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Babineau, M., de Carvalho, A., Trueswell, J. & Christophe, A. (2020). Familiar words can serve as a semantic seed for syntactic bootstrapping. Developmental Science.doi:10.1111/desc.13010

Tsuji, S., Jincho, N. , Mazuka, R. & Cristia, A. (2020). Communicative cues in the absence of a human interaction partner enhance 12-month-old infants’ word learning. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 191. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2019.104740

Carbajal, J., Chartofylaka, L., Hamilton, M., Fiévet, A. & Peperkamp, S. (2020). Compensation for Phonological Assimilation in Bilingual Children. Language Learning and Development,,16, 141-160. doi:10.1080/15475441.2020.1717955

Cristia, A., Bulgarelli, F. & Bergelson, E. (2020). Accuracy of the Language Environment Analysis System Segmentation and Metrics: A Systematic Review. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research ,63(1):1-13. doi:10.1044/2020_JSLHR-19-00017

Cristia, A. (2020). Language input and outcome variation as a test of theory plausibility: The case of early phonological acquisition. Developmental Review.doi:10.31219/

Havron, N., Bergmann, C. & Tsuji, S. (2020). Preregistration in infant research-A primer. Infancy.doi:10.1111/infa.12353

Havron, N. & Arnon, I. (2020). Starting Big: The Effect of Unit Size on Language Learning in Children and Adults. Journal of Child Language.doi:10.31234/

The ManyBabies Consortium, .., Havron, N., Cristia, A. & Carbajal, J. (2020). Quantifying sources of variability in infancy research using the infant-directed speech preference. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science.

Tsuji, S., Cristia, A., Franck , M. & Bergmann, C. (2020). Addressing Publication Bias in Meta-Analysis: Empirical Findings From Community-Augmented Meta-Analyses of Infant Language Development. Zeitschrift für Psychologie,228(1), 50-61. doi:10.1027/2151-2604/a000393


Carbajal, M.J. & Peperkamp, S. (2019). Dual language input and the impact of language separation on early lexical development.. Infancy,doi:10.1111/infa.12315

de Carvalho, A., He, A., Lidz, J. & Christophe, A. (2019). Prosody and function words cue the acquisition of word meanings in 18-month-old infants. Psychological Science,

de Carvalho, A., Babineau, M., Trueswell, J., Waxman, S., & Christophe, A. (2019). Studying the real-time interpretation of novel noun and verb meanings in young children. Frontiers in Psychology. 10:274(February), 1–16. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00274

Havron, N., de Carvalho, A., Fiévet, A. & Christophe, A. (2019). Three-to Four-Year-Old Children Rapidly Adapt Their Predictions and Use Them to Learn Novel Word Meanings. Child development, cdev.13113. doi:10.1111/cdev.13113

Casillas , M. & Cristia, A. (2019). A step-by-step guide to collecting and analyzing long-format speech environment (LFSE) recordings. Collabra: Psychology,5(1), 24. doi:10.1525/collabra.209

Cristia, A., Dupoux, E., Ratner, N. & Soderstrom, M. (2019). Segmentability Differences Between Child-Directed and Adult-Directed Speech: A Systematic Test With an Ecologically Valid Corpus. Open mind : discoveries in cognitive science,,13-22. doi:10.1162/opmi_a_00022


Dautriche, I., Fibla, L., Fiévet, A.-C. & Christophe, A. (2018). Learning homophones in context: Easy cases are favored in the lexicon of natural languages. Cognitive Psychology, 104, 83-105

Fort, M., I. Lammertink, S. Peperkamp, A. Guevara-Rukoz, P. Fikkert & S. Tsuji (2018). SymBouKi: a meta-analysis on the emergence of sound symbolism in early language acquisition. Developmental Science, 2018;e12659

Bergmann, C. & Cristia, A. (2018). Environmental influences on infants' native vowel discrimination: The case of talker number in daily life. Infancy, DOI: 10.1111/infa.12232


Abu-Zhaya, R., Seidl, A. & Cristia, A. (2017). Multimodal infant-directed communication: how caregivers combine tactile and linguistic cues. Journal of child language, 44(5), 1088-1116. doi:10.1017/S0305000916000416

Babineau, M. & S. Peperkamp (2017). L’acquisition du langage chez le bébé. Dans : L’éducation à la lumière des neurosciences. Actes du 12ème colloque Petite Enfance. Genève : Service de la petite enfance, 55-62.

Brusini, P., Dehaene-Lambertz, G., van Heugten, M., de Carvalho, A., Goffinet, F., Fiévet, A.-C. & Christophe, A. (2017). Ambiguous function words do not prevent 18-month-olds from building accurate syntactic category expectations: an ERP study. Neuropsychologia, 98, 4-12.

Cristia, A., Dupoux, E., Gurven, M. & Stieglitz, J. (2017). Child-directed speech is infrequent in a forager-farmer population: a time allocation study. Child Development

Dautriche, I., Mahowald, K., Gibson, E., Christophe, C. & Piantadosi, S. (2017). Words cluster phonetically beyond phonotactic regularities. Cognition, 163, 128-145.

de Carvalho, A., Dautriche, I., Lin, I. & Christophe A. (2017). Phrasal prosody constrains syntactic analysis in toddlers. Cognition, 163, 67-79.

Fort, M., P. Brusini, J. Carbajal, Y. Sun & S. Peperkamp (2017). A novel form of perceptual attunement: context-dependent perception of a native contrast in 14-month-old infants. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 26, 46-51.

Tieu, L., Yatsushiro, K., Cremers, A., Romoli, J., Sauerland, U. & Chemla, E. (2017). On the Role of Alternatives in the Acquisition of Simple and Complex Disjunctions in French and Japanese. Journal of Semantics. 34(1): 127-152. doi: 10.1093/jos/ffw010

Tsuji, S., Fikkert, P., Minagawa, Y., Dupoux, E., Filippin, L., Versteegh, M., Hagoort, P. & Cristia, A. (2017 Jul). The more, the better? Behavioral and neural correlates of frequent and infrequent vowel exposure. Developmental psychobiology, 59(5), 603-612. doi:10.1002/dev.21534


Bergmann, C., & Cristia, A. (2016). InWordDB: A community-augmented meta-analysis of infant word segmentation. Developmental Science, 9(6), 901-917.

Bergmann, C., Cristia, A., & Dupoux, E. (2016). Discriminability of sound contrasts in the face of speaker variation quantified. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Brusini, P., Dehaene-Lambertz, G., Dutat, M., Goffinet, F. & Christophe, A. (2016). ERP evidence for on-line syntactic computations in 2-year-olds. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 19, 164-173

Cristia, A., Seidl, A., Singh, L. & Houston, D. (2016). Test-retest reliability in infant speech perception tasks. Infancy, 21(5), 648-667.

Dautriche, I. & Chemla, E. (2016). What Homophones Say about Words. PLoS ONE 11(9): e0162176. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162176

Dautriche, I., Chemla, E. & Christophe, A. (2016). Word learning: Homophony and the distribution of learning exemplars. Language Learning and Development, 12, 231-251.

de Carvalho, A., Dautriche, I. & Christophe A. (2016). Preschoolers use phrasal prosody online to constrain syntactic analysis. Developmental Science, 19, 235-250.

de Carvalho, A., Lidz, J., Tieu, L., Bleam, T. & Christophe A. (2016). English-speaking preschoolers can use phrasal prosody for syntactic parsing. JASA 139, EL216-222

Goupil, L., & Kouider S. (2016). Behavioral and Neural Indices of Metacognitive Sensitivity in Preverbal Infants. Current biology : CB doi:10.1016/j.cub.2016.09.004.

Goupil, L., Romand-Monnier, M., & Kouider S. (2016). Infants ask for help when they know they don't know. PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1515129113.

Ngon, C. & Peperkamp, S. (2016). What infants know about the unsaid: Phonological categorization in the absence of auditory input. Cognition 152, 53-60.


Bergmann, C., & Cristia, A. (2015). Development of infants' segmentation of words from native speech: A meta-analytic approach. Developmental Science.

Cristia, A., Minagawa-Kawai, Y., Vendelin, I., Cabrol, D. & Dupoux, E. (2015). Responses to vocalizations and auditory controls in the human newborn brain. . Plos One, 9(12): e115162.

Cristia, A., & Seidl, A. (2015). Parental reports on touchscreen use. Plos ONE, 10(6): e0128338. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0128338.

Dautriche, I., Swingley, D. & Christophe, A. (2015). Learning novel neighbors: Syntactic category matters. Cognition, 143, 77-86.

Ko, E.-S., Seidl, A., Cristia, A., Reimchen, M., & Soderstrom, M. (2015). Entrainment of prosody in the interaction of mothers with their young children. Journal of Child Language.

Kouider, S., Long, B., Le Stanc, L., Charron, S., Fievet, A-C., Barbosa, L.S., & Gelskov S. (2015). Neural dynamics of prediction and surprise in infants. Nature Communications, 6:8537.

Martin, A., Schatz, T., Versteegh, M., Miyazawa, K., Mazuka, R., Dupoux, E. & Cristia, A.(2015). Mothers speak less clearly to infants than to adults: A comprehensive test of the hyperarticulation hypothesis. . Psychological Science.

Schmale, R., Seidl, A., & Cristia, A. (2015). Mechanisms underlying accent accommodation in early word learning: Evidence for general expansion. . Developmental Science, 18(4), 664-670

Seidl, A., Cristia, A., Baker, C., & Tincoff, R.(2015). Why the body comes first: Effects of experimenter touch on infants’ word finding. . Developmental Science, 18(1), 155-164

Tsuji, S., Mazuka, R., Cristia, A., & Fikkert, P. (2015). Even at 4 months, a labial is a good enough coronal, but not vice versa. Cognition, 134(1), 252-256.

van Heugten, M. & Christophe, A.(2015). Infants' acquisition of grammatical gender dependencies. Infancy, 20, 675-683.

Wang, Y., Seidl, A., & Cristia*, A.(2015). Acoustic-phonetic differences between infant-and adult-directed speech: the role of stress and utterance position. . Journal of Child Language, 42(4) 821-842


Buon, M., Jacob, P., Margules, S., Brunet, I., Dutat, M., Cabrol, D. & Dupoux, E.(2014). Friend or foe? Early social evaluation of human interactions . PloS One.

Cauvet, E., Limissuri, R., Millotte, S., Skoruppa, K., Cabrol, D. & Christophe, A.(2014). Function word constrain lexical access in French 18-month-olds. . Language Learning and Development, 10, 1-18.

Cristia, A., Seidl, A., Junge, C., Soderstrom, M., & Hagoort, P.(2014). Predicting individual variations in language from infant speech perception measures. Child Development, 85(4), 1330-1345.

Cristia, A., Minagawa-Kawai, Y., Egorova, N., Gervain, J., Filippin, L., Cabrol, D., & Dupoux, E.(2014). Neural correlates of infant dialect discrimination: A fNIRS study. . Developmental Science, 17(4), 628-635.

Cristia, A., Minagawa-Kawai, Y., Vendelin, I., Cabrol, D. & Dupoux, E. (2014). Responses to vocalizations and auditory controls in the human newborn brain. Plos ONE, 9(12): e115162. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115162.

Danielson, K., Seidl, A., Onishi, K., Alamian, G., and Cristia, A. (2014). The acoustic properties of bilingual infant-directed speech. Journal of Acoustical Society of America Express Letters, 135(2), EL95-EL101.

Dautriche, I., Cristia, A., Brusini, P., Yuan, S., Fisher, C. & Christophe, A.(2014). Toddlers default to canonical surface-to-meaning mapping when learning verbs. Child Development, 85, 1165-1180.

Gutman, A., Dautriche,I., Crabbé, B.& Christophe,A. (2014). Bootstrapping the syntactic bootstrapper: Probabilistic labeling of prosodic phrases. Language Acquisition, 22, 285-309.

Peyre, H., Bernard, J. Y., Forhan, A., Charles, M.-A., De Agostini, M., Heude, B., Ramus, F., & EDEN Mother-Child Cohort Study Group(2014). Predicting changes in language skills between 2 and 3 years in the EDEN mother–child cohort. . PeerJ, 2, e335. doi: 10.7717/peerj.335

Seidl, A., Alamian, G., Onishi, K., & Cristia, A.(2014). Acoustic correlates of allophonic versus phonemic dimensions in monolingual and bilingual infants’ input. . Journal of Phonetics, 45, 43-51.

Seidl, A., Cristia, A., & Onishi, K.H.(2014). Talker Variation Aids Young Infants' Phonotactic Learning. Language Learning and Development, 10(4), 297-307

Seidl, A., French, B., Wang, Y., & Cristia, A. (2014). Toward establishing continuity in linguistic skills within early infancy. Language Learning - Cognitive Neuroscience Supplement, 64(2), 165-183

Tsuji, S. & Cristia, A.(2014). Perceptual attunement in vowels: A meta-analysis. Developmental Psychobiology, 56(2), 179-191.

Tsuji, S., Bergmann, C., & Cristia, A. (2014). Community-augmented meta-analyses: Towards cumulative data assessment. Perspectives in Psychological Science, 9(6), 661-665.

Versteegh, M., Seidl, A., & Cristia, A.(2014). Acoustic correlates of phonological status. . Proceedings of Interspeech, 91-95.


Cristia, A., Dupoux, E., Hakuno, Y., Lloyd-Fox, S., Schuetze, M., Kivits, J., Bergvelt, T., van Gelder, M., Filippin, M., Charron, S., and Minagawa-Kawai, Y. (2013). An online database of infant functional Near InfraRed Spectroscopy studies: A community-augmented systematic review. PLoS One, 8(3), e58906.

Kouider, S., Stahlhut, C., Gelskov, S., Barbosa, L, de Gardelle, V., Dutat, M., Dehaene, S., & Dehaene-Lambertz, G. (2013). A neural marker of perceptual consciousness in infants. Science, 50(14), 3736–3744.

Martin, A., Peperkamp, S., & Dupoux, E. (2013). Learning phonemes with a proto-lexicon. Cognitive Science, 37, 103-124.

Minagawa-Kawai, Y., Cristia, A., Vendelin, I., Long, B., Cabrol, D., & Dupoux, E. (2013). Insights on NIRS sensitivity from a cross-linguistic study on the emergence of phonological grammar. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 170.

Ngon, C., A. Martin, E. Dupoux, D. Cabrol, M. Dutat & S. Peperkamp (2013). (Non)words, (non)words, (non)words: Evidence for a proto-lexicon during the first year of life. Developmental Science 16, 24-34.

Skoruppa, K., N. Mani & S. Peperkamp (2013). Toddlers’ processing of phonological rules: Early compensation for assimilation in English and French. Child Development, 84, 313-330.

Skoruppa, K., Pons, F., Bosch, L., Christophe, A., Cabrol, D. & Peperkamp, S. (2013). The development of word stress processing in French and Spanish infants. Language Learning and Development.

Skoruppa, K., N. Mani, K. Plunkett, D. Cabrol, & S. Peperkamp (2013). Early word recognition in sentence context: French and English 2-year-olds' sensitivity to sentence-medial mispronunciations and assimilations. Infancy, 18, 1007-1029.

Tsuji, S. & Cristia, A. (2013). Perceptual attunement in vowels: A meta-analysis. Developmental Psychobiology, 56(2), 179-191.


Cristia, A. & Peperkamp, S. (2012). Generalizing without encoding specifics: Infants infer phonotactic patterns on sound classes. BUCLD Proceedings, 36, 126-138.

Kinzler, K.D., Dupoux, E. & Spelke, E.S. (2012). "Native" objects and collaborators: Infants' object choices and acts of giving reflect favor for native over foreign speakers. Journal of Cognition and Development, 13(1), 1-15.


Bernal, S., Dehaene-Lambertz, G. Millotte, S. & Christophe, A. (2011). Two-year-olds compute syntactic structure on-line. Developmental Science, 12, 914-919.

Cristià, A. (2011). Fine-grained variation in caregivers' /s/ predicts their infants' /s/ category. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129(5), 3271-3280.

Cristià, A., McGuire, G., Seidl, A., & Francis, A. (2011). Effects of the distribution of cues on infants' perception of speech sounds. Journal of Phonetics, 39, 388-402.

Mazuka, R., Cao, Y., Dupoux, E., & Christophe, A. (2011). The development of a phonological illusion: A cross-linguistic study with Japanese and French infants Developmental Science, 14, 693-699.

Millotte, S., Morgan, J., Margules, S., Bernal, S., Dutat. M., & Christophe, A. (2010-2011) Phrasal prosody constrains word segmentation in French 16-month-olds. Journal of Portuguese Linguistics 9-2 (2010)/10-1 (2011), 67-86.

Minagawa-Kawai, Y., Cristià, A., & Dupoux, E. (2011). Cerebral lateralization and early speech acquisition: A developmental scenario. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 1(3), 217-232.

Minagawa-Kawai, Y., Cristià, A., Cabrol, D., Vendelin, I., & Dupoux, E. (2011). Assessing signal-driven mechanisms in neonates. Frontiers in Psychology 2, 135.

Minagawa-Kawai, Y., van der Lely, H., Ramus, F., Sato, Y., Mazuka, R. & Dupoux, E. (2011). Optical Brain Imaging Reveals General Auditory and Language-Specific Processing in Early Infant Development. Cerebral Cortex, 21(2), 254-261.

Skoruppa, K., Cristià, A., Peperkamp, S., & Seidl, A. (2011). English-learning infants' perception of word stress patterns. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130(1), EL50-55.


Cristià, A. (2010). Phonetic enhancement of sibilants in infant-directed speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 128(1), 424-434.

Gelskov, S.V., & Kouider, S. (2010). Psychophysical thresholds of face visibility during infancy. Cognition, 114(2), 285–292.

Schmale, R., Cristià, A., Seidl, A., & Johnson, E. K. (2010). Infants' word segmentation across dialects. Infancy, 15(6), 650-662.


Chemla, E., Mintz, T., Bernal, S. & Christophe, A. (2009). Categorizing words using ‘Frequent Frames’: What cross-linguistic analyses reveal about distributional acquisition strategies. Developmental Science, 12, 396-406.

Mampe, B., Friederici, A., Christophe, A. & Wermke, K. (2009). Newborns’ cry melody is shaped by their native language. Current Biology, 19, 1994-1997.

Skoruppa, K., Pons, F., Christophe, A., Bosch, L., Dupoux, E., Sebastián-Gallés, N., Alves Limissuri, R. & Peperkamp, S. (2009) Language-specific stress perception by nine-month-old French and Spanish infants. Developmental Science, 13, 69-73

Wood, J., Kouider, S., & Carey, S. (2009). Acquisition of singular-plural morphology. Psychology, 45(1), 202–206.


Christophe, A., Millotte, S., Bernal, S. & Lidz, J. (2008) Bootstrapping lexical and syntactic acquisition. Language & Speech, 51, 61-75.

Minagawa-Kawai, Y., Mori, K., Hebden, J., and Dupoux, E. (2008) Optical imaging of infants’ neurocognitive development : recent advances and perspectives Developmental Neurobiology, 68(6), 712-728.

White, K., Peperkamp, S., Kirk, C. & Morgan, J. (2008) Rapid acquisition of phonological alternations by infants. Cognition, 107, 238-265.


Bernal, S., Millotte, S., & Christophe, A. (2007) Syntax constrains the acquisition of verb meaning. Language Learning and Development, 3(4), 325-341.

Dupoux, E., & Jacob, P. (2007). Universal moral grammar : a critical appraisal. Trends in Cognitive Science, 11(9), 373-378.

Friederici, A., Friedrich, M. & Christophe, A. (2007) Brain responses in 4-month-old infants are already language specific. Current Biology, 17, 1208-1211, July 17 2007.

Kinzler, K., Dupoux, E. & Spelke, E. (2007) The native language of social cognition. PNAS, 104(30), 12577-12580, July 24 2007.

Millotte, S., Wales, R., & Christophe, A. (2007). Phrasal prosody disambiguates syntax. Language and Cognitive Processes, 22, 898-909.


Peperkamp, S., Le Calvez, R., Nadal, J.-P. & Dupoux, E. (2006). The acquisition of allophonic rules: statistical learning with linguistic constraints. Cognition, 101, B31-B41.