JENNIE E PYERS

Summary

Affiliation: Wellesley College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Evidence from an emerging sign language reveals that language supports spatial cognition
    JENNIE E PYERS
    Psychology Department, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:12116-20. 2010
  2. pmc The face of bimodal bilingualism: grammatical markers in American Sign Language are produced when bilinguals speak to English monolinguals
    JENNIE E PYERS
    Department of Psychology, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02842, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:531-6. 2008
  3. pmc Bimodal bilinguals reveal the source of tip-of-the-tongue states
    JENNIE E PYERS
    Wellesley College, Psychology, 106 Central Street, SCI 480, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Cognition 112:323-9. 2009
  4. 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

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Evidence from an emerging sign language reveals that language supports spatial cognition
    JENNIE E PYERS
    Psychology Department, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:12116-20. 2010
    ..Human spatial cognition therefore is modulated by the acquisition of a rich language...
  2. pmc The face of bimodal bilingualism: grammatical markers in American Sign Language are produced when bilinguals speak to English monolinguals
    JENNIE E PYERS
    Department of Psychology, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02842, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:531-6. 2008
    ..We conclude that morphosyntactic elements from two languages can be articulated simultaneously and that complete inhibition of the nonselected language is difficult...
  3. pmc Bimodal bilinguals reveal the source of tip-of-the-tongue states
    JENNIE E PYERS
    Wellesley College, Psychology, 106 Central Street, SCI 480, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Cognition 112:323-9. 2009
    ..However, this account faces substantial challenges. We argue reduced frequency of use is the more comprehensive explanation of TOT rates in all bilinguals...
  4. 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...