Liquan Liu

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Phone +47 22854298
Mobile phone 228-54298 (93926849)
Room 244
Available hours Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00
Visiting address Henrik Wergelands hus Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 0313 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1102 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic interests

Liquan's main research interests lie in infant and child development, multilingualism and multiculturalism in infancy as well as assessments and evaluations on early child development. Using behavioural, neurophysiological and questionnaire techniques, Liquan investigates environmental impacts on child perception and learning from an interdisciplinary perspective.


Dr. Liquan Liu completed his Ph.D. in Utrecht University and holds a tenured position at School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University. Currently, Liquan is working under his Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship project at MultiLing, University of Oslo.


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  • Agarwal, Simran; Tuninetti, Alba; Liu, Liquan & Escudero, Paola (2019). Neural sensitivity to linguistic and non-linguistic changes in naturally produced speech sounds : a comparison of different stimuli presentation paradigms. Proceedings of the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences.  ISSN 0301-3162.  s 2119- 2123
  • Liu, Liquan; Varghese, Peter & Weidemann, Gabrielle (2019). A bilingual advantage in infant pitch processing. Proceedings of the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences.  ISSN 0301-3162.  s 1397- 1401

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  • Singh, Leher; Burnham, Dennis; Hay, Jessica; Liu, Liquan & Mattock, Karen (2019). Lexical Tone Perception in Infants and Young Children: Empirical studies and theoretical perspectives.. Frontiers in Psychology.  ISSN 1664-1078. . doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01195

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