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Angela He

Dr. Angela He

Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature

 

Phone number34117168
Email addressangelahe-axh@hkbu.edu.hk
ORCID number0000-0003-2679-1526

 

Degree(s):

B.A. (CUHK), Ph.D. (University of Maryland)

Research area(s):

First language acquisition, psycholinguistics, language and cognition, learning and memory 

Teaching area(s):

Introductory linguistics, first language acquisition, research methods, psycholinguistics

Previously taught at:

Boston University

Selected output(s):

He, A. X., Huang, S., Waxman, S. R., & Arunachalam, A. (2020). Two-year-olds consolidate verb meanings during a nap. Cognition, 198.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104205

He, A. X., Kon, M. & Arunachalam, S. (2020). Linguistic context in verb learning: Less is sometimes more. Language Learning and Development, 16(1).
https://doi.org/10.1111/lnc3.12363

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.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797618814131

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.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0142723718782634

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.
https://doi.org/10.1080/15475441.2017.1285238

Current Project(s):

  1. Role of sleep and memory in child language development
  2. Word learning mechanisms in infancy and toddlerhood
  3. Event perception and language learning (collaborative work with USC Meaning Lab)
  4. Language development in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (collaborative work with NYU Learning Lab)
  5. Phonological awareness, tone perception, and genetic biasing (collaborative work with CUHK Brain and Mind Institute)

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