Jean Berko Gleason

Jean Berko Gleason is a Boston University psycholinguist best known for having created the wug test. The test, which was designed to investigate the manner in which children acquire grammatical understanding, was created in 1958. It remains significant in the realms of linguistics and cognitive development.

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