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Review article

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)

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)
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).

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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

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

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

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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)

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)
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.

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Conference proceeding contribution

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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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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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 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 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 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 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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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)

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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Disjunction and universal quantification in child Mandarin

Su, Y. & Crain, S., 2009, The Proceedings of the tenth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Otsu, Y. (ed.). Tokyo: Hituzi Syobo Publishing, p. 265-289 25 p.

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Dou-quantification in child Mandarin

Zhou, P. & Crain, S., 2010, Language acquisition and development: proceedings of GALA 2009. Costa, J., Castro, A., Lobo, M. & Pratas, F. (eds.). Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 505-518 14 p.

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ERP correlates of phrase boudnary perception in speech and music

Peter, V., McArthur, G., Thompson, W. F. & Crain, S., 2009, Combined abstracts of 2009 Australian Psychology Conferences. Voudouris, N. & Mrowinski, V. (eds.). Australian Psychological Sociey, p. 44 1 p.

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Focus and scope in child language

Zhou, P. & Crain, S., 2012, Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL-13). Biq, Y-O. & Chen, L. (eds.). Taipei, Taiwan: National Taiwan Normal University, p. 434-455 22 p.

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Focus in child language: evidence from the acquisition of Chinese

Zhou, P. & Crain, S., 2008, Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA 2008). Crawford, J., Otaki, K. & Takahashi, M. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, p. 336-346 11 p.

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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.

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Identity and definiteness in Chinese wh-conditionals

Crain, S. & Luo, Q-P., 2011, Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Semantik. Reich, I., Horch, E. & Pauly, D. (eds.). Saarbrücken, Germany: Universaar – Saarland University Press, p. 165-179 15 p.

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If everybody knows, then every child knows

Crain, S., Meroni, L. & Minai, U., 2006, Language Acquisition and Development: Proceedings of Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition 2005. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 1-12 12 p.

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Interpretation of focus in Chinese: child and adult language

Jing, C., Crain, S. & Hsu, C-F., 2005, Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Otsu, Y. (ed.). Tokyo, Japan: Hituzi Syobo Publishing, p. 165-190 26 p.

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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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