Stephen Crain - Publications

Cognitive science Macquarie University, Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia 
Child language acquisition, language universals

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2021 Gao N, Zhou P, Thornton R, Crain S. The interpretation of disjunction in VP ellipsis: The case of Mandarin Chinese First Language. 41: 737-759. DOI: 10.1177/01427237211020971  0.372
2020 An S, Zhou P, Crain S. The Interpretation of Disjunction in the Scope of in Child Mandarin. Frontiers in Psychology. 11: 609492. PMID 33384649 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.609492  0.573
2020 Huang H, Zhou P, Crain S. Negation and Free Choice Inference in Child Mandarin. Frontiers in Psychology. 11: 591728. PMID 33192935 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.591728  0.508
2020 Tieu L, Bill C, Romoli J, Crain S. Testing theories of plural meanings. Cognition. 104307. PMID 32797939 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2020.104307  0.493
2020 Koring L, Giblin I, Thornton R, Crain S. Like dishwashing detergents, all analogies are not the same: A commentary on Ambridge (2020): Language. 14272372090229. DOI: 10.1177/0142723720902292  0.373
2020 Gotzner N, Barner D, Crain S. Disjunction Triggers Exhaustivity Implicatures in 4- to 5-Year-Olds: Investigating the Role of Access to Alternatives Journal of Semantics. 37: 219-245. DOI: 10.1093/Jos/Ffz021  0.475
2020 Huang H, Crain S. When OR is assigned a conjunctive inference in child language Language Acquisition. 27: 74-97. DOI: 10.1080/10489223.2019.1659273  0.559
2019 Rapaport H, Seymour RA, Sowman PF, Benikos N, Stylianou E, Johnson BW, Crain S, He W. Studying Brain Function in Children Using Magnetoencephalography. Journal of Visualized Experiments : Jove. PMID 31009000 DOI: 10.3791/58909  0.44
2018 Zhou P, Crain S, Yip MCW. Introduction to "Experimental Approaches to the Study of Child Language: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective". Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. PMID 30232785 DOI: 10.1007/S10936-018-9605-4  0.506
2018 Pagliarini E, Crain S, Guasti MT. The Compositionality of Logical Connectives in Child Italian. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. PMID 30062436 DOI: 10.1007/S10936-018-9596-1  0.547
2018 Pagliarini E, Bill C, Romoli J, Tieu L, Crain S. On children's variable success with scalar inferences: Insights from disjunction in the scope of a universal quantifier. Cognition. 178: 178-192. PMID 29879554 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2018.04.020  0.518
2018 Chen HC, Szendrői K, Crain S, Höhle B. Understanding Prosodic Focus Marking in Mandarin Chinese: Data from Children and Adults. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. PMID 29651789 DOI: 10.1007/S10936-018-9580-9  0.548
2018 Gao N, Thornton R, Zhou P, Crain S. Differences in Scope Assignments for Child and Adult Speakers of Mandarin. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. PMID 29404912 DOI: 10.1007/S10936-018-9557-8  0.552
2018 Zhan L, Zhou P, Crain S. Using the visual-world paradigm to explore the meaning of conditionals in natural language Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 33: 1049-1062. DOI: 10.1080/23273798.2018.1448935  0.435
2018 Geçkin V, Thornton R, Crain S. Children’s interpretation of disjunction in negative sentences: a comparison of Turkish and German Language Acquisition. 25: 197-212. DOI: 10.1080/10489223.2017.1280796  0.584
2017 Huang H, Zhou P, Crain S. Wh-Questions, Universal Statements and Free Choice Inferences in Child Mandarin. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. PMID 29147832 DOI: 10.1007/S10936-017-9535-6  0.647
2017 Tieu L, Romoli J, Poortman E, Winter Y, Crain S. Children's comprehension of plural predicate conjunction. Journal of Child Language. 1-18. PMID 28478785 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000917000137  0.531
2017 Yang C, Crain S, Berwick RC, Chomsky N, Bolhuis JJ. The growth of language: Universal Grammar, experience, and principles of computation. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. PMID 28077259 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neubiorev.2016.12.023  0.64
2017 Ma W, Zhou P, Crain S, Gao L. Lexical Tones and Word Learning in Mandarin-Speaking Children at Three Years of Age Journal of Electronic Science and Technology. 15: 25-32. DOI: 10.11989/Jest.1674-862X.6080217  0.48
2017 Crain S. Acquisition of Quantifiers Annual Review of Linguistics. 3: 219-243. DOI: 10.1146/ANNUREV-LINGUISTICS-011516-033930  0.468
2016 Zhou P, Crain S, Gao L, Jia M. The Use of Linguistic Cues in Sentence Comprehension by Mandarin-Speaking Children with High-Functioning Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. PMID 27830426 DOI: 10.1007/S10803-016-2912-4  0.581
2016 Sowman PF, Ryan M, Johnson BW, Savage G, Crain S, Harrison E, Martin E, Burianová H. Grey matter volume differences in the left caudate nucleus of people who stutter. Brain and Language. 164: 9-15. PMID 27693846 DOI: 10.1016/J.Bandl.2016.08.009  0.346
2016 Crain S, Koring L, Thornton R. Language Acquisition from a Biolinguistic Perspective. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. PMID 27633153 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neubiorev.2016.09.004  0.519
2016 Thornton R, Notley A, Moscati V, Crain S. Two negations for the price of one Glossa. 1: 1-30. DOI: 10.5334/Gjgl.4  0.537
2016 Tieu L, Romoli J, Zhou P, Crain S. Children's Knowledge of Free Choice Inferences and Scalar Implicatures Journal of Semantics. 33: 269-298. DOI: 10.1093/Jos/Ffv001  0.514
2016 Moscati V, Romoli J, Demarie TF, Crain S. Born in the USA: a comparison of modals and nominal quantifiers in child language Natural Language Semantics. 24: 79-115. DOI: 10.1007/S11050-015-9120-1  0.539
2015 Geçkin V, Crain S, Thornton R. The interpretation of logical connectives in Turkish. Journal of Child Language. 1-27. PMID 26118654 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000915000306  0.549
2015 Irish M, Kamminga J, Addis DR, Crain S, Thornton R, Hodges JR, Piguet O. 'Language of the past' - Exploring past tense disruption during autobiographical narration in neurodegenerative disorders. Journal of Neuropsychology. PMID 26014271 DOI: 10.1111/Jnp.12073  0.318
2015 Zhou P, Crain S, Gao L, Tang Y, Jia M. The use of grammatical morphemes by Mandarin-speaking children with high functioning autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 45: 1428-36. PMID 25381192 DOI: 10.1007/S10803-014-2304-6  0.597
2015 Zhan L, Crain S, Zhou P. The online processing of only if and even if conditional statements: Implications for mental models Journal of Cognitive Psychology. 27: 367-379. DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2015.1016527  0.414
2015 NOTLEY AM, ZHOU P, CRAIN S. Children's interpretation of conjunction in the scope of negation in English and Mandarin: New evidence for the semantic subset maxim Applied Psycholinguistics. DOI: 10.1017/S0142716415000296  0.659
2014 Peter V, McArthur G, Crain S. Using event-related potentials to measure phrase boundary perception in English. Bmc Neuroscience. 15: 129. PMID 25424987 DOI: 10.1186/S12868-014-0129-Z  0.347
2014 Zhou P, Crain S, Zhan L. Grammatical aspect and event recognition in children's online sentence comprehension. Cognition. 133: 262-76. PMID 25061759 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2014.06.018  0.545
2014 Sowman PF, Crain S, Harrison E, Johnson BW. Lateralization of brain activation in fluent and non-fluent preschool children: a magnetoencephalographic study of picture-naming. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 8: 354. PMID 24904388 DOI: 10.3389/Fnhum.2014.00354  0.477
2014 Cheyne D, Jobst C, Tesan G, Crain S, Johnson B. Movement-related neuromagnetic fields in preschool age children. Human Brain Mapping. 35: 4858-75. PMID 24700413 DOI: 10.1002/Hbm.22518  0.376
2014 Huang A, Crain S. Acquisition of the polarity sensitive item renhe 'any' in Mandarin Chinese. Journal of Child Language. 41: 861-89. PMID 23883442 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000913000275  0.559
2014 Tieu L, Bill C, Romoli J, Crain S. Plurality inferences are scalar implicatures: Evidence from acquisition Semantics and Linguistic Theory. 24: 122-136. DOI: 10.3765/Salt.V24I0.2421  0.48
2014 Moscati V, Crain S. When Negation and Epistemic Modality Combine: The Role of Information Strength in Child Language Language Learning and Development. 10: 345-380. DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2014.880640  0.571
2014 Huang A, Crain S. Polarity sensitive expressions in child mandarin Language Acquisition. 21: 339-364. DOI: 10.1080/10489223.2014.884569  0.441
2014 Huang A, Crain S. Acquisition of the numerical wh-pronoun ji 'how many' in Mandarin Chinese Lingua. 145: 122-140. DOI: 10.1016/J.Lingua.2014.03.003  0.524
2014 Bill C, Romoli J, Schwarz F, Crain S. Scalar Implicatures Versus Presuppositions: The View from Acquisition Topoi. DOI: 10.1007/S11245-014-9276-1  0.544
2014 Zhou P, Crain S, Thornton R. Children’s knowledge of double negative structures in Mandarin Chinese Journal of East Asian Linguistics. 23: 333-359. DOI: 10.1007/S10831-013-9118-Y  0.581
2013 Johnson BW, McArthur G, Hautus M, Reid M, Brock J, Castles A, Crain S. Lateralized auditory brain function in children with normal reading ability and in children with dyslexia. Neuropsychologia. 51: 633-41. PMID 23333528 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neuropsychologia.2012.12.015  0.459
2013 Johnson B, Tesan G, He W, Crain S. MEG neuroimaging of perceptual, motor and cognitive brain function in preschool aged children F1000research. 4. DOI: 10.7490/F1000Research.1093700.1  0.345
2013 Zhou P, Romoli J, Crain S. Children's knowledge of free choice inferences Semantics and Linguistic Theory. 23: 632-651. DOI: 10.3765/Salt.V23I0.2657  0.578
2013 Crain S. What’s parsing got to do with it? Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 3: 301-307. DOI: 10.1075/Lab.3.3.05Cra  0.318
2012 Crain S, Thornton R. Syntax acquisition. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Cognitive Science. 3: 185-203. PMID 26301394 DOI: 10.1002/Wcs.1158  0.601
2012 Coltheart M, Crain S. Are there universals of reading? We don't believe so. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 35: 282-3. PMID 22929002 DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X12000155  0.37
2012 Su YE, Zhou P, Crain S. Downward entailment in child Mandarin. Journal of Child Language. 39: 957-90. PMID 22123503 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000911000389  0.627
2012 Tesan G, Johnson BW, Crain S. How the brain responds to any: an MEG study. Brain and Language. 120: 66-72. PMID 21944227 DOI: 10.1016/J.Bandl.2011.08.006  0.371
2012 Zhou P, Su YE, Crain S, Gao L, Zhan L. Children's use of phonological information in ambiguity resolution: a view from Mandarin Chinese. Journal of Child Language. 39: 687-730. PMID 21914244 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000911000249  0.612
2012 Notley A, Zhou P, Jensen B, Crain S. Children's interpretation of disjunction in the scope of 'before': a comparison of English and Mandarin. Journal of Child Language. 39: 482-522. PMID 21791152 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000911000092  0.636
2012 Pietroski P, Crain S. The Language Faculty The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Cognitive Science. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195309799.013.0015  0.321
2012 Zhou P, Crain S, Zhan L. Sometimes children are as good as adults: The pragmatic use of prosody in children's on-line sentence processing Journal of Memory and Language. 67: 149-164. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jml.2012.03.005  0.576
2011 Zhou P, Crain S. Children’s knowledge of the quantifier dou in Mandarin Chinese. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 40: 155-76. PMID 21061067 DOI: 10.1007/S10936-010-9161-Z  0.568
2011 Crain S, Thornton R. Unification in child language From Grammar to Meaning: the Spontaneous Logicality of Language. 235-265. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781139519328.013  0.337
2011 Amberber AM, Nickels L, Crain S, Coltheart M. Grammatical impairment of code-switching but intact language selection in bilinguals with aphasia Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. 23: 39-40. DOI: 10.1016/J.Sbspro.2011.09.159  0.371
2011 Yang SH, Crain SP, Zha H. Bridging the language gap: Topic adaptation for documents with different technicality Journal of Machine Learning Research. 15: 823-831.  0.306
2011 Luo QP, Crain S. Do Chinese wh-conditionals have relatives in other languages? Language and Linguistics. 12: 753-798.  0.311
2010 Shankweiler D, Palumbo LC, Fulbright RK, Mencl WE, Van Dyke J, Kollia B, Thornton R, Crain S, Harris KS. Testing the limits of language production in long-term survivors of major stroke: A psycholinguistic and anatomic study. Aphasiology. 24: 1455-1485. PMID 23318252 DOI: 10.1080/02687031003615227  0.409
2010 Tesan G, Johnson BW, Reid M, Thornton R, Crain S. Measurement of neuromagnetic brain function in pre-school children with custom sized MEG. Journal of Visualized Experiments : Jove. PMID 20173730 DOI: 10.3791/1693  0.374
2010 Johnson BW, Crain S, Thornton R, Tesan G, Reid M. Measurement of brain function in pre-school children using a custom sized whole-head MEG sensor array. Clinical Neurophysiology : Official Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. 121: 340-9. PMID 19955015 DOI: 10.1016/J.Clinph.2009.10.017  0.385
2010 Zhou P, Crain S. Focus identification in child Mandarin. Journal of Child Language. 37: 965-1005. PMID 19912672 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000909990110  0.592
2010 Crain S, Khlentzos D. The logic instinct Mind and Language. 25: 30-65. DOI: 10.1111/J.1468-0017.2009.01380.X  0.539
2010 Crain S, Khlentzos D, Thornton R. Universal Grammar versus language diversity Lingua. 120: 2668-2672. DOI: 10.1016/J.Lingua.2010.03.005  0.41
2010 Adachi Y, Miyamoto M, Kawai J, Kawabata M, Higuchi M, Oyama D, Uehara G, Ogata H, Kado H, Haruta Y, Tesan G, Crain S. Development of a whole-head child MEG system Ifmbe Proceedings. 28: 35-38. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-12197-5_3  0.311
2009 Crain S, Thornton R, Khlentzos D. The case of the missing generalizations Cognitive Linguistics. 20: 145-155. DOI: 10.1515/Cogl.2009.008  0.375
2009 Notley A, Zhou P, Crain S, Thornton R. Children's interpretation of focus expressions in English and Mandarin Language Acquisition. 16: 240-282. DOI: 10.1080/10489220903266669  0.621
2009 Crain S, Thornton R, Murasugi K. Capturing the evasive passive Language Acquisition. 16: 123-133. DOI: 10.1080/10489220902769234  0.551
2009 Zhou P, Crain S. Scope assignment in child language: Evidence from the acquisition of Chinese Lingua. 119: 973-988. DOI: 10.1016/J.Lingua.2009.01.001  0.635
2008 Crain S. The interpretation of disjunction in universal grammar. Language and Speech. 51: 151-69. PMID 18561548 DOI: 10.1177/00238309080510010901  0.558
2008 Amberber AM, Nickels L, Coltheart M, Crain S. Language switching in bilingual aphasia : what is 'pathological' code-switching? Brain Impairment. 9. DOI: 10.1375/Brim.9.3.305  0.345
2006 Crain S, Goro T, Thornton R. Language acquisition is language change. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 35: 31-49. PMID 16432764 DOI: 10.1007/S10936-005-9002-7  0.581
2006 Crain S, Pietroski P. Is Generative Grammar deceptively simple or simply deceptive? Lingua. 116: 64-68. DOI: 10.1016/J.Lingua.2004.06.016  0.532
2005 Gualmini A, Crain S. The structure of children's linguistic knowledge Linguistic Inquiry. 36: 463-474. DOI: 10.1162/0024389054396944  0.488
2005 Guasti MT, Chierchia G, Crain S, Foppolo F, Gualmini A, Meroni L. Why children and adults sometimes (but not always) compute implicatures Language and Cognitive Processes. 20: 667-696. DOI: 10.1080/01690960444000250  0.509
2004 Armon-lotem S, Crain S, Varlokosta S. Interface conditions in child language : crosslinguistic studies on the nature of possession Language Acquisition. 12: 171-217. DOI: 10.1207/S15327817La1203  0.423
2004 Armon-Lotem S, Crain S, Varlokosta S. The Processing Cost of Reference Set Computation: Acquisition of Stress Shift and Focus. Language Acquisition. 12: 171-217. DOI: 10.1080/10489223.1995.9671743  0.544
2002 Crain S, Pietroski P. Why language acquisition is a snap The Linguistic Review. 18. DOI: 10.1515/Tlir.19.1-2.163  0.575
2001 Crain S, Ni W, Shankweiler D. Grammatism. Brain and Language. 77: 294-304. PMID 11386698 DOI: 10.1006/brln.2000.2403  0.326
2001 Gualmini A, Crain S, Meroni L, Chierchia G, Guasti MT. At the Semantics / Pragmatics Interface in Child Language Semantics and Linguistic Theory. 11: 231-247. DOI: 10.3765/Salt.V11I0.2840  0.479
2001 Crain S, Pietroski P. Nature, nurture and universal grammar Linguistics and Philosophy. 24: 139-186. DOI: 10.1023/A:1005694100138  0.575
2000 Musolino J, Crain S, Thornton R. Navigating negative quantificational space Linguistics. 38: 1-32. DOI: 10.1515/Ling.38.1.1  0.544
1999 Thornton R, Crain S. Levels of representation in child grammar The Linguistic Review. 16: 81-123. DOI: 10.1515/Tlir.1999.16.1.81  0.526
1998 Ni W, Fodor JD, Crain S, Shankweiler D. Anomaly detection: eye movement patterns. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 27: 515-39. PMID 9750312 DOI: 10.1023/A:1024996828734  0.308
1996 Fodor JD, Ni W, Crain S, Shankweiler D. Tasks and timing in the perception of linguistic anomaly. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 25: 25-57. PMID 8789366 DOI: 10.1007/Bf01708419  0.357
1996 Crain S, Thornton R, Boster C, Conway L, Lillo-Martin D, Woodams E. Quantification Without Qualification Language Acquisition. 5: 83-153. DOI: 10.1207/S15327817La0502_2  0.586
1995 Lukatela K, Shankweiler D, Crain S. Syntactic processing in agrammatic aphasia by speakers of a Slavic language. Brain and Language. 49: 50-76. PMID 7788346 DOI: 10.1006/Brln.1995.1021  0.37
1995 Fowler AE, Liberman AM, Shankweiler D, Crain S, Katz L, Thornton R, Lundquist E, Brady SA, Dreyer L, Fletcher JM, Stuebing KK, Shaywitz SE, Shaywitz BA. Cognitive profiles of reading-disabled children: Comparison of Language Skills in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax Psychological Science. 6: 149-156. DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-9280.1995.Tb00324.X  0.504
1993 Macaruso P, Shankweiler D, Byrne B, Crain S. Poor readers are not easy to fool: Comprehension of adjectives with exceptional control properties Applied Psycholinguistics. 14: 285-298. DOI: 10.1017/S0142716400010808  0.426
1992 Crain S, Wexler K. Introduction to the Special Issue on the Development of Binding Language Acquisition. 2: 255-258. DOI: 10.1207/S15327817La0204_1  0.581
1991 Crain S. Charting the course of language development Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 14: 639-650. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00071764  0.424
1991 Crain S. Language acquisition in the absence of experience Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 14: 597-650. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00071491  0.501
1989 Macaruso P, Bar-Shalom E, Crain S, Shankweiler D. Comprehension of temporal terms by good and poor readers. Language and Speech. 32: 45-67. PMID 2622300 DOI: 10.1177/002383098903200103  0.413
1989 Shankweiler D, Crain S, Paul G, Tuller B. Reception of language in broca's aphasia Language and Cognitive Processes. 4: 1-33. DOI: 10.1080/01690968908406355  0.407
1989 Smith ST, Macaruso P, Shankweiler D, Crain S. Syntactic comprehension in young poor readers Applied Psycholinguistics. 10: 429-454. DOI: 10.1017/S0142716400009012  0.463
1988 Lukatela K, Crain S, Shankweiler D. Sensitivity to inflectional morphology in agrammatism: investigation of a highly inflected language. Brain and Language. 33: 1-15. PMID 3342314 DOI: 10.1016/0093-934X(88)90050-8  0.404
1987 Crain S, Fodor JD. Sentence matching and overgeneration. Cognition. 26: 123-69. PMID 3652648 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(87)90028-X  0.41
1987 Crain S. On performability: Structure and process in language understanding Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics. 1: 127-145. DOI: 10.3109/02699208708985008  0.524
1987 Crain S, Nakayama M. Structure dependence in grammar formation Language. 63: 522-543. DOI: 10.2307/415004  0.78
1987 Hamburger H, Crain S. Plans and Semantics in Human Processing of Language Cognitive Science. 11: 101-136. DOI: 10.1111/J.1551-6708.1987.Tb00864.X  0.391
1986 Shankweiler D, Crain S. Language mechanisms and reading disorder: a modular approach. Cognition. 24: 139-68. PMID 3791919 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(86)90008-9  0.519
1985 Lasnik H, Crain S. On the acquisition of pronominal reference. Review of: L. Solan, Pronominal reference: Child language and the theory of grammar Lingua. 65: 135-154. DOI: 10.1016/0024-3841(85)90024-5  0.477
1984 Hamburger H, Crain S. Acquisition of cognitive compiling Cognition. 17: 85-136. PMID 6541114 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(84)90015-5  0.489
1983 Crain S. Computer Models of Natural Language Understanding Contemporary Psychology: a Journal of Reviews. 28: 694-695. DOI: 10.1037/022325  0.304
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