Papers


Kline, M., Snedeker, J. & Schulz, L. (Submitted). Children's expectations about the meanings of transitive verbs are sensitive to spatiotemporal properties of causal scenes.


Kline, M., Muentener, P. & Schulz, L. (Submitted). Syntax and change blindness: Transitive and periphrastic sentences differentially affect representations of causal scenes.


Kline, M., Muentener, P. & Schulz, L. (2013). Transitive and periphrastic sentences affect memory for simple causal scenes. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Supplemental material.


Kline, M. & Demuth, K. (2013). Syntactic generalization with novel intransitive verbs. Journal of Child Language , issue no. pending


Kline, M., Snedeker, J., & Schulz, L. (2011). Children's comprehension and production of transitive sentences is sensitive to the causal structure of events. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Supplemental material.


Kline, M., & Demuth, K. (2010). Factors facilitating implicit learning: The case of the Sesotho passive. Language Acquisition, 17(4), 220-234.


Demuth, K. & Kline, M. (2006). The distribution of passives in spoken Sesotho. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 24, 377-388. (Special issue on Theory and Description of Southern Bantu Syntax).

Presentations


Kline, M., Muentener, P. & Schulz, L.E. (2013). Transitive and periphrastic sentences affect memory for simple causal scenes. 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany.


Kline, M., Snedeker, J. & Schulz, L.E. (2013) Representations of causality in verb learning. 2013 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Seattle, WA.


Kline, M., Snedeker, J., & Schulz, L.E. (2011). Preschoolers prefer to map novel transitive verbs to events with spatiotemporal features that mark causation. 36th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.


Kline, M., Snedeker, J., & Schulz, L.E. (2011). Children's comprehension and production of transitive sentences is sensitive to the causal structure of events. 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Boston, MA.


Kline, M., Snedeker, J., & Schulz, L.E. (2011). Children's comprehension and production of transitive sentences is sensitive to the causal structure of events. CogLunch, Department of Brain & Cognitive Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA.


Kline, M. & Demuth, K. (2008). Syntactic generalization with novel intransitive verbs: Who is pilking? 33rd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.


Kline, M. & Demuth, K. (2008). Frequency and structural priming in the input: Implications for learning the passive. Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA) 3, Storrs, CT.


Kline, M. & Demuth, K. (2006). Learning passives from the input: Evidence from Sesotho. 2nd Bantu Acquisition Workshop, Northampton, MA.

Conference Posters


Friel, D., Kline, M., Seed, A., & Schulz, L. (2011). It's okay to judge a block by its color: Toddlers' use of symbolic and intrinsic cues to objects' causal powers. Seventh Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Philadelphia, PA.

CV


A printable CV is available here.