PUBLICATIONS

Wei, R., Kirby, A., Naigles, L., & Rowe, M. (Under review). Parents’ talk about conceptual categories with infants: Stability, variability, and implications for expressive language development.

McCatharn, J., Herbert, K., Wei, R., & Rowe, M. (Under review with revisions requested). Avenues for increasing parenting knowledge: Interviewing parents about preferred information sources.

Rowe, M., Wei, R., & Salo, V. (In press). Early gesture predicts later language development. In A. Morgenstern & S. Goldin-Meadow (Eds.), Gesture in language. Mouton.

Choi, A., Wei, R., & Rowe, M. (In press). Show, give and point gestures across infancy differentially predict language development. Developmental Psychology. 

Ronfard, S.*, Wei, R.*, & Rowe, M. (2021). Uncovering the linguistic, social, and cognitive skills underlying processing efficiency as measured by the looking-while-listening paradigm. Journal of Child Language, 1-24. (*Joint first and corresponding authorship). PDF Full Text.

Wei, R., Leech, K., & Rowe, M. (2020). Decontextualized language use during American and Chinese caregiver-child interactions. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 71, 101214. PDF Full Text.

Wei, R., Ronfard, S., Leyva, D., & Rowe, M. (2019). Teaching a novel word: Parenting styles and toddlers’ word learning. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 187, 104639. PDF Full Text.

Leech, K., Wei, R., Harring, J. R., & Rowe, M. L. (2018). A brief parent-focused intervention to improve preschoolers’ conversational skills and school readiness. Developmental Psychology, 54(1), 15-28. PDF Full Text.

Wei, R., Liszkowski, U., Harris, P., & Rowe, M. (In prep). What is the baby “saying”? Adults’ interpretation of infants’ gestures.

Yang, Q., Wei, R., & Rowe, M. (In prep). The nature of parent and child number talk in Chinese families.

PRESENTATIONS

Wei, R., Kirby, A., Naigles, L., & Rowe, M. (July, 2021). Parents’ use of generics with infants: Stability, variability, and implications for language development. Paper accepted at the 2021 International Association for the Study of Child Language Conference.

 

Wei, R., Leech, K., & Rowe, M. (April, 2021). Decontextualized language in Chinese and American caregiver-child interactions: Similarities, differences, and implications for children’s narratives. Paper accepted at the 2021 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting.

 

Wei, R., Surrain, S., Rowe, M., & Luk, G. (April, 2021). Exploring relations between toddlers’ motor skills and language development. Flash talk accepted at the 2021 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting.

Wei, R., Kirby, A., Naigles, L., & Rowe, M. (October, 2020). Parents’ use of generics with infants: Stability, variability, and implications for language development. Paper presented at the Many Paths to Language Workshop.

Wei, R., Liszkowski, U., Harris, P., & Rowe, M. (January, 2020). What is the baby “saying”? Adults’ interpretation of infants’ gestures. Poster presented at the 10th Budapest Central European University Conference on Cognitive Development.

Wei, R., Ronfard, S., Leyva, D., & Rowe, M. (March, 2019). Teaching a novel word: Parenting styles and toddlers’

word learning. Paper presented at the 2019 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting.

Wei, R., Leech, K., & Rowe, M. (March, 2019). Decontextualized language use during American and Chinese

caregiver-child interactions. Poster presented at the 2019 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial

Meeting.


Ronfard, S., Wei, R., & Rowe, M. (November, 2017). Uncovering the social and cognitive skills underlying processing efficiency as measured by the looking-while-listening paradigm. Poster presented at the 42nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development.


Wei, R., Ronfard, S., & Rowe, M. (March, 2017). Predictors of novel word learning in toddlers. Poster presented at

the 2017 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting.


Leech, K., Wei, R., Harring, J., & Rowe, M. (March, 2017). Ready for kindergarten: A training program designed to

encourage parent-child conversation during the preschool years. Paper presented at the 2017 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting.