JENNIE E PYERS
Affiliation: Wellesley College
- Evidence from an emerging sign language reveals that language supports spatial cognitionJENNIE 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...
- The face of bimodal bilingualism: grammatical markers in American Sign Language are produced when bilinguals speak to English monolingualsJENNIE 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...
- Bimodal bilinguals reveal the source of tip-of-the-tongue statesJENNIE 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...
- Language promotes false-belief understanding: evidence from learners of a new sign languageJENNIE 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...