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Research Outputs

Conference proceeding contribution

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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On continuity

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

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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.

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On the typology of Wh-conditionals in Chinese

Crain, S. & Luo, A. Q-P., 2010, The Proceedings of the 11th Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Tokyo: Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics (TCP), p. 97-120 24 p.

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Operator conditioning

Gualmini, A. & Crain, S., 2004, Proceedings of the 28th Boston University Child Language Development Conference. Brugos, A., Micciulla, L. & Smith, C. E. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, p. 232-243 12 p.

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Presuppositions vs. scalar implicatures in acquisition

Bill, C., Romoli, J., Schwarz, F. & Crain, S., 2015, University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics: Proceedings from PLC 38. Philadelphia, PA: Penn Graduate Linguistics Society, p. 1-10 10 p. 3. (University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics; vol. 21, no. 1).

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

Open Access

Scope assignment in Chinese: why children and adults differ

Zhou, P. & Crain, S., 2008, Proceedings of the Ninth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Otsu, Y. (ed.). Tokyo: Hitsuji Shobō, p. 341-366 26 p.

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47 Citations (Scopus)

Semantic interactions of quantificational expressions in child language

Minai, U. & 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, Vol. 1. p. 205-216 12 p.

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Switching languages in bilingual aphasia: evidence of grammatical impairment from Rarotongan, Maltese, French and English

Miller Amberber, A., Nickels, L. A., Crain, S. & Coltheart, M., 2011, Proceedings of the 12th International Science of Aphasia (SoA) Conference. Barcelona, Spain: Science of Aphasia, p. 104-107 4 p.

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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.

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The Anticipatory effects of focus operators: a visual-world paradigm eye-tracking study of "only if" and "even if" conditionals

Zhan, L., Crain, S. & Zhou, P., 2013, Proceedings of GLOW in Asia IX 2012. Goto, N., Otaki, K., Sato, A. & Takita, K. (eds.). Japan: Mie University, p. 1-14 14 p.

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The Numerical wh-pronoun ji in child Mandarin

Huang, A. & Crain, S., 2013, The Proceedings of the Fourteenth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Otsu, Y. (ed.). Tokyo: Hituzi Syobo Publishing, p. 83-98 16 p.

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The spontaneous eMERGEnce of recursion in child language

Giblin, I., Zhou, P., Bill, C., Shi, J. & Crain, S., 2019, BUCLD 43: Proceedings of the 43rd annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Brown, M. M. & Dailey, B. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, Vol. 1. p. 270-285 16 p. (Boston University Conference on Language Development).

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Open Access

The strength of the universal quantifier in child language

Meroni, L., Gualmini, A. & Crain, S., 2007, Proceedings of Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition-North America. Belikova, A., Meroni, L. & M. Umeda (eds.). USA: Cascadilla Press, p. 277-284 8 p.

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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.

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108 Citations (Scopus)

Two disjunctions for the price of only one

Goro, T., Minai, U. & Crain, S., 2005, Proceedings of the 29th Boston University Child Language Development Conference. Brugos, A., Clark-Cotton, M. R. & Ha, S. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, Vol. 1. p. 228-239 12 p.

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Uniqueness and co-variation in Chinese Wh-conditionals

Luo, Q. & Crain, S., 2011, The Proceedings of the 12th Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Otsu, Y. (ed.). Tokyo: Hituzi Syobo Publishing, p. 169-190 22 p.

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Universal quantification in children's English

Jensen, B., Notley, A. & Crain, S., 2010, Proceedings of the Australian Linguistic Society Conference 2008, held in Sydney. de Beuzeville, L. & Peters, P. (eds.). Sydney: Australian Linguistic Society, University of Sydney, p. 1-16 16 p.

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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
6 Citations (Scopus)

What are core linguistic properties?

Crain, S., 2010, ASCS09: proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science. Christensen, W., Schier, E. & Sutton, J. (eds.). North Ryde, NSW: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, p. 67-71 5 p.

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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

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.

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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

Wide band pneumatic sound system for MEG

Raicevich, G., Burwood, E., Dillon, H., Johnson, B. & Crain, S., 2010, 20th International Congress on Acoustics 2010, ICA 2010 - Incorporating Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society. Sydney: International Congress on Acoustics (ICA), Vol. 2. p. 1018-1022 5 p.

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
Editorial

Introduction to "experimental approaches to the study of child language: A cross-linguistic perspective"

Zhou, P., Crain, S. & Yip, M. C. W., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 47, 6, p. 1189-1191 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference book

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 syntax

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference book

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference book

16 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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Innateness and parameter setting

Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 2013, Encyclopedia of the mind. Pashler, H. (ed.). Los Angeles: SAGE Publications, Vol. 1. p. 413-417 5 p.

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Innateness and Universal Grammar

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

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Semantics, Acquisition of

Crain, S. & Thornton, R. J., 2011, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences. Hogan, P. C. (ed.). Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 745-748 4 p.

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Theories of language acquisition

Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 2014, Encyclopedia of educational theory and philosophy. Phillips, D. C. (ed.). Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publications, Vol. 2. p. 461-465 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
Letter

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

Meeting abstract

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

EEG and MEG markers of vocal inhibition in fluent and non-fluent speakers

Sowman, P. F., Etchell, A., Crain, S., Harrison, E. & Johnson, B. W., 2012, In : Clinical EEG and neuroscience. 43, 3, p. 247 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

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

Envelope-following responses in MEG and EEG as indices of temporal processing in the human auditory system

Tang, H., Brock, J., Crain, S. & Johnson, B., Nov 2014, In : International Journal of Psychophysiology. 94, 2, p. 183-184 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Evidence for automatic linguistic processing in preschool children: a magnetoencephalography study

Tesan, G., Johnson, B. & Crain, S., 2012, In : Clinical EEG and neuroscience. 43, 3, p. 248 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Processing negative polarity items: a Magnetoencephalography study

Tesan, G. & Crain, S., 2008, In : Australian Journal of Psychology. 60, Suppl. 1, p. 102-103 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Other chapter contribution

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).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

Review article

Acquisition of Quantifiers

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Citations (Scopus)

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)

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

The structure of children's linguistic knowledge

Gualmini, A. & Crain, S., Jun 2005, In : Linguistic Inquiry. 36, 3, p. 463-474 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

24 Citations (Scopus)