Lara J. Pierce
List of John Benjamins publications for which Lara J. Pierce plays a role.
Chapter 7. Language loss or retention in internationally-adopted children: Neurocognitive implications for second language learning. Starting Over – The Language Development in Internationally-Adopted Children, Genesee, Fred and Audrey Delcenserie (eds.), pp. 179–2022016.
It is well known that the most active period for brain development and acquisition of native language phonology occurs within the first year of life. For children who continue to speak their native language, early phonological representations may create the framework for the acquisition of more… read more | Article
Language input and language learning: An interactional perspective. Input and Experience in Bilingual Development, Grüter, Theres and Johanne Paradis (eds.), pp. 59–762014.
In this chapter we discuss how input during joint attention (JA) interactions between parents and children may vary in ways pertinent to language development in simultaneous bilinguals. In particular we discuss mother-father differences, exceptionally relevant in bilingual families where one parent… read more | Article