Publications

Wienholz, A., & Lieberman, A. M. (2019). Semantic processing of adjectives and nouns in American Sign Language: effects of reference ambiguity and word order across development. Journal of Cultural Cognitive Science, doi: 10.1007/s41809-019-00024-6.

Lieberman, A.M., Borovsky, A., & Mayberry, R. I. (2018). Prediction in a visual language: real-time sentence processing in American Sign Language across developmentLanguage, Cognition, & Neuroscience, 33(4), 387-401.

Lieberman, A. M., Borovsky, A., Hatrak, M., & Mayberry, R. I. (2016). Where to look for American Sign Language (ASL) sublexical structure in the visual world: Reply to Salverda (2016). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 42(12), 2002-2006.

Higgins, M., & Lieberman, A. M. (2016).  Deaf Students as a Linguistic and Cultural Minority: Shifting Perspectives and Implications for Teaching and LearningJournal of Education, 96(1), 9-18.

Lieberman, A. M., Borovsky, A., Hatrak, M., & Mayberry, R. I. (2015). Real-time processing of ASL signs: Delayed first language acquisition affects organization of the mental lexiconJournal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 41(4), 1130-1139.

Lieberman, A. M. (2015).  Attention-getting skills of deaf children using American Sign Language in a preschool classroomApplied Psycholinguistics, 36, 855-873.

Lieberman, A. M., & Mayberry, R. I. (2015).  Language acquisition.  In E. Orfanidou, B. Woll, & G. Morgan (Eds.)  Research Methods in Sign Language Studies: A Practical Guide (pp. 281-299). Malden, MA: John Wiley & Sons.

Lieberman, A. M., Hatrak, M., & Mayberry, R. I. (2014).  Learning to look for language: Development of joint attention in young deaf childrenLanguage Learning and Development, 10, 19-35.

Lieberman, A. M., Borovsky, A., Hatrak, M., & Mayberry, R. I. (2014).  Real-time processing of ASL signs: Effects of linguistic experience and proficiency.  In W. Orman and M. J. Valleau (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 279-291)Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Ferjan Ramirez, N., Lieberman, A. M., & Mayberry, R. I. (2013). The initial stages of language acquisition begun in adolescence: When late looks early. Journal of Child Language, 40 (2), 391-414.

Lieberman, A. M. (2012, June).  Eye-gaze and Joint AttentionVisual Language and Visual Learning Science of Learning Center. (Research Brief No. 5). Washington, DC.  Available online at: http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/document.php?id=6

Mayberry, R. I., del Giudice, A., & Lieberman, A. (2011). Reading achievement in relation to phonological coding and awareness in deaf readers: A meta-analysisJournal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 16(2), 164-188.

 Lieberman, A., Hatrak, M., & Mayberry, R. (2011).  The development of eye-gaze control for linguistic input in deaf children.  In N. Danis, K. Mesh, & H. Sung (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, pp. 391-403. Somerville, MA:  Cascadilla Press.

Ferjan Ramirez, N., Lieberman, A., & Mayberry, R. (2011).  The first words acquired by adolescent first-language learners:  when late looks early. In N. Danis, K. Mesh, & H. Sung (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, pp. 210-221. Somerville, MA:  Cascadilla Press.

Allen, T. E., Clark, M. Dk., del Giudice, A., Koo, D., Lieberman, A., Mayberry, M., & Miller, P. (2009).  Phonology and Reading: A Response to Wang, Trezek, Luckner, and PaulAmerican Annals of the Deaf, 154 (4), pp. 338-345.

Slobin, D. I., Hoiting, N., Kuntze, M., Lindert, R., Weinberg, A., Pyers, J., Anthony, M., Biederman, Y., & Thumann, H.  (2003).  A cognitive/functional perspective on the acquisition of “classifiers.”  In K. Emmorey (Ed.), Perspectives on classifier constructions  in sign languages. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Slobin, D. I., Hoiting, N., Anthony, M., Biederman, Y., Kuntze, M., Lindert, R., Pyers, J., Thumann, H., Weinberg, A.  (2001).  Sign language transcription at the level of meaning components: The Berkeley Transcription System (BTS).  Sign Language & Linguistics, 4 (1/2), 63-104.

Remmel, E., Bettger, J. G., & Weinberg, A. M. (2001). Theory of mind development in deaf children. In M. D. Clark, M. Marschark, & M. Karchmer (Eds.), Context, cognition, and deafness. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.

Slobin, D., Hoiting, N., Kuntze, M., Lindert, R., Weinberg, A., Pyers, J., Anthony, M., Biederman, Y., & Thumann, H. (2000).  Signed Language—The Berkeley Transcription System.  In B. MacWhinney (Ed.), The CHILDES Project:  Tools for Analyzing Talk.  Vol. 1:  The Programs (3rd ed.).  Hillsdale, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Fernald, A., Pinto, J. P., Swingley, D., Weinberg, A., & McRoberts, G. W. (1998).  Rapid gains in speed of verbal processing by infants in the 2nd yearPsychological Science, 9 (3), 228-231.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Johnson, E., Schotter, E., & Lieberman, A. (2018, November). Investigating the Sources of Deaf Signers’ Enhanced Peripheral Attention: ASL Experience and Deafness. Poster presented at the 59thAnnual Psychnonomic Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Fitch, A., Arunachalam, S., & Lieberman, A. (2018, November): Learning words from context in ASL: Evidence from a Human Simulation Paradigm. Poster presented at the 43rdBoston University Conference on Language Development.

Johnson, E., Schotter, E., & Lieberman, A. (2018, October). Peripheral attention and American Sign Language. Poster presented at the Workshop on Reading, Language, and Deafness, San Sebastian, Spain.

Bottoms, A., Fieldsteel, Z., Spurgeon, E., & Lieberman, A. (2017, Nov.). Object and event labelling in American Sign Language input to young deaf children. Poster presented at the 42ndBoston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.

Lieberman, A.M., Borovsky, A., Higgins, M., & Sharer, V. (2017, April).  Anticipatory effects during real-time processing of American Sign Language sentences in deaf individuals.  Poster presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Conference, Austin, TX.

Lieberman, A.M., Borovsky, A., & Mayberry, R. I. (2015, July).  Incremental processing of ASL sentences in deaf adults and children.  Poster presented at the International Conference on Sign Language Acquisition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Lexical recognition of American Sign Language in Native Signers and Second-Language Learners.  Poster presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Conference, Seattle, WA.

Lieberman, A., Hatrak, M., & Mayberry, R. I. (2010, Oct). Four eyes and four hands: How mothers scaffold literacy development through ASL. Poster presented at TISLR 10 (Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research). Purdue University, Indiana.

Lieberman, A. (2008, November).  Attention-getting strategies of deaf children using ASL in a preschool classroom. Poster presented at the Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.