semantic processing

Processing and domain selection: Quantificational variability effects

Three studies investigated how readers interpret sentences with variable quantificational domains, for example, The army was mostly in the capital, where mostly may quantify over individuals or parts (Most of the army was in the capital) or over …

On selecting quantificational domains during sentence processing

Processing and domain selection: Quantificationally variable effects

The cost of question concealment: evidence from eyetracking and MEG

Although natural language appears to be largely compositional, the meanings of certain expressions cannot be straightforwardly recovered from the meanings of their parts. This study examined the online processing of one such class of expressions: …