Dr. HE Angela Xiaoxue
Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature
B.A. (CUHK), Ph.D. (University of Maryland)
First language acquisition, psycholinguistics, language and cognition, learning and memory
Introductory linguistics, first language acquisition, research methods, psycholinguistics
Previously taught at:
He, A. X., Huang, S., Waxman, S. R., & Arunachalam, A. (2020). Two-year-olds consolidate verb meanings during a nap. Cognition, 198.
He, A. X., Kon, M. & Arunachalam, S. (2020). Linguistic context in verb learning: Less is sometimes more. Language Learning and Development, 16(1).
de Carvalho A., He A. X., Lidz J., & Christophe A. (2019). Prosody and function words cue the acquisition of word meanings in 18-month-old infants. Psychological Science, 30(3), 319-332.
He, A. X., Luyster, R., Hong, S. J., & Arunachalam, S. (2018). Personal pronoun usage in maternal input to infants at high vs. low risk for autism spectrum disorder. First Language, 38(5), 520-537.
He, A. X. & Lidz, J. (2017). Verb learning in 14- and 18-month-old English-learning infants. Language Learning and Development, 13(3), 335-356.
- Role of sleep and memory in child language development
- Word learning mechanisms in infancy and toddlerhood
- Event perception and language learning (collaborative work with USC Meaning Lab)
- Language development in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (collaborative work with NYU Learning Lab)
- Phonological awareness, tone perception, and genetic biasing (collaborative work with CUHK Brain and Mind Institute)