Carla Hudson Kam

Professor | First and second language acquisition | Language production and processing
phone 604 827 3594
location_on Totem Field Studios 222

Research Area

About

Educational Background

  • BA, Simon Fraser University, 1996
  • PhD, University of Rochester, 2003

Research Interests

First and second language acquisition, developmental language production and processing, gesture and language learning and processing, non-linguistic constraints on language learning and language form, language contact and language change

Courses Recently Taught

  • Ling 222: Language Acquisition
  • Ling 452: Acquisition of Syntax

Publications

Tkachman, O., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2020). Conventionalization and Typology: The establishment of shared lexical and structural forms in different types of sign languages. Sign Language & Linguistics, 23, 208-232.

Hudson Kam, C.L., & Tkachman, O. (2020). Iconicity and interpretability in language emergence: Constraints on the emergence of the use of space in sign languages. Language Dynamics and Change, 10, 127-157.

Hudson Kam, C. L. (2020). Infant and adult language experience can differ in more than one way: Reply to Arnon (2018). Language Learning and Development, 16(1), 43-48doi: 10.1080/15475441.2019.168121

Hudson Kam, C. L. (2019). Reconsidering retrieval effects on adult regularization of inconsistent variation in language. Language Learning and Development, 15(4), 317-337doi: 10.1080/15475441.2019.1634575

Goodrich Smith, W., Black, A., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2019). Learning speech internal cues to pronoun interpretation from co-speech gesture: A training study. Journal of Child Language, 46, 433-458.

Hudson Kam, C.L. (2018). Mimicking infants’ early language experience does not improve adult learning outcomes. Language Learning and Development, 14, 13-41. doi:10.1080/15475441.2017.1324309

Noguchi, M., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2018). The emergence of the allophonic perception of unfamiliar speech sounds: The effects of contextual distribution and phonetic naturalness. Language Learning, 68, 147-176.

Hudson Kam, C.L. (2018). Mimicking infants’ early language experience does not improve adult learning outcomes. Language Learning and Development, 14, 13-41. doi:10.1080/15475441.2017.1324309

Hudson Kam, C.L., & Mathewson, L. (2017). Introducing the Infant Bookreading Database (IBDb). Journal of Child Language, 44, 1289-1308. doi:10.1017/S03050009116000490

Hudson Kam, C. L. (2015). The impact of conditioning variables on the acquisition of variation in adult and child learners. Language, 91,  906-937.

Noguchi, M. & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2015). Categorical perception of post-alveolar sibilants by Taiwan and Beijing Mandarin speakers. Proceedings of Acoustics Week in Canada 2015 published as a special issue of Canadian Acoustics, 43 (3).

Finn, A.S., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2015). Why segmentation matters: experience-driven segmentation errors impair “morpheme” learning. JEP:Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 41(5), 1560-1569.

Goodrich Smith, W., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2015). Children’s use of gesture in ambiguous pronoun interpretation. Journal of Child Language, 42, 591-617. doi:10.1017/S0305000915000045

 

 


Additional Description

Google Scholar Profilehttps://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=VicILaYAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao


Carla Hudson Kam

Professor | First and second language acquisition | Language production and processing
phone 604 827 3594
location_on Totem Field Studios 222

Educational Background

  • BA, Simon Fraser University, 1996
  • PhD, University of Rochester, 2003

Research Interests

First and second language acquisition, developmental language production and processing, gesture and language learning and processing, non-linguistic constraints on language learning and language form, language contact and language change

Courses Recently Taught

  • Ling 222: Language Acquisition
  • Ling 452: Acquisition of Syntax

Tkachman, O., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2020). Conventionalization and Typology: The establishment of shared lexical and structural forms in different types of sign languages. Sign Language & Linguistics, 23, 208-232.

Hudson Kam, C.L., & Tkachman, O. (2020). Iconicity and interpretability in language emergence: Constraints on the emergence of the use of space in sign languages. Language Dynamics and Change, 10, 127-157.

Hudson Kam, C. L. (2020). Infant and adult language experience can differ in more than one way: Reply to Arnon (2018). Language Learning and Development, 16(1), 43-48doi: 10.1080/15475441.2019.168121

Hudson Kam, C. L. (2019). Reconsidering retrieval effects on adult regularization of inconsistent variation in language. Language Learning and Development, 15(4), 317-337doi: 10.1080/15475441.2019.1634575

Goodrich Smith, W., Black, A., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2019). Learning speech internal cues to pronoun interpretation from co-speech gesture: A training study. Journal of Child Language, 46, 433-458.

Hudson Kam, C.L. (2018). Mimicking infants’ early language experience does not improve adult learning outcomes. Language Learning and Development, 14, 13-41. doi:10.1080/15475441.2017.1324309

Noguchi, M., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2018). The emergence of the allophonic perception of unfamiliar speech sounds: The effects of contextual distribution and phonetic naturalness. Language Learning, 68, 147-176.

Hudson Kam, C.L. (2018). Mimicking infants’ early language experience does not improve adult learning outcomes. Language Learning and Development, 14, 13-41. doi:10.1080/15475441.2017.1324309

Hudson Kam, C.L., & Mathewson, L. (2017). Introducing the Infant Bookreading Database (IBDb). Journal of Child Language, 44, 1289-1308. doi:10.1017/S03050009116000490

Hudson Kam, C. L. (2015). The impact of conditioning variables on the acquisition of variation in adult and child learners. Language, 91,  906-937.

Noguchi, M. & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2015). Categorical perception of post-alveolar sibilants by Taiwan and Beijing Mandarin speakers. Proceedings of Acoustics Week in Canada 2015 published as a special issue of Canadian Acoustics, 43 (3).

Finn, A.S., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2015). Why segmentation matters: experience-driven segmentation errors impair “morpheme” learning. JEP:Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 41(5), 1560-1569.

Goodrich Smith, W., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2015). Children’s use of gesture in ambiguous pronoun interpretation. Journal of Child Language, 42, 591-617. doi:10.1017/S0305000915000045

 

 

Google Scholar Profilehttps://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=VicILaYAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Carla Hudson Kam

Professor | First and second language acquisition | Language production and processing
phone 604 827 3594
location_on Totem Field Studios 222

Educational Background

  • BA, Simon Fraser University, 1996
  • PhD, University of Rochester, 2003

Research Interests

First and second language acquisition, developmental language production and processing, gesture and language learning and processing, non-linguistic constraints on language learning and language form, language contact and language change

Courses Recently Taught

  • Ling 222: Language Acquisition
  • Ling 452: Acquisition of Syntax

Tkachman, O., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2020). Conventionalization and Typology: The establishment of shared lexical and structural forms in different types of sign languages. Sign Language & Linguistics, 23, 208-232.

Hudson Kam, C.L., & Tkachman, O. (2020). Iconicity and interpretability in language emergence: Constraints on the emergence of the use of space in sign languages. Language Dynamics and Change, 10, 127-157.

Hudson Kam, C. L. (2020). Infant and adult language experience can differ in more than one way: Reply to Arnon (2018). Language Learning and Development, 16(1), 43-48doi: 10.1080/15475441.2019.168121

Hudson Kam, C. L. (2019). Reconsidering retrieval effects on adult regularization of inconsistent variation in language. Language Learning and Development, 15(4), 317-337doi: 10.1080/15475441.2019.1634575

Goodrich Smith, W., Black, A., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2019). Learning speech internal cues to pronoun interpretation from co-speech gesture: A training study. Journal of Child Language, 46, 433-458.

Hudson Kam, C.L. (2018). Mimicking infants’ early language experience does not improve adult learning outcomes. Language Learning and Development, 14, 13-41. doi:10.1080/15475441.2017.1324309

Noguchi, M., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2018). The emergence of the allophonic perception of unfamiliar speech sounds: The effects of contextual distribution and phonetic naturalness. Language Learning, 68, 147-176.

Hudson Kam, C.L. (2018). Mimicking infants’ early language experience does not improve adult learning outcomes. Language Learning and Development, 14, 13-41. doi:10.1080/15475441.2017.1324309

Hudson Kam, C.L., & Mathewson, L. (2017). Introducing the Infant Bookreading Database (IBDb). Journal of Child Language, 44, 1289-1308. doi:10.1017/S03050009116000490

Hudson Kam, C. L. (2015). The impact of conditioning variables on the acquisition of variation in adult and child learners. Language, 91,  906-937.

Noguchi, M. & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2015). Categorical perception of post-alveolar sibilants by Taiwan and Beijing Mandarin speakers. Proceedings of Acoustics Week in Canada 2015 published as a special issue of Canadian Acoustics, 43 (3).

Finn, A.S., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2015). Why segmentation matters: experience-driven segmentation errors impair “morpheme” learning. JEP:Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 41(5), 1560-1569.

Goodrich Smith, W., & Hudson Kam, C.L. (2015). Children’s use of gesture in ambiguous pronoun interpretation. Journal of Child Language, 42, 591-617. doi:10.1017/S0305000915000045

 

 

Google Scholar Profilehttps://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=VicILaYAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao