Journal Articles

Monachino, A. D., Lopez, K. L., Pierce, L. J., & Gabard-Durnam, L. J. (2022). The HAPPE plus Event-Related (HAPPE+ ER) Software: A Standardized Preprocessing Pipeline for Event-Related Potential Analyses. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 101140.

Elansary, M., Pierce, L., Wei, W., Charles McCoy, D., Zuckerman, B., & Nelson, C.A. (2022). Maternal Stress and Early Neurodevelopment: Exploring the Protective Role of Maternal Growth Mindset, Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 43(2), e103-e109.

Barrero-Castillero, A., Pierce, L. J., Urbina-Johanson, S. A., Pirazzoli, L., Burris, H. H., & Nelson, C. A. (2022). Perinatal and early childhood biomarkers of psychosocial stress and adverse experiences. Pediatric Research, 1-10.

Pierce, L. J., Carmody Tague, E., & Nelson III, C. A. (2021). Maternal stress predicts neural responses during auditory statistical learning in 26-month-old children: An event-related potential study. Cognition, 104600.

Pierce, L. J., Reilly, E., & Nelson, C. A. (2020). Associations between maternal stress, early language behaviors, and infant electroencephalography during the first year of life. Journal of Child Language, 1-28.

Valdes, V., Pierce, L. J., Lane, C. J., Reilly, E. B., Jensen, S. K., Gharib, A., Levitt, P., Nelson, C.A., & Thompson, B. L. (2020). An exploratory study of predictors of cognition in two low-income samples of infants across the first year of life. Plos one, 15(9), e0238507.

Pierce, L. J., Thompson, B. L., Gharib, A., Schlueter, L., Reilly, E., Valdes, V., Roberts, S., Conroy, K., Levitt, P., Nelson, C.A. (2019). Association of Perceived Maternal Stress during the Perinatal Period and EEG in 2-month-old Infants. JAMA Pediatrics, 173(6), 561-570.

Pierce, L. J., Genesee, F., Delcenserie, A., & Morgan, G. (2017). Variations in phonological working memory: Linking early experiences and language learning outcomes. Applied Psycholinguistics, 38(6), 1265-1300.

Pierce, L. J., Genesee, F., Delcenserie, A., & Morgan, G. (2017). Towards a model of multiple paths to language learning: Response to commentaries. Applied Psycholinguistics, 38(6), 1351-1362.

Pierce, L. J., Chen, J-K., Delcenserie, A., Genesee, F. & Klein, D. (2015). Past experience shapes ongoing neural patterns for language. Nature Communications, 6, 10073.

Pierce, L. J., Klein, D., Chen, J. K., Delcenserie, A., & Genesee, F. (2014). Mapping the unconscious maintenance of a lost first language. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(48), 17314-1731.

Nakano, H., Rosario, M. A. M., Oshima-Takane, Y., Pierce, L., & Tate, S. G. (2014). Electrophysiological response to omitted stimulus in sentence processing. NeuroReport, 25(14), 1169-1174.

Pierce, L., Genesee, F., Gauthier, K., & DuBois, M-E. (2014). Communication patterns between parents and children: Comparing mothers and fathers in different learner contexts. Applied Psycholinguistics 36(5), 1-24.

Tanaka, J. W., Kaiser, M. D., Hagen, S., & Pierce, L. J. (2014). Losing face: impaired discrimination of featural and configural information in the mouth region of an inverted face. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 76(4), 1000-1014.

Pierce, L. J., Genesee, F., & Paradis, J. (2012). Acquisition of English grammatical morphology by internationally adopted children from China. Journal of Child Language, 40(5), 1076-1090.

Pierce, L. J., Scott, L., Boddington, S., Droucker, D., Curran, T., & Tanaka, J. W. (2011). The N250 brain potential to personally familiar and newly learned faces and objects. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5, 111.

Krigolson, O. E., Pierce, L. J., Holroyd, C. B., & Tanaka, J. W. (2009). Learning to become an expert: reinforcement learning and the acquisition of perceptual expertise. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(9), 1833-1840.

Tanaka, J. W. & Pierce, L. J. (2009). The neural plasticity of other-race face recognition. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 9, 122-131.

Lebrecht, S., Pierce, L. J., Tarr, M. J., & Tanaka, J. W. (2009). Perceptual other-race training reduces implicit racial bias. PLoS ONE, 4(1), e4215.

Book Chapters

Pierce, L.J., Klein, D., & Genesee, F. (2019). Language loss and language learning in internationally adopted children: evidence from behavior and the brain. In Schmid, M. S., & Kopke, B. (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Language Attrition. Oxford University Press.

*Bowman, L.C., *Pierce, L.J., Nelson, C.A., & Werker, J.F. (2017). Development of language and cognition. In Gibb, R., & Kolb, B. (Eds.), The neurobiology of brain and behavioral development. Elsevier. [*co-first authors with equal contribution]

Pierce, L.J., Klein, D., & Genesee, F. (2016). Language loss or retention in internationally adopted children: Neurocognitive implications for second language learning (trends in language acquisition series). In Geneseee, F., & Delcenserie, A. (Eds.), Language development in internationally-adopted children. Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Pierce, L., & Genesee, F. (2014). Language input and language learning: an interactional perspective (trends in language acquisition series). In Gruter, T., & Paradis, J. (Eds.), Input and experience in bilingual development. Philadelphia: John Benjamins.