Recent & Upcoming Talks

2020

Effects of morphological identity and voice mismatch in VP ellipsis

Learning to anticipate contrast with prosody: A visual world study with L2 learners

The online advantage of repairing metrical structure: Stress shift in pupillometry

Morphological identity and voice mismatch in VP ellipsis: An interference-based account

Disambiguating stripping ellipsis in Persian: How parallelism and locality interact

2019

Not all cues are equal: Retrieving gender and number in Brazilian Portuguese sluiced sentences

The effect of position on relative clauses

Mapping remnant and correlate in Persian stripping

The limits of forward thinking: Structural prediction with correlative and quantificational 'both'

Resolving ambiguous VP ellipsis in eye tracking: A case for underspecification

Online closure mismatches between prosody and syntax: A pupillometry study

Evidence for lingering structural prediction in 'either-or' structures

2018

Pupil dilation indexes closure mismatches between prosody and syntax

2017

Predictions in sentence processing: Words to structure



Sloppy on the road to strict? Stereotypical gender and the interpretation of VP Ellipsis.

Predictability and misperception: An eye movement and ex- Gaussian analysis

Predictive processing and reliability in the influence of prosody in L2 structural analysis

Local constraint is inhibited by global context in concessive structures

L2 Adaptation to Unreliable Prosody During Structural Analysis: A Visual World Study

Disconfirmed lexical predictions linger in highly constraining contexts

2016

Remnant seeks correlate for contrastive relationship. Locals preferred.



When structure isn't enough: Discourse contrast in resolving focus-sensitive coordination



Correlate not optional: PP sprouting in much less ellipsis



Preference for single events guides perception in Russian: A phoneme restoration study



2015

On sprouting in much less ellipsis



Favoring a broad QUD in focus sensitive coordination



Structure modulates similarity-based interference in sluicing: An eye movement study



Focus particles in context: Support for the Broadest Focus Principle



Focus marking isn't enough: The role of structural bias in focus-sensitive coordination



2014

Lexical Decision in Real Time: A Mouse Tracking Study



A Transparent Semantics for Transparent Free Relatives



Preferences for focus particle placement: Two experiments



Biscuit conditionals as indirect offers



What was the question? Broad focus in focus-sensitive coordination



Adjective sprouting in much-less ellipsis



Signaling non-speaker commitment in transparent free relatives: A paired speaker-hearer judgment study



Commitment by proxy



The local contrast expectation in let alone coordination



Shifting viewpoints and discourse economy



Focus preferences for focus-sensitive particles (and why)



Processing focus sensitive-coordination



2013

That's, what, an approximation? A formal semantics for approximative what



The Event-Extraction Correlation: Evidence from Coordination



The cost of unexpected contrast: Processing let alone



Figuring out Kafka: structural biases induce early sense commitment for metonyms



Discourse accessibility and structural bias: Processing d-linked phrases in sluices



Using Structural Cues in Processing Polysemes



2012

Voltaire was More Easily Duped than Forged: Structural Cues in Processing Polysemy



A semantics for interjective what



Alternatives on demand: Processing d-linked phrases in sluice structures



On the semantics of domain adjectives in English



2011

Processing and domain selection: Quantificationally variable domains



On selecting quantificational domains during sentence processing



2010

The pragmatics of free indirect discourse: A questionnaire study



Perspective-shifting with appositives and expressives



2009

Locality, Event-construal and Extraction: Psycholinguistic Evidence



2008

On the Syntax and Semantics of Heim's Ambiguity



2007

Questions



2006

The Interpretation of Concealed Questions: MEG and Eye-Tracking Data



2005

The roles of the right hemisphere and the anterior midline field in semantic processing: MEG studies



2002

The associative origins of words