|Present||Professor, Psychology, Trinity University ‐ Department of Psychology|
- Cognitive Development
- Social Development
Department of Psychology
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San Antonio, TX 78212
Attention to Multiple Events Helps 2 1/2-Year-Olds Extend New ...
Childers, J. B. (2011). Attention to Multiple Events Helps Two 1/2-Year-Olds Extend New Verbs. First Language, 31, 3-22. (2011)
An important question in verb learning is how children extend new verbs to new situational contexts. In Study 1, 2 ...
Early Verb Learners: Creative or Not?
Childers, J. B. (2009). Early Verb Learners: Creative or Not? Invited commentary for L. R. Naigles, E. Hoff & D. Vear’s Flexibility in early verb use: Evidence from a multiple-n diary study in the Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 74, 133-39. (2009)
Korean- and English-speaking children use cross-situational information to learn novel ...
Journal of Child Language. 36 (2009), 201-224. doi:10.1017/S0305000908008891 (2009)
This paper examines children’s attention to cross-situational information during word learning. Korean-speaking children in Korea and Englishspeaking children in the ...
Joint attention and word learning in Ngas-speaking toddlers in Nigeria
Journal of Child Language. 33 (2006), 1-27. doi:10.1017/S0305000906007835 (2006)
This study examines infants’ joint attention behavior and language development in a rural village in Nigeria. Participants included eight younger ...