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Brehm, L., & Goldrick, M. (2017). Distinguishing discrete and gradient category structure in language: In sights from verb-particle constructions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 43, 1537-1556.

Chodroff, E. & Cole, J. Information Structure, Affect, and Prenuclear Prominence in American English. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2018. Hyderabad, India: International Speech Communication Association.

Cooper, A. and Bradlow, A. R. (2018). Training-induced pattern-specific phonetic adjustments by first and second language listeners. Journal of Phonetics, 68, 32-49.

Cole, J. and S. Shattuck-Hufnagel. (2018). Quantifying phonetic variation: Landmark labeling ofimitated utterances. In F. Cangemi,M. Clayards,O. Niebuhr, B. Schuppler, M.ZellersEds. Rethinking Reduction, Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 164-204.

Cho, P. W., Goldrick, M., & Smolensky, P. (2017). Incremental parsing in a continuous dynamical system: Sentence processing in Gradient Symbolic Computation. Linguistics Vanguard, 3, 20160105.

Denby, T., Schecter, J., Arn, S., Dimov, S., & Goldrick, M. (2018). Contextual variability and exemplar strength in phonotactic learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 44, 280-294.

D'Onofrio, Annette. 2018. Personae and phonetic detail in sociolinguistic signs. Language In Society, 47(4), 513-539.

D'Onofrio, Annette. (to appear in 2018). Controlled and automatic perceptions of a sociolinguistic marker. Language Variation and Change, 30(2), 261-285.

Fink, A., Oppenheim, G., & Goldrick, M. (2018). Interactions between lexical access and articulation. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 33, 12-24.

Goodkind, A., Lee, M., Martin, G. E., Losh, M., & Bicknell, K. Detecting language impairments in autism: A computational analysis of semi-structured conversations with vector semantics. In Proceedings of the Inaugural Meeting of the Society for Computation in Linguistics. Salt Lake City, UT: Linguistic Society of America.

Goodkind, A. & Bicknell, K. Predictive power of word surprisal for reading times is a linear function of language model quality. In Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics (CMCL 2018). Salt Lake City, UT: Linguistic Society of America. Winner of Best Paper Award.

Gustafson, E., & Goldrick, M. (2018). The role of linguistic experience in the processing of probabilistic information in production. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 33, 211-226.

Gollan, T., & Goldrick, M. (2018). A switch is not a switch: Syntactically-driven bilingual language control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 44, 143-156.

Im, S., Cole, J., Baumann, S. 2018. The probabilistic relationshipbetween pitch accents andinformation status in public speech. Proceedings of Speech Prosody, 9, 508-511.

Roy, J., Cole, J., Mahrt, T. 2017. Individual differences and patterns of convergence in prosody perception. Laboratory Phonology: Journal of the Association for Laboratory Phonology, 8(1): 22, pp. 1–36. DOI:


Matsubara, Julie, Michael Blasingame & E. Allyn Smith. An empirical investigation of the felicity conditions for the Japanese evidentials -rashii, -sooda, and -yooda. International Review of Pragmatics, 9. 155-198.

Doran, Ryan B. and Gregory Ward. “Towards a Taxonomy of Uses of Demonstratives,” to appear in The Oxford Handbook of Reference, edited by Barbara Abbott and Jeanette Gundel. Oxford: Oxford University Press. In press.

Doran, Ryan B. and Gregory Ward. “Demonstratives Licensed by Cultural Co-presence,” to appear in Papers in Honor of Teresa Fanego, edited by Paloma Núñez Pertego et al. Oxford: Bloomsbury Publishing. Under review.

Birner, Betty J. and Gregory Ward. “The Interaction of Topicalization and Left-Dislocation in English,” submitted to French Review of Linguistics. Under review.

Salomon, Meghan and Gregory Ward. “Semantic Factors Affecting the Salience of Transfer Verb Arguments,” Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America 2, 2:1 12.

Ward, Gregory, Betty J. Birner, and Elsi Kaiser. “Pragmatics and Information Structure,” The Oxford Handbook of Pragmatics, edited by Yan Huang. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 567-589.

Doran, Ryan B. and Gregory Ward. “Distal Demonstratives Licensed by Culturally-Familiar Scenarios,” Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America 2, 2:1-12.

Pratt, Teresa and Annette D’Onofrio. "Jaw setting and the California Vowel Shift in parodic performance", Language in Society. 46(3): 283-312.

Bradlow, A. R., Kim, M., and Blasingame, M. Language-independent talker-specificity in first-language and second-language speech production by bilingual talkers. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141, 886-899.

Li, C., Goldrick, M., & Gollan, T. "Bilinguals’ twisted tongues: Frequency lag or interference?" Memory and Cognition, 45, 600-610.

Cole, J., Mahrt, T., Roy, J. Crowd-sourcing prosodic annotation. Computer Speech & Language, 45: 300–325


D'Onofrio, Annette, Penelope Eckert, Robert J. Podesva, Teresa Pratt & Janneke Van Hofwegen. "The Low Vowels in California". American Dialect Society [Speech in the Western States Vol. 1: The Coastal States] 101.

Luchkina, T., Cole, J.S. (2016). Structural and Referent-Based Effects on Prosodic Expression in Russian. Phonetica; 73:279-313

Carlson, T., Goldrick, M., Blasingame, M., & Fink, A. (2016). Navigating conflicting phonotactic constraints in bilingual speech perception. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 19, 939-954.

Goldrick, M., Putnam, T., & Schwarz, L. (2016). The future of code mixing research: Integrating psycholinguistic and formal grammatical theories. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 19, 903-906.

Goldrick, M., Putnam, T., & Schwarz, L. 2016. Coactivation in bilingual grammars: A computational account of code mixing. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 19, 857-876.

Angela Cooper, Yue Wang,and Richard Ashley. 2016. Thai Rate-Varied Vowel Length Perception and the Impact of Musical Experience. Language and Speech, 1-20

Brehm, L., & Goldrick, M. 2016. Empirical and conceptual challenges for neurocognitive theories of language production. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 31, 504-507.

Goldrick, M. 2016. Integrating SLAM with existing evidence: Comment on Walker and Hickok (2015). Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23, 648-652.

Gollan, T., & Goldrick, M. 2016. Grammatical constraints on language switching: Language control is not just executive control. Journal of Memory and Language, 90, 177-199.

Fricke, M., Baese-Berk, M. M., & Goldrick, M. 2016. Dimensions of similarity in the mental lexicon. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 31, 639-645.

Dunbar, Ewan and Alexis Wellwood. 2016. Addressing the "two interface" problem: Comparatives and superlatives. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 1(1): 5. 1–29

Sandra R. Waxman, Xiaolan Fu, Brock Ferguson, Kathleen Geraghty, Erin Leddon, Jing Liang and Min-Fang Zhao. 2016. How Early is Infants' Attention to Objects and Actions Shaped by Culture? New Evidence from 24-Month-Olds Raised in the US and China. Fronteirs in Psychology: Cultural Psychology.

Goldrick, M., Keshet, J., Gustafson, E., Heller, J., & Needle, J. 2016. Automatic analysis of slips of the tongue: Insights into the cognitive architecture of speech production. Cognition, 149, 31-39.


Shook, A., Goldrick, M., Engstler, C., & Marian, V. 2015. Bilinguals show weaker lexical access during spoken sentence comprehension. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 44, 789-802.

Angele, B.; Schotter, E.R.; Slattery, T.J.; Tenenbaum, T.L.; Bicknell, K.; and Rayner, K. 2015. Do successor effects in reading reflect lexical parafoveal processing? Evidence from corpus and experimental eye movement data. Journal of Memory and Language 79-80. 76-96.

Bradlow, A. and Angela Cooper. 2015. Rapid adaptation to target and background talker variation in speech-in-speech perception. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, August 10-14.

Baumann, P. 2015. The special status of color in pragmatic reasoning: evidence from a language game. In Noelle, D. C., Dale, R., Warlaumont, A. S., Yoshimi, J., Matlock, T., Jennings, C. D., & Maglio, P. P. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 178–183, Austin. Cognitive Science Society.

Beckner, C., Rácz, P., Hay, J., Brandstetter, JB. and Bartneck, C. 2015. Participants Conform to Humans but Not to Humanoid Robots in an English Past Tense Formation Task. Journal of Language and Social Psychology.

Cooper, A., Susanne Brouwer and Ann R. Bradlow. 2015. Interdependent processing and encoding of speech and concurrent background noise. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 77(4), 1342-1357.

Cooper, A., Yue Wang and Richard Ashley. 2015. Effects of musical experience on Thai rate-varied vowel length perception. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, August 10-14.

Fang, H., Ostendorf, M., Baumann, P., & Pierrehumbert, J. 2015. Exponential language modeling using morphological feeatures and multi-task learning. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 23(12):2410–2421.

Farmer, T.A.; Yan, S.; Bicknell, K.; and M.K. Tanenhaus. 2015. Form-to-expectation matching effects on first-pass eye movement measures during reading. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 41, 958-976.

Fink, A. and M. Goldrick. 2015. Persuasive benefits of preparation in language switching. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review 22, 808-814.

Frazier M.; Ackerman, L.; Baumann, P.; Potter, D.; and M. Yoshida. 2015. Wh-filler-gap dependency formation guides reflexive antecedent search. Frontiers in Psychology 6.

Hay, J.B., Pierrehumbert, J.B., Walker, A. J. and LaShell, P. 2015. Tracking word frequency effects through 130 years of sound change. Cognition 139, 83-91.

Lee, J.; Yoshida, M.; and C. K. Thompson. Grammatical planning units during real-time sentence production in agrammatic aphasia and healthy speakers. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 58. 1182-1194.

Munson, B, Crocker, L, Pierrehumbert, J.B., Owen-Anderson, A. and Zucker, K.J. 2015. Gender typicality in children's speech: A comparison of boys with and without gender identity disorder. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 137

Racz, P., Pierrehumbert, J., Hay, J., & Papp, V. 2015. Morphological emergence. In B. MacWhinney & W. O’Grady (eds.), The handbook of language emergence. New York: Wiley.

Steele, A.; Denby, T.; Chan, C.; and M. Goldrick. 2015. Learning non-native phonotactic constraints over the web. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Eds.) Proceedings of the XVIIIth International Congress on the Phonetic Sciences.

White-Schwoch, Travis; Carr, Kali Woodruff; Thompson, Elaine C.; Anderson, Samira; Nicol, Trent; Bradlow, Ann R.; Zecker, Steven G.; and Nina Kraus. 2015. Auditory processing in noise: a preschool biomarker for literacy. PLoS Biol 13 (7). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002196.

White-Schwoch, Travis; Davies, Evan C.; Thompson, Elaine C.; Carr, Kali Woodruff; Nicol, Trent; Bradlow, Ann R.; and Nina Kraus. 2015. Auditory-neurophysiological responses to speech during early childhood: Effects of background noise. Hearing Research 328. 34-47.

Wright, B.A.; Baese-Berk, N.M.; Marrone, N.; and A.R. Bradlow. 2015. Enhancing speech learning by combing task practice with periods of stimulus exposure without practice. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 138 (2). 928-937.

Yoshida, M.; Nakao, C.; and I. Ortega-Santos. 2015. The Syntax of Why Stripping. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 33(1), 323-370.


Baumann, P. 2014. Dependencies and hierarchical structure in sentence processing. In Bello, P., Guarini, M., McShane, M., & Scassellati, B. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 152–157, Austin. Cognitive Science Society.

Baumann, P., Clark, B., & Kaufmann, S. 2014. Overspecification and the cost of pragmatic reasoning about referring expressions. In Bello, P., Guarini, M., McShane, M., & Scassellati, B. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1898–1903, Austin. Cognitive Science Society.

Baumann, P., Konieczny, L., & Hemforth, B. 2014. Conversational implicatures in anaphora resolution: Alternative constructions and referring expressions. In Hemforth, B., Mertins, B., & Fabricius-Hansen, C. (Eds.), Psycholinguistic Approaches to Meaning and Understanding across Languages, 197–212. Springer, Heidelberg.

Baumann, P. & Pierrehumbert, J. 2014. Using resource-rich languages to improve morphological analysis of under-resourced languages. In Calzolari, N., Choukri, K., Declerck, T., Loftsson, H., Maegaard, B., Mariani, J., Moreno, A., Odijk, J., & Piperidis, S. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’14), 3355–3359, Reykjavik. European Language Resources Association (ELRA).

Burchfield, L. A. & Bradlow, A. R. 2014. Syllabic reduction in Mandarin and English speech. Journal of the Acoustical society of America, 135(6), EL265-EL269.

Cooper, A.; Brouwer, S.; and Bradlow, A. R. 2014. Interdependent processing and encoding of speech and concurrent background noise. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 77. 1342-1357. DOI: 10.3758/s13414-015-0855-z.

Dawdy-Hesterberg, L. and Pierrehumbert, J. 2014. Learnability and generalization of Arabic broken plural nouns. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience (formerly Language and Cognitive Processes), 29(10), 1268-1282.

Goldrick, M., & Chu, K. 2014. Gradient co-activation and speech error articulation: Comment on Pouplier and Goldstein (2010). Language, Cognition and Neuroscience.

Heller, J. R., & Goldrick, M. 2014. Grammatical constraints on phonological encoding in speech production. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 21-6.1576-1582.

He, Y., Hutchinson, B., Baumann, P., Ostendorf, M., Fosler-Lussier, E., & Pierrehumbert, J. 2014. Subword-based modeling for handling OOV words in keyword spotting. In 2014 IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 7864–7868.

Maier, W., Kaeshammer, M., Baumann, P., & Kübler, S. 2014. Discosuite - a parser test suite for German discontinuous structures. In Calzolari, N., Choukri, K., Declerck, T., Loftsson, H., Maegaard, B., Mariani, J., Moreno, A., Odijk, J., & Piperidis, S. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’14), 2905–2912, Reykjavik. European Language Resources Association (ELRA).

Racz, P., Beckner, C, Hay, J.B, and Pierrehumbert J.B. 2014. Rules, analogy, and social factors codetermine past-tense formation patterns in English.  Joint 1-Day Workshop between SIGMORPHON and SIGFSM, Association for Computational Linguistics, Baltimore MD, June 2014.

Schumacher, R.A, Pierrehumbert J.B., and LaShell, P. 2014. Reconciling Inconsistency in Encoded Morphological Distinctions in an Artificial Language. Proceedings of the 36th Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2014) Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


Arunachalam, S. Leddon, E.M., Song, H., Lee, Y., & Waxman, S. R. 2013. Doing more with less: Verb learning in Korean-acquiring 24-month-olds. Language Acquisition: A Journal of Developmental Linguistics, 20(4), 292-304. (This paper has been featured in Northwestern News)

Baumann, P. 2013. Syntactic category disambiguation within an architecture of human language processing. In Knauff, M., Pauen, M., Sebanz, N., & Wachsmuth, I. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1833–1838, Austin. Cognitive Science Society.

Cooper, A. and Yue Wang. 2013. Effects of tone training on Cantonese tone-word learning. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America134(2), EL133-EL139.

Goldrick, M., Vaughn, C., & Murphy, A. 2013. The effects of lexical neighbors on stop consonant articulation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134, EL172-EL177.

Gustafson, E., Engstler, C., & Goldrick, M. 2013. Phonetic processing of non-native speech in semantic vs. non-semantic tasks. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Isaac Rottman, & Masaya Yoshida. 2013. Sluicing, Idioms, and Island Repair. Linguistic Inquiry, 44:4.

Masaya Yoshida, Nina Kazanina, Leticia Pablos & Patrick Sturt. 2013. On the origin of islands. Language and Cognitive Processes.


J Hornickel, SG Zecker, AR Bradlow, N Kraus. 2012. Assistive listening devices drive neuroplasticity in children with dyslexia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (41), 16731-16736


Hesterberg, L. and Pierrehumbert, J.B. Computational modeling of the Arabic noun plural and morphological acquisition. Paper presented at Morphology Days, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands | December 2011.


Xiaoju Zheng & Janet B. Pierrehumbert. The Effects of Prosodic Prominence and Serial Position on Duration Perception. The Jounal of Acoustical Society of America. 

Van Engen K. J., Baese-Berk M., Baker, R. E., Choi, A., Kim, M., & Bradlow, A. R. (in press). The Wildcat Corpus of Native- and Foreign-Accented English: communicative efficiency across conversational dyads with varying language alignment profiles. Language and Speech.

Meredith Larson, Ryan Doran, Yaron McNabb, Rachel E. Baker, Matt Berends, Alex Djalali, and Gregory Ward. (In Press). Distinguishing the SAID from the IMPLICATED Using a Novel Experimental Paradigm. Proceedings of Experimental Pragmatics 2007, Berlin, Germany, December 2007.

Gregory Ward, Ryan Doran, Meredith Larson, Rachel Baker, and Yaron McNabb. (In Press). Caught in the Semantic-Pragmatic Crossfire: Literal Lucy to the Rescue. Proceedings of the 2008 Invitational Symposium on Approaches to Variation and Change in English, Bamberg, Germany, July 2008.

Ryan Doran, Rachel E. Baker, Yaron McNabb, Meredith Larson, and Gregory Ward. (In Press). On the Non Unified Nature of Scalar Implicature: An Empirical Investigation. International Review of Pragmatics.

Matt Goldrick and Meredith Larson. Constraints on the acquisition of variation. In C. Fougeron and M. D'Imperio (Eds.), Papers in Laboratory Phonology 10: Variation, Detail and Representation. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Ann Bradlow and Jennifer Alexander. Semantic and phonetic enhancements for speech-in-noise recognition by native and non-native listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Lee, Y. Statistical Regularities in the Distribution of Consonants and Vowels in the Korean Lexicon – Their Implications for the Internal Structure of Korean Syllables. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society 42, Vol 1: The Main Session


Berends, Matthew and Stefan Kaufmann. (2009) Only and monotonicity in conditionals. In Riester, Arndt and Torgrim Solstad (eds.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 13, pages 63-76, University of
Stuttgart, Germany.

Perrachione, T.K., Pierrehumbert, J.B. & Wong, P.C.M (2009) "Differential neural contributions to native- and foreign-language talker identification." Journal of Experimental Psychology - Human Perception and Performance, 35, 1950-1960.

Rachel E. Baker and Ann Bradlow. (2009). Variability in Word Duration as a Function of Probability, Speech Style, and Prosody. Language and Speech 52(4).Matt Goldrick and Robert Daland. Linking speech errors and phonological grammars: Insights from Harmonic Grammar networks.Phonology, 26: 147-185.

Melissa Baese-Berk and Matthew Goldrick. Mechanisms of interaction in speech production. Language and Cognitive Processes 24:527-554.


Rachel E. Baker, Alastair J. Gill, and Justine Cassell. (2008). Reactive Redundancy and Listener Comprehension in Direction-Giving. Proceedings of the SIGDIAL Workshop Columbus, OH, June 2008.

Ken Konopka and Janet Pierrehumbert. Vowels in contact: Mexican Heritage English in Chicago. In Proceedings of the Symposium About Language and Society (SALSA), UT Austin.

Matt Goldrick and Meredith Larson. Phonotactic probability influences speech production. Cognition 107:1155-1164.

Yongeun Lee and Matt Goldrick. The Emergence of Sub-Syllabic Representations. Journal of Memory and Language 59:155-168.

Celina Troutman, Brady Clark, and Matt Goldrick. Social networks and intraspeaker variation during periods of language change. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium (Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 14:1).


Daland, R., A. Sims, and J. Pierrehumbert (2007) Much ado about nothing: a social network model of Russian paradigmatic gaps. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics in Prague, Czech Republic, June 24th-29th, 2007.

Hirschberg, J., Gravano, A., Nenkova, A., Sneed, E., and Ward, G. 2007. Intonational Overload: Uses of the H* !H* L- L% Contour in Read and Spontaneous Speech. &In J. Cole and J. Hualde (eds.), Papers in Laboratory Phonology IX. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

John Evar Strid and James Booth. 2007. The Effect of Phonological Structure on Visual Word Access in Bilinguals. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 36(5):383-409

Kristin Van Engen and Ann Bradlow. 2007. Sentence recognition in native- and foreign-language multi-talker background noise. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 121(1):519-526.


Meredith Larson. The Thais that bind: Principle C and bound expressions in Thai. In Davis, Christopher, Amy Rose Deal and Youri Zabbal (eds.),Proceedings of NELS 36 v2: 427-440.

James B. German, Janet Pierrehumbert, and Stefan Kaufmann. Evidence for phonological constraints on nuclear accent placement. Language 82, 151-168.

Erin M. Leddon and Jeff Lidz. Reconstruction Effects in Child Language. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, pages 328-339. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Yongeun Lee. On the Singular [+Specific] Reading of WH-Doublets in Korean. In Vance, T. and K. Jones (eds.), Proceedings of the Fourteenth Conference on Japanese/Korean Linguistics, pages 259-269. CSLI Publications.

Josh Viau. Give = CAUSE + HAVE / GO: Evidence for early semantic decomposition of dative verbs in English child corpora. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.


Wright, Saundra K., Jennifer Hay, and Tessa Bent. 2005. Ladies First? Phonology, Frequency, and the Name Ordering Conspiracy. Linguistics, Vol. 43, No. 3.

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