Publication List 7


This page contains the most recent and relevant publications, either by the researchers in this group or that are considered relevant to children and language learning in the early years. Publications are organised in chronological order.



Cruz-Ferreira, M. (2010). Multilingual Typicality vs. Speech-language Disorder Retrieved from


Brumen, M., Fras-Berro, F., Cagran, B. (2011). The perception of and motivation for foreign language learning in pre-school. Early child development and care, 181(6), 717-732.


Zaňátová, V. & Jursová Zacharová, Z. (2016). . Prejavy poruchy pozornosti a hyperaktivity u detí v predškolskom veku v materských školách (Presence of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders in Preschool Children in Kindergartens). Ecoletra, scientific eJournal, 2/4, 29-42.


Conkbayir, M. (2017). Early childhood and neuroscience: theory, research and implications for practice. London: Bloomsbury Academic


Jursová Zacharová, Z. (2018) Vývin reči a poznávacích funkcií. (Language and cognitive function development). In Kostrub (ed.) Vychovávanie a starostlivosť o deti do 3 rokov veku. (Education and care about children until 3 years old) (pp. 95 – 107). Bratislava: Comenius University in Bratislava.

Schwartz, M., & Shaul, S. (2018). Towards a better understanding of the link between executive functions and pre-academic abilities. Written Language and Literacy, 21(2), 238 – 268.