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    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

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Juliana Gerard joined the School of Communication in 2016. Her research and teaching interests are in language acquisition and language processing in children and adults. Her work has focused on how processes that are not specific to language, like memory and inhibitory control, can influence children’s language development.Juliana studied linguistics and cognitive science at the University of California, Los Angeles, and graduated summa cum laude with concurrent bachelors and masters degrees. She then moved to Maryland to pursue a PhD in linguistics, specialising in children's language acquisition, and finally to Ulster as a Lecturer in linguistics.

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crossover interference Agriculture & Biology
preschool children Agriculture & Biology
gender Agriculture & Biology
Ulster Arts & Humanities
Teaching Arts & Humanities
Language Processing Arts & Humanities
Lecturers Arts & Humanities
Language Acquisition Arts & Humanities

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Research Output 2017 2018

  • 2 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution

Before and After the Acquisition of Adjunct Control

Gerard, J. & Lidz, J., May 2018, Proceedings of the 42nd annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Bertolini, A. B. (ed.). p. 266-279 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

The acquisition of adjunct control is colored by the task

Gerard, J., Lidz, J., Zuckerman, S. & Pinto, M., 20 Jun 2018, In : Glossa . 3, 1, p. 1-22 22 p., 75.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Similarity-Based Interference and the Acquisition of Adjunct Control

Gerard, J., Lidz, J., Zuckerman, S. & Pinto, M., 18 Oct 2017, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 8, 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
crossover interference
preschool children