Writing & Presentations

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Publications

(submitted). Hirzel, Mina, Ailis Cournane, Valentine Hacquard. “Learning to map modals to meanings: children use modals to differentiate flavor, but not force.”

(in prep). Hirzel, Mina, Laurel Perkins, Jeffrey Lidz. “Predictive processing of wh-questions at 19 months-old.”

(in prep). Hirzel, Mina, Jeffrey Lidz. “3 year-olds respect island constraints.”

Conference Presentations

November 2020. Hirzel, Mina, Laurel Perkins, Jeffrey Lidz. 19 month-olds parse wh-questions incrementally. Presented at the 45th Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 45), Boston (hosted virtually due to COVID-19). [talk]

March 2020. Hirzel, Mina, Laurel Perkins, Jeffrey Lidz. 19 month-olds represent and incrementally parse filler-gap dependencies. Presented at CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Amherst (hosted virtually due to COVID-19. [poster]

November 2019. Hirzel, Mina and Jeffrey Lidz. 3 year-olds respect island constraints (with Jeffrey Lidz). Presented at the 44th Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 44), Boston. [talk]

November 2019. Cournane, Ailis, Mina Hirzel, Valentine Hacquard. Learning to map modals to meanings: An elicited production study on ‘force’ and ‘flavor’. Presented at the 44th Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 44), Boston. [poster]

April 2019. Hirzel, Mina, Valentine Hacquard, Ailis Cournane. Young children use different modals for different ‘flavors’. The Eighth Mid-Atlantic Colloquium of Studies in Meaning (MACSIM), New York City. [poster]

March 2019. Hirzel, Mina, Ailis Cournane, Valentine Hacquard. Young children’s elicited productions of modal words: children differentiate modal ‘flavors’ and forces. Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Baltimore. [poster]

January 2019. Muller, Hanna, Phoebe Gaston, Bethany Dickerson, Adam Liter, Karthik Durvasula, Mina Hirzel, Kasia Hitczenko, Margaret Kandel, Paulina Lyskawa, Jacqueline Nelligan, Maxime Papillon, Laurel Perkins. Gender bias in representation and publishing rates across subfields. Linguistic Society of America Meeting, New York City. [talk]

November 2017. Lau, Ellen, Mina Hirzel, Natalia Lapinskaya, Jeffrey Lidz. Syntactic Constituent Rate Effects in EEG. Presented at the Society for the Neurobiology of Language Annual Meeting (SNL), Baltimore. [poster]

November 2017. Hirzel, Mina, Aaron Steven White, Jeffrey Lidz. Biased distributions in dialogs do not shape verb learning. Presented at the 42nd Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 42), Boston. [poster]

March 2014. Latack, Kyle, Mina Hirzel. Taking baths with duck-ducks: Exploring children’s comprehension of constrastive reduplication. Presented at the Toronto Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (TULCON). Toronto, Canada. [talk]

September 2013. Gamache, Jessica, Kyle Latack, Mina Hirzel, Cristina Schmitt. Noun categories in children’s production of noun-noun compounds. Presented at Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition (GALA). Oldenburg, Germany. [talk]