Anna Notley

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This study investigates the influence of the acoustic properties of vowels on 6- and 10-month-old infants' speech preferences. The shape of the contour (bell or monotonic) and the duration (normal or stretched) of vowels were manipulated in words containing the vowels /i/ and /u/, and presented to infants using a two-choice preference procedure. Experiment(More)
This study investigates three- to five-year-old children's interpretation of disjunction in sentences like 'The dog reached the finish line before the turtle or the bunny'. English disjunction has a conjunctive interpretation in such sentences ('The dog reached the finish line before the turtle and before the bunny'). This interpretation conforms with(More)
Citation for published version (APA): Notley, A., van der Linden, E. H., & Hulk, A. C. J. (2007). Cross-linguistic influence in bilingual children: the case of dislocation. In S. Baauw, F. Drijkoningen, & M. Pinto (Eds.), Romance Language and Linguistic Theory 2005, Selected papers from 'Going Romance', Utrecht, 8-10 dec. 2005 (pp. 229-259). (Current Issues(More)
This paper presents experimental results showing that four-year-old Mandarinspeaking children draw free choice inferences from disjunctive statements, though they are not able to compute inferences of exclusivity for disjunctive statements or other scalar implicatures. The findings connect to those of Chemla & Bott (under review) who report differences in(More)
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