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2020

Like dishwashing detergents, all analogies are not the same: a commentary on Ambridge (2020)

Koring, L., Giblin, I., Thornton, R. & Crain, S., 6 Feb 2020, In : First Language. 4 p.

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When OR is assigned a conjunctive inference in child language

Huang, H. & Crain, S., 2020, In : Language Acquisition. 27, 1, p. 74-97 24 p.

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2019

Studying brain function in children using magnetoencephalography

Rapaport, H., Seymour, R. A., Sowman, P. F., Benikos, N., Stylianou, E., Johnson, B. W., Crain, S. & He, W., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. 146, p. 1-7 7 p., e58909.

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Understanding prosodic focus marking in Mandarin Chinese: data from children and adults

Chen, H. C., Szendrői, K., Crain, S. & Höhle, B., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 48, 1, p. 19–32 14 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

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 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)

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)

On children's variable success with scalar inferences: insights from disjunction in the scope of a universal quantifier

Pagliarini, E., Bill, C., Romoli, J., Tieu, L. & Crain, S., Sep 2018, In : Cognition. 178, p. 178-192 15 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

The compositionality of logical connectives in child Italian

Pagliarini, E., Crain, S. & Guasti, M. T., 1 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 47, 6, p. 1243-1277 35 p.

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Using the visual-world paradigm to explore the meaning of conditionals in natural language

Zhan, L., Zhou, P. & Crain, S., 14 Sep 2018, In : Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 33, 8, p. 1049-1062 14 p.

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Wh-questions, universal statements and free choice inferences in child Mandarin

Huang, H., Zhou, P. & Crain, S., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 47, 6, p. 1391–1409 19 p.

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2017

Grey matter volume differences in the left caudate nucleus of people who stutter

Sowman, P. F., Ryan, M., Johnson, B. W., Savage, G., Crain, S., Harrison, E., Martin, E. & Burianová, H., 1 Jan 2017, In : Brain and Language. 164, p. 9-15 7 p.

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Language acquisition from a biolinguistic perspective

Crain, S., Koring, L. & Thornton, R., Oct 2017, In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 81, Part B, p. 120-149 30 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Lexical tones and word learning in mandarin-speaking children at three years of age

Ma, W-Y., Zhou, P., Crain, S. & Gao, L-Q., Mar 2017, In : Journal of Electronic Science and Technology. 15, 1, p. 25-32 8 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

The growth of language: universal Grammar, experience, and principles of computation

Yang, C., Crain, S., Berwick, R. C., Chomsky, N. & Bolhuis, J. J., Oct 2017, In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 81, Part B, p. 103-119 17 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

The Use of Linguistic Cues in Sentence Comprehension by Mandarin-Speaking Children with High-Functioning Autism

Zhou, P., Crain, S., Gao, L. & Jia, M., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 47, 1, p. 17-32 16 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2016

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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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 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)

Dual temporal encoding mechanisms in human auditory cortex: evidence from MEG and EEG

Tang, H., Crain, S. & Johnson, B. W., 1 Mar 2016, In : NeuroImage. 128, p. 32-43 12 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Scalar Implicatures Versus Presuppositions: The View from Acquisition

Bill, C., Romoli, J., Schwarz, F. & Crain, S., 1 Apr 2016, In : Topoi. 35, 1, p. 57-71 15 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

The interpretation of logical connectives in Turkish

Geçkin, V., Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 1 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Child Language. 43, 4, p. 784-810 27 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Two negations for the price of one

Thornton, R., Notley, A., Moscati, V. & Crain, S., 2016, In : Glossa. 1, 1, p. 1-30 30 p., 45.

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‘Language of the past’: exploring past tense disruption during autobiographical narration in neurodegenerative disorders

Irish, M., Kamminga, J., Addis, D. R., Crain, S., Thornton, R., Hodges, J. R. & Piguet, O., Sep 2016, In : Journal of neuropsychology. 10, 2, p. 295-316 22 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2015

The online processing of only if and even if conditional statements: Implications for mental models

Zhan, L., Crain, S. & Zhou, P., 3 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Cognitive Psychology. 27, 3, p. 367-379 13 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

The Use of Grammatical Morphemes by Mandarin-Speaking Children with High Functioning Autism

Zhou, P., Crain, S., Gao, L., Tang, Y. & Jia, M., 1 May 2015, In : Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 45, 5, p. 1428-1436 9 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2014

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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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)

Grammatical aspect and event recognition in children's online sentence comprehension

Zhou, P., Crain, S. & Zhan, L., 2014, In : Cognition. 133, 1, p. 262-276 15 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
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Movement-related neuromagnetic fields in preschool age children

Cheyne, D., Jobst, C., Tesan, G., Crain, S. & Johnson, B., 2014, In : Human Brain Mapping. 35, 9, p. 4858-4875 18 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

Polarity sensitive expressions in child mandarin

Huang, A. & Crain, S., 2014, In : Language Acquisition. 21, 4, p. 339-364 26 p., A003.

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Using event-related potentials to measure phrase boundary perception in English

Peter, V., McArthur, G. & Crain, S., 26 Nov 2014, In : BMC Neuroscience. 15, p. 1-11 11 p., 129.

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When Negation and Epistemic Modality Combine: The Role of Information Strength in Child Language

Moscati, V. & Crain, S., 2014, In : Language Learning and Development. 10, 4, p. 345-380 36 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2013

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)

Lateralized auditory brain function in children with normal reading ability and in children with dyslexia

Johnson, B. W., McArthur, G., Hautus, M., Reid, M., Brock, J., Castles, A. & Crain, S., Mar 2013, In : Neuropsychologia. 51, 4, p. 633-641 9 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

What’s parsing got to do with it?

Crain, S., 1 Jan 2013, In : Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 3, 3, p. 301-307 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2012

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 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)

Downward entailment in child Mandarin

Su, Y., Zhou, P. & Crain, S., Nov 2012, In : Journal of Child Language. 39, 5, p. 957-990 34 p.

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English-Speaking children's interpretation of disjunction in the scope of 'not every'

Notley, A., Thornton, R. & Crain, S., 2012, In : Biolinguistics. 6, 1, p. 32-69 38 p.

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How the brain responds to any: An MEG study

Tesan, G., Johnson, B. W. & Crain, S., Jan 2012, In : Brain and Language. 120, 1, p. 66-72 7 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
15 Citations (Scopus)

Sometimes children are as good as adults: The pragmatic use of prosody in children's on-line sentence processing

Zhou, P., Crain, S. & Zhan, L., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Memory and Language. 67, 1, p. 149-164 16 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Syntax acquisition

Crain, S. & Thornton, R., Mar 2012, In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science. 3, 2, p. 185-203 19 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2011

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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12 Citations (Scopus)

Do Chinese wh-conditionals have relatives in other languages?

Luo, Q. P. & Crain, S., 2011, In : Language and Linguistics. 12, 4, p. 753-798 46 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2010

Focus identification in child mandarin

Zhou, P. & Crain, S., Nov 2010, In : Journal of Child Language. 37, 5, p. 965-1005 41 p.

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