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Prof Caroline Rowland BA PhD CPsychol AFBPsS

Professor Psychological Sciences

    Publications

    2018

    Aligning Developmental and Processing Accounts of Implicit and Statistical Learning. (Journal article)

    Peter, M. S., & Rowland, C. F. (2018). Aligning Developmental and Processing Accounts of Implicit and Statistical Learning.. Topics in cognitive science. doi:10.1111/tops.12396

    DOI: 10.1111/tops.12396

    2017

    Bridging between on-line linguistic adaptation and long-term language learning (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Janciauskas, M. (2017, September 29). Bridging between on-line linguistic adaptation and long-term language learning.

    Combining Language Corpora With Experimental and Computational Approaches for Language Acquisition Research (Journal article)

    Monaghan, P., & Rowland, C. F. (2017). Combining Language Corpora With Experimental and Computational Approaches for Language Acquisition Research. LANGUAGE LEARNING, 67, 14-39. doi:10.1111/lang.12221

    DOI: 10.1111/lang.12221

    Diversity not quantity in caregiver speech: Using computational modeling to isolate the effects of the quantity and the diversity of the input on vocabulary growth (Journal article)

    Jones, G., & Rowland, C. F. (2017). Diversity not quantity in caregiver speech: Using computational modeling to isolate the effects of the quantity and the diversity of the input on vocabulary growth. COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, 98, 1-21. doi:10.1016/j.cogpsych.2017.07.002

    DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2017.07.002

    Do two and three year old children use an incremental first-NP-as-agent bias to process active transitive and passive sentences?: A permutation analysis (Journal article)

    Abbot-Smith, K., Chang, F., Rowland, C., Ferguson, H., & Pine, J. (2017). Do two and three year old children use an incremental first-NP-as-agent bias to process active transitive and passive sentences?: A permutation analysis. PLOS ONE, 12(10). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0186129

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186129

    2016

    Is Passive Syntax Semantically Constrained? Evidence From Adult Grammaticality Judgment and Comprehension Studies (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Bidgood, A., Pine, J. M., Rowland, C. F., & Freudenthal, D. (2016). Is Passive Syntax Semantically Constrained? Evidence From Adult Grammaticality Judgment and Comprehension Studies. COGNITIVE SCIENCE, 40(6), 1435-1459. doi:10.1111/cogs.12277

    DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12277

    The retreat from overgeneralisation errors: A multiple-paradigm approach (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Bidgood, A. (2016, July 28). The retreat from overgeneralisation errors: A multiple-paradigm approach.

    2015

    Frequency effects in grammatical development: a cross-linguistic, functional approach to form-function mapping Response (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Kidd, E., Rowland, C. F., & Theakston, A. (2015). Frequency effects in grammatical development: a cross-linguistic, functional approach to form-function mapping Response. JOURNAL OF CHILD LANGUAGE, 42(2), 316-322. doi:10.1017/S0305000914000841

    DOI: 10.1017/S0305000914000841

    Preemption versus Entrenchment: Towards a Construction-General Solution to the Problem of the Retreat from Verb Argument Structure Overgeneralization (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Bidgood, A., Twomey, K., Pine, J., Rowland, C., & Freudenthal, D. (2015). Preemption versus Entrenchment: Towards a Construction-General Solution to the Problem of the Retreat from Verb Argument Structure Overgeneralization. PLoS One, 10(4). doi:10.1371/journal

    DOI: 10.1371/journal

    The ubiquity of frequency effects in first language acquisition (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Kidd, E., Rowland, C. F., & Theakston, A. L. (2015). The ubiquity of frequency effects in first language acquisition. JOURNAL OF CHILD LANGUAGE, 42(2), 239-273. doi:10.1017/S030500091400049X

    DOI: 10.1017/S030500091400049X

    When and how do children develop knowledge of verb argument structure? Evidence from verb bias effects in a structural priming task (Journal article)

    Peter, M., Chang, F., Pine, J. M., Blything, R., & Rowland, C. F. (2015). When and how do children develop knowledge of verb argument structure? Evidence from verb bias effects in a structural priming task. JOURNAL OF MEMORY AND LANGUAGE, 81, 1-15. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2014.12.002

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jml.2014.12.002

    2014

    Avoiding dative overgeneralisation errors: semantics, statistics or both? (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Pine, J. M., Rowland, C. F., Freudenthal, D., & Chang, F. (2014). Avoiding dative overgeneralisation errors: semantics, statistics or both?. LANGUAGE COGNITION AND NEUROSCIENCE, 29(2), 218-243. doi:10.1080/01690965.2012.738300

    DOI: 10.1080/01690965.2012.738300

    Preemption versus Entrenchment: Towards a Construction-General Solution to the Problem of the Retreat from Verb Argument Structure Overgeneralization (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Bidgood, A., Twomey, K. E., Pine, J. M., Rowland, C. F., & Freudenthal, D. (2015). Preemption versus Entrenchment: Towards a Construction-General Solution to the Problem of the Retreat from Verb Argument Structure Overgeneralization. PLOS ONE, 10(4). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0123723

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123723

    The Retreat from Locative Overgeneralisation Errors: A Novel Verb Grammaticality Judgment Study (Journal article)

    Bidgood, A., Ambridge, B., Pine, J. M., & Rowland, C. F. (2014). The Retreat from Locative Overgeneralisation Errors: A Novel Verb Grammaticality Judgment Study. PLOS ONE, 9(5). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0097634

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097634

    2013

    Experimental methods in studying child language acquisition (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., & Rowland, C. F. (2013). Experimental methods in studying child language acquisition. WILEY INTERDISCIPLINARY REVIEWS-COGNITIVE SCIENCE, 4(2), 149-168. doi:10.1002/wcs.1215

    DOI: 10.1002/wcs.1215

    The retreat from overgeneralization in child language acquisition: word learning, morphology, and verb argument structure (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Pine, J. M., Rowland, C. F., Chang, F., & Bidgood, A. (2013). The retreat from overgeneralization in child language acquisition: word learning, morphology, and verb argument structure. WILEY INTERDISCIPLINARY REVIEWS-COGNITIVE SCIENCE, 4(1), 47-62. doi:10.1002/wcs.1207

    DOI: 10.1002/wcs.1207

    2012

    'Competition all the way down: How children learn word order cues to sentence meaning' (Chapter)

    Rowland, C. F., Noble, C. H., & Chan, A. (2012). 'Competition all the way down: How children learn word order cues to sentence meaning'. In A. Malchukov, B. MacWhinney, & E. A. Moravcsik (Eds.), Competing Motivations (pp. 0-000). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Prediction in processing is a by-product of language learning (Journal article)

    Chang, F., Kidd, E., & Rowland, C. F. (2013). Prediction in processing is a by-product of language learning. BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES, 36(4), 350-351. doi:10.1017/S0140525X12002518

    DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X12002518

    Semantics versus statistics in the retreat from locative overgeneralization errors (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Pine, J. M., & Rowland, C. F. (2012). Semantics versus statistics in the retreat from locative overgeneralization errors. COGNITION, 123(2), 260-279. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2012.01.002

    DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2012.01.002

    THE ROLES OF VERB SEMANTICS, ENTRENCHMENT, AND MORPHOPHONOLOGY IN THE RETREAT FROM DATIVE ARGUMENT-STRUCTURE OVERGENERALIZATION ERRORS (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Pine, J. M., Rowland, C. F., & Chang, F. (2012). THE ROLES OF VERB SEMANTICS, ENTRENCHMENT, AND MORPHOPHONOLOGY IN THE RETREAT FROM DATIVE ARGUMENT-STRUCTURE OVERGENERALIZATION ERRORS. LANGUAGE, 88(1), 45-81. doi:10.1353/lan.2012.0000

    DOI: 10.1353/lan.2012.0000

    The development of abstract syntax: Evidence from structural priming and the lexical boost (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F., Chang, F., Ambridge, B., Pine, J. M., & Lieven, E. V. M. (2012). The development of abstract syntax: Evidence from structural priming and the lexical boost. COGNITION, 125(1), 49-63. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2012.06.008

    DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2012.06.008

    2011

    Children use verb semantics to retreat from overgeneralization errors: A novel verb grammaticality judgment study (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Pine, J. M., & Rowland, C. F. (2011). Children use verb semantics to retreat from overgeneralization errors: A novel verb grammaticality judgment study. COGNITIVE LINGUISTICS, 22(2), 303-323. doi:10.1515/COGL.2011.012

    DOI: 10.1515/COGL.2011.012

    Comprehension of Argument Structure and Semantic Roles: Evidence from English-Learning Children and the Forced-Choice Pointing Paradigm (Journal article)

    Noble, C. H., Rowland, C. F., & Pine, J. M. (2011). Comprehension of Argument Structure and Semantic Roles: Evidence from English-Learning Children and the Forced-Choice Pointing Paradigm. COGNITIVE SCIENCE, 35(5), 963-982. doi:10.1111/j.1551-6709.2011.01175.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2011.01175.x

    The Role of Syntactic Structure in Children's Sentence Comprehension: Evidence From the Dative (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F., & Noble, C. L. (2010). The Role of Syntactic Structure in Children's Sentence Comprehension: Evidence From the Dative. Language Learning and Development, 7(1), 55-75. doi:10.1080/15475441003769411

    DOI: 10.1080/15475441003769411

    2009

    A Semantics-Based Approach to the "No Negative Evidence" Problem (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Pine, J. M., Rowland, C. F., Jones, R. L., & Clark, V. (2009). A Semantics-Based Approach to the "No Negative Evidence" Problem. COGNITIVE SCIENCE, 33(7), 1301-1316. doi:10.1111/j.1551-6709.2009.01055.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2009.01055.x

    Introduction to Special Issue: Cognitive approaches to language acquisition (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F., & Theakston, A. L. (2009). Introduction to Special Issue: Cognitive approaches to language acquisition. Cognitive Linguistics (Special Issue), 20(3), 477-480.

    Predicting children's errors with negative questions: Testing a schema-combination account (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., & Rowland, C. F. (2009). Predicting children's errors with negative questions: Testing a schema-combination account. COGNITIVE LINGUISTICS, 20(2), 225-266. doi:10.1515/COGL.2009.014

    DOI: 10.1515/COGL.2009.014

    The Acquisition of Auxiliary Syntax: A Longitudinal Elicitation Study. Part 1: Auxiliary BE (Journal article)

    Theakston, A. L., & Rowland, C. F. (2009). The Acquisition of Auxiliary Syntax: A Longitudinal Elicitation Study. Part 1: Auxiliary BE. JOURNAL OF SPEECH LANGUAGE AND HEARING RESEARCH, 52(6), 1449-1470. doi:10.1044/1092-4388(2009/08-0037)

    DOI: 10.1044/1092-4388(2009/08-0037)

    The Acquisition of Auxiliary Syntax: A Longitudinal Elicitation Study. Part 2: The Modals and Auxiliary DO (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F., & Theakston, A. L. (2009). The Acquisition of Auxiliary Syntax: A Longitudinal Elicitation Study. Part 2: The Modals and Auxiliary DO. JOURNAL OF SPEECH LANGUAGE AND HEARING RESEARCH, 52(6), 1471-1492. doi:10.1044/1092-4388(2009/08-0037a)

    DOI: 10.1044/1092-4388(2009/08-0037a)

    The acquisition of questions with long-distance dependencies (Journal article)

    Dąbrowska, E., Rowland, C., & Theakston, A. (2009). The acquisition of questions with long-distance dependencies. Cognitive Linguistics, 20(3). doi:10.1515/COGL.2009.025

    DOI: 10.1515/COGL.2009.025

    Unlearning un-prefixation errors (Conference Paper)

    Ambridge, B., Freudenthal, D., Pine, J. M., Mills, R., Clark, V., & Rowland, C. F. (2009). Unlearning un-prefixation errors. In A. Howes, D. Peebles, & R. Cooper (Eds.), 9th International Conference on Cognitive Modelling (pp. 158-163). Manchester: ICCM.

    2008

    How big is big enough? Assessing the reliability of data from naturalistic samples (Chapter)

    Rowland, C. F., & Fletcher, S. L. (2008). How big is big enough? Assessing the reliability of data from naturalistic samples. In H. Behrens, A. De Houwer, & S. Gillis (Eds.), Corpora in Language Acquisition Research: History, Methods, Perspectives (pp. 1-24). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

    Is structure dependence an innate constraint? New experimental evidence from children's complex-question production (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Rowland, C. F., & Pine, J. M. (2008). Is structure dependence an innate constraint? New experimental evidence from children's complex-question production. COGNITIVE SCIENCE, 32(1), 222-255. doi:10.1080/03640210701703766

    DOI: 10.1080/03640210701703766

    The effect of verb semantic class and verb frequency (entrenchment) on children's and adults' graded judgements of argument-structure overgeneralization errors (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Pine, J. M., Rowland, C. F., & Young, C. R. (2008). The effect of verb semantic class and verb frequency (entrenchment) on children's and adults' graded judgements of argument-structure overgeneralization errors. COGNITION, 106(1), 87-129. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2006.12.015

    DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2006.12.015

    2007

    'Review of Dabrowska, E. (2004). Language, mind and brain: Some psychological and neurological constraints on theories of grammar. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press' (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F. (2007). 'Review of Dabrowska, E. (2004). Language, mind and brain: Some psychological and neurological constraints on theories of grammar. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press'. Unknown Journal, in press.

    Explaining errors in children's questions (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F. (2007). Explaining errors in children's questions. COGNITION, 104(1), 106-134. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2006.05.011

    DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2006.05.011

    2006

    Comparing different accounts of inversion errors in children's non-subject wh-questions: 'What experimental data can tell us?' (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Rowland, C. F., Theakston, A. L., & Tomasello, M. (2006). Comparing different accounts of inversion errors in children's non-subject wh-questions: 'What experimental data can tell us?'. JOURNAL OF CHILD LANGUAGE, 33(3), 519-557. doi:10.1017/S0305000906007513

    DOI: 10.1017/S0305000906007513

    Comparing different accounts of inversion errors in children's non-subject wh-questions: 'What experimental data can tell us?'. (Journal article)

    Ambridge, B., Rowland, C. F., Theakston, A. L., & Tomasello, M. (2006). Comparing different accounts of inversion errors in children's non-subject wh-questions: 'What experimental data can tell us?'.. Journal of child language, 33(3), 519-557.

    Note of clarification on the coding of light verbs in 'Semantic generality, input frequency and the acquisition of syntax' (Journal of Child Language 31, 61-99). (Journal article)

    Theakston, A. L., Lieven, E. V. M., Pine, J. M., & Rowland, C. F. (2006). Note of clarification on the coding of light verbs in 'Semantic generality, input frequency and the acquisition of syntax' (Journal of Child Language 31, 61-99).. Journal of child language, 33(1), 191-197.

    Note of clarification on the coding of light verbs in 'Semantic generality, input frequency and the acquisition of syntax' (Journal of Child Language 31, 611-99) (Journal article)

    Theakston, A. L., Lieven, E. V. M., Pine, J. M., & Rowland, C. F. (2006). Note of clarification on the coding of light verbs in 'Semantic generality, input frequency and the acquisition of syntax' (Journal of Child Language 31, 611-99). JOURNAL OF CHILD LANGUAGE, 33(1), 191-197. doi:10.1017/S0305000905007178

    DOI: 10.1017/S0305000905007178

    The effect of sampling on estimates of lexical specificity and error rates (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F., & Fletcher, S. L. (2006). The effect of sampling on estimates of lexical specificity and error rates. JOURNAL OF CHILD LANGUAGE, 33(4), 859-877. doi:10.1017/S0305000906007537

    DOI: 10.1017/S0305000906007537

    The effect of sampling on estimates of lexical specificity and error rates. (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F., & Fletcher, S. L. (2006). The effect of sampling on estimates of lexical specificity and error rates.. Journal of child language, 33(4), 859-877.

    2005

    Testing the Agreement/Tense Omission Model: why the data on children's use of non-nominative 3psg subjects count against the ATOM (Journal article)

    Pine, J. M., Rowland, C. F., Lieven, E. V. M., & Theakston, A. L. (2005). Testing the Agreement/Tense Omission Model: why the data on children's use of non-nominative 3psg subjects count against the ATOM. JOURNAL OF CHILD LANGUAGE, 32(2), 269-289. doi:10.1017/S0305000905006860

    DOI: 10.1017/S0305000905006860

    The acquisition of auxiliary syntax: BE and HAVE (Journal article)

    Theakston, A. L., Lieven, E. V. M., Pine, J. M., & Rowland, C. F. (2005). The acquisition of auxiliary syntax: BE and HAVE. Cognitive Linguistics, 16(1), 247-277.

    The incidence of error in young children's wh-questions (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F., Pine, J. M., Lieven, E. V. M., & Theakston, A. L. (2005). The incidence of error in young children's wh-questions. JOURNAL OF SPEECH LANGUAGE AND HEARING RESEARCH, 48(2), 384-404. doi:10.1044/1092-4388(2005/027)

    DOI: 10.1044/1092-4388(2005/027)

    2004

    Semantic generality, input frequency and the acquisition of syntax (Journal article)

    Theakston, A. L., Lieven, E. V. M., Pine, J. M., & Rowland, C. F. (2004). Semantic generality, input frequency and the acquisition of syntax. JOURNAL OF CHILD LANGUAGE, 31(1), 61-99. doi:10.1017/S0305000903005956

    DOI: 10.1017/S0305000903005956

    2003

    Children's comprehension of sentences with focus particles (Journal article)

    Paterson, K. B., Liversedge, S. P., Rowland, C., & Filik, R. (2003). Children's comprehension of sentences with focus particles. Cognition, 89(3), 263-294. doi:10.1016/S0010-0277(03)00126-4

    DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(03)00126-4

    Determinants of acquisition order in wh-questions: re-evaluating the role of caregiver speech (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F., Pine, J. M., Lieven, E. V. M., & Theakston, A. L. (2003). Determinants of acquisition order in wh-questions: re-evaluating the role of caregiver speech. JOURNAL OF CHILD LANGUAGE, 30(3), 609-635. doi:10.1017/S0305000903005695

    DOI: 10.1017/S0305000903005695

    First language acquisition. (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F. (2003). First language acquisition.. JOURNAL OF CHILD LANGUAGE, 30(4), 931-935. doi:10.1017/S0305000903225939

    DOI: 10.1017/S0305000903225939

    Review of M. Tomasello (Ed.) (2003). The new psychology of language: cognitive and functional approaches to language structure, Vol. 2. (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F. (2003). Review of M. Tomasello (Ed.) (2003). The new psychology of language: cognitive and functional approaches to language structure, Vol. 2.. Unknown Journal, 23, 368-371.

    The development of inversion in wh-questions: a reply to Van Valin (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F., & Pine, J. M. (2003). The development of inversion in wh-questions: a reply to Van Valin. JOURNAL OF CHILD LANGUAGE, 30(1), 197-212. doi:10.1017/S0305000902005445

    DOI: 10.1017/S0305000902005445

    The development of inversion in wh-questions: a reply to Van Valin. (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F., & Pine, J. M. (2003). The development of inversion in wh-questions: a reply to Van Valin.. Journal of child language, 30(1), 197-212.

    2002

    Going, going, gone: the acquisition of the verb 'go' (Journal article)

    Theakston, A. L., Lieven, E. V. M., Pine, J. M., & Rowland, C. F. (2002). Going, going, gone: the acquisition of the verb 'go'. JOURNAL OF CHILD LANGUAGE, 29(4), 783-811. doi:10.1017/S030500090200538X

    DOI: 10.1017/S030500090200538X

    Going, going, gone: the acquisition of the verb 'go'. (Journal article)

    Theakston, A. L., Lieven, E. V. M., Pine, J. M., & Rowland, C. F. (2002). Going, going, gone: the acquisition of the verb 'go'.. Journal of child language, 29(4), 783-811.

    2001

    The role of performance limitations in the acquisition of verb-argument structure: an alternative account. (Journal article)

    Theakston, A. L., Lieven, E. V., Pine, J. M., & Rowland, C. F. (2001). The role of performance limitations in the acquisition of verb-argument structure: an alternative account.. Journal of child language, 28(1), 127-152.

    2000

    Subject-auxiliary inversion errors and wh-question acquisition: 'what children do know'? (Journal article)

    Rowland, C. F., & Pine, J. M. (2000). Subject-auxiliary inversion errors and wh-question acquisition: 'what children do know'?. Journal of child language, 27(1), 157-181.

    The role of performance limitations in the acquisition of mixed verb argument structure at stage I (Chapter)

    Theakston, A. L., Lieven, E., Pine, E. V. M., & Rowland, C. F. (2000). The role of performance limitations in the acquisition of mixed verb argument structure at stage I. In M. Perkins, & S. Howard (Eds.), New Directions in Language Development and Disorders (pp. 119-128). New York: Plenum Press.

    The use and non-use of auxiliary BE (Chapter)

    Lieven, E. V. M., Theakston, A. L., Pine, J. M., & Rowland, C. F. (2000). The use and non-use of auxiliary BE. In E. Clark (Ed.), Proceedings of the 13th Annual Child Language Research Forum (pp. 51-58). Stanford: CSLI Publications.

    1999

    Review of Brent, M.R. (Ed). (1997). Computational approaches to language acquisition. (Journal article)

    Pine, J. M., Gobet, F. R., & Rowland, C. F. (1999). Review of Brent, M.R. (Ed). (1997). Computational approaches to language acquisition.. Unknown Journal, 26, 187-215.

    1998

    Comparing different models of the development of the English verb category (Journal article)

    Pine, J. M., Lieven, E. V. M., & Rowland, C. F. (1998). Comparing different models of the development of the English verb category. Linguistics, 36(4), 807-830.

    1997

    Stylistic variation at the 'single-word' stage: Relations between maternal speech characteristics and children's vocabulary composition and usage (Journal article)

    Pine, J. M., Lieven, E. V. M., & Rowland, C. F. (1997). Stylistic variation at the 'single-word' stage: Relations between maternal speech characteristics and children's vocabulary composition and usage. Child Development, 64, 807-819.

    1996

    Observational and checklist measures of vocabulary composition: What do they mean? (Journal article)

    Pine, J. M., Lieven, E. V. M., & Rowland, C. (1996). Observational and checklist measures of vocabulary composition: What do they mean?. Journal of Child Language, 23(3), 573-589.
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