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2018

ROUTINE LANGUAGE: 
INFANT-DIRECTED SPEECH VARIES ACROSS HOME ACTIVITIES.

Tamis-LeMonda, C.S., Custode, Kuchirko, Y., Escobar, K. & Lo, T. (2018) Routine Language: 

Infant-directed speech varies across home activities. Child Development.  

2018

BECOMING A COMMUNICATIVE PARTNER: 
INFANT RESPONSIVENESS TO MATERNAL LANGUAGE AND GESTURES ACROSS THE SECOND YEAR.

Kuchirko, Y.,Tafuro, L., & Tamis-LeMonda, C.S. (2018) Becoming a communicative partner: 

Infant responsiveness to maternal language and gestures across the second year. Infancy. 

2017

ON DIFFERENCES AND DEFICITS: A CRITIQUE OF THE THEORETICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL 
UNDERPINNINGS OF THE WORD GAP

Kuchirko, Y.(2017) On differences and deficits: A critique of the theoretical and methodological 

underpinnings of the word gap. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy.

2017

TAKING CENTER STAGE: INFANTS' ACTIVE ROLE
IN LANGUAGE LEARNING

Tamis-LeMonda, C.S., Kuchirko, Y., & Suh, D. (2017). Taking center stage: Infants' active role
in language learning. Language and Concept Development from Infancy Through Childhood: Social Motivation, Cognition, and Linguistic Mechanisms of Learning.

2017

THE CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENTAL PLAY INSTRUMENT (CDPI): AN
EXTENDED VALIDITY STUDY

Chazan, S., & Kuchirko, Y. (2017). The children’s developmental play instrument (CDPI): An
extended validity study. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychology.

2017

POWER IN METHODS: LANGUAGE TO INFANTS IN STRUCTURED AND NATURALISTIC CONTEXTS

Tamis-Lemonda, C.S., Kuchirko, Y., Luo, R., Escobar, K., & Bornstein, M. (2017). Power in
methods: Language inputs to infants in structured and naturalistic contexts. Developmental Science.

2016

A LONGITUDINAL CASE STUDY OF TRAUMATIC
PLAY ACTIVITY USING THE CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENTAL PLAY SCALE (CDPI)

Chazan, S., Kuchirko, Y., Beebe, B., & Sossin, M. (2016) A longitudinal case study of traumatic
play activity using the children’s developmental play scale (CDPI). Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychology.

2016

PARENT-CHILD INTERACTIONS

Tamis-LeMonda, C.S., & Kuchirko, Y. (2016). Parent-child interactions. Sage Encyclopedia of
Lifespan Development.

2015

“WHAT HAPPENED NEXT?”:
DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGES IN MOTHERS’ QUESTIONS TO CHILDREN

Kuchirko, Y., Tamis-LeMonda, C.S., Luo, R., & Liang, E. (2015) “What happened next?”:
developmental changes in mothers’ questions to children. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy.

2014

CHILDREN’S LANGUAGE GROWTH IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH ACROSS EARLY DEVELOPMENT: ASSOCIATION TO SCHOOL READINESS

Tamis-LeMonda, C.S., Song, L., Luo, R., Kuchirko, Y., Kahana-Kalman, R., Yoshikawa, H., &
Raufman, J. (2014). Children’s language growth in Spanish and English across early development: association to school readiness. Developmental Neuropsychology.

2014

ETHNIC VARIATION IN
MOTHER-CHILD BOOK-SHARING AND CHILDREN’S STORYTELLING

Luo, R., Tamis-LeMonda, C.S., Kuchirko, Y., Ng, F., & Liang, E. (2014). Ethnic variation in
mother-child book-sharing and children’s storytelling. Infant and Child Development.

2014

PARENTAL RESPONSIVENESS AND
SCAFFOLDING OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

Tamis-LeMonda, C.S., Baumwell, L., & Kuchirko, Y. (2014). Parental responsiveness and
scaffolding of language development. Encyclopedia of Language Development.

2014

WHY IS INFANT LANGUAGE LEARNING
FACILITATED BY PARENTAL RESPONSIVENESS?

Tamis-LeMonda, C.S., Kuchirko, Y., & C.S., Song, L. (2014). Why is infant language learning
facilitated by parental responsiveness? Current Perspectives in Psychological Science.

2013

FROM ACTION TO INTERACTION: MOTHERS’
CONTINGENT RESPONSIVENESS TO INFANT EXPLORATION ACROSS CULTURAL COMMUNITIES

Tamis-LeMonda, C.S., Kuchirko, Y., & Tafuro, L (2013). From action to interaction: mothers’
contingent responsiveness to infant exploration across cultural communities. IEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development.