Ben Ambridge, Ph.D. - Publications

Psychology University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom 
language acquisition

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2021 McCauley SM, Bannard C, Theakston A, Davis M, Cameron-Faulkner T, Ambridge B. Multiword units lead to errors of commission in children's spontaneous production: "What corpus data can tell us?*". Developmental Science. PMID 34060184 DOI: 10.1111/desc.13125  0.711
2020 Bidgood A, Pine JM, Rowland CF, Ambridge B. Syntactic Representations Are Both Abstract and Semantically Constrained: Evidence From Children's and Adults' Comprehension and Production/Priming of the English Passive. Cognitive Science. 44: e12892. PMID 32918504 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12892  0.524
2020 Ambridge B, Tatsumi T, Doherty L, Maitreyee R, Bannard C, Samanta S, McCauley S, Arnon I, Zicherman S, Bekman D, Efrati A, Berman R, Narasimhan B, Sharma DM, Nair RB, et al. The crosslinguistic acquisition of sentence structure: Computational modeling and grammaticality judgments from adult and child speakers of English, Japanese, Hindi, Hebrew and K'iche'. Cognition. 202: 104310. PMID 32623135 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2020.104310  0.526
2020 Ambridge B, Bidgood A, Thomas K. Disentangling syntactic, semantic and pragmatic impairments in ASD: Elicited production of passives. Journal of Child Language. 1-18. PMID 32404214 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000920000215  0.477
2020 AMBRIDGE B, ROWLAND CF, GUMMERY A. Teaching the unlearnable: a training study of complex yes/no questions Language and Cognition. 12: 385-410. DOI: 10.1017/Langcog.2020.5  0.471
2019 Engelmann F, Granlund S, Kolak J, Szreder M, Ambridge B, Pine J, Theakston A, Lieven E. How the input shapes the acquisition of verb morphology: Elicited production and computational modelling in two highly inflected languages. Cognitive Psychology. 110: 30-69. PMID 30782514 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cogpsych.2019.02.001  0.789
2019 Ambridge B. Against stored abstractions: A radical exemplar model of language acquisition First Language. 40: 509-559. DOI: 10.2139/Ssrn.3219847  0.487
2019 Granlund S, Kolak J, Vihman V, Engelmann F, Lieven EV, Pine JM, Theakston AL, Ambridge B. Language-general and language-specific phenomena in the acquisition of inflectional noun morphology: A cross-linguistic elicited-production study of Polish, Finnish and Estonian Journal of Memory and Language. 107: 169-194. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jml.2019.04.004  0.717
2018 Aryawibawa IN, Ambridge B. Is Syntax Semantically Constrained? Evidence From a Grammaticality Judgment Study of Indonesian. Cognitive Science. PMID 30375023 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12697  0.49
2018 Tatsumi T, Ambridge B, Pine JM. Testing an input-based account of children's errors with inflectional morphology: an elicited production study of Japanese. Journal of Child Language. 1-30. PMID 29747710 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000918000107  0.534
2018 Blything RP, Ambridge B, Lieven EVM. Children's Acquisition of the English Past-Tense: Evidence for a Single-Route Account From Novel Verb Production Data. Cognitive Science. PMID 29327384 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12581  0.753
2018 Tatsumi T, Ambridge B, Doherty L, Maitreyee R. Investigating the mechanism of grammar acquisition through childrens overgeneralization errors: study on the acquisition of Japanese causative constructions in a cross-linguistic research project The Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the Japanese Psychological Association. 82: 1AM-087-1AM-087. DOI: 10.4992/PACJPA.82.0_1AM-087  0.303
2018 Sassenhagen J, Blything R, Lieven EVM, Ambridge B. Frequency Sensitivity of Neural Responses to English Verb Argument Structure Violations Collabra: Psychology. 4. DOI: 10.1525/COLLABRA.87  0.726
2018 Ambridge B, Barak L, Wonnacott E, Bannard C, Sala G. Effects of Both Preemption and Entrenchment in the Retreat from Verb Overgeneralization Errors: Four Reanalyses, an Extended Replication, and a Meta-Analytic Synthesis Collabra: Psychology. 4. DOI: 10.1525/COLLABRA.133  0.393
2017 Ambridge B. Horses for courses: When acceptability judgments are more suitable than structural priming (and vice versa). The Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 40: e284. PMID 29342711 DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X17000322  0.354
2017 Savičiūtė E, Ambridge B, Pine JM. The roles of word-form frequency and phonological neighbourhood density in the acquisition of Lithuanian noun morphology. Journal of Child Language. 1-32. PMID 29141701 DOI: 10.1017/S030500091700037X  0.441
2017 Tatsumi T, Ambridge B, Pine JM. Disentangling Effects of Input Frequency and Morphophonological Complexity on Children's Acquisition of Verb Inflection: An Elicited Production Study of Japanese. Cognitive Science. PMID 29023860 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12554  0.436
2016 Twomey KE, Chang F, Ambridge B. Lexical distributional cues, but not situational cues, are readily used to learn abstract locative verb-structure associations. Cognition. 153: 124-139. PMID 27183399 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2016.05.001  0.776
2016 Aguado-Orea J, Otero N, Ambridge B. Statistics and semantics in the acquisition of Spanish word order: Testing two accounts of the retreat from locative overgeneralization errors Linguistics Vanguard. 2. DOI: 10.1515/lingvan-2015-0021  0.486
2015 Ambridge B, Bidgood A, Pine JM, Rowland CF, Freudenthal D. Is Passive Syntax Semantically Constrained? Evidence From Adult Grammaticality Judgment and Comprehension Studies. Cognitive Science. PMID 26607289 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12277  0.447
2015 Ambridge B, Blything RP. A connectionist model of the retreat from verb argument structure overgeneralization. Journal of Child Language. 1-32. PMID 26568152 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000915000586  0.549
2015 Räsänen SH, Ambridge B, Pine JM. An Elicited-Production Study of Inflectional Verb Morphology in Child Finnish. Cognitive Science. PMID 26548453 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12305  0.503
2015 Ambridge B, Bannard C, Jackson GH. Is Grammar Spared in Autism Spectrum Disorder? Data from Judgments of Verb Argument Structure Overgeneralization Errors. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 45: 3288-96. PMID 26048042 DOI: 10.1007/S10803-015-2487-5  0.467
2015 Ambridge B, Kidd E, Rowland CF, Theakston AL. The ubiquity of frequency effects in first language acquisition. Journal of Child Language. 42: 239-73. PMID 25644408 DOI: 10.1017/S030500091400049X  0.726
2015 Ambridge B. Island constraints and overgeneralization in language acquisition Cognitive Linguistics. 26: 361-370. DOI: 10.1515/Cog-2014-0102  0.428
2015 Ambridge B, Pine JM, Lieven EVM. Explanatory adequacy is not enough: Response to commentators on ‘child language acquisition: Why universal grammar doesn’t help’ Language. 91: e116-e126. DOI: 10.1353/Lan.2015.0037  0.736
2015 Ambridge B, Pine JM, Rowland CF, Freudenthal D, Chang F. Avoiding dative overgeneralisation errors: Semantics, statistics or both? Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 29: 218-243. DOI: 10.1080/01690965.2012.738300  0.663
2015 Ambridge B, Kidd E, Rowland CF, Theakston A. Authors' response Journal of Child Language. 42: 316-322. DOI: 10.1017/S0305000914000841  0.572
2015 Ambridge B, Kidd E, Rowland CF, Theakston AL. The ubiquity of frequency effects in first language acquisition Journal of Child Language. 42: 239-273. DOI: 10.1017/S030500091400049X  0.655
2014 Ambridge B, Bidgood A, Twomey KE, Pine JM, Rowland CF, Freudenthal D. Preemption versus Entrenchment: Towards a Construction-General Solution to the Problem of the Retreat from Verb Argument Structure Overgeneralization. Plos One. 10: e0123723. PMID 25919003 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0123723  0.757
2014 Blything RP, Ambridge B, Lieven EV. Children use statistics and semantics in the retreat from overgeneralization. Plos One. 9: e110009. PMID 25333407 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0110009  0.782
2014 Twomey KE, Chang F, Ambridge B. Do as I say, not as I do: a lexical distributional account of English locative verb class acquisition. Cognitive Psychology. 73: 41-71. PMID 24956024 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cogpsych.2014.05.001  0.776
2014 Bidgood A, Ambridge B, Pine JM, Rowland CF. The retreat from locative overgeneralisation errors: a novel verb grammaticality judgment study. Plos One. 9: e97634. PMID 24830412 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0097634  0.487
2014 Räsänen SH, Ambridge B, Pine JM. Infinitives or bare stems? Are English-speaking children defaulting to the highest-frequency form? Journal of Child Language. 41: 756-79. PMID 23830201 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000913000159  0.533
2014 Ambridge B, Noble CH, Lieven EVM. The semantics of the transitive causative construction: Evidence from a forced-choice pointing study with adults and children Cognitive Linguistics. 25: 293-311. DOI: 10.1515/Cog-2014-0012  0.748
2014 Ambridge B, Pine JM, Lieven EVM. Child language acquisition: Why universal grammar doesn't help Language. 90: e53-e90. DOI: 10.1353/Lan.2014.0051  0.71
2013 Ambridge B, Rowland CF. Experimental methods in studying child language acquisition. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Cognitive Science. 4: 149-68. PMID 26304192 DOI: 10.1002/Wcs.1215  0.471
2013 Ambridge B, Pine JM, Rowland CF, Chang F, Bidgood A. The retreat from overgeneralization in child language acquisition: word learning, morphology, and verb argument structure. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Cognitive Science. 4: 47-62. PMID 26304174 DOI: 10.1002/Wcs.1207  0.664
2013 Ambridge B. How Do Children Restrict Their Linguistic Generalizations? An (Un-)Grammaticality Judgment Study Cognitive Science. 37: 508-543. PMID 23252958 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12018  0.564
2013 Ambridge B, Brandt S. Lisa filled water into the cup: The roles of entrenchment, pre-emption and verb semantics in German speakers' L2 acquisition of English locatives Zeitschrift Fur Anglistik Und Amerikanistik. 61: 245-263. DOI: 10.1515/Zaa-2013-0304  0.332
2013 Ambridge B, Pine JM, Rowland CF, Chang F, Bidgood A. The retreat from overgeneralization in child language acquisition: Word learning, morphology, and verb argument structure Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science. 4: 47-62. DOI: 10.1002/wcs.1207  0.607
2012 Rowland CF, Chang F, Ambridge B, Pine JM, Lieven EV. The development of abstract syntax: evidence from structural priming and the lexical boost. Cognition. 125: 49-63. PMID 22986018 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2012.06.008  0.787
2012 Ambridge B, Pine JM, Rowland CF. Semantics versus statistics in the retreat from locative overgeneralization errors. Cognition. 123: 260-79. PMID 22325040 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2012.01.002  0.483
2012 Ambridge B, Pine JM, Rowland CF, Chang F. The roles of verb semantics, entrenchment,and morphophonology in the retreat from dative argument-structure overgeneralization errors Language. 88: 45-81. DOI: 10.1353/Lan.2012.0000  0.685
2011 Ambridge B, Pine JM, Rowland CF. Children use verb semantics to retreat from overgeneralization errors: A novel verb grammaticality judgment study Cognitive Linguistics. 22: 303-323. DOI: 10.1515/Cogl.2011.012  0.558
2011 Ambridge B, Lieven EVM. Child language acquisition: Contrasting theoretical approaches Child Language Acquisition: Contrasting Theoretical Approaches. 1-448. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511975073  0.696
2010 Ambridge B. Children's judgments of regular and irregular novel past-tense forms: New data on the english past-tense debate Developmental Psychology. 46: 1497-1504. PMID 20731482 DOI: 10.1037/A0020668  0.486
2009 Ambridge B, Pine JM, Rowland CF, Jones RL, Clark V. A semantics-based approach to the "no negative evidence" problem. Cognitive Science. 33: 1301-16. PMID 21585506 DOI: 10.1111/J.1551-6709.2009.01055.X  0.545
2009 Ambridge B, Rowland CF. Predicting children's errors with negative questions: Testing a schema-combination account Cognitive Linguistics. 20: 225-266. DOI: 10.1515/Cogl.2009.014  0.487
2009 Ambridge B. Insa Gülzow & Natalia Gagarina (eds), Frequency effects in language acquisition: Defining the limits of frequency as an explanatory concept. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. 422. ISBN 978-3-11-019671-9. Journal of Child Language. 37: 453-460. DOI: 10.1017/S0305000909009490  0.384
2009 Ambridge B. Language and the learning curve: a new theory of syntactic development. Anat Ninio. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2006. pp. 206. Price: £26.00, US $59.50. ISBN 9780199299829 Infant and Child Development. 18: 102-104. DOI: 10.1002/Icd.589  0.404
2009 Ambridge B. Action meets word: how children learn verbs. Edited by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta M. Golinkoff. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005. pp. 588. Price: $75.00, £46.00. ISBN 0195170008 Infant and Child Development. 18: 99-100. DOI: 10.1002/Icd.587  0.464
2008 Ambridge B, Rowland CF, Pine JM. Is Structure Dependence an Innate Constraint? New Experimental Evidence From Children's Complex-Question Production. Cognitive Science. 32: 222-55. PMID 21635337 DOI: 10.1080/03640210701703766  0.443
2008 Ambridge B, Pine JM, Rowland CF, Young CR. The effect of verb semantic class and verb frequency (entrenchment) on children's and adults' graded judgements of argument-structure overgeneralization errors. Cognition. 106: 87-129. PMID 17316595 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2006.12.015  0.508
2008 Ambridge B, Goldberg AE. The island status of clausal complements: Evidence in favor of an information structure explanation Cognitive Linguistics. 19: 357-389. DOI: 10.1515/Cogl.2008.014  0.606
2006 Ambridge B, Pine JM. Testing the agreement/tense omission model using an elicited imitation paradigm. Journal of Child Language. 33: 879-98. PMID 17153865 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000906007628  0.43
2006 Ambridge B, Rowland CF, Theakston AL, Tomasello M. Comparing different accounts of inversion errors in children's non-subject wh-questions: 'What experimental data can tell us?'. Journal of Child Language. 33: 519-57. PMID 17017278 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000906007513  0.777
2006 Ambridge B, Theakston AL, Lieven EVM, Tomasello M. The distributed learning effect for children's acquisition of an abstract syntactic construction Cognitive Development. 21: 174-193. DOI: 10.1016/J.Cogdev.2005.09.003  0.779
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