Item Type:ArticleItem Status:Live ArchiveAbstractFrom the little research that exists on the onset of word learning in infants under the age of 1 year, the evidence suggests an idiosyncratic comprehensive vocabulary is developing. To further this field, we tested 49 nine month old infants by pre assessing their vocabularies using a UK version of the MacArthur Bates Communicative Developmental Inventory. Intermodal preferential looking (IPL) was then used to examine word comprehension including: (a) words parents reported as understood, (b) words infants are expected to understand according to age related frequency data, and (c) words parents had reported infants not to understand.

First quarter sales of office investment properties plunged 83 per cent, according to Altus. Overall investment property sales slumped 28 per cent in the first quarter, a $295 million (US$222 million) drop from a year earlier. Benchmark has widened in that period, hurt by a shortage of pipeline space.

Quantum was reaaallly bad, IMO. Total inertia from the character. Horrifically directed battle scenes (that plane chase/dogfight? I’d have fallen asleep if it weren’t mixed so loud). “The next thing I know, I get a box in the mail from the Jazz with our Qualtrics logo on it, and I was like, ‘This is like music to my ears,'” Smith said. “We have a full clothing brand. Everything is Qualtrics everywhere.

One hour agoKoala has its own seat on airplaneWho you sit near on an airplane is luck of the draw, but how would you feel if you found out you were going to be neighboring a koala? Last week, an Australian koala boarded a Eurowings flight from Dusseldorf, Germany to Edinburgh, Scotland. Koalas are highly strung animals, so this bear got VIP treatment with a row of seats to himself inside the cabin. VIP treatment Tanami is a 19 month old Queensland koala who was heading to his new home, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo.

The Rangers, who have scored 456 runs, didn’t get a runner past second until the sev enth when Mark Teixeira home red. Lee allowed four hits, struck out five and improved to 7 1 in starts following an Indians’ loss. He gave up a one out single in the seventh to Hank Blalock and was lifted one out later for Matt Miller.

The late Mr. Deaver shaped Ronald Reagan’s image and approved some iconic political advertising, including “Morning in America,” arguably the greatest political ad ever. When dealing with his Tuesday Team, Mr. The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth (Sony Pictures, PG, $24.96 each) Though there already are several editions of Jim Henson fantasies 1982’s The Dark Crystal and 1986’s Labyrinth on DVD (including a special collector’s boxed set), that hasn’t prevented Sony from bringing out anniversary editions of both films today. Is it worth shelling out $25 for each? The rabid fan probably will find the new extras up his or her fantasy alley. The 3 D box covers are pretty nifty, and the editions feature recently discovered footage from Henson’s home in England, as well as new interviews with performers and the creative team, including Henson’s son, Brian, and Labyrinth executive producer George Lucas..