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Peter Jusczyk Best Paper Award

Language Learning and Development

About the prize

The Society for Language Development is delighted to announce this year’s winner of the Peter Jusczyk Best Paper Award. This honor is awarded annually by the editors of Language Learning and Development to the best paper published in the journal each year, with preference given to papers whose first authors are five years or less past their Ph.D.

Read all award winning papers, free to access.

YearAuthor(s)Article TitleVolumeIssue
2019Iris Hübscher, Laura Vincze, and Pilar PrietoChildren’s Signaling of their Uncertain Knowledge State: Prosody, Face, and Body Cues Come First154
2018Anne Nordmeyer and Michael FrankEarly Understanding of Pragmatic Principles in Children’s Judgments of Negative Sentences144
2017Angela Xiaoxue He and Jeffrey LidzVerb Learning in 14- and 18-Month-Old English-Learning Infants133
2016Amy PerforsAdult Regularization of Inconsistent Input Depends on Pragmatic Factors122
2015Marieke van Heugten, Dena R. Krieger, and Elizabeth K. JohnsonThe Developmental Trajectory of Toddlers’ Comprehension of Unfamiliar Regional Accents111
2014Elodie Cauvet, Rita Limissuri, Severine Millotte, Katrin Skoruppa, Dominque Cabrol, and Anne ChristopheFunction Words Constrain On-Line Recognition of Verbs and Nouns in French 18-Month Olds101
2013Yi Ting Huang, Elizabeth Spelke, and Jesse SnedekerWhat Exactly Do Numbers Mean?92
2012Erin Conwell and James L. MorganIs It a Noun or Is It a Verb? Resolving the Ambicategoricality Problem82
2011Inbal Arnon and Eve V. ClarkWhy Brush Your Teeth Is Better Than Teeth – Children's Word Production Is Facilitated in Familiar Sentence-Frames72

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