Lillian May

Lecturer
phone 604 822 3020
location_on Kenny Room 2037--2136 West Mall

About

Dr. Lillian May is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. She teaches classes in the area of Developmental Psychology, such as PSYC302: Infancy and PSYC319: Applied Developmental Psychology, as well as Introduction to Psychology. Dr. May is also the UBC Psi Chi Faculty Advisor.


Research

Research Interests include language development, second language learning, infant speech perception, brain development, teaching of psychology.


Publications

May, L., Zamuner, T., & Werker, J.F. (2018). Phonological development in first languages. Routledge Handbook of Pronunciation.

May, L., Gervain, J., Carreiras, M., & Werker, J.F. (2018). The specificity of the neural response to speech at birth.

May, L. & Werker, J.F. (2014). Can a click be a word?: Infants’ learning of non-native words. Infancy, 19(3), 281-300.

Molavi, B., May, L., Gervain, J., Carreiras, M., Werker, J.F., & Dumont, G.A. (2014) Analyzing the resting state functional connectivity in the human language system using near infrared spectroscopy. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,7(921), doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00921

May, L., Byers-Heinlein, K., Gervain, J., & Werker, J.F. (2011). Language and the newborn brain: Does prenatal language experience shape the neonate neural response to speech? Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences, 2(222), doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00222.


Lillian May

Lecturer
phone 604 822 3020
location_on Kenny Room 2037--2136 West Mall

Dr. Lillian May is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. She teaches classes in the area of Developmental Psychology, such as PSYC302: Infancy and PSYC319: Applied Developmental Psychology, as well as Introduction to Psychology. Dr. May is also the UBC Psi Chi Faculty Advisor.

Research Interests include language development, second language learning, infant speech perception, brain development, teaching of psychology.

May, L., Zamuner, T., & Werker, J.F. (2018). Phonological development in first languages. Routledge Handbook of Pronunciation.

May, L., Gervain, J., Carreiras, M., & Werker, J.F. (2018). The specificity of the neural response to speech at birth.

May, L. & Werker, J.F. (2014). Can a click be a word?: Infants’ learning of non-native words. Infancy, 19(3), 281-300.

Molavi, B., May, L., Gervain, J., Carreiras, M., Werker, J.F., & Dumont, G.A. (2014) Analyzing the resting state functional connectivity in the human language system using near infrared spectroscopy. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,7(921), doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00921

May, L., Byers-Heinlein, K., Gervain, J., & Werker, J.F. (2011). Language and the newborn brain: Does prenatal language experience shape the neonate neural response to speech? Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences, 2(222), doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00222.

Lillian May

Lecturer
phone 604 822 3020
location_on Kenny Room 2037--2136 West Mall

Dr. Lillian May is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. She teaches classes in the area of Developmental Psychology, such as PSYC302: Infancy and PSYC319: Applied Developmental Psychology, as well as Introduction to Psychology. Dr. May is also the UBC Psi Chi Faculty Advisor.

Research Interests include language development, second language learning, infant speech perception, brain development, teaching of psychology.

May, L., Zamuner, T., & Werker, J.F. (2018). Phonological development in first languages. Routledge Handbook of Pronunciation.

May, L., Gervain, J., Carreiras, M., & Werker, J.F. (2018). The specificity of the neural response to speech at birth.

May, L. & Werker, J.F. (2014). Can a click be a word?: Infants’ learning of non-native words. Infancy, 19(3), 281-300.

Molavi, B., May, L., Gervain, J., Carreiras, M., Werker, J.F., & Dumont, G.A. (2014) Analyzing the resting state functional connectivity in the human language system using near infrared spectroscopy. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,7(921), doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00921

May, L., Byers-Heinlein, K., Gervain, J., & Werker, J.F. (2011). Language and the newborn brain: Does prenatal language experience shape the neonate neural response to speech? Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences, 2(222), doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00222.