Laura L. Namy - Publications

Psychology Emory University, Atlanta, GA 
Child language acquisition

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Year Citation  Score
2019 Tzeng CY, Namy LL, Nygaard LC. Communicative Context Affects Use of Referential Prosody. Cognitive Science. 43: e12799. PMID 31742754 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12799  0.747
2018 Kimura K, Hunley SB, Namy LL. Children's use of comparison and function in novel object categorization. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 170: 161-176. PMID 29477094 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jecp.2017.12.016  0.426
2017 Revill KP, Namy LL, Nygaard LC. Eye Movements Reveal Persistent Sensitivity to Sound Symbolism During Word Learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. PMID 29094990 DOI: 10.1037/Xlm0000476  0.731
2017 Tzeng CY, Nygaard LC, Namy LL. Developmental change in children's sensitivity to sound symbolism. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 160: 107-118. PMID 28433821 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jecp.2017.03.004  0.809
2017 Tzeng CY, Duan J, Namy LL, Nygaard LC. Prosody in speech as a source of referential information Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 33: 512-526. DOI: 10.1080/23273798.2017.1391400  0.711
2017 Kenner BB, Terry NP, Friehling AH, Namy LL. Phonemic awareness development in 2.5- and 3.5-year-old children: an examination of emergent, receptive, knowledge and skills Reading and Writing. 30: 1575-1594. DOI: 10.1007/S11145-017-9738-0  0.751
2016 Tzeng CY, Nygaard LC, Namy LL. The Specificity of Sound Symbolic Correspondences in Spoken Language. Cognitive Science. PMID 28032652 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12474  0.786
2015 Dayanim S, Namy LL. Infants learn baby signs from video. Child Development. 86: 800-11. PMID 25622926 DOI: 10.1111/Cdev.12340  0.402
2014 Suanda SH, Mugwanya N, Namy LL. Cross-situational statistical word learning in young children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 126: 395-411. PMID 25015421 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jecp.2014.06.003  0.794
2014 Revill KP, Namy LL, DeFife LC, Nygaard LC. Cross-linguistic sound symbolism and crossmodal correspondence: Evidence from fMRI and DTI. Brain and Language. 128: 18-24. PMID 24316238 DOI: 10.1016/J.Bandl.2013.11.002  0.722
2013 Suanda SH, Namy LL. The Organization of Words and Symbolic Gestures in 18-Month-Olds' Lexicons: Evidence from a Disambiguation Task. Infancy : the Official Journal of the International Society On Infant Studies. 18: 276-288. PMID 23539273 DOI: 10.1111/J.1532-7078.2012.00131.X  0.792
2013 Suanda SH, Namy LL. Young word learners' interpretations of words and symbolic gestures within the context of ambiguous reference. Child Development. 84: 143-53. PMID 22957802 DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-8624.2012.01847.X  0.822
2013 Suanda SH, Walton KM, Broesch T, Kolkin L, Namy LL. Why Two-Year-Olds Fail to Learn Gestures as Object Labels: Evidence from Looking Time and Forced-Choice Measures Language Learning and Development. 9: 50-65. DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2012.723189  0.789
2012 Herold DS, Nygaard LC, Namy LL. Say it like you mean it: mothers' use of prosody to convey word meaning. Language and Speech. 55: 423-36. PMID 23094322 DOI: 10.1177/0023830911422212  0.757
2012 Suanda SH, Namy LL. Detailed behavioral analysis as a window into cross-situational word learning. Cognitive Science. 36: 545-59. PMID 22257004 DOI: 10.1111/J.1551-6709.2011.01218.X  0.777
2012 Namy LL. Getting Specific: Early General Mechanisms Give Rise to Domain-Specific Expertise in Word Learning Language Learning and Development. 8: 47-60. DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2011.617235  0.526
2011 Herold DS, Nygaard LC, Chicos KA, Namy LL. The developing role of prosody in novel word interpretation. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 108: 229-41. PMID 21035127 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jecp.2010.09.005  0.762
2010 Graham SA, Namy LL, Gentner D, Meagher K. The role of comparison in preschoolers' novel object categorization. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 107: 280-90. PMID 20643266 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jecp.2010.04.017  0.371
2010 Namy LL, Clepper LE. The differing roles of comparison and contrast in children's categorization. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 107: 291-305. PMID 20609449 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jecp.2010.05.013  0.438
2009 Nygaard LC, Herold DS, Namy LL. The semantics of prosody: acoustic and perceptual evidence of prosodic correlates to word meaning. Cognitive Science. 33: 127-46. PMID 21585466 DOI: 10.1111/J.1551-6709.2008.01007.X  0.748
2009 Nygaard LC, Cook AE, Namy LL. Sound to meaning correspondences facilitate word learning. Cognition. 112: 181-6. PMID 19447384 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2009.04.001  0.751
2008 Namy LL. Recognition of iconicity doesn't come for free. Developmental Science. 11: 841-6. PMID 19046152 DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-7687.2008.00732.X  0.474
2008 Namy LL. Early Word Learning and Other Seemingly Symbolic Behaviors Learning and the Infant Mind. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0010  0.341
2008 Namy LL, Vallas R, Knight-Schwarz J. Linking parent input and child receptivity to symbolic gestures Gesture. 8: 302-324. DOI: 10.1075/Gest.8.3.03Nam  0.354
2008 Namy LL, Nygaard LC. Perceptual-motor constraints on sound-to-meaning correspondence in language Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31: 528-529. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X08005190  0.682
2007 Sheehan EA, Namy LL, Mills DL. Developmental changes in neural activity to familiar words and gestures. Brain and Language. 101: 246-59. PMID 17250885 DOI: 10.1016/J.Bandl.2006.11.008  0.519
2006 Herold DS, Namy LL, Nygaard LC. Prosodic correlates to meaning in infant‐directed speech The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 120: 3092-3092. DOI: 10.1121/1.4787499  0.738
2006 Gentner D, Namy LL. Analogical processes in language learning Current Directions in Psychological Science. 15: 297-301. DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-8721.2006.00456.X  0.458
2004 Namy LL, Nolan SA. Characterizing changes in parent labelling and gesturing and their relation to early communicative development. Journal of Child Language. 31: 821-35. PMID 15658747 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000904006543  0.349
2004 Namy LL, Campbell AL, Tomasello M. The changing role of iconicity in non-verbal symbol learning: A U-shaped trajectory in the acquisition of arbitrary gestures Journal of Cognition and Development. 5: 37-57. DOI: 10.1207/S15327647Jcd0501_3  0.658
2004 Namy L. Contemporary Research in Symbolic Development: Factors Influencing Acquisition in Typically Developing Children Perspectives On Augmentative and Alternative Communication. 13: 7-10. DOI: 10.1044/Aac13.3.7  0.357
2003 Campbell AL, Namy LL. The role of social-referential context in verbal and nonverbal symbol learning. Child Development. 74: 549-63. PMID 12705572 DOI: 10.1111/1467-8624.7402015  0.645
2002 Namy LL, Waxman SR. Patterns of spontaneous production of novel words and gestures within an experimental setting in children ages 1;6 and 2;2. Journal of Child Language. 29: 911-21. PMID 12471979 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000902005305  0.744
2002 Namy LL, Gentner D. Making a silk purse out of two sow's ears: young children's use of comparison in category learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 131: 5-15. PMID 11900103 DOI: 10.1037/0096-3445.131.1.5  0.427
2002 Namy LL, Nygaard LC, Sauerteig D. Gender differences in vocal accommodation: The role of perception Journal of Language and Social Psychology. 21: 422-432+454. DOI: 10.1177/026192702237958  0.601
2001 Namy LL. What's in a Name When It Isn't a Word? 17-Month-Olds' Mapping of Nonverbal Symbols to Object Categories. Infancy : the Official Journal of the International Society On Infant Studies. 2: 73-86. PMID 33451221 DOI: 10.1207/S15327078IN0201_5  0.361
2001 Namy LL. What's in a Name When It Isn't a Word? 17-Month-Olds' Mapping of Nonverbal Symbols to Object Categories Infancy. 2: 73-86. DOI: 10.1207/S15327078In0201_5  0.463
2000 Namy LL, Waxman SR. Naming and Exclaiming: Infants' Sensitivity to Naming Contexts Journal of Cognition and Development. 1: 405-428. DOI: 10.1207/S15327647Jcd0104_03  0.662
2000 Namy LL, Acredolo L, Goodwyn S. Verbal labels and gestural routines in parental communication with young children Journal of Nonverbal Behavior. 24: 63-79. DOI: 10.1023/A:1006601812056  0.407
1999 Gentner D, Namy LL. Comparison in the Development of Categories Cognitive Development. 14: 487-513. DOI: 10.1016/S0885-2014(99)00016-7  0.544
1998 Namy LL, Waxman SR. Words and gestures: infants' interpretations of different forms of symbolic reference. Child Development. 69: 295-308. PMID 9586206 DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-8624.1998.Tb06189.X  0.708
1997 Gershkoff-Stowe L, Thal DJ, Smith LB, Namy LL. Categorization and Its Developmental Relation to Early Language. Child Development. 68: 843-859. PMID 29106722 DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-8624.1997.Tb01966.X  0.515
1997 Waxman SR, Namy LL. Challenging the notion of a thematic preference in young children. Developmental Psychology. 33: 555-67. PMID 9149935 DOI: 10.1037//0012-1649.33.3.555  0.646
1997 Namy LL, Smith LB, Gershkoff-Stowe L. Young children's discovery of spatial classification Cognitive Development. 12: 163-184. DOI: 10.1016/S0885-2014(97)90011-3  0.391
1997 Gershkoff-Stowe L, Thal DJ, Smith LB, Namy LL. Categorization and Its Developmental Relation to Early Language Child Development. 68: 843-859.  0.333
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