Jenny R. Saffran - Publications

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI 
Developmental Psychology

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2022 Ruba AL, Pollak SD, Saffran JR. Acquiring Complex Communicative Systems: Statistical Learning of Language and Emotion. Topics in Cognitive Science. PMID 35398974 DOI: 10.1111/tops.12612  0.361
2022 Prescott KE, Mathée-Scott J, Reuter T, Edwards J, Saffran J, Ellis Weismer S. Predictive language processing in young autistic children. Autism Research : Official Journal of the International Society For Autism Research. PMID 35142078 DOI: 10.1002/aur.2684  0.821
2022 Bacon D, Saffran J. Role of speaker gender in toddler lexical processing. Infancy : the Official Journal of the International Society On Infant Studies. 27: 291-300. PMID 35064729 DOI: 10.1111/infa.12455  0.674
2021 Mathée-Scott J, Larson C, Venker C, Pomper R, Edwards J, Saffran J, Ellis Weismer S. Use of Mutual Exclusivity and its Relationship to Language Ability in Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. PMID 34714426 DOI: 10.1007/s10803-021-05321-0  0.826
2021 Bacon D, Weaver H, Saffran J. A Framework for Online Experimenter-Moderated Looking-Time Studies Assessing Infants' Linguistic Knowledge. Frontiers in Psychology. 12: 703839. PMID 34630211 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.703839  0.607
2021 Pomper R, Ellis Weismer S, Saffran J, Edwards J. Coarticulation facilitates lexical processing for toddlers with autism. Cognition. 214: 104799. PMID 34139478 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2021.104799  0.822
2021 Benitez VL, Saffran JR. Two for the price of one: Concurrent learning of words and phonotactic regularities from continuous speech. Plos One. 16: e0253039. PMID 34115799 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0253039  0.831
2020 Wang T, Potter CE, Saffran JR. Plasticity in second language learning: The case of Mandarin tones. Language Learning and Development : the Official Journal of the Society For Language Development. 16: 231-243. PMID 33716583 DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2020.1737072  0.832
2020 Venker CE, Mathée J, Neumann D, Edwards J, Saffran J, Ellis Weismer S. Competing Perceptual Salience in a Visual Word Recognition Task Differentially Affects Children With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Research : Official Journal of the International Society For Autism Research. PMID 33372400 DOI: 10.1002/aur.2457  0.824
2020 Zettersten M, Saffran JR. Sampling to learn words: Adults and children sample words that reduce referential ambiguity. Developmental Science. e13064. PMID 33206454 DOI: 10.1111/desc.13064  0.839
2020 Santolin C, Garcia GG, Zettersten M, Sebastian-Galles N, Saffran JR. Experience with research paradigms relates to infants' direction of preference. Infancy : the Official Journal of the International Society On Infant Studies. PMID 33111438 DOI: 10.1111/infa.12372  0.782
2020 Zettersten M, Potter CE, Saffran JR. Tuning in to non-adjacencies: Exposure to learnable patterns supports discovering otherwise difficult structures. Cognition. 202: 104283. PMID 32623134 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2020.104283  0.803
2020 Wang T, Potter CE, Saffran JR. Plasticity in Second Language Learning: The Case of Mandarin Tones Language Learning and Development. 16: 231-243. DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2020.1737072  0.825
2019 Santolin C, Russo S, Calignano G, Saffran JR, Valenza E. The role of prosody in infants' preference for speech: A comparison between speech and birdsong. Infancy : the Official Journal of the International Society On Infant Studies. 24: 827-833. PMID 32677275 DOI: 10.1111/Infa.12295  0.81
2019 Santolin C, Saffran JR. Non-Linguistic Grammar Learning by 12-Month-Old Infants: Evidence for Constraints on Learning. Journal of Cognition and Development : Official Journal of the Cognitive Development Society. 20: 433-441. PMID 32042276 DOI: 10.1080/15248372.2019.1604525  0.841
2019 Venker CE, Pomper R, Mahr T, Edwards J, Saffran J, Ellis Weismer S. Comparing Automatic Eye Tracking and Manual Gaze Coding Methods in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Research : Official Journal of the International Society For Autism Research. PMID 31622050 DOI: 10.1002/Aur.2225  0.767
2019 Benitez VL, Bulgarelli F, Byers-Heinlein K, Saffran JR, Weiss DJ. Statistical learning of multiple speech streams: A challenge for monolingual infants. Developmental Science. PMID 31444822 DOI: 10.1111/Desc.12896  0.844
2019 Breen E, Pomper R, Saffran J. Phonological Learning Influences Label-Object Mapping in Toddlers. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research : Jslhr. 1-10. PMID 31170356 DOI: 10.1044/2019_Jslhr-L-18-0131  0.849
2019 Pomper R, Ellis Weismer S, Saffran J, Edwards J. Specificity of Phonological Representations for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. PMID 31098924 DOI: 10.1007/S10803-019-04054-5  0.811
2019 Peng ZE, Hess C, Saffran JR, Edwards JR, Litovsky RY. Assessing Fine-Grained Speech Discrimination in Young Children With Bilateral Cochlear Implants. Otology & Neurotology : Official Publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology. PMID 30688756 DOI: 10.1097/Mao.0000000000002115  0.574
2018 Venker CE, Edwards J, Saffran JR, Ellis Weismer S. Thinking Ahead: Incremental Language Processing is Associated with Receptive Language Abilities in Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. PMID 30390172 DOI: 10.1007/S10803-018-3778-4  0.839
2018 Benitez VL, Saffran JR. Predictable Events Enhance Word Learning in Toddlers. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 30122525 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2018.06.017  0.814
2018 Pomper R, Saffran JR. Familiar Object Salience Affects Novel Word Learning. Child Development. PMID 29512135 DOI: 10.1111/Cdev.13053  0.816
2018 Zettersten M, Wojcik E, Benitez VL, Saffran J. The company objects keep: Linking referents together during cross-situational word learning. Journal of Memory and Language. 99: 62-73. PMID 29503502 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jml.2017.11.001  0.812
2017 Santolin C, Saffran JR. Constraints on Statistical Learning Across Species. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. PMID 29150414 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tics.2017.10.003  0.802
2017 Bulgarelli F, Benitez V, Saffran J, Byers-Heinlein K, Weiss DJ. Statistical Learning of Multiple Structures by 8-Month-Old Infants. Proceedings of the ... Annual Boston University Conference On Language Development. Boston University Conference On Language Development. 41: 128-139. PMID 28867929  0.811
2017 Potter CE, Saffran JR. Exposure to multiple accents supports infants' understanding of novel accents. Cognition. 166: 67-72. PMID 28554086 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2017.05.031  0.84
2017 Haebig E, Saffran JR, Ellis Weismer S. Statistical word learning in children with autism spectrum disorder and specific language impairment. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines. PMID 28464253 DOI: 10.1111/Jcpp.12734  0.852
2016 Potter CE, Wang T, Saffran JR. Second Language Experience Facilitates Statistical Learning of Novel Linguistic Materials. Cognitive Science. PMID 27988939 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12473  0.827
2016 Ellis Weismer S, Haebig E, Edwards J, Saffran J, Venker CE. Lexical Processing in Toddlers with ASD: Does Weak Central Coherence Play a Role? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. PMID 27696177 DOI: 10.1007/S10803-016-2926-Y  0.801
2016 McMillan BT, Saffran JR. Learning in Complex Environments: The Effects of Background Speech on Early Word Learning. Child Development. PMID 27441911 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12559  0.734
2016 Pomper R, Saffran JR. Roses Are Red, Socks Are Blue: Switching Dimensions Disrupts Young Children's Language Comprehension. Plos One. 11: e0158459. PMID 27355690 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0158459  0.833
2016 Cashon CH, Ha OR, Graf Estes K, Saffran JR, Mervis CB. Infants with Williams syndrome detect statistical regularities in continuous speech. Cognition. 154: 165-168. PMID 27299804 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2016.05.009  0.83
2016 Perry LK, Saffran JR. Is a Pink Cow Still a Cow? Individual Differences in Toddlers' Vocabulary Knowledge and Lexical Representations. Cognitive Science. PMID 27059812 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12370  0.654
2016 Venker CE, Haebig E, Edwards J, Saffran JR, Ellis Weismer S. Brief Report: Early Lexical Comprehension in Young Children with ASD: Comparing Eye-Gaze Methodology and Parent Report. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. PMID 26883646 DOI: 10.1007/S10803-016-2747-Z  0.791
2015 Potter CE, Saffran JR. The role of experience in children's discrimination of unfamiliar languages. Frontiers in Psychology. 6: 1587. PMID 26528230 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2015.01587  0.839
2015 Mahr T, McMillan BT, Saffran JR, Ellis Weismer S, Edwards J. Anticipatory coarticulation facilitates word recognition in toddlers. Cognition. 142: 345-50. PMID 26072992 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2015.05.009  0.821
2015 Wojcik EH, Saffran JR. Toddlers encode similarities among novel words from meaningful sentences. Cognition. 138: 10-20. PMID 25704579 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2015.01.015  0.77
2015 Hay JF, Graf Estes K, Wang T, Saffran JR. From flexibility to constraint: the contrastive use of lexical tone in early word learning. Child Development. 86: 10-22. PMID 25041105 DOI: 10.1111/Cdev.12269  0.768
2014 Wang T, Saffran JR. Statistical learning of a tonal language: the influence of bilingualism and previous linguistic experience. Frontiers in Psychology. 5: 953. PMID 25232344 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2014.00953  0.675
2014 Willits JA, Seidenberg MS, Saffran JR. Distributional structure in language: contributions to noun-verb difficulty differences in infant word recognition. Cognition. 132: 429-36. PMID 24908342 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2014.05.004  0.832
2013 Willits JA, Wojcik EH, Seidenberg MS, Saffran JR. Toddlers Activate Lexical Semantic Knowledge in the Absence of Visual Referents: Evidence from Auditory Priming. Infancy : the Official Journal of the International Society On Infant Studies. 18. PMID 24409090 DOI: 10.1111/Infa.12026  0.811
2013 Wojcik EH, Saffran JR. The ontogeny of lexical networks: toddlers encode the relationships among referents when learning novel words. Psychological Science. 24: 1898-905. PMID 23938274 DOI: 10.1177/0956797613478198  0.77
2013 Romberg AR, Saffran JR. All together now: concurrent learning of multiple structures in an artificial language. Cognitive Science. 37: 1290-320. PMID 23772795 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12050  0.824
2013 Venker CE, Eernisse ER, Saffran JR, Ellis Weismer S. Individual differences in the real-time comprehension of children with ASD. Autism Research : Official Journal of the International Society For Autism Research. 6: 417-32. PMID 23696214 DOI: 10.1002/Aur.1304  0.843
2013 Lany J, Saffran JR. Statistical Learning Mechanisms in Infancy Neural Circuit Development and Function in the Heathy and Diseased Brain. 231-248. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-397267-5.00034-0  0.768
2012 Romberg AR, Saffran JR. Expectancy learning from probabilistic input by infants. Frontiers in Psychology. 3: 610. PMID 23439947 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2012.00610  0.773
2012 Peretz I, Saffran J, Schön D, Gosselin N. Statistical learning of speech, not music, in congenital amusia. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1252: 361-7. PMID 22524380 DOI: 10.1111/J.1749-6632.2011.06429.X  0.52
2012 Lew-Williams C, Saffran JR. All words are not created equal: expectations about word length guide infant statistical learning. Cognition. 122: 241-6. PMID 22088408 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2011.10.007  0.77
2011 Lew-Williams C, Pelucchi B, Saffran JR. Isolated words enhance statistical language learning in infancy. Developmental Science. 14: 1323-9. PMID 22010892 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2011.01079.x  0.77
2011 Lany J, Saffran JR. Interactions between statistical and semantic information in infant language development. Developmental Science. 14: 1207-19. PMID 21884336 DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-7687.2011.01073.X  0.84
2011 Hay JF, Pelucchi B, Graf Estes K, Saffran JR. Linking sounds to meanings: infant statistical learning in a natural language. Cognitive Psychology. 63: 93-106. PMID 21762650 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2011.06.002  0.733
2011 Brandon M, Saffran JR. Apparent motion enhances visual rhythm discrimination in infancy. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 73: 1016-20. PMID 21327745 DOI: 10.3758/S13414-011-0106-X  0.587
2011 Graf Estes K, Edwards J, Saffran JR. Phonotactic constraints on infant word learning. Infancy : the Official Journal of the International Society On Infant Studies. 16: 180-197. PMID 21297877 DOI: 10.1111/J.1532-7078.2010.00046.X  0.733
2010 Romberg AR, Saffran JR. Statistical learning and language acquisition. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Cognitive Science. 1: 906-914. PMID 21666883 DOI: 10.1002/Wcs.78  0.827
2010 Sahni SD, Seidenberg MS, Saffran JR. Connecting cues: overlapping regularities support cue discovery in infancy. Child Development. 81: 727-36. PMID 20573101 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01430.x  0.813
2010 Lany J, Saffran JR. From statistics to meaning: infants' acquisition of lexical categories. Psychological Science. 21: 284-91. PMID 20424058 DOI: 10.1177/0956797609358570  0.828
2009 Jonaitis EM, Saffran JR. Learning harmony: the role of serial statistics. Cognitive Science. 33: 951-68. PMID 21585492 DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2009.01036.x  0.619
2009 Grieco-Calub TM, Saffran JR, Litovsky RY. Spoken word recognition in toddlers who use cochlear implants. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research : Jslhr. 52: 1390-400. PMID 19951921 DOI: 10.1044/1092-4388(2009/08-0154)  0.615
2009 Thiessen ED, Saffran JR. How the melody facilitates the message and vice versa in infant learning and memory. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1169: 225-33. PMID 19673786 DOI: 10.1111/J.1749-6632.2009.04547.X  0.681
2009 Evans JL, Saffran JR, Robe-Torres K. Statistical learning in children with specific language impairment. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research : Jslhr. 52: 321-35. PMID 19339700 DOI: 10.1044/1092-4388(2009/07-0189)  0.528
2008 Saffran J, Hauser M, Seibel R, Kapfhamer J, Tsao F, Cushman F. Grammatical pattern learning by human infants and cotton-top tamarin monkeys. Cognition. 107: 479-500. PMID 18082676 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2007.10.010  0.494
2008 Baldwin D, Andersson A, Saffran J, Meyer M. Segmenting dynamic human action via statistical structure. Cognition. 106: 1382-407. PMID 18035346 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2007.07.005  0.37
2008 Saffran JR, Thiessen ED. Domain-General Learning Capacities Blackwell Handbook of Language Development. 68-86. DOI: 10.1002/9780470757833.ch4  0.658
2007 Graf Estes K, Evans JL, Alibali MW, Saffran JR. Can infants map meaning to newly segmented words? Statistical segmentation and word learning. Psychological Science. 18: 254-60. PMID 17444923 DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-9280.2007.01885.X  0.821
2007 Thiessen ED, Saffran JR. Learning to Learn: Infants' Acquisition of Stress-Based Strategies for Word Segmentation Language Learning and Development. 3: 73-100. DOI: 10.1207/S15473341Lld0301_3  0.681
2006 Peretz I, Saffran J. Dissociation of music and speech: Evidence from statistical learning in congenital amusia The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 120: 3167-3167. DOI: 10.1121/1.4787901  0.514
2005 Thiessen ED, Hill EA, Saffran JR. Infant-Directed Speech Facilitates Word Segmentation. Infancy : the Official Journal of the International Society On Infant Studies. 7: 53-71. PMID 33430544 DOI: 10.1207/s15327078in0701_5  0.771
2005 Saffran JR, Reeck K, Niebuhr A, Wilson D. Changing the tune: the structure of the input affects infants' use of absolute and relative pitch. Developmental Science. 8: 1-7. PMID 15647061 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2005.00387.x  0.413
2005 Thiessen ED, Hill EA, Saffran JR. Infant-directed speech facilitates word segmentation Infancy. 7: 53-71. DOI: 10.1207/S15327078In0701_5  0.786
2004 Thiessen ED, Saffran JR. Spectral tilt as a cue to word segmentation in infancy and adulthood. Perception & Psychophysics. 66: 779-91. PMID 15495903 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03194972  0.681
2003 Thiessen ED, Saffran JR. When cues collide: use of stress and statistical cues to word boundaries by 7- to 9-month-old infants. Developmental Psychology. 39: 706-16. PMID 12859124 DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.39.4.706  0.681
2003 Saffran JR, Thiessen ED. Pattern induction by infant language learners. Developmental Psychology. 39: 484-94. PMID 12760517 DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.39.3.484  0.681
2002 Seidenberg MS, MacDonald MC, Saffran JR. Neuroscience. Does grammar start where statistics stop? Science (New York, N.Y.). 298: 553-4. PMID 12386323 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1078094  0.701
2000 Saffran JR, Loman MM, Robertson RR. Infant memory for musical experiences. Cognition. 77: B15-23. PMID 10980255 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(00)00095-0  0.421
1999 Saffran JR, Johnson EK, Aslin RN, Newport EL. Statistical learning of tone sequences by human infants and adults. Cognition. 70: 27-52. PMID 10193055 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(98)00075-4  0.781
1998 Aslin RN, Saffran JR, Newport EL. Computation of conditional probability statistics by 8-month-old infants Psychological Science. 9: 321-324. DOI: 10.1111/1467-9280.00063  0.801
1998 Johnson E, Saffran J, Aslin R, Newport E. Statistical learning of non-linguistic stimuli by 8-month olds Infant Behavior and Development. 21: 484. DOI: 10.1016/S0163-6383(98)91697-6  0.589
1997 Pesetsky D, Wexler K, Fromkin V, Pinker S, Jenkins L, Maxam A, Clark R, Gleitman L, Kroch A, Elman J, Bates E, Saffran JR, Aslin RN, Newport EL. Acquiring language [1] (multiple letters) Science. 276: 1177-1181+1276. DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5316.1177  0.83
1997 Saffran JR, Newport EL, Aslin RN, Tunick RA, Barrueco S. Incidental language learning: Listening (and Learning) out of the Corner of Your Ear Psychological Science. 8: 101-105. DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-9280.1997.Tb00690.X  0.816
1996 Saffran JR, Aslin RN, Newport EL. Statistical learning by 8-month-old infants. Science (New York, N.Y.). 274: 1926-8. PMID 8943209 DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5294.1926  0.812
1996 Saffran JR, Newport EL, Aslin RN. Word segmentation: The role of distributional cues Journal of Memory and Language. 35: 606-621. DOI: 10.1006/jmla.1996.0032  0.802
1995 Morgan JL, Saffran JR. Emerging integration of sequential and suprasegmental information in preverbal speech segmentation. Child Development. 66: 911-36. PMID 7671658 DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-8624.1995.Tb00913.X  0.606
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