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Baby Lab

Ranka Bijeljac-Babic
Member of the Speech perception group
Assistant professor
Address : 45, rue des Saints-Pères, 75006 Paris, France
Telephone(s) : +33(0)
Fax : +33(0)
Office : 605

PUBLICATIONS (by category, 1900 - 2017) by date -- 2005-2017

Journal article

Bijeljac-Babic, R., Höhle, B., & Nazzi, T. (2016). Early prosodic acquisition in bilingual infants: The case of the perceptual trochaic bias. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 210. pdf

Abboub, N., Bijeljac-Babic, R., Serres, J., & Nazzi, T. (2015). On the importance of being bilingual: Word stress processing in a context of segmental variability. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 132, 111–120. pdf

Bijeljac-Babic, R., & Dodane, C. (2012). Principle of perceptual saliency or simplicity: What type of stress dominates the productions of bilingual and monolingual French-speaking children? Journal of Child Language, under revision.

Bijeljac-Babic, R., Serres, J., Hohle, B., & Nazzi, T. (2012). Effect of bilingualism on lexical stress pattern discrimination in French-learning infants. PLoS ONE, 7(2), e30843. pdf

Bijeljac-Babic, R., Nassurally, K., Havy, M., & Nazzi, T. (2009). Infants can rapidly learn words in a foreign language. Infant Behavior and Development, 32, 476-480. pdf

Höhle, B., Bijeljac-Babic, R., Herold, B., Weissenborn, J., & Nazzi, T. (2009). The development of language specific prosodic preferences during the first half year of life: evidence from German and French. Infant Behavior and Development, 32, 262-274. pdf

Nazzi, T., Bertoncini, J., & Bijeljac-Babic, R. (2009). A perceptual equivalent of the labial-coronal effect in the first year of life. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 126, 1440-1446. pdf

Bijeljac-Babic, R., Millogo, V., Farioli, F., & Grainger, J. (2004). A developmental investigation of word length effects in reading using a new on-line word identification paradigm. Reading and Writing, 17(4), 411-431. pdf

Bijeljac-Babic, R., Biardeau, A., & Grainger, J. (1997). Masked orthographic priming in bilingual word recognition. Memory and Cognition, Vol 25(4), 447-457.

Treiman, R., Mullennix, J., Bijeljac-Babic, R., & Richmond-Welty, E.D. (1995). The special role of rimes in the description use and acquisition of English orthography. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 124, 107-136..

Bijeljac-Babic, R., Bertoncini, J., & Mehler, J. (1993). How do 4-day-old infants categorize multisyllabic utterances? Developmental Psychology, 29(4), 711-721. pdf

Jusczyk, P.W., Bertoncini, J., Bijeljac-Babic, R., & Kennedy, L.J. (1990). The role of attention in speech perception by young infants. Cognitive Development, 5(3), 265-286. pdf

Bertoncini, J., Morais, J., Bijeljac-Babic, R., McAdams, S., Peretz, I., & Mehler, J. (1989). Dichotic perception and laterality in neonates. Brain and Language, 37(4), 591-605. pdf

Bertoncini, J., Bijeljac-Babic, R., Jusczyk, P.W., & Kennedy, L.J. (1988). An investigation of young infants' perceptual representations of speech sounds. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 117(1), 21-33. pdf

Bertoncini, J., Bijeljac-Babic, R., Blumstein, S.E., & Mehler, J. (1987). Discrimination in neonates of very short CVs. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 82(1), 31-37. pdf

Bijeljac-Babic, R., Hiriateborde, E., & Kohen-Raz, R. (1981). Note sur les relations entre ataxiometrie, statokinesimetrie et instabilite. Enfance, 3, 187-194.



Bijeljac-Babic, R., & Breton, R. (1997). Du langage aux langues Paris: Gallimard.


Book chapter

Abboub, N., Bijeljac-Babic, R., & Serres, J... (2014). Processing of Lexical Stress at the Phonological Level in French Monolinguals and Bilinguals at 10 Months. In BUCLD 38 Proceedings. (Vol. 1, pp. 1-11). pdf

Barbe, V., Bijeljac-Babic, R., & Tourrette, C. (1999). Analyse quantitative et qualitative du lexique de l'enfant entre deux niveaux de developpement (MLU2 et MLU3). In M. Huteau & J. Lautrey (Ed) Psychologie et differences individuelles. (pp. 265-266). Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes.

Bertoncini, J., & Bijeljac-Babic, R. (1990). La perception de la parole chez le jeune enfant, la découverte des unités linguistiques. In J.P. Relier (Ed) Progrès en Néonatologie. (Vol. 10, pp. 174-181). Bâle: Karger.