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Azize, P. M., Cattani, A., & Endacott, R. (in press, 2018), Perceived language proficiency and pain assessment by registered and student nurses in native English-speaking and EAL children aged 4-7 years. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 1-13. doi:10.1111/jocn.14134

Bertels, J., Bayard, C., Floccia, C., & Destrebecqz, A. (in press, 2018). Rapid detection of snakes modulates spatial orienting in infancy. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 0(0), 0165025417693955. doi:10.1177/0165025417693955

Floccia, C., Sambrook, T. D., Delle Luche, C., Kwok, R., Goslin, J., White, L., Cattani, A., Sullivan, E., Abbot-Smith, K., Krott, A., Mills, D., Rowland, C., Gervain, J., & Plunkett, K. (in press, 2018). Vocabulary of 2-year-olds learning English and an Additional Language: Norms and effects of linguistic distance. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, Serial No. 328, Vol. 83, No. 1.

López-Pérez, B., Ambrona, T., & Gummerum, M. (in press, 2018). Emotional preferences and goals and emotion dysregulation in children with Asperger’s syndrome and typically developing children. British Journal of Clinical Psychology.

López-Pérez, B., Wilson, E., Dellaria, G., & Gummerum, M. (in press, 2018). Studying Children’s Intrapersonal Emotion Regulation Strategies from the Process Model of Emotion Regulation. The Journal of Genetic Psychology.

Ruggeri, A., Luan, S., Keller, M., & Gummerum, M. (in press, 2018). The influence of adult and peer models in children’s and adolescents’ sharing decisions. Child Development.


2017 Publications

Bergelson, E., Bergmann, C., Byers-Heinlein, K., Cristia, A., Cusack, R., Dyck, K., Floccia, C.,... & Soderstrom, M. (2017). Quantifying sources of variability in infancy research using the infant-directed speech preference. To appear in Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 1-7.

Frank, M. C., Bergelson, E., Bergmann, C., Cristia, A., Floccia, C., Gervain, J., Hamlin, J. K., Hannon, E. E., Kline, M., Levelt, C., Lew-Williams, C., Nazzi, T., Panneton, R., Rabagliati, H., Soderstrom, M., Sullivan, J., Waxman, S., Yurovsky, D. (2017). A collaborative approach to infant research: Promoting reproducibility, best practices, and theory-building. Infancy, 22, 4, 421-435. doi: 10.1111/infa.12182.

Grzyb, B. J., Cangelosi, A., Cattani, A., & Floccia, C. (2017). Decreased attention to object size information in scale errors performers. Infant Behavior and Development, 47, 72-82.

Wimmer, M. C., Robinson, E. J., & Doherty, M. J. (2017). Are developments in mental scanning and mental rotation related? PLOS One, 12, (2).


2016 Publications

Cattani, A. (2016). Screening the word learning of bilingual toddlers: A first guide. Reflections Association for Professional Development in Early Years. Download Here

Delle Luche, C., Floccia, C., Granjon, L., & Nazzi, T. (2016). Infants’ first words are not phonetically specified: Own name recognition in 5-month-old British English babies. Infancy, 22(3), 362–388. Doi: 10.1111/infa.12151.

Floccia, C., Keren-Portnoy, T., DePaolis, R., Duffy, H., Delle Luche, C., Durrant, S., White, L., Goslin, J., & Vihman, M. (2016). British Infants Segment Words Only with Exaggerated Infant-Directed Speech Style. Cognition, 148, 1-9.

Gummerum, M., López-Pérez, B., Ambrona, T., Rodríguez-Cano, S., Dellaria, G., Smith, G., & Wilson, E. (2016). Children’s moral emotion attribution in the Happy Victimizer Task: The role of response format. The Journal of Genetic Psychology, 177, 1-16.

Laurent, L., Millot, J.-L., Andrieu, P., Camos, V., Floccia, C., & Mathy, F. (2016). Inner speech sustains predictable task switching: Direct evidence in adults. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 28(5), 585-592.

López-Pérez, B., Sanchez, J., & Gummerum, M. (2016). Children’s and adolescents’ conceptions of happiness. Journal of Happiness Studies, 17, 2431-2455.

López-Pérez, B., Wilson, E., Dellaria, G., & Gummerum, M. (2016). Developmental differences in children’s interpersonal emotion regulation. Motivation and Emotion, 40, 767-780.

Malti, T., Gummerum, M., Ongley, S. F., Chaparro, M. P., & Nola, M. (2016). Who is worthy of my generosity? Recipient characteristics and the development of children’s sharing. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 40, 31-40.

White, L., Delle Luche, C., & Floccia, C. (2016). Five-month-old infants’ discrimination of unfamiliar languages does not accord with “rhythm class”. Speech Prosody, 567-571.

Wimmer, M. C., Maras, K. L., Robinson E. J., & Thomas, C. (2016). The format of children’s mental images: Penetrability of spatial images. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 1-12.

Wimmer, M. C., Maras, K. L., Robinson E. J., & Thomas, C. (2016). The format of children's mental images: Evidence from mental scanning. Cognition, 154, 49-54.


2015 Publications

Bouchon, C., Floccia, C. Fux, T., Adda-Decker, M. & Nazzi, T. (2015). Call me Alix not Elix: Vowels are more important than consonants for own name recognition at 5 months. Developmental Science, 18, 587–598. DOI: 10.1111/desc.12242

Delle Luche, C., Poltrock, S., & Floccia, C. (2015). Methodological investigation of the preferential looking task. Infant Behavior and Development, 40, 151-172.

Koenig, L., Wimmer, M. C., & Hollins, T. J. (2015). Process dissociation of familiarity and recollection in children: response deadline affects recollection but not familiarity. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 131, 120-134.

López-Pérez, B., Gummerum, M., Keller, M., Filippova, E., & Gordillo, V. (2015). Sociomoral reasoning in children and adolescents from two collectivistic cultures. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 12, 204–219.

Wimmer, M. C., Maras, K. L., Robinson E. J., Doherty. M. J., & Pugeault, N. (2015). How Visuo-Spatial Mental Imagery Develops: Image Generation and Maintenance. PLOS One, 10, (11).


2014 Publications

Azize, P. M., Endacott R., Cattani, A. & Humphreys, A. (2014). Cultural responses to pain in UK children of primary school age: a mixed-methods study. Nursing Health Science 16, (2) 186-192. DOI: 10.1111/nhs.12084

Cattani, A., Abbot-Smith, K., Farag, R., Krott, A., Arreckx, F., Dennis, I. & Floccia, C. (2014). How much exposure to English is necessary for a bilingual toddler to perform like a monolingual peer in language tests? International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 49, (6), 649-671. DOI: 10.1111/1460-6984.12082

Delle Luche, Durrant, S., Floccia, C., & Plunkett, K. (2014). Implicit meaning in eighteen-month-old toddlers. Developmental Science. 17, 948-955. DOI: 10.1111/desc.12164

Delle Luche, C., Poltrock, S., Goslin, J., New, B., Floccia, C., & Nazzi, T. (2014). Differential processing of consonants and vowels in the auditory modality: A cross-linguistic study. Journal of Memory and Language, 72, 1-15. DOI: 10.1016/j.jml.2013.12.001

Durrant, S., Delle Luche, C., Cattani, A., & Floccia, C. (2014). Monodialectal and bidialectal infants’ representation of familiar words. Journal of Child Language. Available on CJO 2014 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000914000063

Grzyb, B. J., Cattani, A., Cangelosi, A., Floccia, A. (2014). Children in a wonderland: How language and scale errors may be linked. Proceedings of the IEEE ICDL-Epirob 2014 The Fourth Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, Genoa, Italy.

Gummerum, M., & Chu, M. T. (2014). Outcomes and intentions in children’s, adolescents’ and adults’ second- and third-party punishment behaviour. Cognition, 133, 97-103.

Gummerum, M., Leman, P. J., & Hollins, T. S. (2014). How do children share information in groups? Developmental Psychology, 50, 2105-2114.

Li, J., Zhu, L.Q., & Gummerum, M. (2014). The relationship between moral judgment and cooperation in children with high-functioning autism. Scientific Reports, 4, 4314; DOI:10.1038/srep04314.

Ruggeri, A., Gummerum, M., & Hanoch, Y. (2014). Braving difficult choices alone: Children’s and adolescents’ medical decision making. PLoS One, 9 (8), e103287.

White, L. (2014). Communicative function and prosodic form in speech timing. Speech Communication, 63, 38-54. doi:10.1016/j.specom.2014.04.003

White, L., Floccia, C., Goslin, J., & Butler, J. (2014). Utterance-final lengthening is predictive of infants’ discrimination of English accents. Language Learning, 64:Suppl. 2, 27-44. doi: 10.1111/lang.12060

White, L., Mattys, S.L., Stefansdottir, L., & Jones, V. (2014). Lengthened consonants are interpreted as word-initial. In N. Campbell, D. Gibbon & D. Hirst (Eds.), Proceedings of the VIIth International Conference on Speech Prosody, Dublin (pp. 477-481).


2013 Publications

Floccia, C., Delle Luche, C., Nazzi, T., & Goslin, J. (2013). English-learning one- to two-year-olds do not show a consonant bias in word learning. Journal of Child Language. 19, 1-30. DOI: 10.1017/S0305000913000287

Gummerum, M., Cribbett, C., Nogueira Nicolau A., & Uren, R. (2013). Counterfactual reasoning and moral emotion attribution [Special Issue on “Meaning, Measurement, and Correlates of Moral Development”]. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 10, 144-158.

Gummerum, M., Leman, P.J., & Hollins, T. S. (2013). Children’s collaborative recall of shared and unshared information. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 31, 302-317.


2012 Publications

Atkin, L. M., & Gummerum, M. (2012). Moral and group-based criteria in children's evaluations of peers after transgression. Infant and Child Development, 21, 189-197.

Cristia, A., Seidl, A., Vaughn, C., Schmale, R, Bradlow, A., & Floccia, C. (2012) Linguistic processing of accented speech across the life span. Frontiers in Psychology, 3: 479.

Floccia, C., Delle Luche, C., Durrant, S., Butler, J., & Goslin, J. (2012). Parent or Community: Where do 20-Month-Olds Exposed to Two Accents Acquire their Representation of Words? Cognition, 124(1), 95-100.

Malti, T., Gummerum, M., Keller, M., Chaparro, M. P., & Buchmann, M. (2012). Early sympathy and social acceptance predict the development of sharing in children. PLoS ONE, 7(12), e52017.

Mani, N., Durrant, S., & Floccia, C. (2012). Activation of Phonological and Semantic Codes in Toddlers, Journal of Memory and Language, 66(4), 612-622.


2011 Publications

Azize, P. M., Humphreys, A. & Cattani, A. (2011). The impact of language on the expression and assessment of pain in children. Intensive Crit Care Nurs, 27(5), pp 235 - 243

Floccia, C., Nazzi, T., Austin, K., Arreckx, F., & Goslin, J. (2011). Perception of stress patterns in word learning tasks in British toddlers. Developmental Science, 14(3), 602-613.

Knott, L. M., Howe, M. L., Wimmer, M. C., & Dewhurst, S. A. (2011). The development of automatic and controlled inhibitory retrieval processes in true and false recall. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 109, 91-108.

Wimmer, M. C., & Doherty, M. J. (2011). The development of ambiguous figure perception. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 76 (1), 1-130.


2010 Publications

Cattani, A., Bonifacio, S., Fertz, M., Iverson, J. M., Zocconi, E. & Caselli, M. C. (2010). Communicative and linguistic development in preterm children: a longitudinal study from 12 to 24 months. Int J Lang Commun Disord, 45(2), pp 162 - 173

Gummerum, M., Hanoch, Y., Keller, M., Parsons, K., & Hummel, A. (2010). Preschoolers‘ allocations in the dictator game. The role of moral emotions. Journal of Economic Psychology, 31, 25-34.

Howe, M. L., Candel, I., Otgaar, H., Malone, C., & Wimmer, M. C. (2010). Valence and the development of immediate and long-term false memory illusions. Memory, 18, 58-75.

Wimmer, M. C., & Doherty, M. J. (2010). Children with autism's perception and understanding of ambiguous figures: Evidence for pictorial metarepresentation, a research note. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 28, 627-641.

Wimmer, M. C., & Howe, M. L. (2010). Are children's memory illusions created differently than adults'? Evidence from levels-of-processing and divided attention paradigms. Journal of Experiment Child Psychology, 107, 31-49.


2009 Publications

Butler, J., Floccia, C., Goslin, J., & Panneton, R. (2009). Perception of regional accents in 5 to 7 months old British infants. Infancy, 33(4), 366-375.

Floccia, C., Butler, J., Girard, F., & Goslin, J. (2009). Categorisation of Regional and Foreign Accent in 5 to 7-year-old British Children. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 33(4), 366-375.

Gummerum, M., Takezawa, M., & Keller, M. (2009). The influence of social category and reciprocity on adults' and children's altruistic behaviour. Evolutionary Psychology, 7, 295-316.

Howe, M. L., Wimmer, M. C., & Blease, K. (2009). The role of associative strength in children's false memory illusions. Memory, 17, 8-16.

Howe, M. L., Wimmer, M. C., Gagnon, N., & Plumpton, S. (2009). An associative-activation theory of children's and adults' memory illusions. Journal of Memory and Language, 60, 229-251.

Leman, P. J., Keller, M., Takezawa, M., & Gummerum, M. (2009). Children’s and adolescents’ decisions about sharing money with others. Social Development, 18, 711-727.

Malti, T., Gummerum, M., Keller, M., & Buchmann, M. (2009). Children’s sympathy and prosocial behavior: The role of moral motivation. Child Development, 80, 442-460.

Nazzi, T., Floccia, C., Moquet, B., & Butler, J. (2009). Bias for consonantal over vocalic information in 30-month-olds: Crosslinguistic evidence from French and English. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 102(4), 422-537.

Wimmer, M. C., & Howe, M. L. (2009). The development of automatic associative processes and children's false memories. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 104, 447-465.


2008 Publications

Girard, F., Floccia, C., & Goslin, J. (2008). Perception and awareness of accents in young children. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 26(3), 409-433.

Gummerum, M., Hanoch, Y., & Keller, M. (2008). When child development meets economic game theory: An interdisciplinary approach to investigating social development. Human Development, 51, 235-261.

Gummerum, M., Keller, M., Takezawa, M., & Mata, J. (2008). To give or not to give: Children’s and adolescents’ sharing and moral negotiations in economic decision situations. Child Development, 79, 561-576.


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