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Research Output 1987 2018

2018
Labels
coding
Language
ability
language
2016

Contextual Sensitivity and the Large Number Word Bias: When Is Bigger Really More?

Mazzocco, M., Chan, J. Y. C. & Sera, M., Jan 1 2016, Continuous Issues in Numerical Cognition: How Many or How Much. Elsevier Inc., p. 81-103 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Testing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Differential neural activity patterns for spatial relations in humans: a MEG study

Scott, N. M., Leuthold, A. C., Sera, M. D. & Georgopoulos, A. P., Feb 1 2016, In : Experimental Brain Research. 234, 2, p. 429-441 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Short-Term Memory
Brain
Magnetoencephalography
Motor Cortex
Maintenance
11 Citations (Scopus)

Executive function and magnitude skills in preschool children

Prager, E. O., Sera, M. D. & Carlson, S. M., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 147, p. 126-139 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
Preschool Children
Aptitude
Mathematics
Age Groups
Child Psychology
Language Development
Human Development
Mother-Child Relations
Neurosciences

Preface

Sera, M. D., Nov 21 2016, Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology: Culture and Developmental Systems. Wiley Blackwell, Vol. 38. p. xi-xiii

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

7 Citations (Scopus)

Spanish grammatical gender: Its effects on categorization in native Hungarian speakers

Kurinski, E., Jambor, E. & Sera, M. D., Feb 1 2016, In : International Journal of Bilingualism. 20, 1, p. 76-93 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hungarian
gender
language
cognition
adulthood
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

An information theory analysis of spatial decisions in cognitive development

Scott, N. M., Sera, M. D. & Georgopoulos, A. P., Jan 1 2015, In : Frontiers in Neuroscience. 9, FEB, 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Information Theory
Spatial Analysis
Decision Support Techniques
Entropy
Age Groups
2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

Object Familiarity Facilitates Foreign Word Learning in Preschoolers

Sera, M. D., Cole, C. A., Oromendia, M. & Koenig, M., Apr 1 2014, In : Language Learning and Development. 10, 2, p. 129-148 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foreign word
foreign language
learning
ability
language
2013

Classifiers augment and maintain shape-based categorization in Mandarin speakers

Sera, M. D., Johnson, K. & Kuo, J., 2013, In : Language and Cognition. 5, p. 1-23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Development of Cognitive Control: Where are We and What's Next?

Sera, M. D. & Scott, N., Oct 7 2013, Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology: Developing Cognitive Control Processes: Mechanisms, Implications, and Interventions. Wiley, Vol. 37. p. 233-245 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Child Psychology
Human Development
Child Development
Research Personnel
Students

Preface

Sera, M. D., Oct 7 2013, Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology: Developing Cognitive Control Processes: Mechanisms, Implications, and Interventions. Wiley, Vol. 37. p. vii-ix

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

2012

Preface

Sera, M. D., Jan 1 2012, In : Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series. 38, p. xi-xiii

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Developmental differences in shape processing

Sera, M. D. & Millett, K. G., Jan 1 2011, In : Cognitive Development. 26, 1, p. 40-56 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Names
Therapeutics
25 Citations (Scopus)

Does learning Spanish grammatical gender change English-speaking adults' categorization of inanimate objects?

Kurinski, E. & Sera, M. D., Apr 1 2011, In : Bilingualism. 14, 2, p. 203-220 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

speaking
gender
learning
language
language acquisition

Preface

Sera, M. D., Jan 1 2011, In : Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series. 37, p. vii-ix

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2010
5 Citations (Scopus)

Who thinks that a piece of furniture refers to a broken couch? Count-mass constructions and individuation in English and Spanish

Sera, M. D. & Goodrich, W., Sep 1 2010, In : Cognitive Linguistics. 21, 3, p. 419-442 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individuation
Interior Design and Furnishings
personality development
Language
language
2009
14 Citations (Scopus)

Classifier effects on human categorization: The role of shape classifiers in Mandarin Chinese

Kuo, J. Y. C. & Sera, M. D., Feb 1 2009, In : Journal of East Asian Linguistics. 18, 1, p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
experiment
Classifier
Mandarin Chinese
speaking
2008
3 Citations (Scopus)

Commentary on "copular acquisition" - A response to Silva-Corvalán and Montanari

Sera, M. D., Oct 30 2008, In : Bilingualism. 11, 3, p. 361-363 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

cognition
linguistics
cognitive development
multilingualism
language

Grammatical Gender Affects Bilinguals’ Conceptual Gender: Implications for Linguistic Relativity and Decision-Making

Forbes, J., Poulin-Dubois, D., Rivero, M. & Sera, M. D., 2008, In : The Open Applied Linguistics Journal. 1, p. 69-77

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2006

Developmental Relationships between Language and Cognition

Sera, M. D. & Martin, A., Dec 1 2006, Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. Elsevier Ltd, p. 491-500 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

cognition
Cognition
Language
language development
cognitive development
10 Citations (Scopus)

The acquisition of spatial constructions in American Sign Language and English

Martin, A. J. & Sera, M. D., Sep 1 2006, In : Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. 11, 4, p. 391-402 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sign Language
language
Learning
Aptitude
Language

The Acquisition of Spatial Constructions in ASL and English

Martin, A. J. & Sera, M. D., 2006, In : Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. 11, p. 391-402

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005

Developmental Relationships Between Language and Cognition

Sera, M. D. & Martin, A., 2005, In : Language Development. 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2002

Understanding how we talk about space: An examination of the meaning of English spatial prepositions: Cognitive and Computational Perspectives

Manning, C., Sera, M. & Pick, H., 2002, Spatial Language: Cognitive and Computational Perspectives. Coventry, K. R. & Oliver, P. (eds.). Dordrecht, NL: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 147-164

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

80 Citations (Scopus)

When language affects cognition and when it does not: an analysis of grammatical gender and classification.

Sera, M. D., Elieff, C., Forbes, J., Burch, M. C., Rodríguez, W. & Dubois, D. P., Sep 1 2002, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 131, 3, p. 377-397 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Language
Neural Networks (Computer)
Learning
2001
26 Citations (Scopus)

What's in a Shape? Children Represent Shape Variability Differently Than Adults When Naming Objects

Abecassis, M., Sera, M. D., Yonas, A. & Schwade, J., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 78, 3, p. 213-239 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Names
Learning
Generalization (Psychology)
1999
15 Citations (Scopus)

Language and Ontological Knowledge: The Contrast between Objects and Events Made by Spanish and English Speakers

Sera, M. D., Gathje, J. & Del Castillo Pintado, J., Oct 1 1999, In : Journal of Memory and Language. 41, 3, p. 303-326 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Language
Linguistics
event
language
experiment
1997
14 Citations (Scopus)

Ser Helps Spanish Speakers Identify "Real" Properties

Sera, M. D., Bales, D. W. & Del Castillo Pintado, J., Oct 1 1997, In : Child development. 68, 5, p. 820-831 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

speaking
experiment
Language
Aptitude
language
1996
31 Citations (Scopus)

Children's understanding of epistemic modals

Noveck, I. A., Ho, S. & Sera, M. D., Oct 1 1996, In : Journal of child language. 23, 3, p. 621-643 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epistemic Modals
8 Citations (Scopus)

Reliance on visual and verbal information across ontological kinds: What do children know about animals and machines?

Freeman, K. E. & Sera, M. D., Jul 1 1996, In : Cognitive Development. 11, 3, p. 315-341 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artifacts
Age Groups
1995
9 Citations (Scopus)

Preschoolers' understanding of stable and changeable characteristics

Bales, D. W. & Sera, M. D., Jan 1 1995, In : Cognitive Development. 10, 1, p. 69-107 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weights and Measures
Health
1994
88 Citations (Scopus)

Grammatical and conceptual forces in the attribution of gender by English and Spanish speakers

Sera, M. D., Berge, C. A. H. & Pintado, J. D. C., Jan 1 1994, In : Cognitive Development. 9, 3, p. 261-292 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Language
1992
105 Citations (Scopus)

A developmental analysis of the polar structure of dimensions

Smith, L. B. & Sera, M. D., Jan 1 1992, In : Cognitive Psychology. 24, 1, p. 99-142 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Color
Language
Language Development
Dynamical systems
Darkness
35 Citations (Scopus)

To be or to be: Use and acquisition of the Spanish copulas

Sera, M. D., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Memory and Language. 31, 3, p. 408-427 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal Tar
Semantics
Syntactics
semantics
speaking
1991
14 Citations (Scopus)

Developing definitions of objects and events in English and Spanish speakers

Sera, M. D., Reittinger, E. L. & del Castillo Pintado, J., Jan 1 1991, In : Cognitive Development. 6, 2, p. 119-142 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semantics
1988
20 Citations (Scopus)

"Higher" and "lower": Comparative and categorical interpretations by children

Smith, L. B., Rattermann, M. J. & Sera, M., Oct 1988, In : Cognitive Development. 3, 4, p. 341-357 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semantics
Therapeutics

The development of thinking

Smith, L. B., Sera, M. D. & Gattuso, B., 1988, The psychology of human thought. Sternberg, R. J. & Smith, E. E. (eds.). Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, p. 366-391

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Citations (Scopus)

What do two-year-olds know about the sizes of things?

Sera, M. D., Troyer, D. & Smith, L. B., Jan 1 1988, In : Child Development. 59, 6, p. 1489-1496 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shoes
experiment
evidence
1987
23 Citations (Scopus)

Big and Little: "Nominal" and relative uses

Sera, M. & Smith, L. B., Apr 1987, In : Cognitive Development. 2, 2, p. 89-111 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude