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3rd year grammar

Thornton, R. & Crain, S., 2015, 50 years later: reflections on Chomsky's aspects. Gallego, Á. J. & Ott, D. (eds.). Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, p. 71-83 13 p. (MIT Working Papers in Linguistics; vol. 77).

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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.

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43 Citations (Scopus)

Acquisition of cognitive compiling

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

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56 Citations (Scopus)

Acquisition of logical connectives and focus, L1

Crain, S. & Zhou, P., 2017, Encyclopedia of Chinese language and linguistics. Sybesma, R., Behr, W., Gu, Y., Handel, Z., Huang, C-T. J. & Myers, J. (eds.). Leiden ; Boston: Brill, Vol. 1. p. 34-40 7 p.

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Acquisition of Quantifiers

Crain, S., 14 Jan 2017, In : Annual Review of Linguistics. 3, p. 219-243 25 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Acquisition of scope relations by Turkish-English bilingual children

Geckin, V., Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 2016, The acquisition of Turkish in childhood. Haznedar, B. & Ketrez, F. N. (eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, p. 119-150 32 p. (Trends in language acquisition research; no. 20).

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Acquisition of syntax

Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 2005, Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. L. Nadel (ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons

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Acquisition of syntax and semantics

Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 2006, Handbook of Psycholinguistics, Second Edition. Traxler, M. J. & Gernsbacher, M. A. (eds.). Amsterdam ; Boston: Elsevier, p. 1073-1110 38 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Acquisition of the numerical wh-pronoun ji 'how many' in Mandarin Chinese

Huang, A. & Crain, S., 2014, In : Lingua. 145, p. 122-140 19 p.

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Acquisition of the polarity sensitive item renhe 'any' in Mandarin Chinese

Huang, A. & Crain, S., 2014, In : Journal of Child Language. 41, 4, p. 861-889 29 p.

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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.

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An MEG study of the negative polarity item any: Lexical and postlexical processing

Tesan, G. & Crain, S., 2008, Biomagnetism: Interdisciplinary research and exploration. Kakigi, R., Yokosawa, K. & Kuriki, S. (eds.). Tokyo: Hokkaido University Press, p. 229-231 3 p.

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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.

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57 Citations (Scopus)

A parametric account of scope in child language

Crain, S., Goro, T., Notley, A. & Zhou, P., 2013, Advances in language acquisition. Stavrakaki, S., Lalioti, M. & Konstantinopoulou, P. (eds.). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 63-71 9 p.

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Are there universals of reading? We don't believe so

Coltheart, M. & Crain, S., Oct 2012, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 35, 5, p. 282-283 2 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Born in the USA: a comparison of modals and nominal quantifiers in child language

Moscati, V., Romoli, J., Demarie, T. F. & Crain, S., 1 Mar 2016, In : Natural Language Semantics. 24, 1, p. 79-115 37 p.

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Brass tacks in linguistic theory: innate grammatical principles

Crain, S., Gualmini, A. & Pietroski, P., 2005, The innate mind: structure and contents. Carruthers, P., Laurence, S. & Stich, S. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 175-197 22 p.

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Bringing out the logic in child language

Goro, T., Minai, U. & Crain, S., 2006, Proceedings of North Eastern Linguistic Society 35, Vol 1. Bateman, L. & Ussery, C. (eds.). USA: BookSurge Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 245-256 12 p.

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Capturing the evasive passive

Crain, S., Thornton, R. & Murasugi, K., 2009, In : Language Acquisition. 16, 2, p. 123-133 11 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

Charting the course of language development

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

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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.

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Children's comprehension of plural predicate conjunction*

Tieu, L., Romoli, J., Poortman, E. B., Winter, Y. & Crain, S., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Child Language. 45, 1, p. 242-259 18 p.

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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

Children's interpretation of 'before' and 'or' in English and Mandarin Chinese

Notley, A., Zhou, P., Jensen, B. & Crain, S., 2009, Proceedings of GLOW in Asia VII 2009. Mohanty, R. & Menon, M. (eds.). Hyderabad, India: EFL University Press, p. 97-115 19 p.

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Children's interpretation of conjunction in the scope of negation in English and Mandarin: New evidence for the semantic subset maxim

Notley, A. M., Zhou, P. & Crain, S., 1 Jul 2016, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 37, 4, p. 867-900 34 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

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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Children's interpretation of disjunction in the scope of 'before': A comparison of English and Mandarin

Notley, A., Zhou, P., Jensen, B. & Crain, S., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Child Language. 39, 3, p. 482-522 41 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Children's interpretation of focus expressions in English and Mandarin

Notley, A., Zhou, P., Crain, S. & Thornton, R., Oct 2009, In : Language Acquisition. 16, 4, p. 240-282 43 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Children's knowledge of disjunction and universal quantification in mandarin Chinese

Su, Y. & Grain, S., 2013, In : Language and Linguistics. 14, 3, p. 599-631 33 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Children's knowledge of free choice inferences

Zhou, P., Romoli, J. & Crain, S., 2013, SALT 23: Proceedings of the 23rd Semantics and Linguistic Theory Conference. Snider, T. (ed.). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, p. 632-651 20 p.

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Children's knowledge of free choice inferences and scalar implicatures

Tieu, L., Romoli, J., Zhou, P. & Crain, S., 1 May 2016, In : Journal of Semantics. 33, 2, p. 269-298 30 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Children's Knowledge of the Quantifier Dou in Mandarin Chinese

Zhou, P. & Crain, S., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 40, 3, p. 155-176 22 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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Childrens non-local interpretation of quantification

Minai, U., Meroni, L. & Crain, S., 2005, Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Otsu, Y. (ed.). Tokyo, Japan: Hituzi Syobo Publishing, p. 255-276 22 p.

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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.

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Children's use of phonological information in ambiguity resolution: A view from Mandarin Chinese

Zhou, P., Su, Y., Crain, S., Gao, L. & Zhan, L., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Child Language. 39, 4, p. 687-730 44 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Children’s interpretation of disjunction in negative sentences: a comparison of Turkish and German

Geçkin, V., Thornton, R. & Crain, S., 3 Apr 2018, In : Language Acquisition. 25, 2, p. 197-212 16 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Children’s knowledge of double negative structures in Mandarin Chinese

Zhou, P., Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 23 Oct 2014, In : Journal of East Asian Linguistics. 23, 4, p. 333-359 27 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Children’s use of context in ambiguity resolution

Meroni, L. & Crain, S., 2011, The Processing and acquisition of reference. Gibson, E. A. & Pearlmutter, N. J. (eds.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, p. 43-64 22 p.

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Code-switching in bilinguals with aphasia: experimental evidence of grammatical impairment

Miller Amberber, A., Nickels, L., Coltheart, M., Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 2009.

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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.

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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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Constraints in language acquisition

Crain, S. & Thornton, R. J., 2011, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences. Hogan, P. C. (ed.). Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 214-216 3 p.

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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.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Covert downward entailment in child English and Japanese

Minai, U., Goro, T. & Crain, S., 2006, Proceedings of Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition - North America, Honolulu 2006. Deen, K. U., Nomura, J., Schulz, B. & Schwartz, B. D. (eds.). USA: University of Connecticut Occasional Papers in Linguistics, p. 217-228 12 p.

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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.

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Development of a whole-head child MEG system

Adachi, Y., Miyamoto, M., Kawai, J., Kawabata, M., Higuchi, M., Oyama, D., Uehara, G., Ogata, H., Kado, H., Haruta, Y., Tesan, G. & Crain, S., Apr 2010, 17th International Conference on Biomagnetism Advances in Biomagnetism - Biomag2010. Supek, S. & Sušac, A. (eds.). Berlin; New York: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 35-38 4 p. (IFMBE Proceedings; vol. 28).

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Differences in scope assignments for children and adult speakers of Mandarin

Gao, N., Thornton, R., Zhou, P. & Crain, S., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 47, 6, p. 1219–1241 23 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Disjunction and conditionals in child Mandarin

Su, Y. E. & Crain, S., 2010, Proceedings of the 22nd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-22) and the 18th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-18). Clemens, L. E. & Liu, C-M. L. (eds.). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, Vol. 1. p. 187-202 16 p.

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