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McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (in press). Language learning as language use: A cross-linguistic model of child language development. Psychological Review.

Poletiek, F., Conway, C.M., Ellefson, M.R., Lai, J., Bocanegra, B.R. & Christiansen, M.H. (in press). Under what conditions can recursion be learned? Effects of starting small in artificial grammar learning of recursive structure. Cognitive Science.

Trecca, F., McCauley, S.M., Andersen, S.R., Bleses, D., Basbøll, H., Højen, A., Madsen, T.O., Ribu, I.S.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (in press). Segmentation of highly vocalic speech via statistical learning: Insights from a cross-linguistic study of Danish, Norwegian, and English. Language Learning.

Weber, K., Christiansen, M.H., Indefrey, P. & Hagoort, P. (in press). Primed from the start: Syntactic priming during the first days of language learning. Language Learning.

< Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2018). Language acquisition as skill learning. Current Opinion in Behavioural Sciences, 21, 205-208.

Isbilen, E.S., Frost, R.L.A, Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2018). Bridging artificial and natural language learning: Comparing processing- and reflection-based measures of learning. In T.T. Rogers, M. Rau, X. Zhu, & C. W. Kalish (Eds.), Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1856-1861). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Kidd, E., Donelley, S. & Christiansen, M.H. (2018). Individual differences in language acquisition and processing. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22, 154-169.

Trecca, F., Bleses, D., Madsen, T.O. & Christiansen, M.H. (2018). Does sound structure affect word learning? An eye-tracking study of Danish learning toddlers. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 167, 180-203.

Armstrong, B.C., Frost, R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2017). The long road of statistical learning research: Past, present and future. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 372, 20160047.

Arnon, I. & Christiansen, M.H. (2017). The role of multiword building blocks in explaining L1-L2 differences. Topics in Cognitive Science, 9, 621-636.

Arnon, I.,McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2017). Digging up the building blocks of language: Age-of-acquisition effects for multiword phrases. Journal of Memory and Language, 92, 265-280.

Christiansen, M.H. & Arnon, I. (2017). More than words: the role of multiword sequences in language learning and use. Topics in Cognitive Science, 9, 542-551.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2017). Towards an integrated science of language. Nature Human Behaviour, 1, 0163.

Farmer, T.A., Fine, A.B., Misyak, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2017). The inter-relationship between reading span task performance, linguistic experience, and the processing of unexpected syntactic events. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 413-433.

Fitneva, S.A. & Christiansen, M.H. (2017) Developmental changes in cross-situational word learning: The inverse effect of initial accuracy. Cognitive Science, 41 (Suppl.), 141-161.

Isbilen, E.S., McCauley, S.M., Kidd, E. & Christiansen, M.H. (2017). Testing statistical learning implicitly: A novel chunk-based measure of statistical learning. In G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T. Tenbrink, & E.J. Davelaar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 564-569). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Siegelman, N., Bogaerts, L., Christiansen, M.H. & Frost, R. (2017). Towards a theory of individual differences in statistical learning. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 372, 20160059.

Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Squeezing through the Now-or-Never bottleneck: Reconnecting language processing, acquisition, change and structure. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 39, e62 [response to commentaries]

Chater, N., McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Language as skill: Intertwining comprehension and production. Journal of Memory and Language, 89, 244-254.

Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Language intertwined across multiple timescales: Processing, acquisition and evolution. In N. J. Enfield (Ed.), Dependencies in language (pp. 57-66). Berlin: Language Science Press.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2016). The Now-or-Never bottleneck: A fundamental constraint on language. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 39, e62 [target article]

Christiansen, M.H. & Monaghan, P. (2016). Division of labor in vocabulary structure: Insights from corpus analyses. Topics in Cognitive Science, 8, 610–624.

Frost, R.L.A., Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Using statistics to learn words and grammatical categories: How high frequency words assist l anguage acquisition. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 81-86). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Jost, E. & Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Statistical learning as a domain-general mechanism of entrenchment. In H.-J. Schmid (Ed.), Entrenchment, memory and automaticity: The psychology of linguistic knowledge and language learning (pp. 227-244). Boston: APA and Walter de Gruyter.

Mueller, K.L., Murray, J.C., Michaelson, J.J., Christiansen, M.H., Reilly, S. & Tomblin, J.B. (2016). Common genetic variants in FOXP2 are not associated with individual differences in language development. PLoS ONE 11(4): e0152576.

Vuong, L.C., Meyer, A.S. & Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Concurrent learning of adjacent and nonadjacent dependencies. Language Learning, 66, 8-30.

Weber, K., Christiansen, M.H., Petersson, K., Indefrey, P. & Hagoort, P. (2016). fMRI syntactic and lexical repetition effects reveal the initial stages of learning a new language. Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 6872-6880.

Caldwell-Harris, C., Ladd, R., Dediu, D., Biller, A. & Christiansen, M.H. (2015) Factors influencing sensitivity to lexical tone in an artificial language: Implications for L2 learning. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 37, 335-357.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2015). The language faculty that wasn’t: A usage-based account of natural language recursion. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1182. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01182.

Dingemanse, M., Blasi, D., Lupyan, G., Christiansen, M.H. & Monaghan, P. (2015). Arbitrariness, iconicity and systematicity in language.Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 19, 603–615.

Frost, R., Armstrong, B.C., Siegelman, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2015). Domain generality vs. modality specificity: The paradox of statistical learning. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 19, 117-125.

McCauley, S.M., Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2015). Language emergence in development: A computational perspective. In B. MacWhinney & W. O’Grady (Eds.), The handbook of language emergence (pp. 415-436). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Onnis, L., Destrebecqz, A., Christiansen, M.H., Chater, N. & Cleeremans, A. (2015). Implicit learning of non-adjacent dependencies: A graded, associative account. To appear in P. Rebuschat (Ed.), Implicit and explicit learning of languages (pp. 213-245). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Arnon, I. & Christiansen, M.H. (2014). Chunk-based language acquisition. In P. Brooks & V. Kempe (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Language Development (pp. 88-90). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Christiansen, M.H. (2014s). Evolutionary perspectives on language development. In P. Brooks & V. Kempe (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Language Development (pp. 206-209). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Christiansen, M.H. & Mueller, R.-A. (2014). Cultural recycling of neural substrates during language evolution and development. In M.S. Gazzaniga & G.R. Mangun (Eds.), The Cognitive Neurosciences V (pp. 88-90). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Hsu, H.J., Tomblin, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2014). Impaired statistical learning of non-adjacent dependencies in adolescents with specific language impairment. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:175. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00175.

McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2014). Acquiring formulaic language: A computational model. Mental Lexicon, 9, 419-436.

McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2014). Prospects for usage-based computational models of grammatical development: Argument structure and semantic roles Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 5, 489-499.

McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2014). Reappraising lexical specificity in children's early syntactic combinations. In Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1000-1005). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Monaghan, P., Shillcock, R.C., Christiansen, M.H. & Kirby, S. (in press). How arbitrary is language? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.

Mitchel, A.D., Christiansen, M.H. & Weiss, D.J. (2014). Multimodal integration in statistical learning: Evidence from the McGurk illusion. Frontiers in Psychology, 5: 407. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00407.

Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2014). Multiple cues in language acquisition. In P. Brooks & V. Kempe (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Language Development (pp. 389-392). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

St. Clair, M., Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2014). Acquisition of grammatical categories. In P. Brooks & V. Kempe (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Language Development (pp. 253-255). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Baronchelli, A., Ferrer i Cancho,, R., Pastor-Satorras, R., Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2013). Networks in cognitive science. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 17, 348-360.

Christiansen, M.H. (2013). Language has evolved to depend on multiple-cue integration. In R. Botha & M. Everaert (Eds.), The evolutionary emergence of human language. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Christiansen, M.H. (2013). Modeling cultural evolution: Language acquisition as multiple-cue integration. In C. Lefebvre, B. Comrie & H. Cohen (Eds.), New Perspectives on the origins of language (pp. 487–504). Amsterdam, the Netherlands: John Benjamins.

McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2013). Towards a unified account of comprehension and production in language development. Behavioral and Brain Sciences [commentary].

Misyak, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2012). Statistical learning and language: An individual differences study. Language Learning, 62, 302-331.

Misyak, J.B., Goldstein, M.H. & Christiansen, M.H. (2012). Statistical-sequential learning in development. In P. Rebuschat & J. Williams (Eds.), Statistical learning and language acquisition (pp. 13-54). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Van den Bos, E., Christiansen, M.H. & Misyak, J.B. (2012). Statistical learning of probabilistic nonadjacent dependencies by multiple-cue integration. Journal of Memory and Language, 67, 507-520.

Christiansen, M.H. (2011). Connectionism and grammar. In P. Hogan (Ed.), The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences (pp. 202-203). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

de Vries, M.H., Christiansen, M.H. & Petersson, K.M. (2011). Learning recursion: Multiple nested and crossed dependencies. Biolinguistics, 5, 10-35.

Fitneva, S.A. & Christiansen, M.H. (2011). Looking in the wrong direction correlates with more accurate word learning. Cognitive Science, 35, 367-380.

Fitz, H., Chang, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2011). A connectionist account of the acquisition and processing of relative clauses. In E. Kidd (Ed.), The Acquisition of relative clauses: Processing, typology and function (TILAR Series) (pp. 39-60). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2011). Learning simple statistics for language comprehension and production: The CAPPUCCINO model. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1619-1624). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Misyak, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2011). Genetic variation and individual differences in language. To appear in E.V. Clark & I. Arnon (Eds.), Experience, variation and generalization. Learning a first language (TILAR Series) (pp. 223-238). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Monaghan, P., Christiansen, M.H. & Fitneva, S.A. (2011). The arbitrariness of the sign: Learning advantages from the structure of the vocabulary. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 140, 325-347.

Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2010). Language acquisition meets language evolution. Cognitive Science, 34, 1131-1157.

Christiansen, M.H., Dale, R. & Reali, F. (2010). Connectionist explorations of multiple-cue integration in syntax acquisition. In S.P. Johnson (Ed.), Neoconstructivism: The new science of cognitive development (pp. 87-108). New York: Oxford University Press.

Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2010). Words in puddles of sound: Modelling psycholinguistic effects in speech segmentation. Journal of Child Language, 37, 545-564.

St. Clair, M.C., Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2010). Learning grammatical categories from distributional cues: Flexible frames for language acquisition. Cognition, 116, 341–360.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2009). The myth of language universals and the myth of universal grammar. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 32, 452-453.

Christiansen, M.H. & MacDonald, M.C. (2009). A usage-based approach to recursion in sentence processing. Language Learning, 59 (Suppl. 1), 126-161.

Christiansen, M.H., Onnis, L. & Hockema, S.A. (2009). The secret is in the sound: From unsegmented speech to lexical categories. Developmental Science, 12, 388-395.

Fitneva, S.A., Christiansen, M.H. & Monaghan, P. (2009). From sound to syntax: Phonological constraints on children’s lexical categorization of new words. Journal of Child Language, 36, 967-997.

Kirby, S., Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2009). Syntax as an adaptation to the learner. In D. Bickerton & E. Szathmáry (Eds.), Biological foundations and origin of syntax. Strüngmann Forum Reports, Vol. 3 (pp. 325-343). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Reali, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2009). On the necessity of an interdisciplinary approach to language universals. In M.H. Christiansen, C. Collins & S. Edelman (Eds.), Language universals (pp. 266- 277). New York: Oxford University Press.

Tomblin, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2009). Explaining developmental communication disorders. In R. Paul & P. Flipsen (Eds.), Speech sound disorders in children. In honor of Lawrence D. Shriberg (pp. 35-49). San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2008). Integration of multiple probabilistic cues in syntax acquisition. In H. Behrens (Ed.), Trends in corpus research: Finding structure in data (TILAR Series) (pp. 139-163). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Onnis, L. & Christiansen, M.H. (2008). Lexical categories at the edge of the word. Cognitive Science, 32, 184-221.

Monaghan, P., Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2007). The Phonological-Distributional Coherence Hypothesis: Cross-linguistic evidence in language acquisition. Cognitive Psychology, 55, 259-305.

Reali, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2007). Processing of relative clauses is made easier by frequency of occurrence. Journal of Memory and Language, 57, 1-23.

Christiansen, M.H., Hockema, S.A. & Onnis, L. (2006). Using phoneme distributions to discover words and lexical categories in unsegmented speech. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 172-177). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H. & Monaghan, P. (2006). Discovering verbs through multiple-cue integration. In K. Hirsh-Pasek & R.M. Golinkoff (Eds.), Action meets words: How children learn verbs (pp. 88-107). New York: Oxford University Press.

Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2006). Why form-meaning mappings are not entirely arbitrary in language. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 1838-1843). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H., Conway, C.M. & Curtin, S. (2005). Multiple-cue integration in language acquisition: A connectionist model of speech segmentation and rule-like behavior. In J.W. Minett & W.S.-Y. Wang (Eds.), Language acquisition, change and emergence: Essay in evolutionary linguistics (pp. 205-249). Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press.

Christiansen, M.H. & Curtin, S. (2005). Integrating multiple cues in language acquisition: A computational study of early infant speech segmentation. In G. Houghton (Ed.), Connectionist models in cognitive psychology (pp. 347-372). Hove, U.K.: Psychology Press.

Curtin, S., Mintz, T.H. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). Stress changes the representational landscape: Evidence from word segmentation. Cognition, 96, 233-262.

Monaghan, P., Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). The differential role of phonological and distributional cues in grammatical categorisation. Cognition, 96, 143-182.

Onnis, L. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). New beginnings and happy endings: Psychological plausibility in computational models of language acquisition. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1678-1683). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Reali, F., & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). Uncovering the richness of the stimulus: Structure dependence and indirect statistical evidence. Cognitive Science, 29, 1007-1028.

Reali, F., Dale, R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). Colorless green ideas sleep furiously revisited: A statistical perspective. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1821-1826). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H. & Dale, R. (2004). The role of learning and development in the evolution of language. A connectionist perspective. In Kimbrough Oller, D., U. Griebel & K. Plunkett (Eds.), The Evolution of Communication Systems: A Comparative Approach. The Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology (pp. 90-109). Cambridge MA: MIT Press.

Dale, R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2004). Active and passive statistical learning: Exploring the role of feedback in artificial grammar learning and language. In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 262-267). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2004). What distributional information is useful and usable for language acquisition? In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 963-968). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Reali, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2004). Structure dependence in language acquisition: Uncovering the richness of the stimulus. In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1131-1136). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H., Conway, C.M. & Ellefson, M.R. (2003). Raising the bar for connectionist modeling of cognitive developmental disorders. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25, 752-753.

Kirby, S. & Christiansen, M.H. (2003). From language learning to language evolution. In M.H. Christiansen & Kirby, S. (Eds.), Language evolution (pp. 272-294). Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press.

Monaghan, P., Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2003). Inequality between the classes: Phonological and distributional typicality as predictors of lexical processing. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pp. 810-815). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Reali, F., Christiansen, M.H. & Monaghan, P. (2003). Phonological and distributional cues in syntax acquisition: Scaling up the connectionist approach to multiple-cue integration. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 970-975). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Lupyan, G. & Christiansen, M.H. (2002). Case, word order, and language learnability: Insights from connectionist modeling. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 596-601). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2001). Connectionist psycholinguistics: Capturing the empirical data. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 5, 82-88.

Christiansen, M.H. & Dale, R. (2001). Integrating distributional, prosodic and phonological information in a connectionist model of language acquisition. In Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 220-225). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H., Conway, C.M. & Curtin, S. (2000). A connectionist single-mechanism account of rule-like behavior in infancy. In The Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 83-88). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Ellefson, M.R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2000b). Subjacency constraints without universal grammar: Evidence from artificial language learning and connectionist modeling. In The Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 645-650). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H. & Curtin, S.L. (1999). Transfer of learning: Rule acquisition or statistical learning? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 3, 289-290.

Christiansen, M.H. & Curtin, S.L. (1999). The power of statistical learning: No need for algebraic rules. In The Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 114-119). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H. (1998). Improving learning and generalization in neural networks through the acquisition of multiple related functions. In J.A. Bullinaria, D.G. Glasspool & G. Houghton (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop: Connectionist Representations (pp. 58-70). London: Springer-Verlag.

Christiansen, M.H., Allen, J. & Seidenberg, M.S. (1998). Learning to segment speech using multiple cues: A connectionist model. Language and Cognitive Processes, 13, 221-268.

Christiansen, M.H. & Allen, J. (1997). Coping with variation in speech segmentation. In A. Sorace, C. Heycock & R. Shillcock (Eds.), Proceedings of GALA 1997: Language Acquisition: Knowledge Representation and Processing (pp. 327-332). University of Edinburgh Press.

Christiansen, M.H. & Devlin, J.T. (1997). Recursive inconsistencies are hard to learn: A connectionist perspective on universal word order correlations. In Proceedings of the 19th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 113-118). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Seidenberg, M.S., Allen, J. & Christiansen, M.H. (1997). Probabilistic constraints in language acquisition. In A. Sorace, C. Heycock & R. Shillcock (Eds.), Proceedings of GALA 1997: Language Acquisition: Knowledge Representation and Processing (pp. 382-387). University of Edinburgh Press.

Allen, J. & Christiansen, M.H. (1996). Integrating multiple cues in word segmentation: A connectionist model using hints. In Proceedings of the 18th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 370-375). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (1994). Generalization and connectionist language learning. Mind and Language, 9, 273-287.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (1992). Connectionism, learning and meaning. Connection Science, 4, 227-252.


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