Mary Beth Neff

Doctoral Research Fellow
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Visiting address Blindernveien 31 Georg Morgenstiernes hus 0313 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1020 Blindern 0315 Oslo

Academic interests

PhD Fellow on the DEVCOM project led by Ingrid Lossius Falkum. My research interests include pragmatics, theory of mind, and communicative development. My PhD broadly covers non-literal language acquisition in children.

Tags: Pragmatics, Theory of Mind, Developmental Psychology, Non-literal language, Psycholinguistics, Open Science

Publications

  • Neff, Mary Beth & Martin, Alia (2022). Do face-to-face interactions support 6-month-olds' understanding of the communicative function of speech? Infancy. ISSN 1525-0008. doi: 10.1111/infa.12507.
  • Hilton, Courtney; Moser, Cody; Bertolo, Mila; Lee-Rubin, Harry; Amir, Dorsa & Bainbridge, Constance [Show all 43 contributors for this article] (2022). Acoustic regularities in infant-directed speech and song across cultures. Nature Human Behaviour. ISSN 2397-3374. doi: 10.1038/s41562-022-01410-x.

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  • Neff, Mary Beth & Falkum, Ingrid Lossius (2022). Exploring the literal bias in children's metaphor comprehension development.
  • Neff, Mary Beth & Falkum, Ingrid Lossius (2022). Exploring the literal bias in children's metaphor comprehension development.
  • Neff, Mary Beth & Falkum, Ingrid Lossius (2022). Exploring the literal bias in children's metaphor comprehension development.
  • Neff, Mary Beth & Falkum, Ingrid Lossius (2022). Exploring the literal bias in children's metaphor comprehension development.

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