BUCLD 42 Schedule

BOSTON UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

NOVEMBER 3-5, 2017
GEORGE SHERMAN UNION, BOSTON UNIVERSITY

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Registration opens at 8:00am each day, Friday-Sunday.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017
1:00-6:00pm: Society for Language Development symposium (details below)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017

9:00am-5:00pm BOOK EXHIBIT
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
9:00 Sustained Attention in Infancy Impacts Vocabulary Acquisition in Low-Income Toddlers
P. Brooks, R. Flynn, T. Ober
Learning words in an unfamiliar language: The role of statistics and context
J. Hay, A. Shoaib, T. Wang, D. Moore, J. Lohman, J. Lany
Learning attitude verb meanings in a morphosyntactically-poor language via syntactic bootstrapping
N. Huang, C. Liao, V. Haquard, J. Lidz
9:30 Can parent coaching affect parent-child language interactions and improve outcomes?
N. Ferjan Ramirez, S. Lytle, M. Fish, P. Kuhl
What words do children say first? Using known words to bootstrap the acquisition of new words.
J. Willits, J. Montag, S. Yang
“Look! It is not a bamoule!” 18-month-olds understand negative sentences
A. de Carvalho, A. Barrault, A. Christophe
10:00 Are language and social-communicative abilities separable in infancy?
A. Yamashiro, A. Sorcinelli, A. Vouloumanos
Subjective little learners: Hyperarticulated input and the early development of adjective ordering preferences
G. Bar-Sever, R. Lee, G. Scontras, L. Pearl
Learning to Filter Non-Basic Clauses for Argument Structure Acquisition
L. Perkins, N. Feldman, J. Lidz
10:30 Break
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
11:00 The cup on the table is green: Children’s comprehension of embedded PPs
E. Hall, A. Perez
Mutual Exclusivity and Ad-hoc Scales in children’s inferences
D. Skordos, D. Barner
Acquisition of agreement in German: Sensitivity to grammar is reflected in 3-year-olds’ pupil dilation
A. Suess, P. Hendriks, T. Fritzche, B. Höhle
11:30 Repetition Brings Success: Revealing knowledge of the passive voice
K. Deen, I. Bondoc, A. Camp, S. Estioca, H. Hwang, G. Shin, M. Takahashi, F. Zenker, C. Zhong
Assessing truth and speaker knowledge when utterances are not maximally true
L. Simon-Pearson, K. Syrett
Bilinguals’ sensitivity to grammatical gender cues in Russian
N. Mitrofanova, Y. Rodina, O. Urek, M. Westergaard
12:00 A Filled Gap Stage in German Relative Clause Acquisition
K. Yatsushiro, U. Sauerland
Contextual inferences through variable exemplars: An artificial adjective learning study
C. Lee, C. Kurumada
Children’s and adults’ processing of variable agreement patterns: Agreement neutralization in English
C. Lukyanenko, K. Miller
12:30 Lunch, NIH/NSF funding symposium
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
2:00 Prediction at the discourse level in L2 English speakers: an eye-tracking study
P. Dussias, C. Contemori
A little labeling goes a long way: Semi-supervised learning in infancy
A. LaTourrette, S. Waxman
Syntactic optionality delays acquisition: late acquisition of passives in Mandarin vs. early acquisition in Cantonese
E. Lau, Z. Mai, V. Yip
2:30 Second Language Learners Generate Predictions at the Level of the Discourse: Evidence from Event-related Potentials
J. Alemán Bañón, C. Martin, E. Fano
The profile of abstract rule learning in infancy: Evidence from a meta-analysis and a multi-lab experiment
H. Rabagliati, B. Ferguson, C. Lew-Williams
The Impact of Argument-Omitted Sentences in the Learning of the Japanese Direct Object Case-Marker
A. Zhao, H. Sakai, Y. Luo
3:00 Posters I attended
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
4:15 Co-Speech Pointing Gestures Produced by Human Instructors rather than Robots Improve Word Learning in Children with Autism
S. Kelly, K. Wong, W. Lam, C. Cheng, W. So
Trajectories of Lexical Comprehension Improvement: Investigating the 14month Boost
E. Bergelson
Production-Comprehension Asymmetry in Children’s Medial Wh-questions
C. Lutken, A. Omaki
4:45 Do parents model gestures differently when children’s gestures differ?
S. Ozcaliskan, L. Adamson, N. Dimitrova, S. Baumann
Is the noun bias the default? Testing novel word learning in Japanese toddlers using simple scenes
A. Matsuo, L. Naigles, T. Ogura
A Performance Account for Medial Wh-Questions in Child English
E. Grolla, J. Lidz
5:15 Gestures Facilitate Word Learning in Shared Storybook Reading: A Dual Eye-tracking Study
Y. Zhang, C. Yu
Being Suspicious of Suspicious Coincidences: The Learning of Subordinate Terms by Children and Adults
F. Wang, L. Gleitman, J. Trueswell
Negative questions in children with Specific Language Impairment
K. Rombough, R. Thornton, J. Martin, L. Orton
5:45 Dinner break
7:45 Keynote address:
Jenny Saffran (University of Wisconsin—Madison)
9:00 Reception

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017

9:00am-5:00pm BOOK EXHIBIT (FINAL DAY)
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
9:00 SES Differences in the Structure of Child-directed Speech
S. Tal, I. Arnon
A rabbit by any other name: Lexical alignment in preschoolers’ dialogue
Z. Hopkins, H. Branigan, L. Lindsay
An Ergative Intervention in Heritage Samoan
G. Muagututia, K. Deen, W. O’Grady
9:30 Simple Sentences aren’t all the Same: Variation in Input and Acquisition
M. Rispoli, P. Hadley, H. Simmons
Bilingual 2-Year-Olds’ Code-Switching in Talk about Internal States: Filling Relative Lexical Gaps
E. Hoff, M. Shiro
The acquisition of word order variation in German embedded clauses
E. Sanfelici, P. Schulz
10:00 Look Who’s Talking: Effects of Sibling versus Maternal Input in Child L2 Acquisition
T. Sorenson Duncan, J. Paradis
Could both be right? Children’s prolonged metalinguistic development in understanding relative and subjective adjectives
R. Foushee, M. Srinivasan
Before and after the acquisition of adjunct control
J. Gerard, J. Lidz
10:30 Break
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
11:00 Perception of non-native tonal contrasts by Mandarin-English and English-Mandarin sequential bilinguals
I. Chan, C. Chang
The emergence of recursion: Evidence from Nicaraguan Sign Language and homesign
A. Kocab, A. Senghas, M. Coppola, J. Snedeker
Interactions between number and definiteness: Vietnamese children’s comprehension of definites
N. Le, H. Forsythe, C. Schmitt
11:30 Stress clash in the acquisition of Greek
A. Athanasopoulou
Childhood language deprivation affects dorsal but not ventral white matter tracts: Evidence from late L1 learners of ASL
Q. Cheng, E. Halgren, R. Mayberry
Cross-linguistic influence in online processing of indefinites in L2-English
T. Ionin, S. Choi, Q. Liu
12:30 Saturday symposium: On links between language development and extra-linguistic cognitive knowledge: What we can learn from autism
Jeannette Schaeffer
Stephanie Durrleman
Inge-Marie Eigsti
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
2:15 Building the Evidence: Spatial Frames of Reference in Language and Thought
L. Abarbanell, P. Li
Emergence of Patterned Variation in Child Homesign
L. Horton, D. Brentari, S. Goldin-Meadow
Phrasal prosody and syntactic knowledge in infants before two years of age
S. Massicotte-Laforge, R. Shi
2:45 Bottom-up cues to event segmentation: The use of audiovisual synchrony in speech to preschoolers
F. Bulgarelli, N. George, M. Roe, D. Weiss
The point of it: Argument suppliance in delayed SignL2.
H. Koulidobrova
The role of information structure in children’s comprehension of complex sentences – testing two hypotheses
L. de Ruiter, E. Lieven, S. Brandt, A. Theakston
3:15 Posters II attended
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
4:30 Spoken word recognition of children with cochlear implants
T. Mahr, J. Edwards
Language learning in the face of inter-talker variation: when talker voice proves helpful
K. Gonzales, L. Gerken, R. Gomez
Gender Agreement and Predictive Lexical Processing in Czech 23-month-olds: Emerging Sensitivity to Bound Gender Inflections
V. Bláhová, F. Smolík
5:00 Distractibility during speech-processing: The effects of background noise familiarity
B. McMillan
The threshold for regularization: When children will and will not regularize inconsistent language input
K. Schuler, J. Horowitz, E. Newport
Accounting for reduced L2 gender-based anticipation: A direct test of the Lexical Gender Learning Hypothesis
K. Shantz, D. Tanner
5:45 Plenary address:
Núria Sebastián Gallés (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2017

(No Book exhibit on Sunday)
Session A (Metcalf Small) Session B (Conference Auditorium) Session C (Terrace Lounge)
9:00 The role of age and cross-linguistic similarity in first language perceptual attrition
C. Chang, S. Ahn, R. DeKeyser, S. Lee-Ellis
Do structural priming effects rely on interactions between animacy and syntax?
L. Buckle, E. Lieven, A. Theakston
Are Children’s Overly Distributive Interpretations and Spreading Errors Related?
A. de Koster, P. Hendriks, J. Spenader
9:30 What did you say? Infants’ early productions match caregiver input
C. Laing, E. Bergelson
Cross-Linguistic Structural Priming in Heritage Spanish Speakers: The Effects of Exposure to English on the Processing of Preposition Stranding in Spanish
I. Phillips
Intervention Effects in Early Grammar: Evidence from Sluicing
V. Mateu, W. Lauren, N. Hyams
10:00 Language-specific Sources of Acoustic Stability in Phonological Development
M. Cychosz, S. Kalt
Cumulative Syntactic Priming in Comprehension in Children and Adults
N. Havron, T. Linzen, C. Scaff, A. Christophe
The Acquisition of Negated Disjunction: Evidence from Italian, French and Dutch
M. Guasti, E. Pagliarini, O. Lungu, A. Van Hout, S. Crain
10:30 Break
11:00 Sunday Symposium: Event concepts and early word learning
Alon Hafri, Brent Strickland, Anna Papafragou, & John Trueswell
Jeffrey Lidz, Alexander Williams, & Laurel Perkins
Sudha Arunachalam & Angela Xiaoxue He
1:15 Student Workshop: One Talk, 3 Ways
Janet Randall (Northeastern University)

Alternates

J. Cabrelli Amaro, M. Iverson, D. Giancaspro, B. Halloran: The role of dominance and age of acquisition in L3 development

B. Davies, N. Xu Rattanasone, T. Schembri, K. Demuth: Is ‘Dax’ Singular or Plural? Preschoolers and Copulas Do Not Agree

L. Dekydtspotter, C. Gilbert, A. Miller, M. Inverson, K. Swanson, T. Leal, I. Innis: An ERP investigation of domain-specificity: Clause-edge recursion in native and nonnative French

C. Legrand, R. Shi, M. Babineau: Variable forms in young children’s lexical representation

M. Lei: Children’s Knowledge of Domain Restriction: The Case of dou (‘all’) in Mandarin Chinese

J. Lu, S. Goldin-Meadow: Age of acquisition effects on signers’ use of depiction

R. Mizrahi, S. Creel: Children ages 3-5 years use language to identify talkers

I. Polyanskaya, T. Brauner, P. Blackburn: Second-order false beliefs and recursive complements in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

T. Reuter, A. Borovsky, C. Lew-Williams: Predict and redirect: How prediction errors influence children’s word learning

C. Richter: Learning allophones: What input is necessary?

B. Skarabela, M. Srinivasan, H. Rabagliati: The Development of a Generative Lexicon: Evidence from Instrument Verbs

M. Sundara, C. Ngon, K. Skoruppa, N. Feldman, G. Molino Onario, J. Morgan, S. Peperkamp: Young Infants Discriminate Subtle Phonetic Contrasts

Friday posters

K. Antoniou, A. Veenstra, M. Kissine, N. Katsos: How does childhood bilingualism and bi-dialectalism affect the interpretation and processing of implicature?

A. Armstrong, N. Bulkes, D. Tanner: Quantificational cues to L2 English verbal agreement: A cross-linguistic ERP investigation

D. Barner, D. Skordos, R. Feiman, A. Bale: The trouble with disjunction

A. Bottoms, Z. Fieldsteel, E. Spurgeon, A. Lieberman: Object labeling in American Sign Language parent input to young deaf children

E. Breen, R. Pomper, J. Saffran: Connecting Phonotactic Learning and Word Learning in Infancy

J. Brennan, R. Lajiness-O’Neill, S. Bowyer, I. Kovelman, J. Hale: Predictive sentence comprehension during story-listening in Autism Spectrum Disorder

J. Cabrelli Amaro, M. Iverson, D. Giancaspro, B. Halloran: The role of dominance and age of acquisition in L3 development

A. Ceolin: Article omission across languages and the syntax of possessives

J. Chen, B. Narasimhan: Information Structure and Ordering Preferences in Child and Adult Speech in English

C. Chiang, S. Geffen, T. Mintz: Distinguishing Questions and Statements Using Sentence-Initial Prosodic Cues

J. Culbertson, G. Braquet: The harmony bias: universal preference or abstract transfer effect?

S. Dailey, E. Bergelson: Why Do Female Infants Say More Words? An Input/Output Analysis of Talking Status and Gender

B. Davies, N. Xu Rattanasone, T. Schembri, K. Demuth: Is ‘Dax’ Singular or Plural? Preschoolers and Copulas Do Not Agree

L. Dekydtspotter, C. Gilbert, A. Miller, M. Inverson, K. Swanson, T. Leal, I. Innis: An ERP investigation of domain-specificity: Clause-edge recursion in native and nonnative French

M. Erskine, T. Mahr, J. Edwards: Understanding the effects of dialect familiarity on lexical processing efficiency in preschool children using the visual world paradigm

M. Figueroa, L. Gerken: English past tense learning: 16-month-olds know the rule

L. Franklin, J. Morgan: For toddlers, like adults, vowel mispronunciations are readily detected but do little to impede lexical access

C. Gaffney: Can personality traits explain the mismatch between L2 self-assessments and actual L2 ability?

N. Gaggi, P. Brooks, B. Ploog: Discrimination and Generalization of Emotional Prosody in Autism Spectrum Disorder

S. Goico, R. Mayberry: Lexical Development across Young Deaf Homesigners in Peru

B. Halloran: A closer look at causation in L2 Spanish psych verbs

M. Hirzel, A. White, J. Lidz: Biased distributions in dialogs do not shape verb learning

B. Hoot, T. Leal: Processing Information Focus in Spanish Monolinguals and Yucatec Maya/Spanish Biilinguals

S. Horvath, S. Arunachalam: Consistency is key: Repetition versus variability in a novel verb-learning task

K. Howitt, W. Sakas: Doing away with defaults: The parametric gradient hypothesis

Y. Huang, M. Bounds, Y. Suzuki: L1 transfer effects in L2 acquisition of the causative alternation: Asymmetric learning potential in a novel-verb paradigm

Y. Huang, B. Yuan: English and Spanish speakers’ interpretations of L2 Chinese Double Object Constructions

Y. Ji, A. Papafragou: Children’s sensitivity to abstract event structure

A. Kampa, A. Papafragou: Epistemic reasoning during conversational inferences

J. Kodner: Modeling Representational Constraints in Word Segmentation

I. Konrad, Y. Haendler, C. Donati: The acquisition of French ambiguous embedded structures introduced by ‘ce que’

J. Lany, A. Shoaib: Individual Differences in Infants’ Long-Distance Dependency Learning

R. Lee, C. Chambers, P. Ganea: Generic language diminishes children’s reliance on novel discourse information about familiar fantastical characters

D. Levine, K. Hirsh-Pasek, R. Golinkoff: Cutting up events: Children’s statistical action segmentation relates to their lexical knowledge

C. Lew-Williams, C. Potter: Infants’ learning of embedded regularities in multi-speaker environments

P. Li: The Acquisition of the Mandarin Lian…dou Construction by L1 Children

D. Lillo-Martin, C. Goodwin, L. Prunier: ASL-IPSyn: A new measure of grammatical development

J. Lu, S. Goldin-Meadow: Age of acquisition effects on signers’ use of depiction

I. Martin, M. Goupell, Y. Huang: Syntactic processing and word learning with a degraded auditory signal

R. Mizrahi, S. Creel: Children ages 3-5 years use language to identify talkers

C. Moore, E. Bergelson: More Than Wordplay: An Analysis of Word-form Variability in Speech to Infants

L. Naigles, J. Piskin: Lexical and Syntactic influences on Children’s Acquisition of Verb Argument Structure: Comparing Typical Children and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

B. Narasimhan, N. Adricula, C. Good, J. Williamson-Lee, L. Goetz-Weiss, K. Zagnoli: Developmental Changes in Spatial Semantic Categories

C. Narayan, A. Peters, V. Woldenga-Racine: Fragile phonetic contrasts in longitudinal infant-directed speech: Implications for infant speech perception

E. Nguyen, W. Snyder: It’s hard to coerce: a unified account of Raising-Past-Experiencers and Passives in Child English

P. Requena, M. Dracos: Impermeability of L1 syntax: Spanish variable clitic placement in bilingual children

T. Reuter, A. Borovsky, C. Lew-Williams: Predict and redirect: How prediction errors influence children’s word learning

C. Richter: Learning allophones: What input is necessary?

S. Ronfard, R. Wei, M. Rowe: Pragmatic development predicts children’s performance on the Looking While Listening (LWL) paradigm over and above receptive vocabulary and executive functions

C. Sánchez-Alvarado: The Intonational Realization of Subjects in L2 Spanish

T. Sano: The Acquisition of Parametric Variation in Count Noun Modification using Numerals: Comparing Japanese and English

S. Stefanich, J. Cabrelli Amaro: Phonological spell-out of Spanish/English word internal code-switching

K. Syrett, A. Aravind: When is a part (not) as good as a whole: Factors affecting object individuation in non-counting and counting tasks

E. Valenzuela, R. Llama, J. Simon: Language dominance and bilingualism: Insights from relative clause attachment ambiguities

A. Williams, L. Perkins, A. He, S. Björnsdóttir, J. Lidz: A New Test of One-to-One Matching Between Arguments and Participants in Verb Learning

M. Wu: L1 Influence on L2 English Telicity Judgment with Object NPs

R. Yin: The Person Asymmetry in Agreement in “What BE…?” Questions in English

M. Zhang, M. Piñango, K. Davidson: The development of metonymic processing as the growth of context construal ability

Saturday posters

L. Abed Ibrahim, C. Hamann, D. Oewerdieck: Identifying Specific Language Impairment (SLI) across Different Bilingual Populations: A German Sentence Repetition Task (SRT)

F. Adani, M. Stegenwallner-Schütz, T. Niesel: Co-Existence of Input Frequency and Structural Intervention Effects on Relative Clause Comprehension: Evidence from 3- to 5-year-old German-speaking children

M. Babineau, A. Christophe, R. Shi: Semantic seed bootstraps verb categorization in 14-month-olds

F. Bayram, J. Rothman, M. Iverson, T. Kupisch, D. Miller, E. Puig-Mayenco, M. Westergaard: Equivalency in Representation Despite Divergence in Production: Passives in Turkish Heritage Speakers’ Turkish and German

D. Bernier, K. White: Toddlers interpret common and infrequent child mispronunciations differently

I. Bondoc, W. O’Grady, K. Deen, N. Tanaka, E. Chua, A. De Leon, J. Siscar: More Relativization Asymmetries: Children Find Locative and Benefactive Relative Clauses Difficult

C. BOUCHON, J. Toro: The origins of the consonant bias in word recognition: the case of Spanish-learning infants

M. Carbajal, L. Chartofylaka, M. Hamilton, S. Peperkamp: Compensation for phonological assimilation in mono- and bilingual children

M. Casillas, E. Bergelson, M. Soderstrom, A. Seidl, A. Warlaumont: Characterizing North American Child-Directed Speech by Age, Gender, and SES

V. Chondrogianni, R. Schwartz: Case and word order in Greek heritage children

C. Contemori, F. Foppolo, D. Panizza: Some and All in bilinguals: Priming and Linguistic effects

L. Covey, T. Girolamo, C. Siew, I. Weyers, X. Yang, A. Vogt-Woodin, C. Coughlin, U. Minai: Examining the role of pragmatics during children’s comprehension of only: An eye-tracking study

A. Creemers, J. Schaeffer, M. van Witteloostuijn: Article Choice, Theory of Mind and Memory in Dutch-speaking children with language impairment

E. Daskalaki, V. Chondrogianni, E. Blom, F. Argyri, J. Paradis: Vulnerable Domains in Child Heritage Language: The case of Heritage Greek

S. Eiteljörge, O. Kriukova, N. Mani: Category-based word learning in toddlers

D. Gagne, A. Senghas, M. Coppola: Peer interaction is necessary for full conventionalization of space in an emerging language: Evidence from hearing children of Nicaraguan signers

B. Giustolisi, L. Mantovan, F. Panzeri: Irony comprehension in young Deaf signers

M. Grigoroglou, A. Papafragou: Speaker adjustments in spontaneous event descriptions

T. Grüter, E. Lau, W. Ling: L2 listeners rely on the semantics of classifiers to predict

M. Han, N. de Jong, R. Kager: Infant-directed speech is not always slower: cross-linguistic evidence from Dutch and Mandarin Chinese

Z. Harmon, K. Idemaru, V. Kapatsinski: Distributional learning in phonetic cue weighting: Letting go of a previously informative cue

M. Hoareau, T. Nazzi, H. Yeung: Audiovisual speech perception, parental input, and vocabulary in the first year of life

H. Huang, S. Crain: What inferences do Mandarin-speaking children make in negative sentences?

K. Iwamoto, A. Kondo, H. Kikuchi, R. Mazuka: Japanese children’s speaking rates reflect acquisition of mora-timed rhythm

M. Katsiperi, I. Tsimpli: Syntactic position and definiteness in anaphora resolution

D. Keydeniers, J. Eliazer, J. Schaeffer: Overgeneration of de/the in young children: Comparing different methods and different theories in child Dutch

R. Kim, H. Yang: Why Do Nonnative English Learners Perform L2 Statistical Preemption Less than Native Counterparts? : The Role of Different Repertoires for L1 and L2 Constructions

C. Legrand, R. Shi, M. Babineau: Variable forms in young children’s lexical representation

M. Lei: Children’s Knowledge of Domain Restriction: The Case of dou (‘all’) in Mandarin Chinese

J. Lidz, L. Perkins: Vocabulary Predicts Filler-Gap Dependency Comprehension at 15 Months

J. Lima Júnior, L. Sicuro Corrêa: The perception of discontinuous dependencies by 18 months-old: on the process of acquiring verbal passives

C. Marino, C. Bernard, J. Gervain: Word frequency is a cue to open-class/closed-class membership at 8 months

A. Martins, S. Ana Lúcia, D. Inês: Comprehension of relative clauses vs. control structures in SLI and ASD children

C. Marull, M. Goldin: The Relationship between Sensitivity to Morphosyntactic Violations and Morphosyntactic Anticipation in L2 Comprehension

K. McCarthy, K. Skoruppa: The relationship between first language phonotactics and early reading skills in sequential bilingual children

S. Mishina-Mori, Y. Nagai, Y. Yujobo: Cross-linguistic influence in the use of referring expressions in school-age Japanese-English simultaneous bilinguals

S. Moran, S. Stoll: Worldwide frequency of phonemes predicts their age of acquisition

R. Mykhaylyk: Input–Output Correspondence in the Acquisition of Variation

A. Ohba, H. Shimada, K. Yamakoshi: The Structure of Sluicing and the Availability of Strict and Sloppy Readings in Child Japanese

A. Orena, L. Polka: The relationship between language experience and infants’ word segmentation skills

D. Özge, D. Vidinli, A. Küntay, J. Snedeker: When you eat from the cake, is it all gone? Morphosyntax as a cue to partitivity

I. Polyanskaya, T. Brauner, P. Blackburn: Second-order false beliefs and recursive complements in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

E. Puig-Mayenco, J. Gonzalez Alonso, J. Rothman: A methodological meta-analysis: Implications for models of transfer in L3/Ln acquisition

R. Quadros, D. Lillo-Martin: Brazilian bimodal bilingual as heritage signers

J. Schaeffer: Direct Object Scrambling in Dutch-speaking children with SLI and with HFA

M. Scheidnes: A longitudinal comparison of object clitic production in the spontaneous language of L2 children and children with SLI

I. Sekerina, N. Mitrofanova: Testing Predictive Power of Morphosyntactic Cues Cross-Linguistically

R. Shi, M. Babineau: Mis-segmentation of vowel-initial words in toddlers

B. Skarabela, M. Srinivasan, H. Rabagliati: The Development of a Generative Lexicon: Evidence from Instrument Verbs

F. Smolík: Verb imageability is related to the acquisition of past tense forms in English

M. Sundara, C. Ngon, K. Skoruppa, N. Feldman, G. Molino Onario, J. Morgan, S. Peperkamp: Young Infants Discriminate Subtle Phonetic Contrasts

N. Tanaka, B. Schwartz: Investigating relative clause island effects in native and nonnative adult speakers of Japanese

R. Thornton, K. Rombough, E. D’Onofrio: Accentuate the Negative: Children’s use of Tense in Negative Sentences

L. Tieu, Z. Shen: Interpretive restrictions on superlatives in full vs. fragment answers

S. van Ommen, N. Boll-Avetisyan, S. Larraza, C. Wellmann, R. Bijeljac-Babic, B. Höhle, T. Nazzi: Cross-linguistic evidence of language-specific processing of prosodic boundary cues

K. Von Holzen, L. Nishibayashi, T. Nazzi: Neural bases of phonological processing of newly segmented word forms

M. Weicker, P. Schulz: Relative and absolute gradable adjectives in child comprehension: same or different?

N. Xu Rattanasone, B. Davies, K. Demuth, T. Schembri: Assessing Mandarin-Speaking Pre-schoolers’ Knowledge of English Plural Morphology

J. Ziegler, A. Kocab, J. Snedeker: The effect of population size on intergenerational language convergence: An artificial language learning paradigm

 


Society for Language Development Symposium

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm:

This year’s SLD Symposium will take place on Thursday, November 2nd. The topic is Formal models of statistical inference, and the invited speakers are:

Virginia Valian, Hunter College
Charles Yang, University of Pennsylvania
Roger Levy, MIT

Information about SLD can be found at their website: http://www.bcs.rochester.edu/sld/symposium.html