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  • Cognitive predictors of generalization of Russian grammatical gender categories 

    Kempe, Vera; Brooks, Patricia J.; Kharkhurin, Anatoliy (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010-03)
    This study explores how learners generalize grammatical categories such as noun gender. Adult native English speakers with no prior knowledge of Russian (N = 47, ages 17–55 years) were trained to categorize Russian masculine ...
  • Distributional effects and individual differences in L2 morphology learning 

    Brooks, Patricia J.; Kwoka, Nicole; Kempe, Vera (Wiley, 2016-09-12)
    Second language (L2) learning outcomes may depend on the structure of the input and learners’ cognitive abilities. This study tested whether less predictable input might facilitate learning and generalization of L2 morphology ...