MRU Language Development Lab

PAST STUDIES

Foursha-Stevenson, C. D., Blacker, K. E., Austin, J. B., & Van de Walle, G. A. (2021). Who is kissing whom? Two-year-olds’ comprehension of pronouns, case and word order. Psychology of Language and Communication, 25(1), 4–28. https://doi.org/10.2478/plc-2021-0002

Nicoladis, E., Westbury, C., & Foursha-Stevenson, C. (2021). English speakers’ implicit gender concepts can influence their processing of French grammatical gender: Evidence for semantically mediated cross-linguistic influence. Frontiers in Psychology, 15. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.740920

Santos-Ticas, C., Foursha-Stevenson, C. D., & Phung, D. (2021). Bilingualism and Advanced Syntactic Awareness. The Journal of Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences. (in press)

Szeto, A. & Foursha-Stevenson, C. (2021). Executive Function and Novel Word Learning in Active and Inactive Bilinguals. Journal of Psychological Inquiry, 25(2), 23-36. https://www.psychinquiry.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/vol25-2.pdf

Foursha-Stevenson, C., Schembri, T., Nicoladis, E., Eriksen, C. (2017). The influence of child-directed speech on word learning and comprehension. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 46(2), 329-343. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10936-016-94413

Nicoladis, E., Da Costa, N., Foursha-Stevenson, C. (2015). Discourse relativity in Russian-English bilingual preschoolers’ classification of objects by gender. International Journal of Bilingualism, 20(1), 17-29. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367006915576826

Nicoladis, E., Foursha-Stevenson, C. (2011). Language and culture effects on gender
classification of objects. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 43(7), 1095 – 1109. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022022111420144

Foursha-Stevenson, C., Nicoladis, E. (2011). Early emergence of syntactic awareness and cross-linguistic influence in bilingual children’s judgments. International Journal of Bilingualism, 15(4), 521 – 534. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367006911425818

Nicoladis, E., Rose, A., Foursha-Stevenson, C. (2009). Thinking for speaking and cross-
linguistic transfer in preschool bilingual children. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 13, 345 – 370. https://doi.org/10.1080/13670050903243043

Foursha, C.D., Austn, J.B., Van de Walle, G.A. (2005). Is language processing identical in monolingual and early, balanced bilinguals?. Boston University Conference on Language Development Proceedings Online Supplement, 30.