Developmental psychology, particularly early psycholinguistic
and cognitive development
Other Areas of Interest:
Early childhood education
Morgan, J. L. (in press) Early recognition of morphophonological alternations: A basis for initial acquisition of English inflections. Cognition.
Singh, L., Morgan, J. L., & Best, C. (2002) Infants' listening preferences: Baby talk or happy talk? Infancy.
Bortfeld, H., & Morgan, J. L. (2000). The influence of focusing stress on infants' recognition of words in fluent speech. In S. C. Howell, S. A. Fish & t. Kieith-Lucas (Eds.), Proceedings of the 24th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development(151-163). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
Mattys, S., Jusczyk, P.W., Morgan, J.L., & Luce, P.D. (1999). Infants' sensitivity to high probability word-internal transitions in English. Cognitive Psychology, 38, 465-494.
Shi, R., Werker, J., & Morgan, J.L. (1999). Young infants' sensitivity to lexical and grammatical words. Cognition, 72, 11-21.
Shi, R., Morgan, J.L., & Allopenna, P. (1998). Phonological and acoustic bases for early grammatical category assignment: A cross-linguistic perspective. Journal of Child Language 25: 169-201.
Morgan, J.L. & Demuth, K.D. (Eds.) (1996). Signal to Syntax. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.