Refereed Papers 


Caselli, N., Sevcikova Sehyr, Z., Cohen-Goldberg, A., Emmorey, K.  (2016). ASL-LEX: A Lexical Database for American Sign Language. Behavior Research Methods.

Caselli, N., Caselli, M., Cohen-Goldberg, A. (2015). Inflected words in production: Evidence for a morphologically rich lexicon.  Quarterly Journal in Experimental Psychology.

Caselli, N. & Cohen-Goldberg, A. (2014). Lexical access in sign language: A computational model. Frontiers in Psychology.


Papers Under Review

Hall, M. L., Caselli, N., Hall, W. C. (under review). Sign language exposure does not harm language development in deaf children with or without cochlear implants.


Selected Paper Presentations

Caselli, N., Sevcikova Sehyr, Z., Cohen-Goldberg, A. M., Emmorey, K. (2016). An investigation of the American Sign Language lexicon. Talk presented at the 10th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Ottawa, Canada.

Caselli, N., Pyers, J. (2016). American Sign Language Vocabulary Acquisition by  Native Deaf Signers. Talk presented at the 41st annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.

Caselli, N., Cohen-Goldberg, A. M. (2016). Signs, emerging signs, and words: Exploring the (in)variance of lexical processing and the lexicon. Talk presented at the Language by Mouth and by Hand Symposium at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Caselli, N., Ergin, R., *Ettlin, C., Cohen-Goldberg, A. M., Jackendoff, R. (2016). Iconicity, phonology, and the creation of a lexicon. Talk presented at the International Society  of Gestural Studies, Paris, France.

Caselli, N., & Cohen-Goldberg, A. M. (2016). Neighborhood density in sign perception. Talk presented at The 12th Conference on Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research, Melbourne, Australia. [abstract]

Caselli N., (2016). ASL-LEX: a tool for the the classroom. Keynote presentation at the Educational Technology for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Conference, Providence,  RI.

Caselli, N. (2016) ASL-LEX: A tool for researchers, educators, and students. Talk presented at the New England Sign Language Festival, Boston, MA.

Caselli, N., & Cohen-Goldberg, A. M. (2015) Frequency and Neighborhood Density Effects in ASL Sign Recognition. Talk presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago Illinois. [abstract]

Caselli, N., Ergin, R., Jackendoff, R., Cohen-Goldberg, A. (2015). Iconicity and  Phonological Structure in Emerging Language. Talk presented at the Emerging Sign  Languages and the Big Picture Workshop, Medford, MA.

Cohen-Goldberg, A., Caselli, N., Miozzo, M. (2014). Morphological boundaries in phonological processing. Talk presented at the Ninth International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario, CA.

Caselli, N., Ergin, R., Jackendoff, R., Cohen-Goldberg, A. (2014). The emergence of structure in Central Taurus Sign Language. Talk presented at From Sound to Gesture, Padova, IT. [program/abstract]

Caselli, N., Cohen-Goldberg, A. (2014) Lexical access in sign language: A computational  model. Talk presented at From Sound to Gesture, Padova, IT. [program/abstract]

Koster-Hale, J., Berlove, N, Magid, R., Benedict, R, Pyers, J, and Saxe, R. (2014). Early childhood experience has long-lasting impact on the neural basis of theory of mind. Talk presented at Social Brain Sciences Symposium, Boston, MA.

Koster-Hale, J., Berlove, N, Magid, R., Benedict, R, Pyers, J, and Saxe, R. (2014). Early childhood experience has long-lasting impact on the neural basis of theory of mind. Talk presented at the annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Quebec, CA.

Cohen-Goldberg, A., Berlove, N. (2012). Towards a theory of the phonological processing of multimorphemic words: The Heterogeneity of Processing Hypothesis. Talk presented at the 8th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Montreal, CA.

Berlove, N., Caselli, M., Cohen-Goldberg, A. (2012). The contribution of root and word representations to phonological processing of multimorphemic words. Talk presented at the 13th Conference on Laboratory Phonology. Stuttgart, DE.

Kuntze, M., Berlove, N., Goodman, C., Fish, S., Mesh, K. (2010). A language with polycomponential vocabulary: Issues of linguistic typology and the analysis of ASL vocabulary development. Talk presented at the 35th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Boston, MA.

Berlove, N., Kuntze, M. (2010). Theory of Mind in Deaf Children. Talk presented at the 3rd Annual Inter Science of Learning Center Student and Post-Doc Conference. Boston, MA.

Kuntze, M., Fish, S., Berlove, N., Goodman, C., Kim, K. (2010). A longitudinal investigation on the development of ASL vocabulary using naturalistic classroom   interaction data. Talk presented at the Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Lexington, KY.

Saxena, A., Mehus, S., Dugan, T., Scopelitis, S., Scalone, G., Berlove, N., et al.  (2009). Analysis of Video Data: A Collaborative Workshop (LIFE and VL2). Workshop presentation. Workshop presented at the 2nd Annual Inter-Science of Learning Center Student and Post-Doc Conference. Seattle, WA.

Selected Poster Presentations

Sevcikova, Z., Caselli, N., Cohen-Goldberg, A. M., & Emmorey, K. (2016) ASL-LEX: A lexical  database for American Sign Language. Poster presented at The 12th Conference on Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research, Melbourne, Australia

Caselli, N., Cohen-Goldberg, A. (2014). Lexical access in sign language: A computational model. Poster presented at the Ninth International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario, CA. [abstract]

Caselli, N., Cohen-Goldberg, A. (2014). Word and root representations in the spontaneous production of regularly inflected words. Poster presented at the Ninth International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario, CA. [abstract]

Berlove, N., Cohen-Goldberg, A. (2012). The relative contributions of root and word representations to post-lexical processing of suffixed words. Poster presented at the  International Workshop on Language Production, New York, NY. [abstract]

Berlove, N., Cohen-Goldberg, A., Caselli M. (2011) A corpus investigation of the effects of morphological structure on phonetic duration. Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA.  [program/poster]

Berlove, N., Cohen-Goldberg, A. (2011). Investigating the phonological processing of morphologically complex words. Poster presented at the Testing Models of Phonetics and Phonology Linguistic Institute 2011: Language in the World, Boulder, CO.

Berlove, N., Kuntze, M. (2010). Surrogates: Becoming More ‘Like Me’. Poster presented at the National Science Foundation Annual Science of Learning Center Meeting, 2010, Arlington, VA.

Berlove, N. (2009). The benefits of the Berkeley Transcription System in transcription of mean length of utterance. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual Inter Science of Learning Center Student and Post-Doc Conference, Seattle, WA.