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Pediatrician: Child psychologists recommend that mothers of one-year olds not only name objects in the immediate environment, but that they include the color of the object, when applicable. For instance, if a mother hands her child a red ball, she should say,"This is a red ball."Nonetheless, even if mothers began to name the color, instead of simply saying,"This is a ball,"no real benefit will be conferred to the child, because studies have shown that children under 18-months old do not grasp the notion of color.

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The pediatrician's argument is most vulnerable to which of the following?

  • A Infants who hear words embedded in sentences that have each part of speech present tend to speak sooner than those infants who do not.
  • B Children usually benefit from having toys in their environments.
  • C The range at which children utter their first sentence typically ranges from 15-months to 30-months.
  • D Children under the age of three tend to be confused when parents use adult level vocabulary.
  • E Psychologists have conducted studies showing that most children under the age of 30 months often utter the names of colors even when that color is not present in their environments.

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