Daniel Weiss

Associate Professor of Psychology

Research Summary

The cognitive mechanisms underlying language acquisition

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Publication Tags

Language Learning Primates Cognition Multilingualism Consciousness Child Vocalization Aptitude Language Acquisition Experiment Sexual Selection Language Development Disorders Developmental Language Disorder Bilingualism Statistical Learning Cues Testosterone Hormones Segmentation Processing Speed Research Animals Inhibitory Control Conditioned Behavior

Most Recent Papers

Commentary on Vaesen: The cognitive basis of human tool use

D Weiss, K. Chapman, J. Wark, David Rosenbaum, Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Easy does it

Maryellen C. MacDonald, Daniel J. Weiss, 2022, Trends in Cognitive Sciences on p. 447-448


Paula Droege, Natalie Schwob, Daniel J. Weiss, 2021, Frontiers in Veterinary Science

Desirable Difficulties in Language Learning? How Talker Variability Impacts Artificial Grammar Learning

Federica Bulgarelli, Daniel J. Weiss, 2021, Language Learning on p. 1085-1121

Trace conditioning as a test for animal consciousness: a new approach

Paula Droege, Daniel J. Weiss, Natalie Schwob, Victoria Braithwaite, 2021, Animal Cognition on p. 1299-1304

Non-linguistic cognitive measures as predictors of functionally defined developmental language disorder in monolingual and bilingual children

Jisook Park, Carol A. Miller, Teenu Sanjeevan, Janet G. Van Hell, Daniel J. Weiss, Elina Mainela-Arnold, 2021, International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders on p. 858-872

Expert musical improvisations contain sequencing biases seen in language production.

R Beaty, Klaus Frieler, Martin Norgaard, Hannah Merseal, Maryellen MacDonald, Daniel Weiss, 2021, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General

Is Language Production Planning Emergent From Action Planning? A Preliminary Investigation

Mark J. Koranda, Federica Bulgarelli, Daniel J. Weiss, Maryellen C. MacDonald, 2020, Frontiers in Psychology

Bilingualism and processing speed in typically developing children and children with developmental language disorder

Ji Sook Park, Carol A. Miller, Teenu Sanjeevan, Janet G. van Hell, Daniel J. Weiss, Elina Mainela-Arnold, 2020, Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders on p. 1479-1493

Statistical learning of multiple speech streams

Viridiana L. Benitez, Federica Bulgarelli, Krista Byers-Heinlein, Jenny R. Saffran, Daniel J. Weiss, 2020, Developmental Science

Most-Cited Papers

Cognition, action, and object manipulation

David A. Rosenbaum, Kate M. Chapman, Matthias Weigelt, Daniel J. Weiss, Robrecht van der Wel, 2012, Psychological Bulletin on p. 924-946

Sexual selection on male vocal fundamental frequency in humans and other anthropoids

David A. Puts, Alexander K. Hill, Drew H. Bailey, Robert S. Walker, Drew Rendall, John R. Wheatley, Lisa L.M. Welling, Khytam Dawood, Rodrigo Cárdenas, Robert P. Burriss, Nina G. Jablonski, Mark D. Shriver, Daniel Weiss, Adriano R. Lameira, Coren L. Apicella, Michael J. Owren, Claudia Barelli, Mary E. Glenn, Gabriel Ramos-Fernandez, 2016, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences on p. 20152830

The influence of bilingualism on statistical word learning

Timothy J. Poepsel, Daniel J. Weiss, 2016, Cognition on p. 9-19

What's in a grasp?

David A. Rosenbaum, Oliver Herbort, Robrecht Van Der Wel, Daniel J. Weiss, 2014, American Scientist on p. 366-373

Can working memory and inhibitory control predict second language learning in the classroom?

Jared A. Linck, Daniel J. Weiss, 2015, SAGE Open

Motor issues in specific language impairment: A window into the underlying impairment

Teenu Sanjeevan, David A. Rosenbaum, Carol Miller, Janet G. van Hell, Daniel J. Weiss, Elina Mainela-Arnold, 2015, Current Developmental Disorders Reports on p. 228-236

Visual speech segmentation

Aaron D. Mitchel, Daniel J. Weiss, 2013, Language, Cognition and Neuroscience on p. 771-780

Noise-induced frequency modifications of tamarin vocalizations

Cara F. Hotchkin, Susan E. Parks, Daniel J. Weiss, 2015, PLoS One

Anchors aweigh: The impact of overlearning on entrenchment effects in statistical learning

Federica Bulgarelli, Daniel J. Weiss, 2016, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition on p. 1621-1631

Multimodal integration in statistical learning

Aaron D. Mitchel, Morten H. Christiansen, Daniel J. Weiss, 2014, Frontiers in Psychology