Michael C. Frank - Publications

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 
Language acquisition, number, language and thought

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2022 Hawkins RD, Franke M, Frank MC, Goldberg AE, Smith K, Griffiths TL, Goodman ND. From partners to populations: A hierarchical Bayesian account of coordination and convention. Psychological Review. PMID 35420850 DOI: 10.1037/rev0000348  0.553
2022 Lewis M, Mathur MB, VanderWeele TJ, Frank MC. The puzzling relationship between multi-laboratory replications and meta-analyses of the published literature. Royal Society Open Science. 9: 211499. PMID 35223059 DOI: 10.1098/rsos.211499  0.74
2021 Tsui ASM, Marchman VA, Frank MC. Building theories of consistency and variability in children's language development: A large-scale data approach. Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 61: 199-221. PMID 34266565 DOI: 10.1016/bs.acdb.2021.04.003  0.391
2021 Bohn M, Tessler MH, Merrick M, Frank MC. How young children integrate information sources to infer the meaning of words. Nature Human Behaviour. PMID 34211148 DOI: 10.1038/s41562-021-01145-1  0.328
2020 Yoon EJ, Tessler MH, Goodman ND, Frank MC. Polite Speech Emerges From Competing Social Goals. Open Mind : Discoveries in Cognitive Science. 4: 71-87. PMID 33225196 DOI: 10.1162/opmi_a_00035  0.627
2020 Hembacher E, deMayo B, Frank MC. Children's Social Information Seeking is Sensitive to Referential Ambiguity. Child Development. PMID 32767767 DOI: 10.1111/Cdev.13427  0.396
2020 Fourtassi A, Regan S, Frank MC. Continuous developmental change explains discontinuities in word learning. Developmental Science. e13018. PMID 32654329 DOI: 10.1111/Desc.13018  0.476
2020 Sheskin M, Scott K, Mills CM, Bergelson E, Bonawitz E, Spelke ES, Fei-Fei L, Keil FC, Gweon H, Tenenbaum JB, Jara-Ettinger J, Adolph KE, Rhodes M, Frank MC, Mehr SA, et al. Online Developmental Science to Foster Innovation, Access, and Impact. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. PMID 32624386 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tics.2020.06.004  0.742
2020 Fourtassi A, Bian Y, Frank MC. The Growth of Children's Semantic and Phonological Networks: Insight From 10 Languages. Cognitive Science. 44: e12847. PMID 32621305 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12847  0.488
2020 Hawkins RD, Frank MC, Goodman ND. Characterizing the Dynamics of Learning in Repeated Reference Games. Cognitive Science. 44: e12845. PMID 32496603 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12845  0.704
2020 Lewis M, Cristiano V, Lake BM, Kwan T, Frank MC. The role of developmental change and linguistic experience in the mutual exclusivity effect. Cognition. 198: 104191. PMID 32143015 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2020.104191  0.801
2020 Fourtassi A, Frank MC. How optimal is word recognition under multimodal uncertainty? Cognition. 199: 104092. PMID 32135386 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2019.104092  0.389
2020 Peloquin BN, Goodman ND, Frank MC. The Interactions of Rational, Pragmatic Agents Lead to Efficient Language Structure and Use. Topics in Cognitive Science. 12: 433-445. PMID 32023005 DOI: 10.1111/Tops.12489  0.669
2020 Mahowald K, Kachergis G, Frank MC. What counts as an exemplar model, anyway? A commentary on Ambridge (2020) First Language. 40: 608-611. DOI: 10.1177/0142723720905920  0.391
2020 Byers-Heinlein K, Bergmann C, Davies C, Frank MC, Hamlin JK, Kline M, Kominsky JF, Kosie JE, Lew-Williams C, Liu L, Mastroberardino M, Singh L, Waddell CPG, Zettersten M, Soderstrom M. Building a collaborative psychological science: Lessons learned from ManyBabies 1. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie Canadienne. 61: 349-363. DOI: 10.1037/Cap0000216  0.344
2019 MacDonald K, Marchman VA, Fernald A, Frank MC. Children flexibly seek visual information to support signed and spoken language comprehension. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. PMID 31750713 DOI: 10.1037/Xge0000702  0.465
2019 Braginsky M, Yurovsky D, Marchman VA, Frank MC. Consistency and Variability in Children's Word Learning Across Languages. Open Mind : Discoveries in Cognitive Science. 3: 52-67. PMID 31517175 DOI: 10.1162/Opmi_A_00026  0.818
2019 Yoon EJ, Frank MC. The role of salience in young children's processing of ad hoc implicatures. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 186: 99-116. PMID 31220753 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jecp.2019.04.008  0.341
2019 Sanchez A, Meylan SC, Braginsky M, MacDonald KE, Yurovsky D, Frank MC. childes-db: A flexible and reproducible interface to the child language data exchange system. Behavior Research Methods. PMID 30623390 DOI: 10.3758/S13428-018-1176-7  0.789
2019 Bohn M, Frank MC. The Pervasive Role of Pragmatics in Early Language Annual Review of Developmental Psychology. 1: 223-249. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-devpsych-121318-085037  0.406
2018 Lewis ML, Frank MC. Still Suspicious: The Suspicious-Coincidence Effect Revisited. Psychological Science. 956797618794931. PMID 30321091 DOI: 10.1177/0956797618794931  0.788
2018 Frank MC. With Great Data Comes Great (Theoretical) Opportunity. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. PMID 29903691 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tics.2018.05.011  0.465
2018 Bergmann C, Tsuji S, Piccinini PE, Lewis ML, Braginsky M, Frank MC, Cristia A. Promoting Replicability in Developmental Research Through Meta-analyses: Insights From Language Acquisition Research. Child Development. PMID 29736962 DOI: 10.1111/Cdev.13079  0.778
2018 Srinivasan M, Wagner K, Frank MC, Barner D. The Role of Design and Training in Artifact Expertise: The Case of the Abacus and Visual Attention. Cognitive Science. PMID 29687463 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12611  0.313
2018 Nordmeyer AE, Frank MC. Early Understanding of Pragmatic Principles in Children’s Judgments of Negative Sentences Language Learning and Development. 14: 262-278. DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2018.1463850  0.352
2017 Frank MC, Bergelson E, Bergmann C, Cristia A, Floccia C, Gervain J, Hamlin JK, Hannon EE, Kline M, Levelt C, Lew-Williams C, Nazzi T, Panneton R, Rabagliati H, Soderstrom M, et al. A Collaborative Approach to Infant Research: Promoting Reproducibility, Best Practices, and Theory-Building. Infancy : the Official Journal of the International Society On Infant Studies. 22: 421-435. PMID 31772509 DOI: 10.1111/Infa.12182  0.719
2017 Tessler MH, Goodman ND, Frank MC. Avoiding frostbite: It helps to learn from others. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 40: e279. PMID 29342698 DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X17000280  0.656
2017 Horowitz AC, Schneider RM, Frank MC. The Trouble With Quantifiers: Exploring Children's Deficits in Scalar Implicature. Child Development. PMID 29285759 DOI: 10.1111/Cdev.13014  0.378
2017 Räsänen O, Doyle G, Frank MC. Pre-linguistic segmentation of speech into syllable-like units. Cognition. 171: 130-150. PMID 29156241 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2017.11.003  0.45
2017 MacDonald K, Yurovsky D, Frank MC. Social cues modulate the representations underlying cross-situational learning. Cognitive Psychology. 94: 67-84. PMID 28288392 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cogpsych.2017.02.003  0.769
2017 Yurovsky D, Case S, Frank MC. Preschoolers Flexibly Adapt to Linguistic Input in a Noisy Channel. Psychological Science. 28: 132-140. PMID 28078978 DOI: 10.1177/0956797616668557  0.759
2017 Meylan SC, Frank MC, Roy BC, Levy R. The Emergence of an Abstract Grammatical Category in Children's Early Speech. Psychological Science. 956797616677753. PMID 28074675 DOI: 10.1177/0956797616677753  0.459
2017 Casillas M, Frank MC. The development of children’s ability to track and predict turn structure in conversation Journal of Memory and Language. 92: 234-253. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jml.2016.06.013  0.416
2016 Goodman ND, Frank MC. Pragmatic Language Interpretation as Probabilistic Inference. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. PMID 27692852 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tics.2016.08.005  0.698
2016 Lewis ML, Frank MC. Linguistic structure emerges through the interaction of memory constraints and communicative pressures. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 39: e82. PMID 27562423 DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X15000874  0.783
2016 Lewis ML, Frank MC. Understanding the effect of social context on learning: A replication of Xu and Tenenbaum (2007b). Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 145: e72-e80. PMID 27560856 DOI: 10.1037/Xge0000203  0.781
2016 Lewis ML, Frank MC. The length of words reflects their conceptual complexity. Cognition. 153: 182-195. PMID 27232162 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2016.04.003  0.796
2016 Horowitz AC, Frank MC. Children's Pragmatic Inferences as a Route for Learning About the World. Child Development. 87: 807-19. PMID 27189407 DOI: 10.1111/Cdev.12527  0.377
2016 Frank MC, Braginsky M, Yurovsky D, Marchman VA. Wordbank: an open repository for developmental vocabulary data. Journal of Child Language. 1-18. PMID 27189114 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000916000209  0.795
2016 Barner D, Alvarez G, Sullivan J, Brooks N, Srinivasan M, Frank MC. Learning Mathematics in a Visuospatial Format: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Mental Abacus Instruction. Child Development. PMID 27062391 DOI: 10.1111/Cdev.12515  0.303
2016 Ouyang L, Boroditsky L, Frank MC. Semantic Coherence Facilitates Distributional Learning. Cognitive Science. PMID 26988338 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12360  0.752
2016 Waskom ML, Frank MC, Wagner AD. Adaptive Engagement of Cognitive Control in Context-Dependent Decision Making. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). PMID 26733531 DOI: 10.1093/Cercor/Bhv333  0.301
2016 Frank MC, Sugarman E, Horowitz AC, Lewis ML, Yurovsky D. Using Tablets to Collect Data From Young Children Journal of Cognition and Development. 17: 1-17. DOI: 10.1080/15248372.2015.1061528  0.72
2015 Yurovsky D, Frank MC. Beyond naïve cue combination: salience and social cues in early word learning. Developmental Science. PMID 26575408 DOI: 10.1111/Desc.12349  0.762
2015 Roy BC, Frank MC, DeCamp P, Miller M, Roy D. Predicting the birth of a spoken word. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: 12663-8. PMID 26392523 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1419773112  0.499
2015 Yurovsky D, Frank MC. An integrative account of constraints on cross-situational learning. Cognition. 145: 53-62. PMID 26302052 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2015.07.013  0.771
2015 Phillips J, Ong DC, Surtees AD, Xin Y, Williams S, Saxe R, Frank MC. A Second Look at Automatic Theory of Mind: Reconsidering Kovács, Téglás, and Endress (2010). Psychological Science. 26: 1353-67. PMID 26253550 DOI: 10.1177/0956797614558717  0.326
2015 Goodman ND, Frank MC, Griffiths TL, Tenenbaum JB, Battaglia PW, Hamrick JB. Relevant and robust: a response to Marcus and Davis (2013). Psychological Science. 26: 539-41. PMID 25749699 DOI: 10.1177/0956797614559544  0.759
2015 Horowitz AC, Frank MC. Young children's developing sensitivity to discourse continuity as a cue for inferring reference. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 129: 84-97. PMID 25279437 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jecp.2014.08.003  0.408
2015 Potts C, Lassiter D, Levy R, Frank MC. Embedded implicatures as pragmatic inferences under compositional lexical uncertainty Journal of Semantics. 33: 755-802. DOI: 10.1093/Jos/Ffv012  0.366
2015 Stiller AJ, Goodman ND, Frank MC. Ad-hoc Implicature in Preschool Children Language Learning and Development. 11: 176-190. DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2014.927328  0.633
2014 Yoon JM, Witthoft N, Winawer J, Frank MC, Everett DL, Gibson E. Cultural differences in perceptual reorganization in US and Pirahã adults. Plos One. 9: e110225. PMID 25411970 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0110225  0.712
2014 Frank MC, Goodman ND. Inferring word meanings by assuming that speakers are informative. Cognitive Psychology. 75: 80-96. PMID 25238461 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cogpsych.2014.08.002  0.699
2014 Rohde H, Frank MC. Markers of topical discourse in child-directed speech. Cognitive Science. 38: 1634-61. PMID 24731080 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12121  0.488
2014 Frank MC, Amso D, Johnson SP. Visual search and attention to faces during early infancy. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 118: 13-26. PMID 24211654 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jecp.2013.08.012  0.474
2014 Nordmeyer AE, Frank MC. The role of context in young children’s comprehension of negation Journal of Memory and Language. 77: 25-39. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jml.2014.08.002  0.406
2014 Frank MC, Tenenbaum JB. Corrigendum to "Three ideal observer models for rule learning in simple languages" [Cognition 120 (3) (2011) 360-371] Cognition. 132: 501. DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2014.03.003  0.619
2013 Frank MC. Throwing out the Bayesian baby with the optimal bathwater: response to Endress (2013). Cognition. 128: 417-23. PMID 23774636 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2013.04.010  0.379
2013 Kurumada C, Meylan SC, Frank MC. Zipfian frequency distributions facilitate word segmentation in context. Cognition. 127: 439-53. PMID 23558340 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2013.02.002  0.437
2013 Frank MC, Tenenbaum JB, Gibson E. Learning and long-term retention of large-scale artificial languages. Plos One. 8: e52500. PMID 23300975 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0052500  0.722
2013 Frank MC, Tenenbaum JB, Gibson E. Correction: Learning and long-term retention of large-scale artificial languages (PLoS ONE) Plos One. 8. DOI: 10.1371/Annotation/Fcf19F94-5F2C-4A5F-9A6F-3D880Bcdd850  0.678
2013 Luong M, Frank MC, Johnson M. Parsing entire discourses as very long strings: Capturing topic continuity in grounded language learning Transactions of the Association For Computational Linguistics. 1: 315-326. DOI: 10.1162/Tacl_A_00230  0.499
2013 Casillas M, Frank MC. Predictive processing during discourse comprehension The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 134: 4232-4232. DOI: 10.1121/1.4831550  0.354
2013 Frank MC, Tenenbaum JB, Fernald A. Social and Discourse Contributions to the Determination of Reference in Cross-Situational Word Learning Language Learning and Development. 9: 1-24. DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2012.707101  0.647
2013 Smith NJ, Goodman ND, Frank MC. Learning and using language via recursive pragmatic reasoning about other agents Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 0.661
2012 Frank MC, Vul E, Saxe R. Measuring the Development of Social Attention Using Free-Viewing. Infancy : the Official Journal of the International Society On Infant Studies. 17: 355-375. PMID 32693486 DOI: 10.1111/J.1532-7078.2011.00086.X  0.304
2012 Shafto P, Goodman ND, Frank MC. Learning From Others: The Consequences of Psychological Reasoning for Human Learning. Perspectives On Psychological Science : a Journal of the Association For Psychological Science. 7: 341-51. PMID 26168471 DOI: 10.1177/1745691612448481  0.778
2012 Frank MC, Goodman ND. Predicting pragmatic reasoning in language games. Science (New York, N.Y.). 336: 998. PMID 22628647 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1218633  0.653
2012 Frank MC, Fedorenko E, Lai P, Saxe R, Gibson E. Verbal interference suppresses exact numerical representation. Cognitive Psychology. 64: 74-92. PMID 22112644 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cogpsych.2011.10.004  0.697
2012 Shafto P, Goodman ND, Frank MC. Learning From Others: The Consequences of Psychological Reasoning for Human Learning Perspectives On Psychological Science. 7: 341-351. DOI: 10.1177/1745691612448481  0.746
2011 Frank MC, Tenenbaum JB. Three ideal observer models for rule learning in simple languages. Cognition. 120: 360-71. PMID 21130985 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2010.10.005  0.619
2011 Frank MC, Gibson E. Overcoming memory limitations in rule learning Language Learning and Development. 7: 130-148. DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2010.512522  0.571
2010 Frank MC, Goldwater S, Griffiths TL, Tenenbaum JB. Modeling human performance in statistical word segmentation. Cognition. 117: 107-25. PMID 20832060 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2010.07.005  0.734
2010 Frank MC, Vul E, Johnson SP. Infants' eye movements during free-viewing as a window into the development of attention Journal of Vision. 7: 998-998. DOI: 10.1167/7.9.998  0.433
2010 Hall-Haro C, Frank MC, Johnson SP. Infants' motion sensitivity predicts smooth pursuit performance but fails to predict perceptual completion Journal of Vision. 5: 452-452. DOI: 10.1167/5.8.452  0.371
2010 Frank M, Kenney A, Goodman N, Tenenbaum J, Torralba A, Oliva A. Predicting object and scene descriptions with an information-theoretic model of pragmatics Journal of Vision. 10: 1241-1241. DOI: 10.1167/10.7.1241  0.662
2009 Frank MC, Slemmer JA, Marcus GF, Johnson SP. Information from multiple modalities helps 5-month-olds learn abstract rules. Developmental Science. 12: 504-9. PMID 19635078 DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-7687.2008.00794.X  0.561
2009 Frank MC, Goodman ND, Tenenbaum JB. Using speakers' referential intentions to model early cross-situational word learning. Psychological Science. 20: 578-85. PMID 19389131 DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-9280.2009.02335.X  0.762
2009 Johnson SP, Fernandas KJ, Frank MC, Kirkham N, Marcus G, Rabagliati H, Slemmer JA. Abstract Rule Learning for Visual Sequences in 8- and 11-Month-Olds. Infancy : the Official Journal of the International Society On Infant Studies. 14: 2-18. PMID 19283080 DOI: 10.1080/15250000802569611  0.498
2009 Frank MC, Vul E, Johnson SP. Development of infants' attention to faces during the first year. Cognition. 110: 160-70. PMID 19114280 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2008.11.010  0.465
2009 Frank MC. Modeling word learning as communicative inference Conll 2009 - Proceedings of the Thirteenth Conference On Computational Natural Language Learning. 2.  0.3
2009 Frank MC, Goodman ND, Tenenbaum JB. A Bayesian framework for cross-situational word-learning Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 20 - Proceedings of the 2007 Conference 0.719
2009 Vul E, Frank MC, Tenenbaum JB, Alvarez G. Explaining human multiple object tracking as resource-constrained approximate inference in a dynamic probabilistic model Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 22 - Proceedings of the 2009 Conference. 1955-1963.  0.433
2008 Johnson SP, Davidow J, Hall-Haro C, Frank MC. Development of perceptual completion originates in information acquisition. Developmental Psychology. 44: 1214-24. PMID 18793055 DOI: 10.1037/A0013215  0.485
2008 Frank MC, Everett DL, Fedorenko E, Gibson E. Number as a cognitive technology: evidence from Pirahã language and cognition. Cognition. 108: 819-24. PMID 18547557 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2008.04.007  0.797
2008 Oppenheimer DM, Frank MC. A rose in any other font would not smell as sweet: effects of perceptual fluency on categorization. Cognition. 106: 1178-94. PMID 17618616 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2007.05.010  0.385
2008 Johnson SP, Amso D, Frank M, Shuwairi S. Perceptual Development in Infancy as the Foundation of Event Perception Understanding Events: From Perception to Action. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188370.003.0005  0.392
2007 Winawer J, Witthoft N, Frank MC, Wu L, Wade AR, Boroditsky L. Russian blues reveal effects of language on color discrimination. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 7780-5. PMID 17470790 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0701644104  0.704
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