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Dr Silke Brandt

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2022
  2. E-pub ahead of print

    Preschool children’s use of meta-talk to make rational collaborative decisions

    Hartwell, K., Brandt, S., Boundy, L., Barton, G. & Köymen, B., 23/03/2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Child Development.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  3. 2021
  4. Published

    Structural and interactional aspects of adverbial sentences in English mother-child interactions: an analysis of two dense corpora

    de Ruiter, L., Lemen, H., Lieven, E., Brandt, S. & Theakston, A., 30/11/2021, In: Journal of Child Language. 68, 6, p. 1150-1184 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Do complement clauses really support false-belief reasoning? A longitudinal study with English-speaking 2- to 3-year-olds

    Boeg Thomsen, D., Theakston, A., Kandemirci, B. & Brandt, S., 31/08/2021, In: Developmental Psychology. 57, 8, p. 1210-1227 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  6. 2020
  7. Published

    Social cognitive and later language acquisition

    Brandt, S., 1/09/2020, Current Perspectives in Child Language Acquisition: How children use their environment to learn. Rowland, C. F., Theakston, A. L., Ambridge, B. & Twomey, K. E. (eds.). John Benjamins, p. 155-170 16 p. (Trends in Language Acquisition Research; vol. 27).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  8. Published

    The role of animacy in children’s interpretation of relative clauses in English: Evidence from sentence-picture matching and eye movements

    Macdonald, R., Brandt, S., Theakston, A., Lieven, E. & Serratrice, L., 1/08/2020, In: Cognitive Science. 44, 8, 35 p., e12874.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Interactions between givenness and clause order in children's processing of complex sentences

    de Ruiter, L. E., Lieven, E. V. M., Brandt, S. & Theakston, A. L., 31/05/2020, In: Cognition. 198, 22 p., 104130.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Grammar

    Brandt, S., 13/01/2020, The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development. Hupp, S. & Jewell, J. (eds.). Wiley

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  11. Published

    Density and distinctiveness in early word learning: Evidence from neural network simulations

    Jones, S. & Brandt, S., 9/01/2020, In: Cognitive Science. 44, 1, 15 p., e12812.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  12. 2019
  13. Published

    Do children really acquire dense neighbourhoods?

    Jones, S. & Brandt, S., 30/11/2019, In: Journal of Child Language. 46, 6, p. 1260-1273 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Neighborhood Density and Word Production in Delayed and Advanced Learners

    Jones, S. D. & Brandt, S., 15/08/2019, In: Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 62, 8, p. 2847-2854 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  15. 2018
  16. Published

    Auditory lexical decisions in developmental language disorder: A meta-analysis of behavioural studies

    Jones, S. D. & Brandt, S., 1/07/2018, In: Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 61, p. 1766-1783 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Iconicity affects children’s comprehension of complex sentences: The role of semantics, clause order, input and individual differences

    de Ruiter, L. E., Theakston, A. L., Brandt, S. & Lieven, E. V. M., 02/2018, In: Cognition. 171, p. 202-224 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  18. Published

    First Language Acquisition

    Hardie, A. & Brandt, S., 01/2018, English Language: Description, Variation and Context. Culpeper, J., Kerswill, P., Wodak, R., McEnery, A. & Katamba, F. (eds.). 2nd ed. Palgrave Macmillan

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  19. 2017
  20. Published

    Linguistics

    Brandt, S., 11/2017, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development. Hopkins, B., Geangu, E. & Linkenauger, S. (eds.). 2nd ed. ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  21. E-pub ahead of print

    Priming the comprehension of German object relative clauses

    Brandt, S., Nitschke, S. & Kidd, E., 4/01/2017, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Language Learning and Development. 13, 3, p. 241-261 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  22. 2016
  23. Published

    Children’s understanding of first and third person perspectives in complement clauses and false belief tasks

    Brandt, S., Buttelmann, D., Lieven, E. & Tomasello, M., 11/2016, In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 151, p. 131-143 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Syntactic and semantic coordination in finite complement-clause constructions: a diary-based case study

    Köymen, B., Lieven, E. & Brandt, S., 01/2016, In: Journal of Child Language. 43, 1, p. 22-42 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  25. Published

    German children’s use of word order and case marking to interpret simple and complex sentences: testing differences between constructions and lexical items

    Brandt, S., Lieven, E. & Tomasello, M., 2016, In: Language Learning and Development. 12, 2, p. 156-182 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  26. 2013
  27. Published

    Patricia J. Brooks and Vera Kempe, Language Development

    Brandt, S., 12/2013, In: First Language. 33, 6, p. 658-661 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineBook/Film/Article reviewpeer-review

  28. Published

    Lisa filled water into the cup: the roles of entrenchment, pre-emption and verb semantics in German speakers' L2 acquisition of English locatives

    Ambridge, B. & Brandt, S., 2013, In: Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik. 61, 3, p. 245-263 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  29. Published

    The role of the lexicon in the development of the language processor

    Kidd, E., Bavin, E. L. & Brandt, S., 2013, Lexical bootstrapping: the role of lexis and semantics in child language development. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, p. 217-244 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  30. 2012
  31. Published

    Experience and processing of relative clauses in German

    Brandt, S., Nitschke, S. & Kidd, E., 2012, Proceedings of the Boston University Conference on Language Development. Biller, A. K., Chung, E. Y. & Kimball, A. E. (eds.). Somerville, Mass.: Cascadilla Press, p. 87-100 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  32. 2011
  33. Published

    The constructivist approach

    Lieven, E. & Brandt, S., 09/2011, In: Infancia y Aprendizaje. 34, 3, p. 281-296 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  34. Published

    Analyzability and generalization across verbs and constructions: The development of transitives and complement-clause constructions in German child language

    Brandt, S., 2011, Experience, variation and generalization: learning a first language. Arnon, I. & Clark, E. (eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, (Trends in Language Acquisition Research).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  35. Published

    Einfache Transitive und Komplementsatz-Konstruktionen im Spracherwerb: Analysierbarkeit und Kategorienbildung

    Brandt, S., 2011, Konstruktionsgrammatik III: aktuelle Fragen und Lösungsansätze. Lasch, A. & Ziem, A. (eds.). Tübingen: Stauffenburg, (Stauffenburg Linguistik; vol. 58).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  36. Published

    German children's productivity with simple transitive and complement-clause constructions: testing the effects of frequency and diversity

    Brandt, S., Verhagen, A., Lieven, E. & Tomasello, M., 2011, In: Cognitive Linguistics. 22, 2, p. 325-357 33 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Learning from social interaction: The form and function of relative clauses in discourse and experimental studies with children

    Brandt, S., 2011, The acquisition of relative clauses: processing, typology, and function. Kidd, E. (ed.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, (Trends in Language Acquisition Research).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  38. Published

    Relative clause acquisition and representation: evidence from spontaneous speech, sentence repetition, and comprehension

    Brandt, S. & Kidd, E., 2011, Converging evidence: methodological and theoretical issues for linguistic research. Schönefeld, D. (ed.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  39. 2010
  40. Published

    Development of word order in German complement-clause constructions: effects of input frequencies, lexical items, and discourse function

    Brandt, S., Lieven, E. & Tomasello, M., 09/2010, In: Language. 86, 3, p. 583-610 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  41. 2009
  42. Published

    FLEXIBILITY IN THE SEMANTICS AND SYNTAX OF CHILDREN'S EARLY VERB USE

    Tomasello, M. & Brandt, S., 08/2009, In: Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development. 74, 2, p. 113-126 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineEditorialpeer-review

  43. Published

    The discourse bases of relativization: an investigation of young German and English-speaking children's comprehension of relative clauses

    Brandt, S., Kidd, E., Lieven, E. & Tomasello, M., 08/2009, In: Cognitive Linguistics. 20, 3, p. 539-570 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  44. 2008
  45. Published

    The acquisition of German relative clauses: A case study

    Brandt, S., Diessel, H. & Tomasello, M., 05/2008, In: Journal of Child Language. 35, 2, p. 325-348 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  46. 2007
  47. Published

    Object relatives made easy: a cross-linguistic comparison of the constraints influencing young children's processing of relative clauses

    Kidd, E., Brandt, S., Lieven, E. & Tomasello, M., 2007, In: Language and Cognitive Processes. 22, 6, p. 860-897 38 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  48. 2004
  49. Published

    Gunther Kress & Theo Van Leeuwen, Multimodal discourse: The modes and media of contemporary communication

    Brandt, S., 2004, In: Language in Society. 33, 1, p. 115-118 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineBook/Film/Article review

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