language development

Summary

Summary: The gradual expansion in complexity and meaning of symbols and sounds as perceived and interpreted by the individual through a maturational and learning process. Stages in development include babbling, cooing, word imitation with cognition, and use of short sentences.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Phonetic learning as a pathway to language: new data and native language magnet theory expanded (NLM-e)
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:979-1000. 2008
  2. ncbi A cluster-randomized trial of screening for language delay in toddlers: effects on school performance and language development at age 8
    Heleen M E van Agt
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 120:1317-25. 2007
  3. pmc Linkage, association, and gene-expression analyses identify CNTNAP2 as an autism-susceptibility gene
    Maricela Alarcon
    UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment, Semel Institute of Neuroscience, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 82:150-9. 2008
  4. ncbi Brain responses in 4-month-old infants are already language specific
    Angela D Friederici
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Curr Biol 17:1208-11. 2007
  5. ncbi Infants show a facilitation effect for native language phonetic perception between 6 and 12 months
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences and Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington 98195, USA
    Dev Sci 9:F13-F21. 2006
  6. ncbi Rule learning by seven-month-old infants
    G F Marcus
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Science 283:77-80. 1999
  7. pmc Cerebral asymmetry and language development: cause, correlate, or consequence?
    Dorothy V M Bishop
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, 9 South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
    Science 340:1230531. 2013
  8. ncbi Rapid word learning by fifteen-month-olds under tightly controlled conditions
    G Schafer
    Department of Psychology, University of Reading, United Kingdom
    Child Dev 69:309-20. 1998
  9. ncbi Infants listen for more phonetic detail in speech perception than in word-learning tasks
    C L Stager
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Nature 388:381-2. 1997
  10. pmc A multiple process solution to the logical problem of language acquisition
    Brian MacWhinney
    Departmnet of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Child Lang 31:883-914. 2004

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  1. pmc Phonetic learning as a pathway to language: new data and native language magnet theory expanded (NLM-e)
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:979-1000. 2008
    ..NLM-e incorporates five new principles. Specific testable predictions for future research programmes are described...
  2. ncbi A cluster-randomized trial of screening for language delay in toddlers: effects on school performance and language development at age 8
    Heleen M E van Agt
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 120:1317-25. 2007
    The goal of this study was to assess the effects of screening and early treatment of preschool children for language delay on language development and school performance at age 8.
  3. pmc Linkage, association, and gene-expression analyses identify CNTNAP2 as an autism-susceptibility gene
    Maricela Alarcon
    UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment, Semel Institute of Neuroscience, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 82:150-9. 2008
    ..analyses in developing human brain further identified CNTNAP2 as enriched in circuits important for language development. Together, these results provide convergent evidence for involvement of CNTNAP2, a Neurexin family member, ..
  4. ncbi Brain responses in 4-month-old infants are already language specific
    Angela D Friederici
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Curr Biol 17:1208-11. 2007
    ..These data indicate language-specific neural representations of word forms in the infant brain as early as 4 months of age...
  5. ncbi Infants show a facilitation effect for native language phonetic perception between 6 and 12 months
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences and Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington 98195, USA
    Dev Sci 9:F13-F21. 2006
    ..We argue that neural commitment to native-language phonetic properties explains the pattern of developmental change in the first year...
  6. ncbi Rule learning by seven-month-old infants
    G F Marcus
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Science 283:77-80. 1999
    ..Instead, these results suggest that infants can represent, extract, and generalize abstract algebraic rules...
  7. pmc Cerebral asymmetry and language development: cause, correlate, or consequence?
    Dorothy V M Bishop
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, 9 South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
    Science 340:1230531. 2013
    ..Contrary to popular belief, cerebral lateralization may not be a highly heritable, stable characteristic of individuals; rather, weak lateralization may be a consequence of impaired language learning...
  8. ncbi Rapid word learning by fifteen-month-olds under tightly controlled conditions
    G Schafer
    Department of Psychology, University of Reading, United Kingdom
    Child Dev 69:309-20. 1998
    ..The experiment provides support for previous demonstrations of rapid word learning by pre-vocabulary spurt children, and offers some methodological improvements to the preferential looking task...
  9. ncbi Infants listen for more phonetic detail in speech perception than in word-learning tasks
    C L Stager
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Nature 388:381-2. 1997
    ..Taken together, these results suggest a second reorganization in infants's use of phonetic detail as they move from listening to syllables to learning words...
  10. pmc A multiple process solution to the logical problem of language acquisition
    Brian MacWhinney
    Departmnet of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Child Lang 31:883-914. 2004
    ..However, the fact that some syntactic structures are more difficult to learn than others can be used to highlight areas of intense grammatical competition and processing load...
  11. ncbi Correlates of linguistic rhythm in the speech signal
    F Ramus
    Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique EHESS CNRS, 54 boulevard Raspail, 75006, Paris, France
    Cognition 73:265-92. 1999
    ..A hypothesis is proposed regarding the role of rhythm perception in language acquisition...
  12. pmc Can infants map meaning to newly segmented words? Statistical segmentation and word learning
    Katharine Graf Estes
    University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Room 501, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:254-60. 2007
    ..This work provides the first demonstration that exposure to word forms in a statistical word segmentation task facilitates subsequent word learning...
  13. ncbi The effects of socioeconomic status, race, and parenting on language development in early childhood
    Elizabeth P Pungello
    Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 880, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:544-57. 2009
    ..socioeconomic status (SES), race, maternal sensitivity, and maternal negative-intrusive behaviors and language development in a sample selected to reduce the typical confound between race and SES (n = 146)...
  14. ncbi On the origin of internal structure of word forms
    P F MacNeilage
    Department of Psychology, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Science 288:527-31. 2000
    ..The CV effects may be primarily biomechanically motivated. The LC effect may be self-organizational, with multivariate causality. The findings support the hypothesis that these four patterns were basic to the origin of words...
  15. ncbi Speech overlap in Japanese mother-child conversations
    Sachiyo Kajikawa
    NTT Communication Science Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Kyoto, Japan
    J Child Lang 31:215-30. 2004
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  16. ncbi Lexical neighborhoods and the word-form representations of 14-month-olds
    Daniel Swingley
    Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychol Sci 13:480-4. 2002
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  17. ncbi Defusing the childhood vocabulary explosion
    Bob McMurray
    Department of Psychology, E11 SSH, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Science 317:631. 2007
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  18. ncbi Rapid recognition at 10 months as a predictor of language development
    Caroline Junge
    Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Dev Sci 15:463-73. 2012
    ..The ability to rapidly recognize the words in continuous utterances is clearly linked to future language development.
  19. ncbi Variability and detection of invariant structure
    Rebecca L Gomez
    The Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Psychol Sci 13:431-6. 2002
    ..The results point to conditions that might lead learners to focus on nonadjacent versus adjacent dependencies and are importantfor suggesting how learning might be dynamically guided by statistical structure...
  20. ncbi Infants' early ability to segment the conversational speech signal predicts later language development: a retrospective analysis
    Rochelle Newman
    Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, 20742, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:643-55. 2006
    ..Results suggest that speech segmentation ability is an important prerequisite for successful language development, and they offer potential for developing measures to detect language impairment at an earlier age.
  21. ncbi Dynamic auditory processing, musical experience and language development
    Paula Tallal
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Trends Neurosci 29:382-90. 2006
    ..LLI will advance our understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms underlying individual differences in language development and lead to more effective educational and intervention strategies...
  22. pmc A longitudinal functional magnetic resonance imaging study of language development in children 5 to 11 years old
    Jerzy P Szaflarski
    Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, OH, USA
    Ann Neurol 59:796-807. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a 5-year longitudinal investigation of language development using functional magnetic resonance imaging in healthy children.
  23. ncbi Links between social and linguistic processing of speech in preschool children with autism: behavioral and electrophysiological measures
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Center on Human Development and Disabilities and Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Dev Sci 8:F1-F12. 2005
    ..The data support the hypothesis of an association between social and linguistic processing in children with ASD...
  24. ncbi Phonemes, rimes, vocabulary, and grammatical skills as foundations of early reading development: evidence from a longitudinal study
    Valerie Muter
    Department of Psychology, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 40:665-81. 2004
    ..The results are related to current theories about the role of phonological, grammatical, and vocabulary skills in the development of early reading skills...
  25. pmc Testing the limits of statistical learning for word segmentation
    Elizabeth K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Dev Sci 13:339-45. 2010
    ..We conclude that infants' statistical learning abilities may not be as robust as earlier studies have suggested...
  26. pmc Statistical learning in a natural language by 8-month-old infants
    Bruna Pelucchi
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Child Dev 80:674-85. 2009
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  27. ncbi Prevalence of specific language impairment in kindergarten children
    J B Tomblin
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 40:1245-60. 1997
    ..Also, the clinical identification of these children remains low among kindergarteners...
  28. ncbi Acquisition of word-object associations by 14-month-old infants
    J F Werker
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Dev Psychol 34:1289-309. 1998
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  29. ncbi Words in a sea of sounds: the output of infant statistical learning
    J R Saffran
    Department of Psychology and Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Cognition 81:149-69. 2001
    ..The results support the hypothesis that statistical learning mechanisms generate word-like units with some status relative to the native language...
  30. ncbi Language or music, mother or Mozart? Structural and environmental influences on infants' language networks
    G Dehaene-Lambertz
    INSERM, U, CEA SAC DSV I2BM NeuroSpin, Gif Yvette, France
    Brain Lang 114:53-65. 2010
    ..Both results underscore the joint contributions of genetic constraints and environmental inputs in the fast emergence of an efficient cortical network for language processing in humans...
  31. pmc Learning abilities and disabilities: generalist genes in early adolescence
    Oliver S P Davis
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 14:312-31. 2009
    ..A surprising finding emerging from multivariate quantitative genetic studies across diverse learning abilities is that most genetic influences are shared: they are "generalist", rather than "specialist"...
  32. pmc Gaze behavior and affect at 6 months: predicting clinical outcomes and language development in typically developing infants and infants at risk for autism
    Gregory S Young
    MIND Institute, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Dev Sci 12:798-814. 2009
    ..In contrast, results of growth curve models for language development revealed significant relationships between face scanning and expressive language...
  33. ncbi Is speech learning 'gated' by the social brain?
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Dev Sci 10:110-20. 2007
    ..Relating human language learning to a broader set of neurobiological cases of communicative development, I argue that the social brain 'gates' the computational mechanisms involved in human language learning...
  34. ncbi Phonotactic knowledge and lexical-semantic processing in one-year-olds: brain responses to words and nonsense words in picture contexts
    Manuela Friedrich
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1785-802. 2005
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  35. pmc The pace of vocabulary growth helps predict later vocabulary skill
    Meredith L Rowe
    University of Chicago, USA
    Child Dev 83:508-25. 2012
    ..Understanding the pace of early vocabulary growth thus improves our ability to predict school readiness and may help identify children at risk for starting behind...
  36. pmc Speed of word recognition and vocabulary knowledge in infancy predict cognitive and language outcomes in later childhood
    Virginia A Marchman
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
    Dev Sci 11:F9-16. 2008
    ..suggest that processing speed and early language skills are fundamental to intellectual functioning, and that language development is guided by learning and representational principles shared across cognitive and linguistic domains.
  37. ncbi Correlated longitudinal changes across linguistic, achievement, and psychomotor domains in early childhood: evidence for a global dimension of development
    Mijke Rhemtulla
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Dev Sci 14:1245-54. 2011
    ..A common factor accounted for 42% of the individual differences in change. These results suggest that a global dimension underlies substantial proportions of cognitive and psychomotor development...
  38. pmc Individual differences in lexical processing at 18 months predict vocabulary growth in typically developing and late-talking toddlers
    Anne Fernald
    Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Child Dev 83:203-22. 2012
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  39. ncbi Language experience and the organization of brain activity to phonetically similar words: ERP evidence from 14- and 20-month-olds
    Debra L Mills
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:1452-64. 2004
    ..The findings suggested that vocabulary development is an important factor in the organization of neural systems linked to processing phonetic detail within the context of word comprehension...
  40. ncbi Infant gaze following and pointing predict accelerated vocabulary growth through two years of age: a longitudinal, growth curve modeling study
    Rechele Brooks
    University of Washington, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, Box 357988, Seattle, WA 98195 7988, USA
    J Child Lang 35:207-20. 2008
    We found that infant gaze following and pointing predicts subsequent language development. At ages 0;10 or 0;11, infants saw an adult turn to look at an object in an experimental setting...
  41. ncbi Perception of acoustic correlates of major phrasal units by young infants
    P W Jusczyk
    State University of New York, Buffalo
    Cogn Psychol 24:252-93. 1992
    ..These findings are discussed with respect to their implications for theories of language acquisition...
  42. ncbi Electrophysiological evidence for the understanding of maternal speech by 9-month-old infants
    Eugenio Parise
    Cognitive Development Center, Central European University, Hattyú utca 14, 1015 Budapest, Hungary
    Psychol Sci 23:728-33. 2012
    ..This finding may indicate that word meaning is referential from the outset of word learning and that referential expectation drives, rather than results from, vocabulary acquisition in humans...
  43. pmc Auditory sequence analysis and phonological skill
    Manon Grube
    Newcastle Auditory Group, Medical School, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:4496-504. 2012
    ..a limited but significant link between auditory and phonological ability with a specific role for sound-sequence analysis, and provide a possible new focus for auditory training strategies to aid language development in early adolescence.
  44. pmc Mommy and me: familiar names help launch babies into speech-stream segmentation
    Heather Bortfeld
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:298-304. 2005
    ..Young infants have a powerful aid available to them for cracking the speech code. Their emerging familiarity with particular words, such as their own and other people's names, can provide initial anchors in the speech stream...
  45. ncbi The Danish Communicative Developmental Inventories: validity and main developmental trends
    Dorthe Bleses
    Center for Child Language, Institute of Language and Communication, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    J Child Lang 35:651-69. 2008
    ..The study includes 6,112 randomly selected children in the age of 0 ; 8 to 3 ; 0, and results related to the development of early gestures, comprehension and production of words as well as grammatical skills, are presented...
  46. ncbi In the infant's mind's ear: evidence for implicit naming in 18-month-olds
    Nivedita Mani
    Free Floater Junior Research Group Language Acquisition, Gosslerstr 14, 37073 Gottingen, Germany
    Psychol Sci 21:908-13. 2010
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  47. ncbi Language-universal sensory deficits in developmental dyslexia: English, Spanish, and Chinese
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:325-37. 2011
    ..They also suggest that novel remediation strategies on the basis of rhythm and music may offer benefits for phonological and linguistic development...
  48. ncbi A Bayesian framework for word segmentation: exploring the effects of context
    Sharon Goldwater
    School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH89AB, UK
    Cognition 112:21-54. 2009
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  49. pmc The influence of hearing aids on the speech and language development of children with hearing loss
    J Bruce Tomblin
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Iowa, Iowa City
    JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:403-9. 2014
    IMPORTANCE Hearing loss (HL) in children can be deleterious to their speech and language development. The standard of practice has been early provision of hearing aids (HAs) to moderate these effects; however, there have been few ..
  50. pmc Developmental differences in the effects of phonological, lexical and semantic variables on word learning by infants
    Holly L Storkel
    Department of Speech Language Hearing Sciences and Disorders, University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045 7555, USA
    J Child Lang 36:291-321. 2009
    ..Moreover, the effect of phonological variables was constant across age, whereas the effect of lexical and semantic variables changed across age...
  51. ncbi Young children's overgeneralizations with fixed transitivity verbs
    P J Brooks
    Department of Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, College of Staten Island, City University of New York 10314, USA
    Child Dev 70:1325-37. 1999
    ..As children solidly learn the transitivity status of particular verbs, they become more reluctant to use those verbs in other argument structure constructions...
  52. ncbi Limitations in working memory: implications for language development
    A M Adams
    University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 35:95-116. 2000
    ..The significant association found between these indices of language development and verbal short-term memory span assessed with non-spoken recall, suggested that this relationship was not ..
  53. ncbi Spoken word recognition and lexical representation in very young children
    D Swingley
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Meliora Hall, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Cognition 76:147-66. 2000
    ..The results suggest that children's representations of familiar words are phonetically well-specified, and that this specification may not be a consequence of the need to differentiate similar words in production...
  54. ncbi The learnability of abstract syntactic principles
    Amy Perfors
    Department of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Cognition 118:306-38. 2011
    ..We discuss the implications of this analysis for accounts of human language acquisition...
  55. pmc Developing language in a developing body: the relationship between motor development and language development
    Jana M Iverson
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 USA
    J Child Lang 37:229-61. 2010
    ..Implications of this perspective for current views of co-occurring language and motor impairments and for methodology in the field of child language research are also considered...
  56. ncbi The effect of verb semantic class and verb frequency (entrenchment) on children's and adults' graded judgements of argument-structure overgeneralization errors
    Ben Ambridge
    The University of Liverpool, School of Psychology, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Bedford Street South, Liverpool L697ZA, UK
    Cognition 106:87-129. 2008
    ..We conclude that both the formation of semantic verb classes and entrenchment play a role in children's retreat from argument-structure overgeneralization errors...
  57. pmc Contributions of infant word learning to language development
    Daniel Swingley
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Walnut Street 302C, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:3617-32. 2009
    ..the degree to which these forms are meaningful for young infants, the words still play a role in early language development. Words guide the infant to his or her first syntactic intuitions, aid in the development of the lexicon, ..
  58. ncbi When half a word is enough: infants can recognize spoken words using partial phonetic information
    A Fernald
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
    Child Dev 72:1003-15. 2001
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  59. ncbi Gestational diabetes hinders language development in offspring
    Ginette Dionne
    Research Unit on Psychosocial Maladjustment in Children, bSchool of Psychology, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 122:e1073-9. 2008
    ..Previous studies have suggested that language is affected in infants of diabetic mothers, yet there have been no systematic investigations to address this question...
  60. ncbi Orthographic depth and its impact on universal predictors of reading: a cross-language investigation
    Johannes C Ziegler
    Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive, CNRS and Aix Marseille Université, Marseille, Cedex 3, France
    Psychol Sci 21:551-9. 2010
    ..Most predictors of reading performance were relatively universal across these alphabetic languages, although their precise weight varied systematically as a function of script transparency...
  61. pmc Spoken language development in children following cochlear implantation
    John K Niparko
    Department of Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 303:1498-506. 2010
    Cochlear implantation is a surgical alternative to traditional amplification (hearing aids) that can facilitate spoken language development in young children with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL).
  62. ncbi Gesture is at the cutting edge of early language development
    Seyda Ozçalişkan
    Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, 5848 S University Avenue, Green 317, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cognition 96:B101-13. 2005
    ..Gesture thus continues to be at the cutting edge of early language development, providing stepping-stones to increasingly complex linguistic constructions.
  63. ncbi Relationships between lexical and phonological development in young children
    Carol Stoel-Gammon
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, 1417 N E 42nd Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Child Lang 38:1-34. 2011
    ..The article concludes with suggestions for integrating the findings from the two approaches and for future research...
  64. pmc Environmental factors influence language development in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Marine Grandgeorge
    Universite de Rennes 1, Ethos, UMR 6552 CNRS Ethologie animale et humaine, Rennes, France
    PLoS ONE 4:e4683. 2009
    ..However, animal research suggests that different behavioural traits can be differentially affected by genetic/environmental factors...
  65. ncbi Explicit phoneme training combined with phonic reading instruction helps young children at risk of reading failure
    Peter J Hatcher
    Department of Psychology, University of York, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:338-58. 2004
    ..We evaluate the effectiveness of three theoretically motivated programmes for the teaching of reading to four-year-old children...
  66. ncbi Continuous processing in word recognition at 24 months
    D Swingley
    Department of Psychology, University Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Cognition 71:73-108. 1999
    ..In Experiment 3, adults' responses in the same task were found to be very similar to those of the 24-month-olds. This research shows that by 24 months, children can interpret speech continuously...
  67. ncbi Semantics versus statistics in the retreat from locative overgeneralization errors
    Ben Ambridge
    School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Cognition 123:260-79. 2012
    ..We conclude by drawing together various theoretical proposals to arrive at a possible account of how semantics and statistics interact in the retreat from overgeneralization...
  68. ncbi Validity and reliability of mothers' reports of language development in 1-year-old children in a large-scale survey in Bangladesh
    Jena D Hamadani
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    Food Nutr Bull 31:S198-206. 2010
    ..However, there is a lack of suitable instruments with established validity...
  69. pmc Social interaction shapes babbling: testing parallels between birdsong and speech
    Michael H Goldstein
    Department of Psychology, Franklin and Marshall College, P O Box 3003, Lancaster, PA 17604, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:8030-5. 2003
    ..Because imitation is usually considered the mechanism for vocal learning in both taxa, the findings introduce social shaping as a general process underlying the development of speech and song...
  70. ncbi The development of phonological awareness in preschool children
    Julia M Carroll
    Department of Psychology, University of York, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 39:913-23. 2003
    ..In general, children's rime skills developed earlier than their phoneme skills. Structural equation models showed that articulatory skills and syllable and rime awareness predicted later phoneme awareness...
  71. ncbi Word learning in the context of referential and salience cues
    C Moore
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Dev Psychol 35:60-8. 1999
    ..Results imply that, at 24 months, children use the referential intent of the speaker to learn new words, but when first learning words, children may have a less secure grasp on the meaning of speakers' referential cues...
  72. pmc Functional MRI of language lateralization during development in children
    Scott K Holland
    Pediatric Neuroimaging Research Consortium, Cincinnati Children s Research Foundation, University of Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Int J Audiol 46:533-51. 2007
    ..Even macroscopic measures of language lateralization reflect a dynamic process of language development. In this review, we summarize a series of functional MRI studies of language skills in children ages of ..
  73. pmc Fourteen-month-old infants learn similar-sounding words
    Katherine A Yoshida
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Dev Sci 12:412-8. 2009
    ..The findings are discussed in relation to infants' concurrent failure, and the developmental transition to success, in the Switch task...
  74. pmc A responsive parenting intervention: the optimal timing across early childhood for impacting maternal behaviors and child outcomes
    Susan H Landry
    Children s Learning Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Pediatrics, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1335-53. 2008
    ..Behaviors that required responsiveness to the child's changing signals (contingent responsiveness, redirecting) required the intervention across both the early and later periods...
  75. ncbi Parental symptoms of common mental disorders and children's social, motor, and language development in sub-Saharan Africa
    Craig Hadley
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta 30322M, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 35:259-75. 2008
    ..Yet, little is known about the impact of household and caretaker variables in influencing developmental outcomes in rural, developing country settings...
  76. ncbi Brain potentials to native and non-native speech contrasts in 7- and 11-month-old American infants
    Maritza Rivera-Gaxiola
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Dev Sci 8:162-72. 2005
    ..We describe distinct neural patterns in two groups of infants and suggest that their developmental differences may have an impact on language development.
  77. pmc Effects of iron supplementation and anthelmintic treatment on motor and language development of preschool children in Zanzibar: double blind, placebo controlled study
    R J Stoltzfus
    Department of I nternational Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205-2179, USA
    BMJ 323:1389-93. 2001
    ..Iron supplementation improved language development by 0.8 (95% confidence interval 0.2 to 1.4) points on the 20 point scale...
  78. ncbi Validation of the language development survey (LDS): a parent report tool for identifying language delay in toddlers
    L Rescorla
    Department of Psychology, Bryn Mawr College, PA 19010, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 44:434-45. 2001
    Two studies are reported demonstrating the reliability, validity, and clinical utility of the Language Development Survey (LDS; L. Rescorla, 1989) as a screening tool for the identification of expressive language delay in toddlers...
  79. ncbi Neural organization and plasticity of language
    H J Neville
    Psychology Department, University of Oregon, Eugene 97403 1227, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 8:254-8. 1998
    ....
  80. ncbi Early language acquisition: cracking the speech code
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences and the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 5:831-43. 2004
    ..Successful learning by infants, as well as constraints on that learning, are changing theories of language acquisition...
  81. ncbi Statistical phonetic learning in infants: facilitation and feature generalization
    Jessica Maye
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems, Northwestern University, USA
    Dev Sci 11:122-34. 2008
    ....
  82. pmc CNTNAP2 variants affect early language development in the general population
    A J O Whitehouse
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Genes Brain Behav 10:451-6. 2011
    Early language development is known to be under genetic influence, but the genes affecting normal variation in the general population remain largely elusive...
  83. pmc Foreign-language experience in infancy: effects of short-term exposure and social interaction on phonetic learning
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Center for Mind, Brain, and Learning, and Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Mailstop 357920, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:9096-101. 2003
    ..Between 9 and 10 mo of age, infants show phonetic learning from live, but not prerecorded, exposure to a foreign language, suggesting a learning process that does not require long-term listening and is enhanced by social interaction...
  84. ncbi Oral language and code-related precursors to reading: evidence from a longitudinal structural model
    Stacey A Storch
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 11794 2500, USA
    Dev Psychol 38:934-47. 2002
    ....
  85. ncbi The influence of maternal depression, caregiving, and socioeconomic status in the post-natal year on children's language development
    A Stein
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Educational Studies, University of Oxford, The Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 34:603-12. 2008
    ..The aim was to examine whether maternal depression and maternal caregiving during the first year of life are associated with children's subsequent language development.
  86. ncbi Visual speech contributes to phonetic learning in 6-month-old infants
    Tuomas Teinonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Cognition 108:850-5. 2008
    ..Developmental Psychobiology, 45, 204-220]. However, the role of visual speech in language development remains unknown...
  87. ncbi Predicting language development at age 18 months: data from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study
    Synnve Schjølberg
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:375-83. 2011
    This study investigated predictors of delayed language development at 18 months of age in a large population cohort of Norwegian toddlers.
  88. ncbi Sensory, cognitive, and linguistic factors in the early academic performance of elementary school children: The Benton-IU project
    Charles S Watson
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    J Learn Disabil 36:165-97. 2003
    ..visual cognition (visual perceptual abilities, spatial perception, visual memory); verbal cognition (language development, vocabulary, verbal concepts); and speech processing (the ability to understand speech under difficult ..
  89. ncbi Use of computer-assisted technologies (CAT) to enhance social, communicative, and language development in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Bertram O Ploog
    Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:301-22. 2013
    ..technology (CAT), excluding strictly internet-based approaches, to enhance social, communicative, and language development in individuals with ASD by dividing the vast literature into four main areas: language, emotion recognition,..
  90. ncbi On the spatial foundations of the conceptual system and its enrichment
    Jean M Mandler
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Cogn Sci 36:421-51. 2012
    ..Finally, commonalities between the concepts of preverbal infants and nonhuman primates are discussed...
  91. pmc Profiles of verbal working memory growth predict speech and language development in children with cochlear implants
    William G Kronenberger
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 56:805-25. 2013
    ..In this study, the authors investigated relations between profiles of verbal STM/WM development and speech-language development over time.
  92. pmc A family aggregation study: the influence of family history and other risk factors on language development
    Naseem Choudhury
    Infancy Studies Laboratory, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark 07102, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:261-72. 2003
    ..These results provide converging evidence that children from FH+ families are indeed at greater risk of developing language delay compared to children from control families...
  93. pmc Acquiring and processing verb argument structure: distributional learning in a miniature language
    Elizabeth Wonnacott
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
    Cogn Psychol 56:165-209. 2008
    ....
  94. pmc Effects of early auditory experience on word learning and speech perception in deaf children with cochlear implants: implications for sensitive periods of language development
    Derek M Houston
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Otol Neurotol 31:1248-53. 2010
    ..That early word learning and speech perception skills have different sensitive periods and that very early implantation may affect later vocabulary outcomes more than speech perception outcomes...
  95. ncbi Impact of early intervention on expressive and receptive language development among young children with permanent hearing loss
    Jareen Meinzen-Derr
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Am Ann Deaf 155:580-91. 2011
    ..Children enrolled at or after 6 months had lower baseline skills but made significant language progress, irrespective of hearing loss severity...
  96. ncbi Fast mapping between a phrasal form and meaning
    Devin Casenhiser
    The Milton and Ethel Harris Research Initiative, York University, Canada
    Dev Sci 8:500-8. 2005
    ....
  97. ncbi Epilepsy and language development: the continuous spike-waves during slow sleep syndrome
    Severine Debiais
    Department of Neurology, CHRU de Tours, France
    Epilepsia 48:1104-10. 2007
    ..Language can be affected but, to date, language disorders and their long-term outcome have been documented only rarely...
  98. ncbi Language development in children after receiving bilateral cochlear implants between 5 and 18 months
    Ona B Wie
    Department of Otolaryngology, Oslo University Hospital, 0027 Rikshospitalet, Norway
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:1258-66. 2010
    The objective of this study was to examine receptive and expressive language development in children who received simultaneous bilateral cochlear implants (CIs) between 5 and 18 months of age and to compare the results with language ..
  99. pmc The dynamic nature of knowledge: insights from a dynamic field model of children's novel noun generalization
    Larissa K Samuelson
    Department of Psychology and Iowa Center for Developmental and Learning Sciences, University of Iowa, E11 Seashore Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Cognition 110:322-45. 2009
    ..Together, the empirical data and model demonstrate the dynamic nature of knowledge and are consistent with the perspective that knowledge cannot be separated from the task-specific processes that create behavior in the moment...
  100. ncbi The etiology of variation in language skills changes with development: a longitudinal twin study of language from 2 to 12 years
    Marianna E Hayiou-Thomas
    Department of Psychology, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Dev Sci 15:233-49. 2012
    ..the same genetic and environmental factors underlie variation in language skills at these three stages of language development. We found that while shared environmental influences appear to be dominant (latent factor c² = ...
  101. ncbi 12-month-olds' phonotactic knowledge guides their word-object mappings
    Heather MacKenzie
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Child Dev 83:1129-36. 2012
    ..That is, they will not map words that violate the phonotactics of their native language to objects...

Research Grants67

  1. RESOURCES FOR INFANTS WITH NEWLY IDENTIFIED HEARING LOSS
    Mary Pat Moeller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Information also will be re-purposed and expanded to meet the needs of the target professional audiences. The results of this effort should promote parent self-advocacy and independence in decision making. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. The Mental Lexicon of Children with Phonological Delays
    HOLLY STORKEL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. THE MENTAL LEXICON IN LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
    HOLLY STORKEL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..To achieve this, our immediate goal is to determine how preschool children with age- appropriate language development build a lexicon because it is essential to document the normal process in order for disordered processes to ..
  4. Word Learning in Children: Normal Development and Language Impairment
    Holly L Storkel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..language and use this evidence to develop a comprehensive model of word learning across normal and impaired language development. Ultimately, this model will be used to construct clinical diagnostic and treatment techniques to improve ..
  5. CONCEPTS AND THEORIES IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
    SUSAN GELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. EARLY VOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH COCHLEAR
    DAVID ERTMER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..addition to bolstering theoretical perspectives, examination of the relationship between babbling and oral language development "will be helpful in determining the benefits of early implantation and therefore guiding future policy" ..
  7. Speech Development in Young Cochlear Implant Recipients
    David J Ertmer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Comparisons with typically developing toddlers and among children implanted at different ages are undertaken through a prospective longitudinal research design. ..
  8. Infant learning of acoustic cues to word boundaries
    ERIK THIESSEN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This research will provide a model for infant acquisition of multiple acoustic regularities associated with word boundaries. ..
  9. Phonological memory and language in young monolingual and bilingual children
    Erika Hoff; Fiscal Year: 2008
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Early oral language development provides the foundation for later school achievement and literacy. In some children that foundation is weak, placing them at risk...
  10. Assessing the Impact of Function on Early Categorization
    Amy Booth; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Not only will they highlight the value of better understanding this phenomenon, but they will establish the viability of new stimuli and methods for pursuing that understanding. ..
  11. Biological Thought: A Cross-Cultural View
    Sandra Waxman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. LINKING EARLY LINGUISTIC AND CONCEPTUAL DEVELOPMENT
    Sandra Waxman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..provided by applicant): This proposal addresses fundamental issues of early conceptual development, language development, and the relation between them. Infants live in an enormously rich environment...
  13. A cross-linguistic study of nominal category formation
    Linda Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, the research seeks a fine grained specification of the learning mechanisms involved which have general significance beyond the role of language in early cognitive development. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Measuring Active Vision in Toddlers and Young Children
    Linda Smith; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..for studying their cascading consequences in social, cognitive and linguistic development, and for developing new therapies and interventions that generalize to the complex natural environment [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Long-term Outcomes of Cochlear Implantation in Early Childhood
    Ann Geers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition we will document the incidence and outcomes associated with discontinued use of a cochlear implant. ..
  16. Assessing Auditory Capacity in Hearing-Impaired Children
    Laurie Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..speech perception in hearing-impaired young children, and to validate parent report as a tool for assessing language development in this population...
  17. THE DEVELOPMENT OF JOINT ATTENTION AFTER INFANCY
    LAUREN ADAMSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Parent actions during social interactions will be described to determine if they too changed during this time interval and whether changes in parent actions predict language outcome at 42 months of age. ..
  18. Influencing Children's Beliefs Through Language
    VIKRAM JASWAL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It also has important public health implications in terms of how parents, caregivers, and educators can craft their messages to children to effect changes in behaviors and beliefs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Vocal-Motor and Speech-Gesture Coordinations in Infancy
    Jana Iverson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Identification of the typical pattern and normal range of variation in early vocal-manual coordination will provide normative information required for future diagnostic research. ..
  20. Maternal Emotional Well-Being and Fragile X Syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  21. Effects of Fast ForWord on Language Processing
    Marc Fey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Learning to Listen Ahead in English and Spanish
    Anne Fernald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..newly developed experimental procedures for monitoring on-line speech comprehension by young language learners, and to evaluate their potential clinical relevance for assessing disorders in early language development.
  23. GENOTYPE/PHENOTYPE CORRELATIONS IN WILLIAMS SYNDROME
    CAROLYN MERVIS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings will be of immediate use to practitioners who provide educational and therapeutic services to individuals with WS and their families. ..
  24. Mechanisms of Early Grammatical Learning in Infants
    TOBEN MINTZ; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Thus, the debate about the role of distributional analyses in children's early category representations can shift from the domain of speculation to that of empirical investigation. ..
  25. EARLY DEVELOPMENT: WILLIAMS OR DOWN SYNDROME CHILDREN
    CAROLYN MERVIS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The research will have implications both for theoretical models of the relation between language and cognition and for the design of early cognitive and language intervention for children with developmental disabilities. ..
  26. INTONATION IN CHILDREN'S EARLY LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
    David Snow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..to describe the relation between intonation and grammatical skills in children with normal and disordered language development. The purpose of the long-range program is to test the hypothesis that intonation is a prosodic correlate of ..
  27. Temporal Integration of Acoustic Detail in Speech
    Bob McMurray; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  28. Do Labels Help Infants Form Non-Obvious Categories?
    VIKRAM JASWAL; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..By considering the role of labeling in the formation of categories, this research will make important contributions to the fields of cognitive and language development.
  29. ERP & Behavioral Predictors of Language Intervention
    Paul Yoder; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Multiple regression, multivariate permutation tests, and growth curve analyses will be used to test the research questions. Five years of funding are requested. ..
  30. Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition by Children with Cochlear Implants
    Richard Miyamoto; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..First, we will investigate spoken word recognition and language development during the first three years of life in children with congenital, severe- to-profound hearing loss who have ..
  31. Bilingual and Second Language Learning in Infancy
    Barbara Conboy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. TRAINING PROGRAM IN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
    Janellen Huttenlocher; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Postdoctoral trainees will have at least two mentors from the training faculty and will join a rich environment for postdoctoral investigations in the Department of Psychology. ..
  33. Learning mechanisms in language acquisition
    LouAnn Gerken; Fiscal Year: 2008
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The last 50 years of research on language development have revealed in young language learners two, potential conflicting, abilities...
  34. Infant vocalization and the foundations for speech
    D Kimbrough Oller; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..To the extent that precanonical category usage can be quantified, it may lay the foundations for early identification of disorders of communication. ..
  35. Processing Neighbors in Speech Perception and Production
    MICHAEL VITEVITCH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..That is, the work in this proposal is a first step in the needed direction of integrating models of sub-lexical, lexical, and semantic processing and of models of recognition and production. ..
  36. Psycholinguistic and Socioemotional Profiling of SLI and ADHD
    Sean Redmond; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Given the academic and social risks associated with misdiagnosis and the poor prognosis associated with untreated comorbidity, this research impacts upon several key public health concerns. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. Planning for a Comprehensive Early Childhood Curriculum
    Susan Landry; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A strength of the proposed group is the broad range of expertise they have in bringing research-to-practice in public school, Head Start, and child care settings. ..
  38. Longitudinal Effects of Spina Bifida on Learning
    Susan Landry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Completion of the study would allow a link with a significant body of research on school- age children with SB. ..
  39. Phonology and Literacy in Early Bilinguals
    D Kimbrough Oller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Basic phonological skills in production and perception will be related to phonological awareness and reading in bilingual children in the context of a short-term longitudinal effort (K-2nd grade). ..
  40. Child-Instruction Interactions Causal Effects on Reading
    CAROL M CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Moreover, this investigation will help to elucidate the causal links between instruction and children's oral language and reading growth. ..
  41. PHONOTACTIC INFORMATION IN SPEECH PRODUCTION
    MICHAEL VITEVITCH; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  42. The Genetics of Specific Language Impairment
    JAMES TOMBLIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and psychological theory coupled with empirical studies on the heritability of individual differences in language development and language disorders support the hypothesis that the capacity for language development in humans is ..
  43. LEXICAL DEFICIT--YOUNG CHILD W/ SPECIFIC LANG IMPAIRMENT
    Shelley Gray; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Identification of Adults with Developmental Language Impairments
    Elena Plante; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This is a critical first step for genetic studies of this disorder, as well as research into the longterm outcome of this disorder and the residual deficits that characterize affected adults. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. NEURODEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME OF IN UTERO COCAINE EXPOSURE
    Emmalee Bandstra; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..AIM 3: To estimate the ameliorating or exacerbating effects of the caregiving, family, and community environment on neuropsychological, educational, and emotional/behavioral outcomes, and onset of high risk behaviors. ..
  46. Real-time Examination of Childhood Language Impairment
    Richard Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The data should yield evidence that will elucidate the nature of SLI and suggest new approaches to assessment and intervention for this disorder. ..
  47. Constraints of Prosodic and Morphological Development
    Katherine Demuth; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Collaboration on Specific Language Impairment
    JAMES TOMBLIN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. Early literacy intervention
    Laura Justice; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  50. DISCRIMINATING SLI AND APD IN SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN
    Carol Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will form the foundation for further research employing larger, more stringently selected samples and both behavioral and electrophysiological measures. ..
  51. Visual Contributions to Speech Perception
    Kevin Munhall; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The studies will contribute to the understanding of how visual stimulus properties and higher level processes determine gaze patterns and thus influence perception. ..
  52. EARLY COMMUNICATION INTERVENTION IN AUTISTIC CHILDREN
    Paul Yoder; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Assessments of communication, vocabulary, and motor imitation will occur at the pre-treatment, port-treatment, and 6 month follow-up periods. Examiners and coders will be blind to treatment assignment. ..
  53. Influences on preschoolers' visual attention to print
    Laura Justice; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e., questions and comments about pictures versus print, verbal versus nonverbal print cues) upon children's visual attention to print in this early literacy context. ..
  54. MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS AND PARENTING-PRETERM DEVELOPMENT
    Susan Landry; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..At present, little empirical information is available on the role of SR/EP skill development in understanding VLBW children's later, school age problems. ..
  55. Parent Initiated Prevention Program
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..3) To improve parental perceptions of the quality of care provided.H3: Compared to controls, PIPP parents will report higher scores on selected Consumer Assessment of Health Plans (CAHPS) items. ..
  56. MORPHOLOGICAL DEFICITS IN SPECIFIC LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENT
    Laurence Leonard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such a finding could lead to a uniform theory of how language impairment might develop and persist among children acquiring English. ..
  57. SPEECH AND LANGUAGE IN CHILDREN WITH COCHLEAR IMPLANTS
    Richard Miyamoto; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Additionally, we will conduct a series of cross-sectional studies to examine more specific characteristics of the development of language, articulation, and speech intelligibility of deaf children with cochlear implants. ..
  58. Accounting for variations in parental speech and gesture
    MEREDITH ROWE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, analysis of variance will be used to compare the two groups of parents on input measures. ..
  59. Constraints on Learning from Inconsistent Input
    CARLA HUDSON KAM; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. WORD LEARNING IN INFANTS WITH HEARING LOSS
    Mary Pat Moeller; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..of the early word-learning processes of children with hearing loss, and to delineate factors that influence language development. The implementation of universal newborn hearing screening programs has created an urgent need to ..
  61. Infant spatial categorization
    Marianella Casasola; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, the findings will document whether the development of infant spatial categorization varies in infants and toddlers raised in different cultures and with languages other than English. ..
  62. RESOURCES FOR INFANTS WITH NEWLY INDENTIFIED HEARING LOS
    Mary Pat Moeller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A media advocacy program will also be implemented. The results should promote parental self-advocacy and independence in decision making. ..
  63. Language in Autism: Clinical and Basic Studies
    Helen Tager Flusberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..and differences in language impairments in children with autism versus those with and without specific language development. Project III has been designed to provide a morphometric and functional MRI exploration of the neural ..
  64. ANDROGEN EFFECTS ON COGNITION IN TURNER SYNDROME
    Judith Ross; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, these data will help determine how to optimize cognitive function in Turner syndrome and will extend knowledge of the mechanisms of male/female cognitive dimorphisms. ..
  65. The Development of Native Language Speech Perception
    Jessica Maye; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..