Ann Senghas

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Children creating core properties of language: evidence from an emerging sign language in Nicaragua
    Ann Senghas
    Department of Psychology, Barnard College of Columbia University, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Science 305:1779-82. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Children creating language: how Nicaraguan sign language acquired a spatial grammar
    A Senghas
    Department of Psychology, Barnard College of Columbia University, New York, NY 10027 6598, USA
    Psychol Sci 12:323-8. 2001
  3. pmc Language promotes false-belief understanding: evidence from learners of a new sign language
    JENNIE E PYERS
    Department of Psychology, Wellesley College, 106 Central St, SCI480, Wellesley, MA 02841, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:805-12. 2009
  4. pmc Numerosity and number signs in deaf Nicaraguan adults
    Molly Flaherty
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, 5848 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cognition 121:427-36. 2011
  5. pmc Infant rule learning: advantage language, or advantage speech?
    Hugh Rabagliati
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40517. 2012
  6. pmc Language emergence: clues from a new bedouin sign
    Ann Senghas
    Barnard College of Columbia University, Department of Psychology, 3005 Broadway, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Curr Biol 15:R463-5. 2005

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Children creating core properties of language: evidence from an emerging sign language in Nicaragua
    Ann Senghas
    Department of Psychology, Barnard College of Columbia University, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Science 305:1779-82. 2004
    ..Thus, children naturally possess learning abilities capable of giving language its fundamental structure...
  2. ncbi request reprint Children creating language: how Nicaraguan sign language acquired a spatial grammar
    A Senghas
    Department of Psychology, Barnard College of Columbia University, New York, NY 10027 6598, USA
    Psychol Sci 12:323-8. 2001
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  3. pmc Language promotes false-belief understanding: evidence from learners of a new sign language
    JENNIE E PYERS
    Department of Psychology, Wellesley College, 106 Central St, SCI480, Wellesley, MA 02841, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:805-12. 2009
    ..Thus, language learning, over and above social experience, drives the development of a mature theory of mind...
  4. pmc Numerosity and number signs in deaf Nicaraguan adults
    Molly Flaherty
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, 5848 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cognition 121:427-36. 2011
    ..A memorized sequence of number symbols is required, though even an unconventional, iconic system is sufficient. Additionally, we find that within a numerate culture, the ability to track precise quantities can be acquired in adulthood...
  5. pmc Infant rule learning: advantage language, or advantage speech?
    Hugh Rabagliati
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40517. 2012
    ..This is consistent with results of studies that demonstrate lower levels of infant rule learning from a variety of other non-speech stimuli, and we discuss implications for accounts of speech-facilitation...
  6. pmc Language emergence: clues from a new bedouin sign
    Ann Senghas
    Barnard College of Columbia University, Department of Psychology, 3005 Broadway, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Curr Biol 15:R463-5. 2005
    ..This newly reported case sheds light on the minimal environmental social factors required to generate a language...