FAST MAPPING

is the seemingly fast ability for a young people, especially babies to learn entirely new words on the general understanding that the individual only observes the word, once or twice.

FAST MAPPING: "Younger children are said to fast map (fast mapping) new words and experiences into their psyche after only a few exposures to them."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FAST MAPPING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fast-mapping/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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