger along the title. Earlier (1/26/80) Peggy recognized “by” in two books as being “the same.” Here when I finished …

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3V1089.03 A trick on Robby (1/15/81) Peggy was sitting in the big chair with Bob when Robby walked in and sat down on the other chair. Peggy suddenly said to him (for no known reason) “I throwed up on the furniture.” Robby looked startled and prepared to leap up, before he realized it was a …

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3V1089.02 Thursday question about experiment on Sunday (1/15/81) When we do the experiment [Sunday] will we play with blocks?” Gretchen


3V1089.01 Explanation by wrong causal inference. [Cold hands. Because the wood is cold.] (1/15/81) Peggy sat before the stove while I loaded some logs in. My hands were cold (perhaps I had recently been outside). The logs were from the living room, and warm. What is striking here is Peggy’s assumption that a causal inference …

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3V108702 Can I read that after you ?” (1/13/81) Miriam was reading a Lucky Luke that Peggy wanted. Peggy asked, “Can I read that after you?” Apropos of something, Peggy remarked, “Robby’s going to come home and be mad. He will take it away and put it back.” Gretchen


3V1087.01 Trip to North Guilford Nursery School (1/13/81) Peggy, Miriam and I drove up to the North Guilford Nursery School to register Peggy for the fall. They have no space for her now. We stood in the hall a few moments waiting for Libby Hollingsworth. Peggy decided to take off her coat and boots. We …

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3V1085.02 Context and two more sentences: [(Negotiating for a cookie. Hiccup). Can I have some ? Hiccups make me hungry.] (1/11/81) Peggy, wanting chocolate chips, asked Robby for some. He refused. She hiccuped then and asked again, “Can I have some ? Hiccups make me hungry.” What does one make of this ? Cause ? …

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