Books and Articles about CDS

Overviews: CDS & Language Acquisition

  • Ambridge, B. & E.V.M. Lieven (2011) Child Language Acquisition: Contrasting theoretical approaches. Cambridge: Cambridge UniversityPress.
  • Bavin, E., Naigles, L. (Eds.) (2915). The Cambridge Handbook of Child Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Eisenbeiss, S. (2009). Generative approaches to language learning. Linguistics, 47(2): 273–310.
  • Eisenbeiss, S. (2015.) Syntax and language acquisition. In T. Kiss, & A. Alexiadou (Eds.), Syntaxtheory and analysis. An international handbook (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 42/3) (pp. 1792-1833). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. preprint: https://www.academia.edu/1220666/Syntax_and_Language_Acquisition
  • Gallaway, C., & Richards, B. J. (Eds.). (1994). Input and interaction in language Acquisition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Pinker, S. (1994). The language instinct. New York: Harper Collins.
  • Rowland, C. (2014). Understanding child language acquisition. Oxford: Routledge.

In German

  • Kauschke, C. (2012). Kindlicher Spracherwerb im Deutschen: Verläufe, Forschungsmethoden, Erklärungsansätze. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.
  • Ruberg, T., & Rothweiler, M. (2012). Spracherwerb und Sprachförderung in der KiTa. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer Verlag.
  • Tracy, R. (2007). Wie Kinder Sprachen lernen. Und wie wir sie dabei unterstützen können. Tübingen: Francke Verlag.

Specific Topics

Journals

American Journal of Speech Language Pathology; Applied Psycholinguistics; British Journal of Developmental Psychology; Child Development; Cognition; Developmental Psychology; Developmental Science; European Journal of Developmental Psychology; First Language; Infancy; Infant and Child Development; Infant Behavior and Development; Journal of Child Language; Journal of Experimental Child Psychology Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research; Language; Language; Language Acquisition; Lingua; Linguistics; The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

see in particular:

  • the special issue of the journal Linguistics 47(2), 2009, with a special focus on different theories of language learning.
  • the special issue of Journal of Child Language, 42(02), 2015, with a special focus on input frequency effects.

The CHILDES webpage provides further reading lists for child language research: http://childes.psy.cmu.edu/http://childes.talkbank.org/bibs/.

The Thirty Million Words Initiative has a page with publications: http://thirtymillionwords.org/publications/

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