Publications

[all publications] [refereed journal articles only]

12 results
under review
[12] Barner, D., Athanasopoulou, A., Chu, J., Lewis, M. L., Marchand, E., Schneider, R. M., Frank, M. C. (). A one-year classroom-randomized trial of mental abacus instruction for first- and second-grade students.
[11] Lewis, M. L., Braginsky, M., Tsuji, S., Bergmann, C., Piccinini, P., Cristia, A., Frank, M. C. (). A quantitative synthesis of early language acquisition using meta-analysis. [pdf] [repository]
in press
[10] Lewis, M. L., Frank, M. C. (). Understanding the effect of social context on learning: A replication of Xu and Tenenbaum (2007b). Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. [pdf] [repository]
2016
[9] Frank, M. C., Lewis, M. L., MacDonald, K. (). A performance model for early word learning. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. [pdf]
[8] Frank, M. C., Sugarman, E., Horowitz, A. C., Lewis, M. L., Yurovsky, D. (). Using tablets to collect data from young children. Journal of Cognition and Development, 17, 1-17. [pdf] [repository]
[7] Lewis, M. L., Frank, M. C. (). Linguistic structure emerges through the interaction of memory constraints and communicative pressures. Commentary on M. Christiansen & N. Chater, The Now-or-Never Bottleneck: A Fundamental Constraint on Language. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. [pdf]
[6] Lewis, M. L., Frank, M. C. (). The length of words reflects their conceptual complexity. Cognition, 153, 182-195. [pdf] [repository]
[5] Lewis, M. L., Frank, M. C. (). Linguistic niches emerge from pressures at multiple timescales. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. [pdf]
2015
[4] Lewis, M. L., Frank, M. C. (). Conceptual complexity and the evolution of the lexicon. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. [pdf] [repository]
2014
[3] Lewis, M. L., Sugarman, E., Frank, M. C. (). The structure of the lexicon reflects principles of communication. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. [pdf] [repository]
2013
[2] Lewis, M. L., Frank, M. C. (). An integrated model of concept learning and word-concept mapping. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. [pdf]
[1] Lewis, M. L., Frank, M. C. (). Modeling disambiguation in word learning via multiple probabilistic constraints. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. [pdf]