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Research Outputs

1984

Acquisition of cognitive compiling

Hamburger, H. & Crain, S., 1984, In : Cognition. 17, 2, p. 85-136 52 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Citations (Scopus)
1985

On the acquisition of pronominal reference. Review of: L. Solan, Pronominal reference: Child language and the theory of grammar

Lasnik, H. & Crain, S., 1985, In : Lingua. 65, 1-2, p. 135-154 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Citations (Scopus)
1986

Language mechanisms and reading disorder: A modular approach

Shankweiler, D. & Crain, S., 1986, In : Cognition. 24, 1-2, p. 139-168 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

221 Citations (Scopus)
1987

On performability: Structure and process in language understanding

Crain, S., 1987, In : Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics. 1, 2, p. 127-145 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Plans and Semantics in Human Processing of Language

Hamburger, H. & Crain, S., 1987, In : Cognitive Science. 11, 1, p. 101-136 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Sentence matching and overgeneration

Crain, S. & Fodor, J. D., 1987, In : Cognition. 26, 2, p. 123-169 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Structure dependence in grammar formation

CRAIN, S. & NAKAYAMA, M., Sep 1987, In : Language. 63, 3, p. 522-543 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1988

Sensitivity to inflectional morphology in agrammatism: Investigation of a highly inflected language

Lukatela, K., Crain, S. & Shankweiler, D., 1988, In : Brain and Language. 33, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)
1989

Comprehension of temporal terms by good and poor readers

MacAruso, P., Bar-Shalom, E., Crain, S. & Shankweiler, D., 1989, In : Language and speech. 32, 1, p. 45-67 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Contextual information and temporal terms

Gorrell, P., Crain, S. & Fodor, J. D., 1989, In : Journal of Child Language. 16, 3, p. 623-632 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Reception of language in broca's aphasia

Shankweiler, D., Crain, S. & Paul, G., 1 Jan 1989, In : Language and Cognitive Processes. 4, 1, p. 1-33 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Citations (Scopus)

Syntactic comprehension in young poor readers

Smith, S. T., Macaruso, P., Shankweiler, D. & Crain, S., 1989, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 10, 4, p. 429-454 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)
1990

Phrase structure parameters

Dean Fodor, J. & Crain, S., Dec 1990, In : Linguistics and Philosophy. 13, 6, p. 619-659 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
1991

Charting the course of language development

Crain, S., 1991, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 14, 4, p. 639-650 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Language acquisition in the absence of experience

Crain, S., 1991, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 14, 4, p. 597-612 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

221 Citations (Scopus)

Recharging the course of language acquisition: Studies in elicited production

Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 1991, Biological and behavioral determinants of language development. Krasnegor, N. A., Rumbaugh, D. M., Schiefelbusch, R. L. & Studdert-Kennedy, M. (eds.). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 321-337 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1992

Introduction to the Special Issue on the Development of Binding

Crain, S. & Wexler, K., 1 Oct 1992, In : Language Acquisition. 2, 4, p. 255-258 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Theoretical perspectives on language deficits - Grodzinsky, Y

Crain, S., Sep 1992, In : Language. 68, 3, p. 624-633 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1993

A comparison of comprehension and production abilities of good and poor readers

BAR-SHALOM, EG., CRAIN, S. & SHANKWEILER, D., Jun 1993, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 14, 2, p. 197-227 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Poor readers are not easy to fool: comprehension of adjectives with exceptional control properties

MACARUSO, P., SHANKWEILER, D., BYRNE, B. & CRAIN, S., Sep 1993, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 14, 3, p. 285-298 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
1994

Successful cyclic movement

Thornton, R. & Crain, S., 1994, Language acquisition studies in generative grammar. Hoekstra, T. & Schwartz, B. D. (eds.). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, p. 215-252 38 p. (Language acquisition & language disorders; vol. 8).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1995

Cognitive profiles of reading-disabled children: Comparison of Language Skills in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax

Fowler, A. E., Liberman, A. M., Shankweiler, D., Crain, S., Katz, L., Thornton, R., Lundquist, E., Brady, S. A., Dreyer, L., Fletcher, J. M., Stuebing, K. K., Shaywitz, S. E. & Shaywitz, B. A., 1995, In : Psychological Science. 6, 3, p. 149-156 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

243 Citations (Scopus)

Comprehension of nonlexical categories in agrammatism

Milekić, S., Bošković, Z., Crain, S. & Shankweiler, D., Jul 1995, In : Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 24, 4, p. 299-311 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Distance and position effects in sentence processing by agrammatic aphasics

Milekic, S., SHANKWEILER, D. & CRAIN, S., Jun 1995, In : Brain and Cognition. 28, 1, p. 89-89 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Syntactic processing in agrammatic aphasia by speakers of a Slavic language

Lukatela, K., Shankweiler, D. & Crain, S., Apr 1995, In : Brain and Language. 49, 1, p. 50-76 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)
1996

Quantification without qualification

Crain, S., Thornton, R., Boster, C., Conway, L., Lillo-Martin, D. & Woodams, E., 1996, In : Language Acquisition. 5, 2, p. 83-153 71 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sidestepping garden paths: Assessing the contributions of syntax, semantics and plausibility in resolving ambiguities

Ni, W., Grain, S. & Shankweiler, D., 1996, In : Language and Cognitive Processes. 11, 3, p. 283-334 52 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Citations (Scopus)

Tasks and Timing in the Perception of Linguistic Anomaly

Fodor, J. D., Ni, W., Crain, S. & Shankweiler, D., 1996, In : Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 25, 1, p. 25-57 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Anomaly Detection: Eye Movement Patterns

Ni, W., Fodor, J. D., Crain, S. & Shankweiler, D., Sep 1998, In : Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 27, 5, p. 515-539 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Citations (Scopus)

Elicitation of morphological forms in non-fluent aphasia

Ni, W., Shankweiler, D., Conway-Palumbo, L., Thornton, R. & Crain, S., 1998, In : Brain and Language. 65, 1, p. 33-35 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Investigations in universal grammar: a guide to experiments on the acquisition of syntax and semantics

Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 1998, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. 342 p. (Language, speech, and communication)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

1999

Levels of representation in child grammar

Thornton, R. & Crain, S., 1999, In : The Linguistic Review. 16, 1, p. 81-123 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Navigating negative quantificational space

Musolino, J., Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 2000, In : Linguistics. 38, 365, p. 1-32 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Grammatism

Crain, S., Ni, W. & Shankweiler, D., Jun 2001, In : Brain and Language. 77, 3, p. 294-304 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Nature, nurture and universal grammar

Crain, S. & Pietroski, P., 2001, In : Linguistics and Philosophy. 24, 2, p. 139-186 48 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

99 Citations (Scopus)

The acquisition of disjunction: Evidence for a grammatical view of scalar implicatures

Chierchia, G., Crain, S., Guasti, M. T., Gualmini, A. & Meroni, L., 2001, Proceedings of the 25th Boston University Child Language Development Conference. Do, A. H-J., Dominguez, L. & Johansen, A. (eds.). Somerville, MA US: Cascadilla Press, p. 157-168 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2002

Childrens semantic and pragmatic competence in interaction

Guasti, M. T., Chierchia, G., Crain, S., Gualmini, A. & Meroni, L., 2002, Proceedings of Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition Conference 2001. Costa, J. & Freitas, M. J. (eds.). Lisbon, Portugal: Associao Portuguesa de Linguistica, Lisbon.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

On continuity

Crain, S., 2002, The Process of Language Acquisition. Ingeborg Lasser (ed.). Germany: Peter Lang, p. 3-24 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

The continuity assumption

Crain, S., 2002, The Process of Language Acquisition: Proceedings of the 1999 Gala Conference. I. Lasser (ed.). Belgium: Peter Lang Publishing, p. 3-24 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Three years of continuous acquisition

Meroni, L., Gualmini, A. & Crain, S., 2002, Proceedings of the Second Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Y. Otsu (ed.). Tokyo: Hituzi Syobo Publishing Company, p. 1-33 33 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

108 Citations (Scopus)

Why language acquisition is a snap

Crain, S. & Pietroski, P., 26 Jun 2002, In : The Linguistic Review. 18, 1-2, p. 163-183 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Citations (Scopus)

Why no child or adult must learn De Morgan's laws

Gualmini, A. & Crain, S., 2002, Proceedings of the 26th Boston University Child Language Development Conference. Skarabela, B., Fish, S. & Do, A. H-J. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, p. 367-378 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Why no child or adult must learn De Morgans laws

Gualmini, A. & Crain, S., 2002, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Boston University Conference on Child Language Development. Skarabela, B., Fish, S. & Do, A. H-J. (eds.). USA: Cascadilla Press, p. 367-378 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2003

An asymmetric universal in child language

Gualmini, A., Meroni, L. & Crain, S., 2003, Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung VII. Weisgerber, M. (ed.). Germany: Arbeitspapiere des Fachbereichs Sprachwissenschaft, Vol. VII. p. 136-148 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Children's asymmetrical responses

Gualmini, A., Meroni, L. & Crain, S., 2003, Proceedings of the Fourth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Otsu, Y. (ed.). Tokyo: Hituzi Syobo Publishing Company, p. 135-158 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Children's insensitivity to contrastive stress in sentences with 'only'

Gualmini, A., Maciukaite, S. & Crain, S., 2003, In : Penn Working Papers in Linguistics, Vol 8-1: Proceedings of Penn Linguistics Colloquium 25. 8, p. 87-110 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paper

How children avoid kindergarten paths

Meroni, L. & Crain, S., 2003, Proceedings of the Fourth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Otsu, Y. (ed.). Tokyo: Hituzi Syobo Publishing Company, p. 159-184 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

On not being led down the kindergarten path

Meroni, L. & Crain, S., 2003, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Boston University conference on child language development. Beachley, B., Brown, A. & Conlin, F. (eds.). USA: Cascadilla Press, p. 531-544 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2004

Children's non-local interpretation of quantification

Minai, U., Meroni, L. & Crain, S., 2004, Proceedings of the Fifth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Y. Otsu (ed.). Tokyo: Hituzi Syobo Publishing Company, p. 255-276 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Definiteness in child language

Meroni, L., Gualmini, A. & Crain., S., 2004, Proceedings of the 23rd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Vineeta, C., A. K., Benjamin Schmeiser & Rodraguez, A. J. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, p. 232-243 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution