Publications of Tanja Poulain

Journal Article (2)

Journal Article
Poulain, T., & Brauer, J. (2018). The changing role of mothers’ verbal and nonverbal behavior in children’s language acquisition. First Language, 38, 129–146.
Journal Article
Brauer, J., Xiao, Y., Poulain, T., Friederici, A. D., & Schirmer, A. (2016). Frequency of maternal touch predicts resting activity and connectivity of the developing social brain. Cerebral Cortex, 26, 3544–3552.

Talk (1)

Poulain, T. Verbale und nonverbale mütterliche Interaktion in Abhängigkeit vom Kindesalter und Setting der Interaktion. Talk_at_event presented at the 8. Interdisziplinäre Tagung über Sprachentwicklungsstörungen ISES, Munich, Germany. Retrieved from

Poster (3)

Schorch, T., & Brauer, J. The conversational style of mothers interacting with their 2- and 5-year-old children. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2013), Berlin, Germany. Retrieved from
Schorch, T., & Brauer, J. Mothers’ and children’s speech complexities in two settings of social interaction. Poster presented at the 55. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Vienna, Austria. Retrieved from
Schorch, T., Friederici, A. D., & Brauer, J. Ein Vergleich unterschiedlicher Settings zur Erfassung der Komplexität sprachlicher Äußerungen bei Kindern und Müttern. Poster presented at the 7. Interdisziplinäre Tagung über Sprachentwicklungsstörungen ISES, Leipzig, Germany. Retrieved from

Thesis - PhD (1)

Thesis - PhD
Poulain, T. Mother-child interaction and syntax acquisition: A longitudinal study (PhD Thesis). Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig. Retrieved from
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