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)