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Henderson, A. M. E., & Sabbagh, M. A. (2010). Parents' use of conventional and unconventional labels in conversations with their preschoolers. Journal of Child Language, 37: 793-816. Mary Pat Moeller August 26, 2011
Setliff, A. E., & Courage, M. L. (2011). Background television and infants' allocation of their attention during toy play. Infancy, 1-29. Lauren Berry April 22, 2011
Fitzpatrick, E.M., Crawford, L., Ni, A., & Durieux-Smith, A. (2011). A descriptive analysis of language and speech skills in 4- to 5-yr-old children with hearing loss. Ear & Hearing, 32(2): (e-pub ahead of print). Ryan McCreery April 8, 2011
Cohen, S., Evans, G.W., Krantz, D.S., Stokols, D., & Kelly, S. (1981). Aircraft noise and children: Longitudinal and cross-sectional evidence on adaptation to noise and the effectiveness of noise abatement. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 40(2): 331-345. Dan Valente March 25, 2011
Sundara, M., Demuth, K., & Kuhl, P. K. (2011). Sentence-position effects on chidlren's perception and production of English third person singular -s. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 54, 55-71. Sophie Ambrose February 11, 2011
Newman, R. S. (2009). Infants' listening in multitalker environments: Effect of the number of background talkers. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 71(4), 822-836. Dawna Lewis January 21, 2011
Söderlund, G.B.W., Sikström, S., Loftesnes, J.M., & Sonuga-Barke, E.J. (2010). The effects of background white noise on memory performance in inattentive school children. Behavioral and Brain Functions 6:55, 1-10. [online here: PDF] Brenda Hoover December 3, 2010
Nittrouer, S., & Pennington, B. (2010). New approaches to the study of childhood language disorders. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19(5), 308-313. Mark VanDam October 22, 2010
Hochmann, J-R., Endress, A. D., & Mehler, J. (2010). Word frequency as a cue for identifying function words in infancy. Cognition, 115, 444-457. [online here: PDF] Denis Fitzpatrick October 8, 2010
Bergeson, T.R., Houston, D.M., & Miyamoto, R.T. (2010). Effects of congenital hearing loss and cochlear implantation on audiovidual speech perception in infants and children. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 28, 157-165. Nick Smith September 10, 2010
Southgate, V., Senju, A., & Csibra, G. (2007). Action anticipation through attribution of false belief by 2-year-olds. Psychological Science, 18(7), 587-592. Mary Pat Moeller August 27, 2010
Oller, D.K., Niyogi, P., Gray, S., Richards, J.A., Gilkerson, Xu, D., Yapanel, U., & Warren, S.F. (2010). Automated vocal analysis of naturalistic recordings from children with autism, language delay, and typical development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(30), 13354-13359. [open web access ]

Note: although the article stands alone nicely, there is a 54 page open web access
Mark VanDam July 30, 2010
Zammit, M., & Schafer, G. (2010). Maternal label and gesture use affects acquisition of specific object names. Journal of Child Language. in press. Sophie Ambrose July 16, 2010
Borton, S. A., Mauze, E., & Lieu, J.E.C. (2010). Quality of life in children with unilateral hearing loss: A pilot study. American Journal of Audiology, 19, 61-72. Dawna Lewis June 18, 2010
Warren, S.F., Gilkerson, J., Richards, J.A., Oller, D.K., Xu, D., Yapanel, U., & Gray, S. (2010). What automated vocal analysis reveals about the vocal production and language learning environment of young children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(5), 555-569. [online at the LENA Foundation: PDF] Mark VanDam June 04, 2010
Scofield, J., & Williams, A. (2009). Do 2-year-old disambiguate and extend words learned from video. First Language, 29(2), 228-240. Dan Valente May 07, 2010
Prosody of children with mild to severe to hearing loss. Mark VanDam March 26, 2010
Rittle-Johnson, B., Saylor, M., Swygert, K. E. (2008). Learning from explaining: Does it matter if mom is listening? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 100, 215-224. Brenda Hoover March 12, 2010
Rowe, M. L., Özçalişkan, Ş., Goldin-Meadow, S. (2008). Learning words by hand: Gesture's role in predicting vocabulary development. First Language, 28(2), 182-199. Mary Pat Moeller February 26, 2010
Keller, H., Otto, H., Lamm, B., Yovsi, R. D., & Kärcher, J. (2008). The timing of verbal/vocal communications between mothers and their infants: A longitudinal cross-cultural comparison. Infant Behavior & Development, 31, 217-226. Nicholas Smith January 29, 2010
Allen, G. D., & Arndorfer, P. M. (2000). Production of sentence-final intonation contours by hearing-impaired children. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 43, 441-455. Mark VanDam January 15, 2010
Grieco-Calub, T. M., Saffran, J. R., & Litovsky, R. Y. (2009). Spoken word recognition in toddlers who use cochlear implants. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 52, 1390-1400. Mary Pat Moeller December 18, 2009
Hollich, G., & Prince, C. G. (2009). Comparing infants' preference for correlated audiovisual speech with signal-level computational statistics. Developmental Science, 12, 379-387. Nicholas Smith December 4, 2009
Dawes, P., Sirimanna, T., Burton, M., Vanniasegaram, I, Tweedy, F., & Bishop, D. V. M. (2009). Temporal auditory and visual motion processing of children diagnosed with auditory processing disorder and dyslexia. Ear & Hearing, 30(6), 675-686. Kanae Nishi November 20, 2009
Krull, V., Choi, S., Kirk, K. I., Prusick, L., & French, B. (2009). Lexical effects on spoken-word recognition in children with normal hearing. Ear & Hearing, 30(6), xx-xx. Dawna Lewis October 23, 2009
Nott, P., Cowan, R., Brown, P.M., & Wigglesworth, G. (2009). Early language development in children with profound hearing loss fitted with a device at a young age: Part I--the time period taken to acquire first words and first word combinations. Ear & Hearing, 30(5), 526-540. Brenda Hoover October 09, 2009
Corina, D., & Singleton, J. (2009). Developmental social cognitive neuroscience: Insights from deafness. Child Development, 80(4), 952-967. Ryan McCreery September 25, 2009
Johnson, E. K. (2008). Infants use prosodically conditioned acoustic-phonetic cues to extract words from speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(6), EL144-EL148.
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Mark VanDam September 11, 2009
Jerger, S., Tye-Murray, N., & Abdi, H. (2009). Role of visual speech in phonological processing by children with hearing loss. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 52, 412-434. Heather Strader August 28, 2009
Vouloumanos, A., Hauser, M. D., Werker, J. F., & Martin, A. (in press). The tuning of human neonates' preference for speech. Child Development.
Mark VanDam July 31, 2009
Koenig, L.L., Lucero, J.C., & Perlman, E. (2008). Speech production variability in fricatives of children and adults: Results of functional data analysis. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124(5), 3158-3170. Kanae Nishi July 17, 2009
Rispoli, M., Hadley, P.A., & Holt, J.K. (in press, 2009). The growth of tense productivity. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research

Huttenlocher, J., Haight, W., Bryk, A., Seltzer, M., & Lyons. T. (1991). Early vocabulary growth: Relation to language input and gender. Developmental Psychology 27: 236-248.
Mary Pat Moeller June 19, 2009
Goldstein, M.H., Schwade, J.A., & Bornstein, M.H. (2009). The value of vocalizing: Five-month-old infants associate their own noncry vocalizations with responses from caregivers. Child Development 80(3): 636-644. Nick Smith June 5, 2009
Kovacs, A.M. (2009). Early bilinguialism enhances mechanisms of false-belief reasoning. Developmental Science 12(1): 48-54. Merry Spratford May 22, 2009
Polka, L., Rvachew, S., & Molnar, M. (2008). Speech perception by 6- to 8-month-olds in the presence of distracting sounds. Infancy 13(5): 421-439. Mark VanDam May 8, 2009
Moore, D.R., Halliday, L.F.,& Amitay, S. (2009). Use of auditory learning to manage listening problems in children. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of Britain 364: 409-420. Dawna Lewis April 24, 2009
Pittman, A. (2008). Short-term word-learning rate in children with normal hearing and children with hearing loss in limited and extended high-frequency bandwidths. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 51: 785-797. Ryan W. McCreery March 27, 2009
Fernald, A., Zengl, R., Portillo, L. & Marchman, V. A. (2008). Looking while listening: Using eye movements to monitor spoken language comprehension by infants and young children. In Developmental Psycholinguistics: On-line methods in children's language processing , I. A. Sekerina, E. M. Fernandez, H. Clahsen (Eds.), John Benjamins: Amsterdam. Nick Smith March 13, 2009
VanDam, M., and Moeller, M.P. (2009). Duration of consonants and vowels in hearing impaired 4 and 5 year olds. (talk) Mark VanDam February 27, 2009
McCracken, W., Young, A., & Tattersall, H. (2008). Universal newborn hearing screening: Parental reflections on very early audiological management. Ear & Hearing 29(1): 54-64. Dawna Lewis February 13, 2009
Vohr, B., Jodoin-Krauzyk, J., Tucker, R., Johnson, M.J., Topol, D., & Ahlgren, M. (2008). Early language outcomes of early-identified infants with permanent hearing loss at 12 to 16 months of age. Pediatrics 122(3): 535-544. Brenda Hoover January 30, 2009
Song, J.Y., Sundara, M., & Demuth, K. (To appear). Phonological constraints on children's production of English 3rd person singular -s. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Mary Pat Moeller January 16, 2009
Engel, P.M.J., Santos, F.H., & Gathercole, S.E. (2008). Are working memory measures free of socioeconomic influence. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 51: 1580-1587. Kanae Nishi December 5, 2008
Ertmer, D.J. (2001). Emergence of a vowel system in a young cochlear implant recipient. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 44: 803-813. Mark VanDam November 21, 2008
Balog, H.L., & Brentari, D. (2008). The relationship between early gestures and intonation. First Language 28(2): 141-163. Nicholas A. Smith October 10, 2008
McFadden, B., & Pittman, A. (2008). Effect of minimal hearing loss on children's ability to multitask in quiet and noise. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools 39: 342-351. Dawna Lewis September 26, 2008
Patel, R., & Grigos, M. I. (2006). Acoustic characterization of the question-statement contrast in 4, 7, and 11 year-old children. Speech Communication 48: 1308-1318. Nicholas A. Smith September 12, 2008
Sabbagh, M.A. & Baldwin, D.A. (2001). Learning words from knowledgeable versus ignorant speakers: Links between preschoolers' theory of mind and semantic development. Child Development 72(4): 1054-1070. Mary Pat Moeller August 29, 2008
Patel, A.M., Cahill, L.D., Ret J., Schmithorst, V., Choo, D., & Holland, S. (2007). Functional magnetic resonance imaging of hearing-impaired children under sedation before cochlear implantation. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133(7):677-683. Ryan McCreery August 1, 2008
US Preventive Services Task Force. (2008). Universal screening for hearing loss in newborns: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. Pediatrics 122(1): 143-148.

Nelson, H.D., Bougatsos, C., & Nygren, P. (2008). Universal screening: Systematic review to update the 2001 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation. Pediatrics 122(1): e266-e276.
Mary Pat Moeller July 18, 2008
McCreery, R., Ito, R., Spratford, M., Lewis, D., Hoover, B., Stelmachowicz. (2008). Performance-intensity functions for normal-hearing adults and children using CASPA. Boys Town National Research Hospital manuscript.
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Ryan McCreery June 20, 2008
Goldstein, M.H. & Schwade, J.A. (2008). Social feedback to infants' babbling facilitates rapid phonological learning. Psychological Science 19(5): 515-523. Mark VanDam May 23, 2008
Fernauld, A., Swingley, D., & Pinto, J.P. (2001). If a word is enough: infants can recognize spoken words using partial phonetic information. Child Development 72(4): 1003-1015. Mary Pat Moeller May 9, 2008
Wellman, M. and Liu, D. (2004). Scaling of Theory-of-Mind tasks. Child Development 75(2): 523-541.

Killeen, P.R. (2005). An alternative to null hypothesis significance tests. Psychological Science 16(5): 345-353.
Mark VanDam April 25, 2008
Munson, B., C.L. Swenson, & S.C. Manthei. (2005). Lexical and phonological organization in children: evidence from repetition tasks. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research 48: 108-124. Mary Pat Moeller March 28, 2008
Uchanski, R.M. & Geers, A.E. (2003). Acoustic characteristics of the speech of young cochlear implant users: A comparison with normal-hearing age-mates. Ear & Hearing 24(1S): 90S-105S.

Tobey, E.A, Geers, A.E., Brenner, C., Altuna, D., & Gabbert, G. (2003). Factors associated with development of speech production skills in children implanted by age five. Ear & Hearing 24(1S): 36S-45S.
Mark VanDam March 14, 2008
Delage, H. & Tuller, L. (2007). Language development and mild-to-moderate hearing loss: does language normalize with age? Journal of Speech Language Hearing Research 50: 1300-1313 Dawna Lewis February 29, 2008
Rogers, C.L., Lister, J.J, Febo, D., Besing, J. & Abrams, H. (2006). Effects of bilingualism, noise and reverberation on speech perception by listeners with normal hearing. Applied Psycholinguistics 27, 465-485. Kanae Nishi February 15, 2008
Gros-Louis, M., West, M.H., Goldstein, M.J., King, A.P. (2006). Mothers provide differential feedback to infants' prelinguistic sounds. International Journal of Behavioral Development 30, No 6, 509-516. Nick Smith February 1, 2008
Vorperian, H. K., & Kent, R.D. (2007). Vowel acoustic space development in children: a synthesis of acoustic and anatomic data. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 50: 1510-1545. Mark VanDam January 18, 2008
Snow, D. (2006). Regression and reorganization of intonation 6-23 months. Child Development (March/April) 77(2): 281-296. Nick Smith December 7, 2007
Hoff, E., & Naigles, L. (2002). How children use input to acquire a lexicon. Child Development 73(2): 418-433. Mary Pat Moeller November 9, 2007
Graf-Estes, K., Evans, J.L., Alabali, M.W., & Saffran, J.R. (2007). Can Infants map meaning to newly segmented words? Psychological Science 18:3, pp 254-260. Mark VanDam October 26, 2007
Shi, R., Werker, J., & Morgan, J. (1999). Newborn infants' sensitivity to perceptual cues to lexical and grammatical words. Cognition 72: B11-B21.

Shi, R. & Werker, J.(2003). The basis of preference for lexical words in 6-mo old infants. Developmental Science 6(5): 484-488.

Shi, R. & Werker, J. (2001). Six-month-old infants' preference for lexical words. Psychological Science 12(1): 70-75.
Nick Smith October 12, 2007
Saffran, J.R., Werker, J.F., & Werner, L.A. (2006). The infant's auditory world: Hearing, speech, and the beginnings of language. In Siegler, R., & Kuhn, D. (eds.), Handbook of Child Development, 6th Edition. New York: Wiley, pp. 55-108. Mark VanDam September 28, 2007

Updated 15 August 2011