Anne Fernald

  • Full Name: Anne Fernald
  • Interests: First language acquisition, the early development of speech perception abilities and language comprehension, experimental studies of word recognition and speed of linguistic processing by infants and young children, cross-language research on prosody and pragmatics in parent-child interaction.
  • Publications: Fernald, A., Perfors, A., & Marchman, V. A. (2006). Picking up speed in understanding: Speech processing efficiency and vocabulary growth across the 2nd year. Developmental Psychology, 42, 98-116.
    Thorpe, K. & Fernald, A. (2006). Knowing what a novel word is not: Two-year-olds “listen through” ambiguous adjectives in fluent speech. Cognition, 100: 389–433.

    Fernald, A. & Hurtado, N. (2006). Names in frames: Infants interpret words in sentence frames faster than words in isolation. Developmental Science, 9: F33 – F40.

    Hurtado, N., Marchman, V.A., & Fernald, A. (2007). Spoken word recognition by Latino children learning Spanish as their first language. Journal of Child Language, 37: 227 – 249.

    Lew-Williams, C. & Fernald, A. (2007). Young children learning Spanish make rapid use of grammatical gender in spoken word recognition. Psychological Science, 18: 193 – 198.

    Zangl, R. & Fernald, A. (2007). Increasing flexibility in children’s online processing of grammatical and nonce determiners in fluent speech.. Language Learning and Development, 3: 199 – 231.


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