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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.

Year Author(s) Article Title Volume Issue
2020 Ailís Cournane & Ana Teresa Pérez-Leroux Leaving Obligations Behind: Epistemic Incrementation in Preschool English 16 3
2019 Iris Hübscher, Laura Vincze, and Pilar Prieto Children’s Signaling of their Uncertain Knowledge State: Prosody, Face, and Body Cues Come First 15 4
2018 Anne Nordmeyer and Michael Frank Early Understanding of Pragmatic Principles in Children’s Judgments of Negative Sentences 14 4
2017 Angela Xiaoxue He and Jeffrey Lidz Verb Learning in 14- and 18-Month-Old English-Learning Infants 13 3
2016 Amy Perfors Adult Regularization of Inconsistent Input Depends on Pragmatic Factors 12 2
2015 Marieke van Heugten, Dena R. Krieger, and Elizabeth K. Johnson The Developmental Trajectory of Toddlers’ Comprehension of Unfamiliar Regional Accents 11 1
2014 Elodie Cauvet, Rita Limissuri, Severine Millotte, Katrin Skoruppa, Dominque Cabrol, and Anne Christophe Function Words Constrain On-Line Recognition of Verbs and Nouns in French 18-Month Olds 10 1
2013 Yi Ting Huang, Elizabeth Spelke, and Jesse Snedeker What Exactly Do Numbers Mean? 9 2
2012 Erin Conwell and James L. Morgan Is It a Noun or Is It a Verb? Resolving the Ambicategoricality Problem 8 2
2011 Inbal Arnon and Eve V. Clark Why Brush Your Teeth Is Better Than Teeth – Children's Word Production Is Facilitated in Familiar Sentence-Frames 7 2

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