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2018

Elicited production of past tense affirmative and negative sentences in young children

Thornton, R., D'Onofrio, E. & Rombough, K., May 2018, BUCLD 42: Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Bertolini, A. B. & Kaplan, M. J. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, Vol. 2. p. 764-776 14 p. (BUCLD Proceedings).

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Open Access

Negative questions in children with specific language impairment

Thornton, R., Rombough, K., Martin, J. & Orton, L., May 2018, BUCLD 42: Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Bertolini, A. B. & Kaplan, M. J. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, Vol. 2. p. 777-789 13 p. (BUCLD Proceedings).

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Open Access

Unravelling the cognition of coding in 3-to-6-year olds: the development of an assessment tool and the relation between coding ability and cognitive compiling of syntax in natural language

Marinus, E., Powell, Z., Thornton, R., McArthur, G. & Crain, S., Aug 2018, ICER 2018: Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research. New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 133-141 9 p.

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Open Access
syntax
coding
cognition
ability
language

What inferences do Mandarin-speaking children make in negative sentences?

Huang, H., Thornton, R. & Crain, S., 2018, Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Bertolini, A. B. & Kaplan, M. J. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, Vol. 1. p. 345-358 14 p. (Proceedings of the Boston University Conference on Language Development).

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Open Access
2014

Lexical aspect and the use of negation by Mandarin-speaking children

Zhou, P., Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 2014, Selected Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA 2012). Chu, C-Y., Coughlin, C. E., Prego, B. L., Minai, U. & Tremblay, A. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project, p. 150-156 7 p.

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Negation
Lexical Aspect
Verbs
Accomplishment
Mandarin Chinese
2011

Children's interpretation of disjunction in questions in Japanese

Akagi, N., Goro, T., Thornton, R. & Crain, S., 2011, Selected Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA 2010). Pirvulescu, M., Cuervo, M. C., Perez-Leroux, A. T., Steele, J. & Strik, N. (eds.). Somerville, MA, USA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project, p. 1-11 11 p.

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Yes/no Questions
Alternative Question
Continuity
Child Studies
Pig
2008

Fragments of Child Grammar

Jensen, B. K. & Thornton, R., 2008, Language Acquisition and Development: Proceedings of GALA 2007. Gavarra, A. & Freitas, M. J. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 303-312 10 p.

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2006

Parameter setting and statistical learning

Thornton, R. & Tesan, G., 2006, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Australian Linguistic Society. Mushin, I. & Laughren, M. (eds.). Brisbane, Australia: University of Queensland, p. 1-11 11 p.

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Open Access
File
learning
parameter
2005

Children's knowledge of principle C in discourse

Conroy, A. & Thornton, R., 2005, Proceedings of the Sixth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Otsu, Y. (ed.). Tokyo, Japan: Hituzi Syobo, p. 69-94 26 p.

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Emergence of do-support in child English

Tesan, G. & Thornton, R., 2005, University of Pennsylvania working papers in linguistics. p. 265-278 14 p. (University of Pennsylvania working papers in linguistics; vol. 11, no. 1).

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2004

Overspecification in early English

Tesan, G. & Thornton, R., 2004, LOT Occasional Series 3. van Kampen, J. & Baauw, S. (eds.). Utrecht, The Netherlands: Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics (LOT), p. 469-480 12 p.

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Why continuity

Thornton, R., 2004, Proceedings of the 28th Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 28). Brugos, A., Micciulla, L. & Smith, C. E. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, p. 620-632 13 p.

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2003

Small children's big clauses

Tesan, G. & Thornton, R., 2003, Proceedings of the Fourth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Y. Otsu (ed.). Tokyo: Hituzi Syobo Publishing Company, p. 239-264 26 p.

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2002

Children's knowledge of the interaction between binding principles and QR

Kiguchi, H. & Thornton, R., 2002, Proceedings of the Third Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Otsu, Y. (ed.). Tokyo, Japan: Hituzi Syobo Publishing Company, p. 211-234 24 p.

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Children's understanding of Principle B in ACD constructions

Thornton, R. & Kiguchi, H., 2002, Proceedings of NELS 32. Hirotani, M. (ed.). Amherst, MA: GLSA, University of Massachusetts, p. 257-270 14 p.

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Childrens understanding of Principle B in ACD constructions

Kiguchi, H. & Thornton, R., 2002, Proceedings of NELS 32. USA: University of Massachusetts, Amherst., p. 257-270 14 p.

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2001

A-movement in early English

Thornton, R., 2001, Proceedings of the Second Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Otsu, Y. (ed.). Tokyo, p. 227-250 24 p.

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