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2019

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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2018

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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4 Citations (Scopus)

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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2015

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).

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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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2013

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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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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2012

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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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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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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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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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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2010

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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2009

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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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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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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2008

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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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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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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45 Citations (Scopus)
2007

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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2006

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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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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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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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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2005

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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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106 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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2001

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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