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Bunce, J. P., Soderstrom, M., Bergelson, E., Rosemberg, C. R., Stein, A., Alam, Migdalek, M. J., & Casillas, M. (in revision, February 2022). A cross-cultural examination of young children’s everyday language experiences. [ms]

Casillas, M. & Elliott, M. (in prep, February 2022). Cross-cultural differences in children’s object handling at home. [ms]

Foushee, R. & Casillas, M. (under review, March 2022). What ‘Diversity’ Means Depends on Your Perspective: A Commentary on Kidd and Garcia (2022). First Language. [ms]

in press/accepted

Brown, P., & Casillas, M. (forthcoming). Childrearing through social interaction on Rossel Island, PNG. In A. J. Fentiman, & M. Goody (Eds.), Esther Goody revisited: Exploring the legacy of an original inter-disciplinarian. New York, NY: Berghahn. [ms]

Hellwig, B., Sarvasy, H., & Casillas, M. (provisionally accepted). Language acquisition. In N. Evans & S. Fedden (Eds.), The Oxford Guide to Papuan Languages. [ms]

Peute, A. A. K. & Casillas, M. (accepted pending minor revisions). (Non-)effects of linguistic environment on early stable consonant production: A crosscultural case study. [ms]

2022

Casey, K., Elliott, M., Mickiewicz, E., Silva Mandujano, A., Shorter, K., Duquette, M., Bergelson, E., & Casillas, M. (2022). Sticks, leaves, buckets, and bowls: Distributional patterns of children’s at-home object handling in two subsistence societies. In J. Culbertson, A. Perfors, H. Rabagliati & V. Ramenzoni (Eds.), Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2022) (pp. 927-933). [ms] [gh] [data visualization tool]

Casey, K., & Casillas, M. (2022). From doggy to dog: Developmental shifts in children’s use of register-specific words. In J. Culbertson, A. Perfors, H. Rabagliati & V. Ramenzoni (Eds.), Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2022) (pp. 49-56). [ms] [gh]

Cristia, A. & Casillas, M. (2022). Nonword repetition in children learning Yélî Dnye. Language Development Research 2(1), 69–104. [ms] [osf]

De Vos, C., Casillas, M., Uittenbogert, T., Crasborn, O., & Levinson, S. C. (2022). Signers’ and non-signers’ sensitivity to language-specific and globally accessible cues in conversational turn prediction. Language 98(1), 35–62. [ms] [resultaten video (NGT)]

Elmlinger, S. L., Goldstein, M., & Casillas, M. (2022). Immature vocalizations simplify the speech of Tseltal Mayan and US caregivers. In J. Culbertson, A. Perfors, H. Rabagliati & V. Ramenzoni (Eds.), Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2022) (pp. 1256-1262). [ms]

Foushee, R., Byrne, D., Casillas, M., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2022). Getting to the Root of Linguistic Alignment: Tree Comparison as a Measure of Syntactic Alignment and Index of Language Development in Children Who are Typically Developing and Children with Early Brain Injury. In J. Culbertson, A. Perfors, H. Rabagliati & V. Ramenzoni (Eds.), Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2022) (pp. 1389-1394). [ms]

2021

Prado, E. & Bucholtz, M. (2021). Getting dressed as a social activity: The interactional competence of an autistic teenager who doesn’t use speech. Research on Children and Social Interaction, 5(2), 239–270. [ms]

Soderstrom, M., Casillas, M., Gornik, M., Bouchard, A., MacEwan, S., Shokrkon, A., & Bunce, J. (2021). English-speaking adults’ labeling of child- and adult-directed speech across languages and its relationship to perception of affect. Frontiers in Psychology 12:708887. [ms]

Vilà‐Giménez, I., Dowling, N., Demir‐Lira, Ö. E., Prieto, P., & Goldin‐Meadow, S. (2021). The Predictive Value of Non‐Referential Beat Gestures: Early Use in Parent–Child Interactions Predicts Narrative Abilities at 5 Years of Age. Child Development XX. [ms]

Soderstrom, M. Casillas, M., Bergelson, E., Rosemberg, C., Alam, F., Warlaumont, A. S., & Bunce, J. (2021) Developing a cross-cultural annotation system and MetaCorpus for studying infants’ real-world language experience. Collabra, 7(1). [ms]

Casillas, M. & Scaff, C. (2021). Analyzing contingent interactions in R with chattr. In T. Fitch, C. Lamm, H. Leder, & K. Teßmar-Raible (Eds.), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Virtual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2021) (pp. 2540-2546). Vienna, AT: Cognitive Science Society. [ms] [gh]

Casillas, M., Brown, P., & Levinson, S. C. (2021). Early language experience in a Papuan community. Journal of Child Language 48(4), 792–814. [ms] [sm] [gh]

Cychosz, M., Cristia, A., Bergelson, E., Casillas, M., Baudet, G., Warlaumont, A. S., Scaff, C., Yankowitz, L., & Seidl, A. (2021). Vocal development in a large-scale crosslinguistic corpus. Developmental Science, e13090. [ms] [osf]

Frost, R. L. A. & Casillas, M. (2021). Investigating statistical learning of nonadjacent dependencies: Running statistical learning tasks in non-WEIRD populations. SAGE Methods Case Studies. [ms]

2020

Casillas, M., Brown, P., & Levinson, S. C. (2020). Early language experience in a Tseltal Mayan village. Child Development, 91(5), pp. 1819–1835. [ms] [sm] [gh]

Casillas, M., & Hilbrink, E. (2020). Communicative act development. In K. P. Schneider, & E. Ifantidou (Eds.), Developmental and Clinical Pragmatics (pp. 61-88). De Gruyter Mouton. [ms]

Cychosz, M., Romeo, R., Soderstrom, M., Scaff, C., Ganek, H., Cristia, A., Casillas, M., De Barbaro, K., Bang, J. Y., & Weisleder, A. (2020). Longform recordings of everyday life: Ethics for best practices. Behavior Research Methods, 52, pp. 1951–1969. [ms]

MacDonald, K., Rasanen, O., Casillas, M., & Warlaumont, A. S. (2020). Measuring prosodic predictability in children’s home language environments. In S. Denison, M. Mack, Y. Xu, & B. C. Armstrong (Eds.), Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Virtual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2020) (pp. 695-701). Montreal, QB: Cognitive Science Society. [ms] [gh]

Rasanen, O., Seshadri, S., Lavechin, M., Cristia, A., & Casillas, M. (2020). ALICE: An open-source tool for automatic measurement of phoneme, syllable, and word counts from child-centered daylong recordings. Behavior Research Methods, 53, 818–835. [ms] [gh]

Roete, I., Frank, S., Fikkert, P., & Casillas, M. (2020). Modeling the influence of language input statistics on children’s speech production. Cognitive Science, 44:e12924. [ms] [sm] [gh]

2019

Bergelson, E.*, Casillas, M.*, Soderstrom, M., Seidl, A., Warlaumont, A. S., & Amatuni, A. (2019). What Do North American Babies Hear? A large-scale cross-corpus analysis. Developmental Science, 22(1): e12724. doi:10.1111/desc.12724. (* Joint first authorship) [ms] [sm] [osf] [gh] [gh for associated tool]

Casillas, M., & Cristia, A. (2019). A step-by-step guide to collecting and analyzing long-format speech environment (LFSE) recordings. Collabra, 5(1): 24. doi:10.1525/collabra.209. [ms] [sm]

Casillas, M., Rafiee, A., & Majid, A. (2019). Iranian herbalists, but not cooks, are better at naming odors than laypeople. Cognitive Science, 43(6): e12763. doi:10.1111/cogs.12763. [ms] [sm] [gh]

Rasanen, O., Seshadri, S., Karadayi, J., Riebling, E., Bunce, J., Cristia, A., Metze, F., Casillas, M., Rosemberg, C., Bergelson, E., & Soderstrom, M. (2019). Automatic word count estimation from daylong child-centered recordings in various language environments using language-independent syllabification of speech. Speech Communication, 113, 63-80. doi:10.1016/j.specom.2019.08.005. [ms] [gh]

2018

Bögels, S., Casillas, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2018). Planning versus comprehension in turn-taking: Fast responders show reduced anticipatory processing of the question. Neuropsychologia, 109, 295-310. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.12.028. [ms] [sm]

Cristia, A., Ganesh, S., Casillas, M., & Ganapathy, S. (2018). Talker diarization in the wild: The case of child-centered daylong audio-recordings. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2018 (pp. 2583-2587). doi:10.21437/Interspeech.2018-2078. [ms]

Rasanen, O., Seshadri, S., & Casillas, M. (2018). Comparison of syllabification algorithms and training strategies for robust word count estimation across different languages and recording conditions. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2018 (pp. 1200-1204). doi:10.21437/Interspeech.2018-1047. [ms]

2017

Casillas, M., Bergelson, E., Warlaumont, A. S., Cristia, A., Soderstrom, M., VanDam, M., & Sloetjes, H. (2017). A New Workflow for Semi-automatized Annotations: Tests with Long-Form Naturalistic Recordings of Childrens Language Environments. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2017 (pp. 2098-2102). doi:10.21437/Interspeech.2017-1418. [ms] [osf]

Casillas, M., Amatuni, A., Seidl, A., Soderstrom, M., Warlaumont, A., & Bergelson, E. (2017). What do Babies hear? Analyses of Child- and Adult-Directed Speech. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2017 (pp. 2093-2097). doi:10.21437/Interspeech.2017-1409. [ms] [osf] [gh for associated tool]

Casillas, M., & Frank, M. C. (2017). The development of children’s ability to track and predict turn structure in conversation. Journal of Memory and Language, 92, 234-253. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2016.06.013. [ms] [sm] [gh]

Schuller, B., Steidl, S., Batliner, A., Bergelson, E., Krajewski, J., Janott, C., Amatuni, A., Casillas, M., Seidl, A., Soderstrom, M., Warlaumont, A. S., Hidalgo, G., Schnieder, S., Heiser, C., Hohenhorst, W., Herzog, M., Schmitt, M., Qian, K., Zhang, Y., Trigeorgis, G., Tzirakis, P., & Zafeiriou, S. (2017). The INTERSPEECH 2017 computational paralinguistics challenge: Addressee, cold & snoring. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2017 (pp. 3442-3446). doi:10.21437/Interspeech.2017-43. [ms]

2016

Casillas, M., Bobb, S. C., & Clark, E. V. (2016). Turn taking, timing, and planning in early language acquisition. Journal of Child Language, 43, 1310-1337. doi:10.1017/S0305000915000689. [ms] [sm]

Clark, E. V., & Casillas, M. (2016). First language acquisition. In K. Allen (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Linguistics (pp. 311-328). New York: Routledge. [ms]

Holler, J., Kendrick, K. H., Casillas, M., & Levinson, S. C. (Eds.). (2016). Turn-Taking in Human Communicative Interaction. Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi:10.3389/978-2-88919-825-2. [full special issue]

2015

Casillas, M., De Vos, C., Crasborn, O., & Levinson, S. C. (2015). The perception of stroke-to-stroke turn boundaries in signed conversation. In D. C. Noelle, R. Dale, A. S. Warlaumont, J. Yoshimi, T. Matlock, C. D. Jennings, & P. R. Maglio (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2015) (pp. 315-320). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [ms]

Holler, J., Kendrick, K. H., Casillas, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2015). Editorial: Turn-taking in human communicative interaction. Frontiers in Psychology, 6: 1919. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01919. [ms] [full special issue]

Lammertink, I., Casillas, M., Benders, T., Post, B., & Fikkert, P. (2015). Dutch and English toddlers’ use of linguistic cues in predicting upcoming turn transitions. Frontiers in Psychology, 6: 495. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00495. [ms]

2014

Arnon, I., Casillas, M., Kurumada, C., & Estigarribia, B. (Eds.). (2014). Language in interaction: Studies in honor of Eve V. Clark. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Casillas, M. (2014). Taking the floor on time: Delay and deferral in children’s turn taking. In I. Arnon, M. Casillas, C. Kurumada, & B. Estigarribia (Eds.), Language in Interaction: Studies in honor of Eve V. Clark (pp. 101-114). Amsterdam: Benjamins. [ms]

Casillas, M. (2014). Turn-taking. In D. Matthews (Ed.), Pragmatic development in first language acquisition (pp. 53-70). Amsterdam: Benjamins. [ms]

2013

Casillas, M., & Frank, M. C. (2013). The development of predictive processes in children’s discourse understanding. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. (pp. 299-304). Austin,TX: Cognitive Science Society. [ms]

Sumner, M., Kurumada, C., Gafter, R., & Casillas, M. (2013). Phonetic variation and the recognition of words with pronunciation variants. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2013) (pp. 3486-3492). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [ms]

Casillas, M., & Amaral, P. (2013). Learning cues to category membership: Patterns in children’s acquisition of hedges. In C. Cathcart, I.-H. Chen, G. Finley, S. Kang, C. S. Sandy, & E. Stickles (Eds.), Proceedings of the Berkeley Linguistics Society 37th Annual Meeting (pp. 33-45). Linguistic Society of America, eLanguage. [ms]

2012

Casillas, M., & Frank, M. C. (2012). Cues to turn boundary prediction in adults and preschoolers. In S. Brown-Schmidt, J. Ginzburg, & S. Larsson (Eds.), Proceedings of SemDial 2012 (SeineDial): The 16th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (pp. 61-69). Paris: Université Paris-Diderot. [ms]