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Eliana Colunga

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder

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    R21HD092837     (KAN, PUI FONG)Sep 1, 2018 - Aug 31, 2021
    An Individualized Vocabulary Intervention for Dual Language Learners
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

    R01HD067315     (COLUNGA, ELIANA)Feb 1, 2011 - Jan 31, 2018
    Modeling Word Learning Trajectories
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Aly M, Colunga E, Crockett MJ, Goldrick M, Gomez P, Kung FYH, McKee PC, P?rez M, Stilwell SM, Diekman AB. Changing the culture of peer review for a more inclusive and equitable psychological science. J Exp Psychol Gen. 2023 Dec; 152(12):3546-3565. PMID: 37676130.
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    2. Sperry D, Shimpi P, Colunga E, Song L, Sun H. Editorial: The role of experience in children's language development: A cultural perspective. Front Psychol. 2022; 13:964602. PMID: 36059733.
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    3. Kucker SC, Samuelson LK, Perry LK, Yoshida H, Colunga E, Lorenz MG, Smith LB. Reproducibility and a unifying explanation: Lessons from the shape bias. Infant Behav Dev. 2019 02; 54:156-165. PMID: 30343894.
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    4. Colunga E, Sims CE. Not Only Size Matters: Early-Talker and Late-Talker Vocabularies Support Different Word-Learning Biases in Babies and Networks. Cogn Sci. 2017 02; 41 Suppl 1:73-95. PMID: 27873349.
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    5. Sims CE, Schilling SM, Colunga E. Beyond modeling abstractions: learning nouns over developmental time in atypical populations and individuals. Front Psychol. 2013 Nov 26; 4:871. PMID: 24324450.
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    6. Brojde CL, Ahmed S, Colunga E. Bilingual and monolingual children attend to different cues when learning new words. Front Psychol. 2012; 3:155. PMID: 22654777.
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    7. Brojde CL, Porter C, Colunga E. Words can slow down category learning. Psychon Bull Rev. 2011 Aug; 18(4):798-804. PMID: 21557027.
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    8. Smith LB, Colunga E, Yoshida H. Knowledge as process: contextually-cued attention and early word learning. Cogn Sci. 2010 Sep; 34(7):1287-314. PMID: 21116438.
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    9. Colunga E, Smith LB, Gasser M. Correlation versus prediction in children's word learning: Cross-linguistic evidence and simulations. Lang Cogn. 2009 Oct 01; 1(2):197-217. PMID: 21423829.
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    10. Kharitonova M, Chien S, Colunga E, Munakata Y. More than a matter of getting 'unstuck': flexible thinkers use more abstract representations than perseverators. Dev Sci. 2009 Jul; 12(4):662-9. PMID: 19635091.
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    11. Colunga E, Smith LB. Knowledge embedded in process: the self-organization of skilled noun learning. Dev Sci. 2008 Mar; 11(2):195-203. PMID: 18333974.
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    12. Colunga E, Smith LB. From the lexicon to expectations about kinds: a role for associative learning. Psychol Rev. 2005 Apr; 112(2):347-82. PMID: 15783290.
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    13. Colunga E, Smith LB. The emergence of abstract ideas: evidence from networks and babies. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2003 Jul 29; 358(1435):1205-14. PMID: 12903655.
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    14. Smith LB, Jones SS, Yoshida H, Colunga E. Whose DAM account? Attentional learning explains Booth and Waxman. Cognition. 2003 Apr; 87(3):209-13. PMID: 12684200.
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