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WILD - Workshop on Infant Language Development 20th Jun. - 22nd Jun.


Wednesday, June 19th, 2013. Palacio Miramar, Donostia - San Sebastian

17:00 - 20:00
Registration and materials pack delivery

Thursday, June 20th, 2013. Palacio Miramar, Donostia - San Sebastian

08:00 - 08:50
Registration & Welcome coffee
08:50 - 09:00
Welcome by the BCBL
09:00 - 10:00
Keynote 1. CONFERENCIA SEPEX. Sounds and meanings working together: Word learning as a collaborative effort (Jenny Saffran)
10:00 - 11:00
Talk Session 1
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:30 - 12:30
Keynote 2. It takes two languages to tango: Bilingual processing in infancy (Krista Byers-Heinlein)
12:30 - 13:30
Talk Session 2
13:30 - 15:00
Lunch break (poster setup)
15:00 - 16:00
Talk Session 3
16:00 - 17:30

The acquisition of low applicatives and dative se in L1 Spanish María Ángeles Escobar Álvarez & Ismael Iván Teomiro García 

Discrimination learning in learning Korean as a second language Jenn-Yeu Chen, Yeou-Teh Liu, Adam Li & Tsanyu Wang 

Phonological wildness in early language development: Exploring the role of onomatopoeia Catherine Smith 

Effects of development on cross-language speech perception Mariam Dar 

Infants' audiovisual speech integration does not hinge on phonetic knowledge Martijn Baart, Jean Vroomen, Kathleen Shaw & Heather Bortfeld 

DBIfNIRS: An online database of infant functional Near InfraRed Spectroscopy studies Alejandrina Cristia, Emmanuel Dupoux, Yoko Hakuno, Sarah Lloyd-Fox & Yasuyo Minagawa-Kawai 

Tracking phonological representations in the first year of life Claudia Teickner, Angelika Becker & Claudia K. Friedrich 

Content words in Child Directed Speech of Hebrew-speaking parents Limor Adi-Bensaid, Gila Tubul-Lavy & Avivit Ben-David 

Effects of SES and maternal talk on early language: New evidence from a direct assessment of vocabulary comprehension Stephanie DeAnda, Gedeon Deák, Diane Poulin-Dubois, Pascal Zesiger & Margaret Friend 

Segmentation of IDS and ADS in 12-month-olds: An ERP study Katie Von Holzen, Deborah Wolff & Nivi Mani 

Preverbal infants show social preferences for native-dialect speakers Yuko Okumura & Shoji Itakura 

InPhonDB: A developing meta-analysis of infant vowel perception Sho Tsuji & Alejandrina Cristia 

Bilingual infants show advantage in perceiving non-native tonal contrasts Liquan Liu & René Kager 

The words of our parents: How parental language use influences early language processing efficiency Rosalie Odean, Carla Abad, Catherine A. Bradley & Shannon M. Pruden 

Non-verbal referential cues aid early word learning of consonant but not vowel minimal pairs Paola Escudero, Bryan Nguyen, Kristen Gillespie-Lynch & Scott P. Johnson 

Monodialectal and bidialectal infants use of the Mutual Exclusivity Bias in early word learning Samantha Durrant, Lydia Gunning, Hannah Jenkins & Caroline Floccia 

Learning: The L1 acquisition process of IP-internal accusative clitic doubling Mona-Luiza Ungureanu 

Relationships between phonological and lexical development: A longitudinal study with typically developing and late talking children Irene Rujas, Sonia Mariscal, Marta Casla & Nieves Galera 

The error-driven ranking model of the child's early acquisition of phonotactics Giorgio Magri 

Word extraction from continuous speech in newborns based on statistical information Ana Fló, Alissa Ferry & Jacques Mehler 

Fast phonetic learning occurs already in two-to-three-month olds Karin Wanrooij, Paul Boersma & Titia L. van Zuijen 

Modelling the headturn preference procedure: Insights from an end-to-end model of speech processing and behaviour generation Christina Bergmann, Louis ten Bosch & Lou Boves 

Newborns' sensitivity to the biological motion of speech Bahia Guellai, Arlette Streri & Christine Kitamura 

Anaphoric dependencies in child L1 and L2 Basque Maialen Iraola & Maria-José Ezeizabarrena 

The effect of hearing loss on the perception and production of Infant-Directed Speech Jessica Hay, V. Susie Robertson & Deborah von Hapsburg 

Positive affect in infant-directed speech: Expressed through and recognized from the vowels? Titia Benders 

Distributional information in English and Brazilian-Portuguese Infant-Directed Speech: Language differences and their implications for acquisition Catharine Echols, Andre Souza, Poliana Barbosa & Cláudia Cardoso-Martins 

Smile as a 'hook' for early communication between mothers and their two-month-old infants during peek-a-boo play Joanna Szufnarowska & Katharina J. Rohlfing 

Tone perception abilities of typically developing and infants at risk of dyslexia from monolingual and bilingual language backgrounds Monika Molnar, Marie Lallier & Manuel Carreiras 

The role of consonants and vowels in lexical recognition at 5 months Camillia Bouchon & Thierry Nazzi 

Distributional learning in infants at familial risk of dyslexia Annemarie Kerkhoff, Elise de Bree & Frank Wijnen 

The acquisition of aspect and clitics in spanish Vincent Torrens & Linda Escobar 

A multimodal advantage in statistical and artificial grammar learning Arit Glicksohn & Asher Cohen 

17:30 - 18:30
Keynote 3. Word learning in infancy (Daniel Swingley)

Friday, June 21st, 2013. Palacio Miramar, Donostia - San Sebastian

09:00 - 10:00
Keynote 4. Are bilingual infants out of control? (Nuria Sebastian Galles)
10:00 - 11:00
Talk Session 4
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:30 - 13:30
Talk Session 5
13:30 - 15:00
Lunch break (poster setup)
15:00 - 16:00
Talk Session 6
16:00 - 17:30

Statistical learning in non-Chinese speakers exposed to a sequence of words without spaces Tsanyu Wang, Yeou-Teh Liu, Jenn-Yeu Chen & Adam Li 

Verbs, body parts and argument structure frames in child language: A comparison between English and Hebrew Sigal Uziel-Karl & Nitya Sethuraman 

The development of initial consonant and vowel perception in early infancy: An ERP study Ying-Ying Cheng, Hsin-Chi Wu, Yu-Lin Tzeng & Chia-Ying Lee 

Word learning: Children's individual tendencies and their effects on the developing phonological system Marta Szreder 

Lexical specificity training enhances phonological awareness in second language learners Caressa Janssen, Eliane Segers, James M. McQueen & Ludo Verhoeven 

Developmental changes in Mandarin speech perception abilities in children reflected by MMN responses Yuchun Chen & Huei-Mei Liu 

Abilities of sequence learning and rule learning: experimental evidence in newborn chicks (Gallus gallus) Chiara Santolin, Desiree Sartori, Orsola RosaSalva, Lucia Regolin & Giorgio Vallortigara 

Native and non-native phoneme perception in bilingual toddlers: A longitudinal study Katie Von Holzen & Nivi Mani 

Flexible use of the mutual exclusivity assumption in early lexical acquisition: Evidence from eye tracking Marina Kalashnikova, Karen Mattock & Padraic Monaghan 

Making sense of familiarity and novelty responses in a single experiment Rory DePaolis & Tamar Keren-Portnoy 

Early lexical assessment: A comparison between British English and Italian children Allegra Cattani, Cristina Naftanaila, Lydia Gunning, Hannah Jenkins & Caroline Floccia 

Word recognition in Italian infants Marinella Majorano & Marilyn Vihman 

Comprehension of prepositions in Norwegian Sindre Aasheim Norås & Mila Vulchanova 

Receptive vocabulary and lexical access: A monolingual-bilingual comparison with the Computerized Comprehension Test Diane Poulin-Dubois, Jackie Legacy, Pascal Zesiger, Gedeon Deák & Margaret Friend 

Perceptual distance predicts success in early word learning across regional accents Paola Escudero, Catherine T. Best & Christine Kitamura 

Exploring the effects of linguistic experience on disambiguation Itziar Lozano & Laura Bosch 

Developmental sequence and overgeneralization patterns of -er and more- Ji-Hye Suh, Sun-Young Lee & Jong-Sup Jun 

The acquisition of gender and plural morphology in Italian-learning 12- to 24-month-olds Alissa Ferry, Marina Nespor & Jacques Mehler 

Cross-modal matching of onomatopoetic words and visual textures by Japanese 1-year-old infants Ayaka Ikeda, Tessei Kobayashi & Shoji Itakura 

The role of parental input and the frequency of use of verbs in the construction of the earliest multi-word expressions Giuseppe Città 

Statistical learning supports lexical development: Roles for predictability and lexical organization Jill Lany 

Consonant onset, vowel and consonant coda mispronunciation detection in 20 month-old English-learning infants Jacqueline Turner, Claire Delle Luche, Lydia Gunning, Hannah Jenkins & Caroline Floccia 

Differentiation and refinement of articulatory coordination in the development of vowel production Hiroki Oohashi, Hama Watanabe & Gentaro Taga 

Supporting early vocabulary development: What sort of responsiveness matters? Michelle McGillion, Jane Herbert, Julian Pine, Tamar Keren-Portnoy, Marilyn Vihman & Danielle Matthews 

Segmenting speech: Comparing the time course of word recognition in monolingual and bilingual infants Caroline Junge, Natalie Ebanks, Elena Neophytou & Debbie Mills 

Twelve-month-olds' failure to associate multiple novel words with objects in a habituation switch task Tessei Kobayashi & Toshiki Murase 

What are the units? Factoring morphological statistics into the learning of verbs Jon Willits & Michael Jones 

The influence of tonal contexts in Mandarin speech production: A motor control perspective Tzu-Jung Huang, Yeou-Teh Liu & Jenn-Yeu Chen 

Cross-linguistic universality of word acquisition ages in comprehension and production Yasuhiro Minami, Tessei Kobayashi & Hiroaki Sugiyama 

The role of language context and language dominance in the development of bilingual infant babbling Monika Molnar & Melissa Bease-Berk 

Eighteen-month-olds activate semantic information in the auditory modality Claire Delle Luche 

Isolated words in input to infants: A critical wedge? Tamar Keren-Portnoy & Marilyn Vihman 

17:30 - 18:30
Keynote 5. The role of production in infant word learning (Marilyn Vihman)
20:30 - 22:30
Conference Dinner

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013. Palacio Miramar, Donostia-San Sebastian

09:30 - 10:30
Keynote 6. Distributional language learning: Mechanisms and models of category formation (Richard Aslin)
10:30 - 12:00

Behavioral and ERP responses to prosodic boundaries in German learning infants: Evidence for an early adult-like cue weighting Barbara Höhle, Caroline Wellmann, Julia Holzgrefe & Isabell Wartenburger 

Adjusting the processing of word prosody and phonemes in the first year of life Angelika Becker, Ulrike Schild & Claudia K. Friedrich 

Rhythmic cues in infant-directed speech: A test of two hypotheses Christine Kitamura, Denis Burnham, Christopher Lee & Neil Todd 

The cognate facilitation effect in bilingual and monolingual toddlers Katie Von Holzen, Chris Fennell & Nivi Mani 

Early word recognition in sentence context: Two-year-olds' sensitivity to sentence-medial mispronunciations and assimilations Katrin Skoruppa, Nivedita Mani, Kim Plunkett & Sharon Peperkamp 

Bilingualism modulates infants' attention to the eyes and mouth of a talking person Ferran Pons, Laura Bosch & David Lewkowicz 

A longitudinal and multivariate approach to language development: Meta-analysis and new data Alejandrina Cristia, Amanda Seidl & Brian F. French 

Bilingual infants show a language dominance effect when perceiving VOT contrasts Liquan Liu & René Kager 

Same classroom, different experience? Sex differences in preschoolers' numeracy and spatial language Carla Abad, Rosalie Odean, Amanda Costales, Tatiana Barriga & Shannon M. Pruden 

Infants learn from multimodal speech distributions Sophie ter Schure 

Left-dominant functional networks related to speech processing in the infant brain Fumitaka Homae, Hama Watanabe & Gentaro Taga 

Infants' perception of intonation categories Sonia Frota, Joseph Butler, Susana Correia, Catia Severino & Marina Vigario 

Looking for the bouba-kiki effect in prelexical infants Fort Mathilde, Weiss Alexa, Martin Alexander & Peperkamp Sharon 

Influence of educators' numeracy and spatial language on pre-kindergarteners' numeracy and spatial skills Carla Abad, Rosalie Odean, Amanda Costales & Shannon M. Pruden 

Toddlers' ability to contend with unfamiliar accents Marieke van Heugten & Elizabeth Johnson 

Phonological competition effects for known words: Evidence from Dutch 18-month-olds Caroline Junge, Titia Benders & Clara Levelt 

Weighing up predictors of early vocabulary development: The role of babble, pointing and maternal education Michelle McGillion, Jane Herbert, Julian Pine, Tamar Keren-Portnoy, Marilyn Vihman & Danielle Matthews 

Simulating infants' recognition of their own name: The role of past experience Christina Bergmann, Louis ten Bosch & Lou Boves 

Learning language's abstract and rule-like structure Jon Willits 

Letting clusters and paths emerge from early semantic hypernetwork structure of features and their nouns Mounir Maouene, Josita Maouene & Kelsey Canada 

Referential expectation in infancy Hanna Marno, Teresa Farroni & Jacques Mehler 

Contingencies between verbs, body parts, and argument structures in maternal and child speech: A corpus study in Telugu Madhavi Latha Maganti, Josita Maouene, Trista Witherspoon, Abigail Collinge, Rebecca Notter & Meghan Nesheim 

Early sensitivity to morpho-phonological alternations: A cross-linguistic study Helen Buckler & Paula Fikkert 

Sentential codeswitching in highly proficient Spanish-English bilinguals Kaitlyn Litcofsky & Janet van Hell 

Autosegmental phonology and early literacy: Multilinear model and geminates between emergent and conventional writing Samantha Ruvoletto 

Children's development of vocabulary and MLU and input frequency effects in the whole CHILDES data base Sun-Young Lee, Jong-Sup Jun, Myung-Sook Min & Jihye Suh 

Rule learning in infants, adults, and zebra finches with human speech and birdsong stimuli A. Geambasu, M.J. Spierings, C.C. Levelt & C.J. ten Cate 

Individual variation of word acquisition age: A comparison of Japanese- and English-speaking infants Hiroaki Sugiyama, Tessei Kobayashi & Yasuhiro Minami 

Dynamic analyses of Mandarin: The effect of gestures and tones Yeou-Teh Liu, Zi-Rong Huang & Jenn-Yeu Chen 

Influence of predominance in noun learning examined by period from comprehending to producing words: A cross-linguistic statistical investigation using CDI Yasuhiro Minami & Tessei Kobayashi 

Using syllables as a treatment unit for dyslexic children's writing skills France Loury, Aurélie Simoës-Perlant & Christiane Soum-Favaro 

Spanish Differential Object Marking in early bilinguals M, Emma Ticio 

Vowels and consonants at birth: A NIRS study Camillia Bouchon, Thierry Nazzi & Judit Gervain 

Development of short term memory in Specific Language Impairment Esther Yague & Vincent Torrens 

The development of sound-shape correspondence in the monolingual and bilingual mind Jovana Pejovic, Monika Molnar & Clara Martin 

12:00 - 13:30
Talk Session 7
13:30 - 14:00
Closing Remarks



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