Publications

Last updated: 5 February 2020

  • Ferjan Ramírez, N., & Kuhl, P. K. (In press). Early Second Language Through SparkLingTM: Scaling-Up a Language Intervention in Infant Education Centers. Mind, Brain, and Education.

  • Ferjan Ramírez, N., Lytle, S., & Kuhl, P. K. 2020. Parent Coaching Increases Conversational Turns and Advances Infant Language Development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. [https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1921653117]

  • Kuhl, P. K., & Ferjan Ramírez, N. (2019). Neuroscience and education: How early brain development affects school. In P. K. Khul, S-S. Lim, S. Guerriero & D. Van Damme (Eds.), Learning in the Digital Age: Towards a Science of Learning for 21st Century Education (pp. 25-36). Paris, France: Education Research and Innovation, OECD Publishing.

  • Ferjan Ramírez, N., Lytle, S., Fish, M., Kuhl, P. K. (2018). Parent coaching at 6 and 10 months improves language outcomes at 14 months: A randomized controlled trial. Developmental Science, e12762. [https://doi.org/10.1111/desc.12762]

  • Ferjan Ramírez, N., & Kuhl, P. K. (2017). Bilingual Baby: Foreign Language Intervention in Madrid's Infant Education Centers. Mind, Brain, and Education, 11(3), 133-43.

  • Ferjan Ramírez, N., & Kuhl, P. K. (2017). The brain science of bilingualism. Young Children, 72, 38-44.

  • Ferjan Ramírez, N., Ramírez, R.R., Clarke, M., Taulu, S., & Kuhl, P. K. (2016). Speech discrimination in 11-month-old bilingual and monolingual infants: A magnetoencephalography study. Developmental Science, e12427. [https://doi.org/10.1111/desc.12427]

  • Ferjan Ramírez, N., Kuhl, P. K. (2016). Bilingual Language Learning in Children. Summary presented at the White House Regional Summit on Dual Language Learners. Miami, FL, June 2, 2016.

  • Ferjan Ramírez, N., Leonard, M. K., Davenport, T., Torres, C., Mayberry, R. I., & Halgren, E. (2014). Neural language processing in adolescent first-language learners: Longitudinal case studies in American Sign Language. Cerebral Cortex. [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25410427]

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

  • Ferjan Ramírez, N., Leonard, M. K., Halgren, E., Mayberry, R. I. The neural correlates of childhood linguistic isolation. (2013). In S. Baiz, N. Goldman, & R. Hawkes (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Boston University Conference on Language Development. Boston, MA: Cascadilla Press.

  • Ferjan Ramírez, N., Leonard, M. K., Torres, C., Hatrak, M., Halgren, E., Mayberry, R. I. (2013). Neural language processing in adolescent first-language learners. Cerebral Cortex. [https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bht137]

  • Leonard, M. K., Ferjan Ramírez, N., Torres, C., Hatrak, M., Mayberry, R. I., & Halgren, E. (2013). Neural stages of spoken, written, and signed word processing in second language learners. Frontiers of Human Neuroscience. [https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2013.00322]

  • Leonard, M. K., Ferjan Ramírez, N., Torres, C., Travis, K., Hatrak, M., Mayberry, R. I., & Halgren, E. (2012). Signed Words in the Congenitally Deaf Evoke Typical Late Lexicosemantic Responses with No Early Visual Responses in Left Superior Temporal Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(28), 9700-9705.

  • Ferjan Ramírez, N., Lieberman, A., & Mayberry, R. I. (2011). The first words acquired by adolescent first-language learners: When late looks early. In N. Dannis, K. Mesh, & H. Sung (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Boston University Conference on Language Development. Boston: Cascadilla Press.