Recent presentations - Language

Valian, V.  (2017).  Inferring a grammar:  Children's language development and use.  Invited symposium speaker, Society for Language Development, Boston, November.

Chen, Z., Valian, V., & Chodorow, M.  (2016).  The same factors influence subject use in children and adults.  Poster presented at the 40th Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, November.

Valian, V.  (2016).  Invited keynote to GALANA.

Valian, V.  (2016).  Arguments for and against innateness:  The good, the bad, and the irrelevant.  Invited talk, Center for Brain and Cognition, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, May.

Valian, V.  (2016).  What two-year-olds know; what two-year-olds say.  Talk presented at the workshop, Sentence complexity at the boundary of grammatical theory and processing: A special challenge for language acquisition.  Konstanz, Germany, February.

Chen, Z. & Valian, V.  (2016).  Subject production by monolingual English-speaking children:  A corpus study. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Washington, DC, January.

Valian, V.  (2015).  Bilingualism and executive function.  Invited talk, Western Sydney University, November.

Valian, V.  (2015).  What children know about language.  Invited talk, Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS, Utrecht University, September.

Valian, V., Wadsworth, E., & Yang, C.  (2015).  Determining the abstractness of Determiners.  Talk presented at the annual meetings of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland, January.

Yang, C., Wadsworth, E., & Valian, V.  (2014).  Determining the abstractness of Determiners.  Talk presented at the 39th Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, November.

Valian, V. & Quirk, E.  (2014).  (Lack of) frequency effects in children's early speech.  Poster presented at the 39th Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, November.

Valian, V.  (2013).  What is universal in language acquisition?  Invited presentation, Zurich Center for Linguistics, University of Zurich, Zurich.

Quirk, E. & Valian, V.  (2013).  Children are more formulaic as they develop.  Talk presented at the 38th Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, November.

Humphrey, A. & Valian, V.  (2013).  No difference in executive control for monolingual and multilingual young adults as measured by Simon and Flanker tasks.  Poster presented at the International Conference on Multilingualism:  Linguistic Challenges and Neurocognitive Mechanisms.  McGill University, Montreal, October.

Valian, V.  (2013).  Invited presentation, Arizona Linguistics Circle.  University of Arizona, Tucson, October.

Valian, V. & Humphrey, A.  (2013).  Executive control is equal for monolingual and multilingual young adults.  Paper presented in colloquium at the 9th International Symposium on Bilingualism, Singapore.

Goebel, A., Melnikoff, D., & Valian, V.  (2013).  The effects of gender schemas on voting.  Paper presented at the meetings of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York.

Valian, V.  & Humphrey, A. (2012).  Multilingualism and cognitive control: Simon and flanker task performance in monolingual and multilingual young adults.  Poster presented at the 37th Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, November.

Humphrey, A. & Valian, V.  (2012).  Multi-lingualism and cognitive control:  Simon and Flanker task performance in monolingual and multilingual young adults.  Talk presented at Psychonomics, Minneapolis, November.