Gary F. Marcus -- Publications
BOOKS and MONOGRAPHS
Marcus, Gary (2004) The Birth of the Mind: How a Tiny Number of Genes Creates the Complexity of the Human Mind. New York: Basic Books. For more information, click here.
Marcus, G. F., Pinker, S., Ullman, M., Hollander, M., Rosen, T. J., and Xu, F. (1992). Overregularization in Language Acquisition. (Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development). 57 (4, Serial No. 228).
ARTICLES in REFEREED JOURNALS
Clahsen, H., Rothweiler, M., Woest, A. and Marcus, G. F. (1992). Regular and Irregular Inflection in the Acquisition of German Noun Plurals. Cognition 45, 225-255.
Marcus, G. F. (1993). Negative evidence in language acquisition. Cognition, 46, 53-85.
Kim, J. J., Marcus, G. F., Pinker, S., Hollander, M., and Coppola, M. (1994). Sensitivity of children's inflection to grammatical structure, Journal of Child Language. 21, 173-209. Reprinted in K. Perera, G. Collis, and B. Richards (eds.) (1994) Growing Points in Child Language. Cambridge University Press.
Marcus, G. F. (1995) L2 learners treat regular and irregular inflection differently in compounding. Second Language Research, 11, 88-89.
Marcus, G. F. (1995) The acquisition of inflection in children and multilayered connectionist networks. Cognition, 56, 271-279.
Marcus, G. F. (1995). Childrens overregularization of English plurals: a quantitative analysis. Journal of Child Language, 22, 447-459.
Marcus, G. F., Brinkmann, U., Clahsen, H., Wiese, R., and Pinker, S. (1995). German inflection: The exception that proves the rule. Cognitive Psychology, 29, 189-256.
Marcus, G. F. (1997). Extracting higher-level relationships in connectionist models. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 20, 77.
Marcus, G. F. (1999). Do infants learn grammar with algebra or statistics? Response to Seidenberg & Elman, Eimas, and Negishi. Science, 284, 436-437.
Marcus, G. F. (1999). Connectionism: with or without rules? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Connectionism: with or without rules? Response to J.L. McClelland and D.C. Plaut (1999), Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 1999, 3, 168-170
Marcus, G. F. (1999). Rule learning by seven-month-old infants and neural networks. Response to Altmann and Dienes. Science, 284, 875a.
Marcus, G. F. (1999). Reply to Seidenberg and Elman, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 1999, 3, 289.
Marcus, G. F. (1999). Reply to Christiansen and Curtin, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 1999, 3, 289-290.
Marcus, G. F. (1999). Genes, proteins, and domain-specificity. A reply to Tomblin and Pandich, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 1999, 3, 367.
Marcus, G. F. (1999). Language acquisition in the absence of explicit negative evidence: Can simple recurrent networks obviate the need for domain-specific learning devices? Cognition, 73, 293-296.
Marcus, G. F. (2002). The modules behind the learning. Developmental Science. 5, 175.
Marcus, G. F. (2003). Whats in a U: The shapes of cognitive development. Journal of Cognitive Development. In press.
Marcus, G. F. (2003). What can developmental disorders tell us about modularity? Behavioral and Brain Sciences. In press.
REVIEWS and BOOK CHAPTERS
Kim, J. J., Marcus, G. F., Hollander, M. and Pinker, S. (1991). Children's inflection is sensitive to morphological structure. Papers and Reports on Child Language Development 30: 39-46.
Marcus, G. F. (1993). Review of Morphology and mind: A unified approach to explanation in linguistics by Christopher Hall. Applied Psycholinguistics, 14, 413-416.
Marcus, G. F., Brinkmann, U., Clahsen, H., Wiese, R., Woest, A., and Pinker, S. (1993). German inflection: The exception that proves the rule. In Proceedings of 15th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. p. 670-675. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Marcus, G. F. (1994). Review of Spoken Language Comprehension: An Experimental Approach to Disordered and Normal Processing by Lorraine Komisarjevsky Tyler. Mind & Language, 9 (1), 102-104.
Bartke, S., Marcus, G. F., Clahsen, H. (1995). Acquiring German noun Plurals. In D. MacLaughlin & S. McEwen (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Boston: Cascadilla Press.
Clahsen, H., Marcus, G. F., Bartke, S., & Wiese, R. (1995). Compounding and inflection in German child language. Geert Booij and Jaap van Marle (eds.), Yearbook of Morphology 1995. Kluwer, 1-28.
Marcus, G. F. (1997) Review of Exercises in rethinking innateness. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 1, 318-319.
Marcus, G. F. (1998). Innate representations? Early Development and Parenting, 7, 145-146.
Marcus, G. F. (1999). Poverty of the stimulus arguments. In R. Wilson and F. C. Keil, (eds.) Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Cambridge MA, MIT Press., pp 660-661.
Marcus, G. F. (2000). Two kinds of representations. In E. Deitrich & A. Markman (Eds.), Cognitive dynamics: Conceptual and representational change in humans and machines. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Marcus, G. F. (2000). Review of The Evolution of Mind edited by Denise D. Cummins and Colin Allen. Human behavior and evolution, 21, 63-64.
Marcus, G. F. (2000). Children's Overregularization and Its Implications for Cognition. In P. Broeder, & J. Murre (eds). Models of Language Acquisition: Inductive and deductive approaches. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 154-176.
Marcus, G. F. (2001). A gift for language [Review of Pathways to Language by Karmiloff & Karmiloff-Smith]. American Scientist, 89, 456-458.
Marcus, G. F. (2001). Plasticity and nativism: Towards a resolution of an apparent paradox In. S. Wermter , J. Austin and D. Willshaw (eds.) Emergent neural computational architectures based on neuroscience. Springer-Verlag, pp. 368-382.
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