Publications

 


Thiessen, E.D., Kronstein, A.T., & Hufnagle, D.G. (in press). The extraction and integration framework: A two-process account of statistical learning.  Psychological Bulletin. 


Thiessen, E.D., & Pavlik, P. (in press). iMinerva: A mathematical model of distributional statistical learning. Cognitive Science. [iMinerva.pdf]


Thiessen, E.D., & Erickson, L.C. (in press). The statistical learning approach to word segmentation.  To appear in T. Mintz (Ed.), Statistical Approaches to Language Acquisition.


Thiessen, E.D. (in press). Effects of inter- and intra-modal redundancy on infants’ rule learning. Language Learning and Development. [LLD.pdf]


Onnis, L., & Thiessen, E.D. (in press). Language-induced biases on human sequential learning. Paper to appear in Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.


Thiessen, E.D. (2011). Domain general constraints on statistical learning. Child Development, 82, 462-470. [Thiessen2011.pdf]


Thiessen, E.D. (2011).  When variability matters more than meaning: The effect of lexical forms on use of phonemic constants.  Developmental Psychology, 47, 1448-1458. [ThiessenDP11-1.pdf]

Thiessen, E. D., & Yee, M. N. (2010). Dogs, Bogs, Labs, and Lads: What phonemic generalizations indicate about the nature of children’s early word-form representations. Child Development, 81, 1287-1303. [cdev_1468.pdf]


Thiessen, E. D. (2010). Effects of visual information on adults’

        and infants’ auditory statistical learning. Cognitive Science,

        34, 1092-1106.


Thiessen, E.D. (2010). Speech perception

        in infants. P. Hogan (Ed.) Cambridge

        Encyclopedia of Language Sciences.


Thiessen, E. D., & Saffran, J. R. (2009). How the melody facilitates the message, and vice versa, in infant learning and memory. Annals of the New York Academy of Science. [nyas_04547.pdf]


Thiessen, E.D. (2009). Statistical learning. E. Bavin (Ed.), Cambridge Handbook of Child Language.


Haeffel, G.J., Thiessen, E.D., Campbell, M.W., Kaschak, M.P., & McNeil, N.M. (2009). Theory, not cultural context, will advance American psychology. American Psychologist, 64, 570-571.


Saffran, J.R., & Thiessen, E.D. (2007). Domain general learning capacities. In E. Hoff and M. Schatz (Eds.) Blackwell Handbook of Language Development, pp. 68-86. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.


Thiessen, E. D., & Saffran, J. R. (2007). Learning to learn: Acquisition of stress-based strategies for word segmentation. Language Learning and Development, 3, 75-102. [.pdf]


Thiessen, E.D. (2007). The effect of distributional information on children’s use of phonemic contrasts. Journal of Memory and Language, 56, 16-34. [.pdf]


Thiessen, E.D., Hill, E.A., & Saffran, J.R. (2005). Infant directed speech facilitates word segmentation. Infancy, 7, 49-67. [.pdf]


Thiessen, E.D., & Saffran, J.R. (2004). Infants' acquisition of stress-based word segmentation strategies. In A. Brugos, L. Micciulla, C. Smith (Eds.), BUCLD 28: Proceedings of the 28th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, 2, 608-619.


Thiessen, E.D., & Saffran, J.R. (2004). Spectral tilt as a cue to word segmentation in infancy and adulthood. Perception and Psychophysics, 66, 779-791. [.pdf]


Saffran, J.R., & Thiessen, E.D. (2003). Pattern induction by infant language learners. Developmental Psychology, 39, 484-494. [.pdf]


Thiessen, E.D., & Saffran, J.R. (2003). When cues collide: Use of statistical and stress cues to word boundaries by 7- and 9- month-old infants. Developmental Psychology, 39, 706-716. [.pdf]