International Adoption as a Natural Experiment

Snedeker, J., Geren, J. & Shafto, C. (2012). Disentangling the effects of cognitive development and linguistic expertise: A longitudinal study of the acquisition of English in internationally-adopted children. Cognitive Psychology, 65, 39-76. Supplemental Materials

Geren, J., Snedeker, J. & Shafto, C. “The link between language and theory of mind: evidence from internationally adopted children.”

Geren, J., Shafto, C. & Snedeker, J. “Running fast but running behind: language abilities in internationally-adopted children arriving between ages 2 and 9.”

Snedeker, J., Geren, J. & Shafto, C. “Different Paths: Changes in second-language acquisition between three and five years of age.”

Snedeker, J., Geren, J. & Shafto, C. (2007). Starting over: International adoption as a natural experiment in language development. Psychological Science, 18(1), 79-87.

Geren, J., Snedeker, J. & Ax, L. (2005). Starting over: A preliminary study of early lexical and syntactic development in internationally adopted preschoolers. Seminars in Speech and Language, 26(1), 44-53.