SRCD 2019: language input and prediction

Here are my slides for SRCD 2019. A large body of research indicates that environmental factors like SES play a role in children's language development (for review see Fernald & Weisleder, 2011). These findings reveal that children's day-to-day language experiences vary tremendously, as do their developmental trajectories. Factors like SES, language input, and language processing … Continue reading SRCD 2019: language input and prediction

SRCD 2019: prediction vs. repetition

Here is our poster for SRCD 2019. Recent theories claim that prediction supports language development, and previous findings are in line with this view (Dell & Chang, 2014; Reuter et al., under revision). However, because behavioral measures of prediction are indirect, it’s unclear what representations are activated during processing, and how specific those representations are … Continue reading SRCD 2019: prediction vs. repetition