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First Language Acquisition

Miller, C.A. (2006). Developmental relationships between language and theory of mind. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 15, 142-154

Weiss, D.J. & Newport E. (2006) Mechanisms Underlying Language Acquisition: Benefits From a Comparative Approach. Infancy 9(2), 241-257.

Psycholinguistics and Second Language Acquisition

Carlson, M. T. (2006). The development of fine-grained phonological knowledge in adult second language learners of Spanish. The Southwest Journal of Linguistics, 25(2), 75-105.

Dussias, P. E., Valdés Kroff, J. R., Guzzardo Tamargo, R. E., & Gerfen, C. (2013). When gender and looking go hand in hand: Grammatical gender processing in L2 Spanish. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 35, 353-387; doi:10.1017/S0272263112000915

Guzzardo Tamargo, R., & Dussias, P. E. (2013). Processing of Spanish-English code switches by late bilinguals. In S. Baiz, N. Goldman, & R. Hawkes (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Boston University Conference on Language Development, (pp. 134-146). Somerville, MA. Cascadilla Press.

Kroll, J.F., Bobb, S.C., & Wodniecka, Z. (2006). Language selectivity is the exception, not the rule: Arguments against a fixed locus of language selection in bilingual speech. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 9, 119-135.

Jackson, C.N., & Bobb, S.C. (2009). The processing and comprehension of wh-questions among second language speakers of German. Applied Psycholinguistics, 30 , 603-636.

Jackson, C.N., & Dussias, P.E. (2009). Cross-linguistic differences and their impact on L2 sentence processing. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 12(1), 65-82.

Linck, J. A., Kroll, J. F., and Sunderman, G. (2009). Losing access to the native language while immersed in a second language: Evidence for the role of inhibition in second language learning. Psychological Science, 20, 1507-1515.

Linck, J. A., Hoshino, N., & Kroll, J. F. (2008). Cross-language lexical processes and inhibitory control. Mental Lexicon, 3, 349-374.

Linck, J. A., & Weiss, D. J. (in press). Working memory predicts the acquisition of explicit L2 knowledge. Proceedings of the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics.

Sagarra, N. (Forthcoming). Working memory and L2 processing of redundant grammatical forms. In Z. Han (Ed.), Second Language Processing and Instruction: Broadening the Scope of Inquiry. (Manuscript length: 27 pp.). Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Schwartz, A. I., Kroll, J.F. (2006). Bilingual lexical activation in sentence context. Journal of Memory and Language, 55, 197-212.

Tokowicz, N., & Kroll, J. F. (2007). Number of meanings and concreteness: Consequences of ambiguity within and across languages. Language and Cognitive Processes.

Weiss, D.J., Gerfen, C. & Mitchel, A.D. (2009). Speech segmentation in a simulated bilingual environment: A challenge for statistical learning? Language Learning and Development 5, 30-49.

van Hell, J. G. & Dijkstra, T. (2002). Foreign language knowledge can influence native language performance in exclusively native contexts. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 9, 780-789.


Authier, M. (2005). The Diverse Nature of Non-interrogative WH. Linguistic Inquiry, 34, 635-647.

Baldi, P. & Page, R. (2006). Europa Vasconica-Europa Semitica Theo Vennemann, Gen. Nierfeld. Lingua, 116, 2183-2220.

Dussias, P. E. (2003). Spanish-English code-mixing at the auxiliary phrase: Evidence from eye-movements. Revista Internacional de Lingüística Iberoamerican, 2, 7-34.

Gerfen, C., & Baker, K. (2005). Production and perception of laryngealized vowels in Coatzospan Mixtec. Journal of Phonetics, 33(3). 311-334.

Gross, J. & Mark, V. (2001). Regionalist accents of global music: the Occitan rap of “Les Fabulous Trobadors.” French Cultural Studies, 12, 77-94.

Reed, L. (1999). Necessary versus probable causes. Journal of Philosophical Logic, 28, 289-326.

Schrauf, R. W., Weintraub, S., & Navarro, E. (2006). Is a validation of the Word Accentuation Test (WAT) of premorbid intelligence necessary for use among older, Spanish-speaking immigrants in the United States? Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 12, 391-399.

Atypical Populations

Mainela-Arnold, E., Evans, J. & Alibali, M. (2006) Understanding conservation delays in children with SLI: Task representations revealed in speech and gesture. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 49, 1267-1279.

Miccio, A.W., & Ingrisano, D.R. (2000). The acquisition of fricatives and affricates: Evidence from a disordered phonological system. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 9, 214-229.

Poll, G., Betz, S., & Miller, C. (in press). Identification of clinical markers of specific language impairment in adults. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

Miller, C.A., & Poll, G.H. (2009). Response time in adults with a history of language difficulties. Journal of Communication Disorders, 42, 365-379.

Miller, C.A., Leonard, L.B., Kail, R.V., Zhang, X., Tomblin, J.B., and Francis, D. (2006). Response time in fourteen-year-olds with language impairment. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 49(4), 712-728.


Kroll, J. F., Gerfen, C., & Dussias, P. (2008). Laboratory designs and paradigms in psycholinguistics. In L. Wei & M. Moyer (Eds.), The Blackwell guide to research methods in bilingualism. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers.

Misra, M., & Holcomb, P. J. (2003). Event-related potential indices of masked repetition priming. Psychophysiology, 40, 115-130.