BUCLD 43 Schedule

BOSTON UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

NOVEMBER 2–4, 2018
GEORGE SHERMAN UNION, BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Prior BUCLD conference schedules and handbooks: Archives

Registration opens at 8:00am each day starting on Friday.

Please note that this year’s Student Workshop will be held on Thursday, November 1st following the Society for Language Development Symposium at 6:30pm, with refreshments available starting at 6.

Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday


Thursday, November 1

6:30 STUDENT WORKSHOP
“How to integrate open science into language acquisition research”
Christina Bergmann (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)


Friday, November 2

9am-5pm BOOK EXHIBIT (Ziskind Lounge)
Cambridge University Press
John Benjamins Publishing Company
MIT Press
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
9:00 Early availability and phonological bias in the acquisition of noun classes
J. Culbertson, H. Jarvinen, F. Haggarty, K. Smith
Children’s N400 is sensitive to both predictability and frequency: Evidence from natural listening
T. Levari, J. Snedeker
Knowing when to presuppose
A. Aravind, D. Fox, M. Hackl
9:30 How the input shapes the acquisition of verb and noun morphology: Computational modeling across three highly inflected languages
F. Engelmann, J. Kolak, S. Granlund, V. Vihman, B. Ambridge, J. Pine, A. Theakston, E. Lieven
The dynamics of spoken and visual word recognition in school-aged children
K. Hendrickson, B. McMurray
Facilitating quantifier acquisition: Training can eliminate children’s spreading errors
C. Roest, J. Spenader
10:00 The learnability of semantic distinctions: Insights from an artificial language learning experiment on evidentiality
D. Saratsli, S. Bartell, A. Papafragou
Syntactic development and neurolinguistic processing go hand in hand: Evidence from early vs late L1 acquisition of ASL
R. Mayberry, M. Hatrak, D. Ilkbasaran, W. Matchin, A. Villwock, A. Roth, E. Halgren
Acquiring the universal quantifiers: Every part together or each part on its own?
T. Knowlton, J. Halberda, P. Pietroski, J. Lidz
10:30 BREAK (Ziskind Lounge)
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
11:00 French-learning infants use novel syntactic contexts to acquire the meanings of novel content words
M. Barbir, M. Babineau, A. Fiévet, A. Christophe
The power of a name: Labeling changes infants’ memory for individual objects
A. LaTourrette, S. Waxman
Look at THAT: Using deixis to evaluate prediction-via-simulation with L1 children, L1 adults, and L2 adults
T. Reuter, C. Lew-Williams
11:30 Slovenian preschoolers derive exact interpretations of singular and dual forms
L. Marušič, A. Saksida, D. Skordos, J. Sullivan, R. Žaucer, D. Barner
Referential cues support novel sign learning in young deaf children
A. Lieberman, A. Borovsky
Processing of remention biases in Korean learners of English
H. Kim, T. Grüter
12:00 Crying helps, but being sad doesn’t: Verbs, but not adjectives, constrain referent selection for novel nouns through age three
K. Syrett, A. LaTourrette, B. Ferguson, S. Waxman
Infant and adult brains are coupled to the dynamics of social behaviors during naturalistic communication
E. Piazza, L. Hasenfratz, U. Hasson, C. Lew-Williams
Incremental interpretation in the first and second language
L. Brehm, K. Miller, C. Jackson
12:30 LUNCH BREAK (Ziskind Lounge)
NIH/NSF FUNDING SYMPOSIUM (Conference Auditorium)
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
2:00 Using prosody to compute alternative sets: The case of Turkish particle dA
S. Topaloglu, M. Nakipoglu
Individual-outcome corpus modeling to constrain parameters of statistical learning models
A. Buerkin-Pontrelli, J. Coffey, D. Swingley
Learnability in Romance: How indirect input helps children acquire the contrast between null and overt subjects
H. Forsythe, C. Schmitt, D. Greeson
2:30 Understanding prosodic and syntactic focus by Mandarin and German five-year-olds: Evidence from eye-tracking studies
H. Chen, B. Höhle, S. Crain
A rhythm account of word segmentation tasks
F. Wang, J. Trueswell, J. Zevin, T. Mintz
Doing what you must: Child actuality inferences in modal comprehension
D. Veselinovic, A. Cournane
3:00 ATTENDED POSTER SESSION I (Metcalf Large)
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
4:15 Topichood and the comprehension of relative clauses in French
A. Bentea, S. Durrleman
Preschoolers fail to revise their syntactic analysis, even when their initial interpretation is driven by prosodic cues
A. de Carvalho, J. Trueswell, A. Christophe
The spontaneous eMERGEnce of recursion in child language
I. Giblin, J. Shi, P. Zhou, C. Bill, S. Crain
4:45 Recovering ergativity in Heritage Samoan
G. Muagututia, K. Deen, W. O’Grady
The development of inter-lexical inhibition from 1st grade to adulthood
C. Blomquist, B. McMurray
Late L1 attrition is temporary: Evidence from a longitudinal case study
D. Genevska-Hanke
5:15 Object relative clause comprehension in L2 children with limited L2 exposure
M. Scheidnes, L. Redmond
Incremental strategies in children’s language production: Evidence from eye-gaze
J. Brough, H. Rabagliati, H. Branigan, C. Gambi
The acquisition of French causatives and parallels to English passives
J. Borga, W. Snyder
5:45 DINNER BREAK
7:45 KEYNOTE ADDRESS (Metcalf Large)
Ann Senghas (Barnard College)


Saturday, November 3

9am-5pm BOOK EXHIBIT (Ziskind Lounge)
Cambridge University Press
John Benjamins Publishing Company
MIT Press
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
9:00 The interaction of word order, case-marking, and verbal morphology in children’s comprehension of suffixal passives in Korean
G. Shin, K. Deen
ASL vocabulary assessment
N. Caselli, J. Pyers, A. Lieberman
The effects of working memory training on a clinical marker of specific language impairment in French-speaking children
E. Stanford, S. Durrleman, H. Delage
9:30 Distributional regularity of suffixes facilitates gender acquisition: A contrastive study of two closely related languages
T. Ivanova-Sullivan, I. Sekerina
Linking input and vocabulary in infancy to preschool language skills
S. Dailey, E. Bergelson
The impact of syntax on mentalizing: A training study in ASD and SLI
S. Durrleman, E. Thommen, H. Delage
10:00 The L1 acquisition of tense-aspect markers –ess (past-perfective) and –ko iss (progressive) in Korean
J. Ryu, Y. Shirai
You best have a sister: The effect of siblings on language development as a function of age-gap and sex
N. Havron, A. Cristia, F. Ramus, H. Peyre
The relationship between oral language and emergent literacy skills for Spanish-speaking children with and without SLI
A. Pratt, J. Grinstead, M. Cantú-Sánchez, X. Carreto-Guadarrama, A. Arrieta-Zamudio, P. Ortiz-Ramírez
10:30 BREAK (Ziskind Lounge)
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
11:00 The lexical advantage: Four-year-old children acquire words, not sounds
M. Cychosz, M. Erskine, J. Edwards
Language modality doesn’t affect number concept development, but timing of language exposure does: Insights from deaf children acquiring signed and spoken language
J. Contreras, E. Carrigan, A. Shusterman, M. Coppola
On a developmental delay in the L1 acquisition of the Japanese nominative object
T. Sano, H. Shimada, Y. Fujiwara
11:30 The acquisition of Mandarin tonal processes by children with cochlear implants
P. Tang, I. Yuen, N. Xu Rattanasone, L. Gao, K. Demuth
If they had been more transparent, the child would have discovered them more easily: How counterfactuals develop
L. Rouvoli, V. Tsakali, N. Kazanina
Reflexives and word order in adult and child Tagalog
I. Bondoc, K. Deen, E. Or
12:15 SATURDAY SYMPOSIUM (Metcalf Large):
“A developmental, individual-differences perspective on processing of and learning from accented speech”
Toddlers’ accommodation of accent: Acoustic and experiential factors
Rochelle Newman (University of Maryland)
Effects of bilingualism on children’s processing of accented speech
Margarita Kaushanskaya (University of Wisconsin – Madison)
Individual differences in perception of non-native speech
Melissa Baese-Berk (University of Oregon)
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
2:15 Won’t somebody think of the children? Beyond maximality with plural definite descriptions
M. Moyer, Z. Husnain, K. Syrett
Beyond words: Children apply the principle of informativeness to non-linguistic symbols
A. Kampa, A. Papafragou
Beyond linear non-adjacent or adjacent dependencies: Infants track hierarchical syntactic dependencies
C. Legrand, R. Shi
2:45 A cross-linguistic investigation of symmetrical judgments
K. Drozd, D. Anđjelković, M. Savić, A. Gavarró, K. Yatsushiro, et al.
Use of contrastive inference for reference resolution of a novel word in monolingual and bilingually exposed children
I. Lorge, N. Katsos
The more the merrier? The impact of talker variability on artificial grammar learning in preschoolers and adults
F. Bulgarelli, D. Weiss
3:15 ATTENDED POSTER SESSION II (Metcalf Large)
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
4:30 Rhythmic and morphosyntactic predictions: The anticipation skills of Italian children with developmental dyslexia
V. Persici, N. Stucchi, F. Arosio
Using television to boost native-speaker input for L2-learning children: A cautionary tale
T. Sorenson Duncan, J. Paradis
Intervention and animacy effects in the acquisition of sluicing and relative clauses
V. Mateu, N. Hyams
5:00 The pitfalls of strong predictions: Learning new words from discourse
H. Rabagliati, N. Wolf, B. Skarabela, H. Rohde
Language input varies by activity and social context in Latino infants from Spanish-speaking homes
A. Weisleder, A. Mendelsohn, A. Villanueva, A. Seery, C. Canfield
Pulling the curtain back: Wh-questions in child Tok Pisin
H. Sato, K. Deen
5:45 PLENARY ADDRESS (Metcalf Large)
Johanne Paradis (University of Alberta)
7:00 RECEPTION (Ziskind Lounge)


Sunday, November 4

Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
9:00 Infants track the languages used by individual speakers
C. Potter, N. Marayati, C. Lew-Williams
Sleep consolidates syntactically-derived verb meanings in 2-year-olds
A. He, S. Waxman, S. Arunachalam
Hypo-articulation in infant-directed speech: The case of the Nepali four-way stop voicing contrast
T. Benders, S. Pokharel, K. Demuth
9:30 Language input in a forager-farmer population: Estimations from daylong recordings
C. Scaff, J. Stieglitz, A. Cristia
Bootstrapping syntactic acquisition with a semantic seed
M. Babineau, A. de Carvalho, J. Trueswell, A. Christophe
Increased spectral variability in the vowels of infant-directed speech is not universal
E. McClay, S. Cebioglu, T. Broesch, H. Yeung
10:00 Infant word recognition in familiar and unfamiliar accents
M. van Heugten, M. Tulloch
Conflict resolution between semantic and syntactic cues in language acquisition
M. Beretti, N. Havron, A. Christophe
The real-time dynamics of child-directed speech: Using pupillometry to evaluate children’s processing of natural pitch contours
M. Nencheva, E. Piazza, C. Lew-Williams
10:30 BREAK (Ziskind Lounge)
11:00 SUNDAY SYMPOSIUM (Metcalf Large):
“Addressing the putative ‘word gap’: Approaches to early language interventions”
Helping children learn language: Why bother?
Roberta M. Golinkoff (University of Delaware) & Kathy Hirsh-Pasek (Temple University)
Pointing to success: A home-based intervention for parents of infants
Meredith L. Rowe (Harvard University Graduate School of Education)
The Duet Project: A community-based home-visiting partnership
Rebecca M. Alper (Temple University)
The FACT Project: A school-based program for elementary-age families
Rachel R. Romeo (Boston Children’s Hospital & Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Alternates

N. Boll-Avetisyan, S. Van Ommen, T. Nazzi, B. Höhle: Categorical perception of lexical stress in French L2 learners of German: Effects of musical acuity

R. Feiman, D. Barner: The acquisition of quantifiers: The universality and distributivity of each

S. Floyd, C. Lew-Williams, A. Goldberg: Early word meanings are structured around similarity: Evidence from lexical processing

Y. Fujiwara, H. Shimada: Acquisition of ellipsis: Phonology or syntax?

H. Hwang, R. Mazuka, M. Takada: Enhancement of stop contrast or emergence of new targets? Implications on language development in Japanese

S. Moran, S. Stoll: Variation sets in maximally diverse languages

A. Ohba, T. Sano, K. Yamakoshi: Children’s acquisition of clefts revisited: New evidence from child Japanese

Z. Ovans, J. Novick, Y. Huang: Better to be reliable than early: Cognitive-control effects on developmental parsing

S. Tal, I. Arnon, M. Ariel: Children’s task-related comprehension of or

B. Zurer Pearson, J. Jackson: Acquisition of a late-developing syntactic structure by African-American-English-speaking learners of the mainstream dialect


Friday posters

A. Ahmad: Maximality before uniqueness: Children’s acquisition of definite descriptions in French

B. Axel, N. Havron, I. Dautriche, A. de Carvalho, A. Christophe: When predictions fail: Adults and children stop predicting upcoming syntactic categories in unreliable contexts

A. Bates, L. Pearl: What input gap is there across socioeconomic status for complex syntax? A quantitative and cognitive modeling analysis of linguistic evidence for learning syntactic islands

I. Berent, G. Sandoboe, M. Platt: How we reason about innateness

S. Bjoernsdottir, S. Sigurjonsdottir: Predicting gender assignment in the acquisition of Icelandic

M. Bohn, M. Tessler, M. Frank: Modeling the role of common ground in pragmatic word learning

A. Borovsky, R. Peters: Building lexico-semantic networks impacts early word recognition

A. Bosnic, J. Spenader: Stages in acquiring distributive markers in Serbian and Dutch: Evidence from an act-out task

K. Byers-Heinlein, E. Fourakis, C. Lew-Williams: Language mixing affects bilingual toddlers’ word learning

M. Carbajal, S. Peperkamp: An exploration of language input and its impact on vocabulary development in bilingual infants

Y. Chen: The L2 acquisition of Japanese relative clauses by L1 Chinese learners: Evidence from the interpretation of the universal quantifier zen’in ‘all’

J. Choe: Effect of NP type on L2 raising acquisition

A. Chromá, F. Smolík: Language, personal pronouns, and social understanding from two to three: A longitudinal study in children acquiring Czech

C. Contemori, O. Asiri: Anaphora resolution in English L2 learners: An analysis of different discourse contexts

A. Cournane, A. Pérez-Leroux: Leaving obligations behind: Epistemic incrementation in preschool English

E. Daskalaki, E. Blom, V. Chondrogianni, J. Paradis: Effects of parental input quality in child heritage language acquisition

B. Davies, N. Xu Rattanasone, K. Demuth: Acquisition of plural morphology by preschoolers with hearing loss

L. Dekydtspotter, K. Miller, M. Iverson, Y. Xiong, K. Swanson, C. Gilbert: Increased beta-band activity in the active maintenance of fragile L2 representations

L. Ehrenhofer, K. Yatsushiro, T. Fritzsche, B. Höhle, J. Lidz, C. Phillips, Y. Huang: Verbs, not subjects, drive subject-as-agent misinterpretation in children’s comprehension of passives

J. Grinstead, M. Oates, M. Nieves-Rivera, R. Padilla-Reyes: Quantifier relationships in the lexicon: Scalar competence and performance

S. Guven, E. Thordardottir, E. Rioux: Examining task related effects on the manifestation of morphological errors in French speaking children with Specific Language Impairment

M. Hoareau, H. Yeung, T. Nazzi: Early parental input, production skills and TP-based word segmentation

Z. Hopkins, L. Lindsay, H. Branigan: What makes a house a home? Mechanisms of lexical alignment in preschoolers’ referential communication

A. Irani: How children learn to disappear causative errors using positive evidence

F. Karaman, J. Hay: Transitional probability (but not syllable frequency) is maintained in memory to support word learning

E. Kistanova, I. Sekerina: Acquisition of the grammatical categories of Russian verbs in a heritage Russian-English child: A case study

J. Kolak, S. Granlund, F. Engelmann, M. Szreder, B. Ambridge, J. Pine, A. Theakston, E. Lieven: Children’s acquisition of person/number verb inflection in morphologically complex languages

V. Kozloff, A. Nguyen, J. Arciuli, Z. Qi: Statistical learning at noisy environment is associated with vocabulary

E. Lau: Default animacy configuration is not always preferred: The effect of animacy on the acquisition of passives

O. Lavi-Rotbain, I. Arnon: Frequency or predictability? The effect of entropy on statistical learning in children and adults

M. Lei: The acquisition of cardinal and ordinal numbers in Cantonese

N. Lester, F. Moscoso del Prado Martin: Syntactic distributions affect the emergence of nouns in the earliest stages of syntactic acquisition

D. Lillo-Martin, D. Chen Pichler: Development of pointing signs in ASL and implications for their analysis

V. Limia, S. Ozcaliskan, E. Hoff, E. Alcantar, M. Ortiz, C. Chamorro: Do parents gesture differently to their bilingual children when speaking their dominant vs. weaker language?

W. Ling, T. Grüter: Lexical tone in L2 Mandarin: The relation between categorical perception and real-time spoken word recognition

Y. Lu, T. Lee: Telicity and objecthood in the acquisition of unaccusativity: Mandarin-speaking children’s interpretation of manner-of-motion verbs

M. Ma, Y. Oshima-Takane, Y. Kayama: Understanding language-specific anaphora in children

W. Ma, P. Zhou: Deciding the referent of a new word: The acquisition of classifiers

D. Miller, J. Rothman: You win some and you lose some: Processing and judgment of scalar implicatures within attrition contexts

A. Mills, A. van Hout: Cognitive bias overrides syntactic bootstrapping in novel verb learning

N. Mitrofanova, Y. Rodina, O. Urek, M. Westergaard: Sensitivity to grammatical gender cues in the acquisition of heritage Russian

E. Nguyen, L. Pearl: Using developmental modeling to specify learning and representation of the passive in English children

S. Ozcaliskan, S. Goldin-Meadow: How early does speaking shape the native language of gesture?

D. Panizza, M. Thalmann: Present to the eye, away from the mind: Dissociating online comprehension and offline judgments of indirect scalar inferences

A. Pérez-Leroux, A. Castilla-Earls, M. Lara Díaz, E. Pettibone: Recursion follows productivity, not vice versa: The case of Spanish NP recursion

E. Peristeri, E. Baldimtsi, S. Durrleman, I. Tsimpli: Bilingualism effects in children with Specific Language Impairment: Metalinguistic awareness, executive functions and false-belief reasoning

L. Perkins, T. Knowlton, A. Williams, J. Lidz: Matching number vs. linking roles: Using 3-participant scene percepts to understand infants’ bootstrapping

E. Puig-Mayenco, J. Rothman: Low proficiency does not mean ab initio: Exposure matters for L3 transfer studies

T. Schatz, N. Feldman, S. Goldwater, E. Dupoux: Phonetic learning without phonetic categories

B. Skarabela, E. Pool, M. Ota: ‘The train goes choo-choo’: A corpus analysis of the role of onomatopoeic words in early production

A. Starr, M. Srinivasan: Do spatial metaphors facilitate word learning?

A. Sugawara: Conjunction and numeral as cues to generate alternatives to satisfy scalar presupposition of “only”: Evidence from Japanese learners of English

M. Sundara, C. Mayer: Modeling developmental changes in infants’ discrimination of English vowels

S. Tong, Y. Chan: Musical experience enhances both pitch perception and non-native tonal word learning in children and adults

S. Tsuji, R. Mazuka, D. Swingley: Temporal contingency augments attention to a referent in a word learning task

A. van Dooren, M. Tulling, A. Cournane, V. Hacquard: Lexical aspect as a crosslinguistic cue to modal meaning: Evidence from Dutch

M. Wu, T. Ionin: L1-Chinese L2-English speakers’ acquisition of English quantifier-negation scope

K. Yatsushiro, A. Sugawara, U. Sauerland: Effect of intonation contour on scope: hat vs. neutral contours in German

T. Zamuner, K. Boyce: The development of the production effect in children aged 3 to 6 years old


Saturday posters

N. Adricula: Children’s acquisition of polysemy: by, of, and with in child English

E. Bergelson, A. Weisleder, J. Bunce, C. Rowland, M. Casillas, A. Cristia: How different is speech input and output across subgroups? First results from >12,000 hours of naturalistic recordings

N. Boll-Avetisyan, S. Van Ommen, T. Nazzi, B. Höhle: Categorical perception of lexical stress in French L2 learners of German: Effects of musical acuity

J. Cabrelli Amaro, C. Pichan, J. Rothman, L. Serratrice: Initial phonological and morphosyntactic transfer in L3 Italian by early English/Spanish bilinguals

M. Casillas: How much speech do Tseltal Mayan children hear? Daylong averages and interactional bursts

A. Chaouch Orozco, J. González Alonso, J. Rothman: Exploring the L1-L2 versus L2-L1 (masked) priming asymmetry effect

S. Creel: Close correspondence between two measures of word learning in young children, but no added sensitivity for visual fixations

E. Davis, B. Landau: Does see that help children learn think that? The intersection of perception and mental verbs in development

L. de Ruiter, A. Theakston, E. Lieven, M. Hilton, S. Brandt: Is before easier than after in German, too? Testing the relative influence of iconicity, ambiguity, and language-specific frequencies on the processing of adverbial sentences in German

Ö. Demir-Lira, J. Kanero, C. Oranç, S. Koşkulu, I. Franko, O. Uluşahin, Z. Adıgüzel, T. Göksun: Using gestures in L2 vocabulary teaching: Human or robot tutors?

A. Dieuleveut, A. van Dooren, A. Cournane, V. Hacquard: Learning the force of modals: Sig you guess what sig means?

R. Feiman, D. Barner: The acquisition of quantifiers: The universality and distributivity of each

A. Fitch, S. Arunachalam, A. Lieberman: Learning words from context in ASL: Evidence from a Human Simulation Paradigm

S. Floyd, C. Lew-Williams, A. Goldberg: Early word meanings are structured around similarity: Evidence from lexical processing

Y. Fujiwara, H. Shimada: Acquisition of ellipsis: Phonology or syntax?

D. Gagne, S. Goico, J. Pyers, M. Coppola: False belief understanding requires language experience, but its precursor abilities do not

H. Getz, E. Newport: Privileged computations for closed-class items

C. Goodwin, L. Prunier, D. Lillo-Martin: Parental sign input to Deaf children of Deaf parents: Vocabulary and syntax

S. Granlund, J. Kolak, V. Vihman, F. Engelmann, B. Ambridge, J. Pine, A. Theakston, E. Lieven: A cross-linguistic study on the development of noun case marking in morphologically complex languages

M. Gross, M. Kaushanskaya: Predictors of language control in bilingual children with low and typical language

V. Hacquard, R. Dudley, J. Lidz: With or without “too”: Reasoning about people’s questions and their presuppositions

K. Hitczenko, R. Mazuka, M. Elsner, N. Feldman: Normalization may be ineffective for phonetic category learning

H. Huang, S. Crain: When OR is assigned a conjunctive inference in child language

H. Hwang, R. Mazuka, M. Takada: Enhancement of stop contrast or emergence of new targets? Implications on language development in Japanese

E. Jimenez, E. Haebig, T. Hills: Deviant vocabulary development in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

A. Kholodova, M. Peter, C. Rowland, S. Allen: Implicit learning and surprisal effects in a structurally biased language: A developmental study

J. Kotfila, J. de Villiers: When must children acquire long distance Wh extraction?

E. Koulaguina, G. Legendre, I. Barrière, I. Menu, E. Sivakumar, T. Nazzi: Suffixal subject-verb number agreement: The development of comprehension in French-learning toddlers from 30 to 36 months

S. Lima: Acquisition of conjunctions in recursive and distributive scenarios: A production study in Yudja

L. Lindsay, H. Branigan, H. Rabagliati: Catching your eye: Low-level perceptual cues influence preschoolers’ sentence formulation

C. Manetti, C. Contemori: The production of object relative clauses in Italian-speaking children: A syntactic priming study

Š. Matějka, F. Smolík: The validity of a parental-report measure for grammar assessment: Acquisition of verb and noun forms in Czech

B. McMillan, L. Masek, S. Paterson, A. Ribner, K. Hirsh-Pasek, C. Blair: Early attention influences language development through parent-child interactions

N. Meir, R. Bazes, M. Hartston, R. Novogrodsky: Theory of mind and pronoun use in bilingual and monolingual children with autism

K. Miller, K. Moors: Building anticipation in real-time L2 processing: The use of grammatical gender in L2 French

K. Montemurro, M. Flaherty, M. Coppola, S. Goldin-Meadow, D. Brentari: Grammaticalization of the body and space in Nicaraguan Sign Language

S. Moran, S. Stoll: Variation sets in maximally diverse languages

C. Nakamura, J. Harris, S. Jun, Y. Hirose: L2 adaptation to unreliable prosody during structural analysis: A visual world study

L. Nishibayashi, R. Mazuka: Early consonant bias in recognizing segmented word forms in Japanese-learning infants

A. Ohba, T. Sano, K. Yamakoshi: Children’s acquisition of clefts revisited: New evidence from child Japanese

T. Okuma: Acquisition of floating quantifiers by L1 English speakers of L2 Japanese

Y. Oshima-Takane, K. Boyle: Toddlers’ use of a third party’s gaze information in verb-action mapping

Z. Ovans, J. Novick, Y. Huang: Better to be reliable than early: Cognitive-control effects on developmental parsing

D. Perszyk, S. Waxman: A language-specific processing system supports infants’ language-cognition link

Z. Qi, A. Nguyen, O. Ozernov-Palchik, S. Beach, S. May, J. Arciuli, J. Gabrieli: Statistical learning in reading development and reading impairment

A. Santos, A. Jesus, S. Abalada: How do children interpret novel control verbs?

H. Shimada, A. Ohba, R. Okada, K. Yamakoshi: The anti-reconstruction property of cleft constructions in child Japanese

S. Simackova, K. Chladkova: Distributional learning is constrained by prior language experience

F. Smolík: The status of the SVO word order in Czech children’s productions

M. Stegenwallner-Schütz, F. Adani: Number marking helps children with and without Specific Language Impairment alleviate their difficulties with case marking alone: Evidence from object-initial sentences in German

Y. Su, L. Naigles: Syntactic strength of the SVO word order in the general population of Mandarin-exposed preschool children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

S. Tal, I. Arnon, M. Ariel: Children’s task-related comprehension of or

M. Talbott, J. Munson, G. Young, A. Estes, S. Rogers: Developmental sequence of gesture and expressive language milestone achievement in toddlers with ASD

K. Tamasi, Q. Yow: Early onset of bilingualism and frequent language switching confers advantage in executive functioning: A study of two bilingual populations

Z. Wang, X. Yang, R. Shi: Acquisition of unaccusativity in toddlers

J. Zhu, A. Gavarró: Early comprehension of canonical and non-canonical word orders in Mandarin

B. Zurer Pearson, J. Jackson: Acquisition of a late-developing syntactic structure by African-American-English-speaking learners of the mainstream dialect