Publications

Below, you will find links to papers relevant to current projects:

Babies’ & Children’s Perception of People’s Talking Faces

Lewkowicz, D. J. & Hansen-Tift, A. (2012). Infants deploy selective attention to the mouth of   a talking face when learning speech. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 109(5), 1431-1436. PDF

Pons, F., Bosch, L., & Lewkowicz, D. J. (2015). Bilingualism modulates infants’ selective attention to the mouth of a talking face. Psychological Science, 26(4), 490-498. PDF

Barenholtz, E., Mavica, L., & Lewkowicz, D. J. (2016). Language familiarity modulates relative attention to the eyes and mouth of a talker. Cognition, 147, 100-105. PDF

Hillairet de Boisferon, A., Tift, A.H., Minar, N. J., & Lewkowicz, D. J. (2016). Selective attention to a talker’s mouth in infancy: Role of audiovisual temporal synchrony and linguistic experience. Developmental Science. DOI: 10.1111/desc.12381. PDF

Hillairet de Boisferon, A., Tift, A. H., Minar, N. J., & Lewkowicz, D. J. (2018). The redeployment of attention to the mouth of a talking face in the second year of life. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2018.03.009. PDF

Birules, J., Bosch, L., Brieke, R., Pons, F., & Lewkowicz, D. J. (2018). Inside bilingualism: Language background modulates selective attention to a talker’s mouth. Developmental Science. e12755. doi:doi:10.1111/desc.12755. PDF

Birulés, J., Bosch, L., Pons, F., & Lewkowicz, D. J. (2020). Highly proficient L2 speakers still need to attend to a talker’s mouth when processing L2 speech. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 1-12. PDF