Publications

Doctoral Disseration

Barbir, M. (2019). The Way We Learn (Doctoral dissertation). Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France.

In Submission

Barbir, M., Babineau, M., Fiévet, A-C., & Christophe, A. Infants quickly use newly-learned grammar to guide acquisition of novel words.

In Preparation

Barbir, M., Sivakumar, K., Fiévet, A-C., & Christophe, A. The urge to know.

Barbir, M., Havron, N., Recht, S., Fiévet, A-C., & Christophe, A. Why we prefer suboptimal language learning strategies.

Peer-Reviewed Conferences (selected)

Barbir, M., Sivakumar, K., Fiévet, A.-C., & Christophe, A. (2020, November). What making inferences says about children’s underlying linguistic knowledge. At the 45th Boston University Conference on Language Development, online.

Barbir, M., Havron, N., Recht, S., Fiévet, A-C., & Christophe, A. (2019, November). When one learning method is both a propeller and an obstacle: The effect of translation on second language acquisition in children. Poster at the 44th Boston University Conference on Language Development. Boston, USA.

Barbir, M., Babineau, M., Sivakumar, K., Fiévet, A-C., & Christophe, A. (2019, March). When Syntax Meets Vocabulary: An Investigation of Function Word Acquisition Across 3 of 7 Age. At International Convention for Psychological Science. Association for Psychological Science, Paris.

Barbir, M., Babineau, M., Fiévet, A-C., & Christophe, A. (2018, November). How’s it Bamouling Today: Learning Words in Context. At the 43rd Boston University Conference on Language Development. Boston, USA.