Brain and Language Lab
INITIAL PROPOSAL OF THE THEORY
Initial paper, which proposed the declarative/procedural model, with supporting empirical evidence:
Ullman, M. T., Corkin, S., Coppola, M., Hickok, G., Growdon, J. H., Koroshetz, W. J., & Pinker, S. (1997). A Neural Dissociation within Language: Evidence that the mental dictionary is part of declarative memory, and that grammatical rules are processed by the procedural system. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 9(2), 266-276.
SUBSEQUENT THEORY AND REVIEW PAPERS
Ullman, M. T., & Pierpont, E. I. (2005). Specific language impairment is not specific to language: The procedural deficit hypothesis. Cortex, 41(3), 399-433. (special issue on "The neurobiology of developmental disorders", edited by D. Bishop, M. Eckert and C. Leonard)
Ullman, M. T. (2006). Is Broca's area part of a basal ganglia thalamocortical circuit? Cortex, 42, 480-485. (special issue on "Integrative models of Broca's and the ventral premotor cortex", edited by R. Schubotz and C. Fiebach)
Ullman, M. T. (2013). The role of declarative and procedural memory in disorders of language. Linguistic Variation, 13(2), 133-154. [This paper is an updated version of Ullman, 2008, in Handbook of the Neuroscience of Language.]
Ullman, M. T., Lum, J. A. G., & Conti-Ramsden, G. M. (2014). Domain specificity in language development. In P. Brooks & V. Kempe (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Language Development (pp. 163-166). Sage Publications.
Ullman, M. T. (2015). The declarative/procedural model: A neurobiologically motivated theory of first and second language. In B. VanPatten & J. Williams (Eds.), Theories in second language acquisition: An introduction (2nd ed., pp. 135-158). Routledge.
Ullman, M. T. (2016). The declarative/procedural model: A neurobiological model of language learning, knowledge and use. In G. Hickok & S. A. Small (Eds.), The Neurobiology of Language (pp. 953-68). Elsevier.
Hamrick, P., Lum, J. A., & Ullman, M. T. (2018). Child first language and adult second language are both tied to general-purpose learning systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(7), 1487-1492. (Supporting Information)
Ullman, M. T. (2020). The Declarative/Procedural Model: A Neurobiologically-Motivated Theory of First and Second Language. In B. VanPatten, G. D. Keating, & S. Wulff (Eds.), Theories in Second Language Acquisition (3rd ed., pp. 128-161). Routledge.
Morgan-Short, K., Hamrick, P., & Ullman, M. T. (2022). Declarative and Procedural Memory as Predictors of Second Language Development. In S. Li, P. Hiver, M. Papi (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Individual Differences (pp. 67-81). (Supporting Table 1). For link to Supporting Table in Open Science Framework click HERE.
Morgan-Short, K., and Ullman, M.T. (2022). Declarative and procedural memory in second language learning: Psycholinguistic considerations. In A. Godfroid & H. Hopp (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Psycholinguistics. (pp. 322-334) Routledge.