Papers in refereed Journals:

Tremblay, M-C., & Sabourin, L. (2012). Comparing the behavioural discrimination abilities of monolinguals, bilinguals and multilinguals. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132(5), 3465-3474.

Sabourin, L. (2009). Neuroimaging and second language research. Second Language Research, 25(1), 5-11.

Sabourin, L. Stowe, L. (2008). Second language processing: When are L1 and L2 processed similarly. Second Language Research, 24(3): 397-430.

Sabourin, L. (2006). Does the “Shallow-Structures” proposal account for qualitative differences in L1 and L2 processing. Journal of Applied Psycholinguistics. 27(1): 81-84.

Sabourin, L., Stowe, L.A., de Haan, G.J. (2006). Transfer Effects in Learning an L2 Grammatical Gender System. Second Language Research. 22(1):1-29.

Stowe, L.A., Sabourin, L. (2005). Imaging the Processing of a Second Language: Effects of Maturation and Proficiency on the Neural Processes Involved. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching. 43(4):329-353.

Refereed chapters in Books:

Sabourin, L., Brien, C., Tremblay, M-C. (2013). Electrophysiology of Second Language Processing: The Past, Present and Future. In María del Pilar García Mayo, M. Junkal Gutierrez-Mangado & María Martínez Adrián (Eds.) Multiple Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition.

Non-refereed chapters in Books:

Neville, H., Andersson, A., Bagdade, O., Bell, T., Currin, J., Fanning, J., Heidenreich, L., Klein, S., Lauinger, B., Pakula, E., Paulsen, D., Sabourin, L., Stevens, C., Sundborg, S., & Yamada, Y. (2009). How can musical training improve cognition. In S. Dehaene and C. Petit (eds.).The Origins of human dialog: Speech and music, Odile Jacob, Paris, 277-290.

Neville, H., Andersson, A., Bagdade, O., Bell, T. Currin, J., Fanning, J., Klein, S., Lauinger, B., Pakulak, E., Paulsen, D., Sabourin, L., Stevens, C., Sundborg. S., and Yamada, Y. (2008). Effects of music training on brain and cognitive development in under-privileged 3- to 5-year-old children: Preliminary results. In C. Asbury and B. Rich (Eds.). Learning, arts, and the brain. Organized by M. Gazzaniga. Dana Press; New York, 105-116.

Sabourin, L., Stowe, L.A. (2008). Neurobiology of Language Learning. In B. Spolsky and F.M. Hult (eds), Handbook of Educational Linguistics, 27-37.

Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings

Brien, C., & Sabourin, L. (2012). Second language effects on ambiguity resolution in the first language. EUROSLA Yearbook 12, 191-217.

Pons, F., Sabourin, L., Cady, J., Werker, J.F. (2006). Distributional Learning in Vowel Distinctions by 8-Month-Old English Infants.  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Socieity, Vancouver, Canada, p.2588.

Abstracts and/or papers read

Sabourin, L., Burkholder, M., & Brien, C. (August 2013). The bilingual mental lexicon: A behavioural and ERP investigation. To be presented at the Workshop on Neurobilingualism, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Vinerte, S., & Sabourin, L. (May 2013). Effects of bilingualism on cognitive control in Stroop and ANT tasks. Poster presented at the International Workshop on Bilingualism and Cognitive Control, Krakow, Poland. Poster won 3rd place in the poster contest.

Sabourin, L., Burkholder, M., & Brien, C. (March 2013). The effect of age of L2 acquisition on the organization of the bilingual lexicon: Evidence from masked priming. Presented at the International Symposium on Psycholinguistics, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

Brien, C. & Sabourin, L. (March 2013). Neuro-imaging evidence of L2 Effects on L1 Ambiguity Resolution. Poster presented at the International Symposium on Psycholinguistics, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

Vinerte, S. & Sabourin, L. (March 2013). Effects of cognitive control on second language processing. Poster presented at the International Symposium on Psycholinguistics, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

Awad, T., Breau-Godwin, S., Lagacé, J., Jutras, B., Sharma, M., & Sabourin, L. (October 2012). Exploratory electrophysiological measures with the Test de Phrases dans le Bruit (TPB). Poster presented at the 15th Annual Conference of the Canadian Academy of Audiology, Ottawa, Canada.

Burkholder, M., Brien, C., & Sabourin, L. (September 2011). Proficiency effects on the organization of the bilingual lexicon. Poster presented at the Workshop on Bilingualism, Aix-en Provence, France.

35.  Brien, C. & Sabourin, L. (September 2011). Second language effects on ambiguity resolution in the first language. Paper presented at the European Second Language Acquisition Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.

Tremblay, M-C. & Sabourin, L. (September 2011). The effect of age and context of L2 acquisition on perceptual abilities: Evidence from behavioural and neurophysiological discrimination of a foreign contrast. Paper presented at the European Second Language Acquisition Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.

Sabourin, L. & Brien, C. (October 2010). The bilingual mental lexicon: Masked priming evidence for shared lexicons. Poster presented at the Donostia Workshop on Neurobilingualism, San Sebastian, Spain.

Brien, C. & Sabourin, L. (October 2010). The effects of age of L2 acquisition on ambiguity resolution. Poster presented at the Donostia Workshop on Neurobilingualism, San Sebastian, Spain.

Tremblay, M-C. & Sabourin, L. (September 2010). Behavioural and electrophysiological discrimination of non-native contrasts by more and less experienced language learners. Paper presented at the European Second Language Acquisition Conference, Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Tremblay, M-C. & Sabourin, L. (May 2010). More is more: Behavioural and neurophysiological discrimination of non-native contrasts by monolinguals, bilinguals, and multilinguals. Paper presented at the Canadian Linguistics Association, Montreal.

Mah, R., Tremblay, M-C., & Sabourin, L. (May 2010). Multilingualism and speech perception advantages: Effects of language learning experience on processing native contrasts. Poster presented at the Canadian Linguistics Association, Montreal.

Sabourin, L. & Brien, C. (April 2010). Lexical processing in bilingual brains: Translation equivalents. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society annual meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Tremblay, M-C. & Sabourin, L. (September 2009). Comparing the Perceptual Abilities of Monolinguals, Bilinguals and Multilinguals: Methodological Issues. Paper presented at the 3rd Language Conference, Bolzano, Italy.

Sabourin, L., Brien, C., Lamontagne, J., & Sagae, S. (September 2009). Lexical Processing in Bilinguals: The Case of Priming Translation Equivalents. Poster presented at the European Second Language Acquisition Conference, Cork, Ireland.

Sabourin, L., Werker, J.F., Bosch, L. & Sebastian-Galles, N. (May 2009). The effect of vowel similarity on speech perception: Evidence from monolingual infants. Paper presented at the Canadian Linguistics Association annual meeting, Ottawa, Canada.

Yamada, Y., Stevens, C., Sabourin, L., Klein, S., Dow, M. & Neville, H.J. (May 2008). Changes in cortical activations during visual letter processing during a kindergarten year: an fMRI study. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.

Sabourin, L. & Stowe, L.A. (May 2007). L2 Processing of Dutch Grammatical Gender: When does L1 help L2? Paper presented at ISB6 (International Symposium on Bilingualism), Hamburg, Germany.

Yamada, Y., Sabourin, L., Klein, S., Dow, M. & Neville, H.J. (May 2007). Differential Cortical Activations During Visual Letter Processing in Five-Year-Old Children and Adults: An fMRI Study. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY.

Sabourin, L., Pakulak, E., Paulsen, D.J., Fanning, J.L. & Neville, H.J. (May 2007). The Effects of Age, Language Proficiency and SES on ERP Indices of Syntactic Processing in Children. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY.

Sabourin, L. & Stowe, L.A. (April 2006). Second language processing: A systematic comparison of two construction types. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.

Sabourin, L. & Werker, J.F. (April 2005). Using the MMN to investigate vowel discrimination abilities in 8-month old infants. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, N.Y.

Others: Papers read as invited speaker

Sabourin, L. (December 2010). Testing the bilingual mental lexicon: Methodological considerations. Keynote Presentation, Ottawa Conference for Linguistic Undergraduates.

Sabourin, L. (November 2010). Using masked priming to investigate the organization of the bilingual mental lexicon. Colloquium Series Presentation, Linguistics Department, Carleton University.

Sabourin, L. (March 2010). Intelligence and the language learning process. Discovery Lecture Series, Faculty of Arts, University of Ottawa.

Sabourin, L. (February 2010). Lexical processing in monolinguals, bilinguals and second language learners. ILOB, University of Ottawa.

Sabourin, L. (January 2010). Theoretical and empirical issues in L2 research. Workshop on Laboratory Techniques in Language Attrition Research, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Sabourin, L. (April 2009). L1 and L2 sentence processing: Similarities and differences. Presented at the Workshop on First-Language Transfer in Second-Language Processing, Gainesville, Florida.

Sabourin, L. (January 2008). Sentence processing in first and second language acquisition: What can ERPs tell us? Linguistics Colloquium University of Ottawa.

Sabourin, L. (February 2006). Understanding L2 processing: What we can learn from ERPs? Presented at the Linguistics colloquium University of Oregon. Eugene, Oregon.