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BUCLD 47: Proceedings of the 47th annual
Boston University Conference on Language Development

edited by Paris Gappmayr and Jackson Kellogg

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Front cover image   ix + 834 pages (2-volume set)
publication date: 2023

ISBN 978-1-57473-087-6 paperback, $96.00 (shipping fall 2023)


This two-volume set includes presentations from the 47th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, held November 2022.

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Volume 1

    Paris Gappmayr and Jackson Kellogg
    ix (complete pdf)

Acquiring Japanese Passives: A Production Study
    Artemis Alexiadou and Ivona Ilić
    1-14 (complete pdf)

The Effects of Non-linguistic Inhibition on Structural Priming
    Ioli Baroncini and Jacopo Torregrossa
    15-28 (complete pdf)

LITMUS-SR-NL-16: A Short Sentence Repetition Task to Identify Children with DLD
    Mélanie van Barreveld, Jeannette Schaeffer, and Annette Scheper
    29-42 (complete pdf)

Towards a Hierarchy of Featural Mismatch Effects in the Acquisition of A'-Dependencies: A Comprehension Study with French Children
    Anamaria Bentea, Ur Shlonsky, and Stephanie Durrleman
    43-54 (complete pdf)

Predictive Processing of Number in Bilingual Children
    Jasmijn E. Bosch and Francesca Foppolo
    55-68 (complete pdf)

Is Lexical Priming Impaired in Developmental Language Disorder?
    Patricia J. Brooks, Gavkhar Abdurokhmonova, C. Donnan Gravelle, Nicole M. Zapparrata, and Liat Seiger-Gardner
    69-82 (complete pdf)

Conversation Disruptions in Early Childhood Longitudinally Predict Receptive Language Development
    Amy E. Carolus, Margaret A. Sheridan, Lilliana J. Lengua, Katie A. McLaughlin, Meredith L. Rowe, and Rachel R. Romeo
    83-91 (complete pdf)

Mandarin Aspect Production in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder plus Language Impairment
    Lijun Chen and Stephanie Durrleman
    92-103 (complete pdf)

Variable ne in the Negative Utterances of French Children and Their Caregivers
    Yiran Chen and Kathryn Schuler
    104-117 (complete pdf)

L2 Acquisition of Scope of Negation and Conjunction in Mandarin Chinese
    Yunchuan Chen, Shivam Mani, and Caimiao Liu
    118-131 (complete pdf)

Grammar Attainment by Deaf English Learners as Compared to Hearing L2 Learners
    Qi Cheng and Jessie Zeng
    132-144 (complete pdf)

Language Development across Three Varieties of American English
    Christiana Christodoulou and Ianthi Maria Tsimpli
    145-158 (complete pdf)

Interpreting Disjunction across Positive and Negative Contexts: Evidence from Child French
    Antoine Cochard, Hamida Demirdache, and Angeliek van Hout
    159-172 (complete pdf)

Assessing How the Linguistic Input Affects Children's Mastery of Modals
    Ailís Cournane, Anouk Dieuleveut, and Valentine Hacquard
    173-186 (complete pdf)

Cognate Effects during Speech Production in Russian-English-German Trilinguals
    Lauren Covey and Anastasia Mikheeva
    187-199 (complete pdf)

Subject Interpretation in Main and Subordinate Clause in Child Japanese
    Masahiko Dansako
    200-206 (complete pdf)

Effects of Low-Income Latina Mothers' Language with Their Preschool Children on Later Literacy Development in English
    Peter de Villiers, Vivian Almaraz, Sara Beltran, Lissandra Camacho, Lydia Quevedo, and Ran Yan
    207-212 (complete pdf)

Je peux, ou je dois? Faudrait savoir! Acquiring Modal Force: Evidence from French
    Anouk Dieuleveut
    213-226 (complete pdf)

Testing the Syntax-Semantics Mapping for the Hungarian Inessive in Infancy via Reversible Participant Relations
    Rachel Dudley, Ágnes Melinda Kovács, and Ernő Téglás
    227-240 (complete pdf)

Acoustic Correlates of Central Vowels in Russian-English and Spanish-English Bilingual Children
    Suzanne V.H. van der Feest, Genevieve Medina, Evgeniya Maryutina, Ingrid Davidovich, Theresa Bloder, Isabelle Barrière, and Valerie L. Shafer
    241-254 (complete pdf)

Turn-Taking Predicts Vocabulary Acquisition at 18 Months: A Study of Daylong Recordings
    Liudmyla Feurstein, Reinhard Furrer, and Sabine Stoll
    255-267 (complete pdf)

Real-Time Morphological Error Detection and Grammaticality Judgement Accuracy in Non-native vs. Native French
    Rodica Frimu and Laurent Dekydtspotter
    268-281 (complete pdf)

Not All Touch Is the Same: A Case Study of a DeafBlind Child Interacting with a DeafBlind Adult
    Deanna Gagne, Hayley Broadway, Marjorie Bates, and Jessica Ennis
    282-292 (complete pdf)

Language-Specific Infant Babbling Patterns in Kabyle-Tamazight Berber
    Dehbia Gaoua, Jackson Kellogg, and Jupitara Ray
    293-305 (complete pdf)

The Alignment of Deaf Children's Gaze with Parent ASL Input
    Paris Gappmayr and Amy Lieberman
    306-316 (complete pdf)

The Acquisition of Adjunct Control and Working Memory
    Juliana Gerard and Dana McDaniel
    317-330 (complete pdf)

18-Month-Olds Understand the Links between Declaratives and Assertions, and Interrogatives and Questions
    Daniel Goodhue, Valentine Hacquard, and Jeffrey Lidz
    331-341 (complete pdf)

Interrogative Chunks, Derivational Complexity and L1 Transfer at the Initial State of L2 French
    Thomas Hammond and Kook-Hee Gil
    342-355 (complete pdf)

Auditory Processing Disorder Targets Phonetics, Not Phonology
    Arild Hestvik, Thierry Morlet, Kyoko Nagao, and Chao Han
    356-365 (complete pdf)

Online vs. Offline Sensitivity to Missing Plural Marking in L2 English
    Tania Ionin, Amy Atiles, Sea Hee Choi, Chae Eun Lee, and Mien-Jen Wu
    366-379 (complete pdf)

Plurality Inferences: Some Insights from the Japanese
    Masuyo Ito
    380-393 (complete pdf)

Ducks in the Pond: Elementary-School-Age Children's Perceptions of Standard American English, African American English, and Spanish-Accented English on Scales of Status and Solidarity
    Heather J. Johnson, Wendy Baker-Smemoe, Joseph A. Stanley, and Alessandro Rosborough
    394-407 (complete pdf)

The Syntax of Passives in Adults with Williams Syndrome – Deficient or Not?
    Ivana Jovović
    408-420 (complete pdf)

Volume 2

A Longitudinal Study of Contrastive Length in Albanian-Speaking Children
    Enkeleida Kapia, Josiane Riverin-Coutlée, Conceição Cunha, and Jonathan Harrington
    421-431 (complete pdf)

The Role of Conversational Semantic Contingency on Children's Language Development across Socioeconomic Backgrounds
    Grace K. Kim, Gavkhar Abdurokhmonova, Meredith L. Rowe, Katie A. McLaughlin, Liliana J. Lengua, and Rachel R. Romeo
    432-437 (complete pdf)

English Verb Phrase Ellipsis in SLA: Can Greek Learners Acquire It?
    Marina Kolokonte and Vikki Janke
    438-451 (complete pdf)

Does Conversational Context Influence SES Associations with Language Input and Language Development?
    Klaudia I. Kulawska, Meredith L. Rowe, Katie A. McLaughlin, Liliana J. Lengua, and Rachel R. Romeo
    452-459 (complete pdf)

English-Acquiring 4-Year-Olds' Understanding of the Interaction between too and Focus
    Hisao Kurokami, Daniel Goodhue, Valentine Hacquard, and Jeffrey Lidz
    460-472 (complete pdf)

Roma Children Are Sensitive to the Recursive Set Subset Ordering Principle for Adjectives
    Hristo Kyuchukov, Adina Camelia Bleotu, and Tom Roeper
    473-486 (complete pdf)

Distributional Learning of Recursive Structures: The Role of the Structural Representation
    Daoxin Li and Kathryn Schuler
    487-498 (complete pdf)

Adapting Infant Looking Time Paradigms for the Web
    Daoxin Li, Shengqi Zhong, and Kathryn Schuler
    499-504 (complete pdf)

Home Literacy Exposure in the Heritage Language Enhances Theory-of-Mind Development: A Study on Greek-Italian Bilingual Children
    Andrea Listanti, Jacopo Torregrossa, Sonja Eisenbeiß, and Christiane Bongartz
    505-518 (complete pdf)

Intervention Effects in Mandarin-Speaking Children's Comprehension of Passives
    Minqi Liu, Victoria E. Mateu, and Nina Hyams
    519-532 (complete pdf)

The Validity of a Transcript-Based Measure of Child Language Development in Czech
    Klára Matiasovitsová, Petra Čechová, Jakub Sláma, Jolana Treichelová, and Filip Smolík
    533-547 (complete pdf)

Do Pedagogical Questions Promote Infants' Information-Seeking Behaviors and Learning?
    Maria Mavridaki and Ágnes Melinda Kovács
    548-561 (complete pdf)

The Underlying Structure of Interrogatives in Brazilian Portuguese: Evidence from Acquisition Data
    Miguel Meira and Elaine Grolla
    562-575 (complete pdf)

Belief Reports Facilitate Long-Distance Binding in Child Japanese
    Akari Ohba and Kamil Deen
    576-589 (complete pdf)

Syntactic Bootstrapping over Socio-situational Cues: A Case from Empathy
    Akari Ohba and Kamil Deen
    590-603 (complete pdf)

Contrast, Sufficiency, and the Acquisition of Morphological Marking
    Sarah Payne
    604-617 (complete pdf)

Are Measures of Nonverbal Reasoning Truly Nonlinguistic? Evidence from Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing and Typically Hearing Children
    Madeline Quam and Marie Coppola
    618-631 (complete pdf)

Effect of Dependent Case Marking on Frame Compliance
    Anupama Reddy and Kamil Deen
    632-644 (complete pdf)

Deceleration in the Acquisition of the Spanish Trill by School-Aged Spanish Heritage Speakers
    Gemma Repiso-Puigdelliura
    645-657 (complete pdf)

Children's Interpretation of Comparatives with Differentials
    Leo Rosenstein, K.D. Dretler, and Martin Hackl
    658-671 (complete pdf)

Getting Creative: A Language Modeling Approach to Predicting Child Utterances in 12 Typologically Diverse Languages
    Olivier Rüst, Marco Baroni, and Sabine Stoll
    672-685 (complete pdf)

Does Grammatical Number Support the Acquisition of Number Words?
    Anna Shusterman, Abigail Seevak, Petra Mišmaš, Franc Lanko Marušič, and Rok Žaucer
    686-701 (complete pdf)

From Correlativization to Relativization: A View from Czech L1-Acquisition
    Radek Šimík, Klára Matiasovitsová, and Filip Smolík
    702-714 (complete pdf)

Overly Strong Interpretations of Modal Verbs in Child Language
    Frank Staniszewski, Rachel Stacey, and Athulya Aravind
    715-728 (complete pdf)

The Comprehension of V-Initial Sentences in Child Japanese and Its Implications
    Wataru Sugiura
    729-738 (complete pdf)

The Comprehension and Production of Japanese Relative Clauses by Children
    Nozomi Tanaka and Akari Ohba
    739-752 (complete pdf)

Locality Effects in the Acquisition of Nominal Ellipsis: Evidence from Italian Children's Spontaneous Production
    Caterina Tasinato and Emanuela Sanfelici
    753-766 (complete pdf)

The Acquisition of Wh-in-situ Questions in Brazilian Portuguese: The Convergence of Input, Presuppositional Contexts and Syntactic Restrictions
    Clariana Vieira and Elaine Grolla
    767-780 (complete pdf)

Phenotypic Overlap in Developmental Language Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Comparative Meta-analysis of Processing Speed
    Nicole M. Zapparrata, Patricia J. Brooks, Teresa M. Ober, and David Rindskopf
    781-796 (complete pdf)

Helpful Regardless of Acceptability: Resumption Eases Comprehension of Difficult-to-Process Relative Clauses in the L2 English of L1-Korean and L1-Mandarin Speakers
    Fred Zenker and Bonnie D. Schwartz
    797-810 (complete pdf)

Transfer in Cantonese-English Learners' L3 Mandarin
    Jing 'Crystal' Zhong and Bonnie D. Schwartz
    811-824 (complete pdf)

An Acquisitional Connection between Contracted Negation and VPE
    Evan Zysman and William Snyder
    825-834 (complete pdf)

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