Bilde av Hao, Jiuzhou
Bilde av Hao, Jiuzhou
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Jiuzhou Hao


Job description

Jiuzhou is a psycho-/neuro-linguist who works on language development and processing in monolingual and bilingual children with and without Developmental Language Disorders.

Currently, Jiuzhou works as a postdoctoral researcher in the Psycholinguistics of Language Representation (PoLaR) lab, the Heritage-bilingual Linguistic Proficiency in their Native Grammar (HeLPiNG) project (a multimillion-euro grant funded by the Tromsø Forskningsstiftelse (Tromsø Research Foundation), and the Aurora Research Center at UiT: The Arctic University of Norway.

His current research centers on cross-linguistic aspects of morpho-syntactic acquisition and processing in different child populations, including typically-developing and language-impaired monolingual and bilingual children.


  • Toms Voits, Vincent Francesco Deluca, Jiuzhou Hao, Kirill Elin, Jubin Aboutalebi, Jon Andoni Duñabeitia et al.:
    Degree of multilingual engagement modulates resting state oscillatory activity across the lifespan
    Neurobiology of Aging 2024 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jiuzhou Hao, Vasiliki Chondrogianni, Patrick Sturt :
    Heritage language development and processing: Non-canonical word orders in Mandarin-English child heritage speakers
    Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jason Rothman, Fatih Bayram, Vincent DeLuca, Grazia Di Pisa, Jon Andoni Dunabeitia Landaburu, Khadij Gharibi et al.:
    Monolingual comparative normativity in bilingualism research is out of control: Arguments and alternatives
    Applied Psycholinguistics 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jiuzhou Hao, Vasiliki Chondrogianni :
    Comprehension and production of non-canonical word orders in Mandarin-speaking child heritage speakers
    Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 2021 SAMMENDRAG / DOI
  • Alicia Luque, Jiuzhou Hao, Eleanora Rossi, Maki Kubota, César Vargas Rosales, Megan Nakamura et al.:
    Examining Gender Agreement Processing in Spanish as a Heritage Language: An EEG Study.

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    Research interests

    First language acquisition;
    Second language acquisition;
    Language impairment (pathology);
    Heritage language acquisition;
    Child bilingualism;
    Syntactic processing in language comprehension and production;
    Eye-movement during reading and listening (both children and adults).



    Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Psycho/Neurolinguistics of Bi/Multilingualism
    UiT the Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway


    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Linguistics and English Language

    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Master of Science (MSc) in Linguistics (graduated with distinction)

    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Bachelor of Art (BA) in English Language (graduated with distinction)

    Xi’an International Studies University, Xi’an, China

    Associate Fellow of British Higher Education Academy