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How much exposure to English is necessary for a bilingual toddler to perform like a monolingual peer in language tests?
Background: Bilingual children are under-referred due to an ostensible expectation that they lag behind their monolingual peers in their English acquisition. The recommendations of the Royal College of Speech and Language ...
Shifts in ownership toward high-powered motorcycles and its effects on public health
Objectives. We assessed whether policies designed to safeguard young motorcyclists would be effective given shifts in ownership toward high-powered motorcycles. Methods. We investigated population-wide motor vehicle driver ...
Group Analysis in Practice: Narrative Approaches
Communicative function and prosodic form in speech timing
Listeners can use variation in speech segment duration to interpret the structure of spoken utterances, but there is no systematic description of how speakers manipulate timing for communicative ends. Here I propose a ...
Call to claim your prize: Perceived benefits and risk drive intention to comply in a mass marketing scam.
(American Psychological Association, 2018-06)
Mass marketing scams extract an enormous toll, yet the literature on scams is just emerging. In Experiment 1, 211 adults reviewed a solicitation and rated their intention of contacting an "activation number" for a prize. ...
Gestures and words in naming: Evidence from cross-linguistic and cross-cultural comparison
We report on an analysis of spontaneous gesture production in 2-year-old children who come from three countries (Italy, UK and Australia) and whom speak two languages (Italian and English), in an attempt to tease apart the ...