Publications

(2022). So much for plain language. PsyArXiv Preprint.

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(2022). Poor writing, not specialized concepts, drive processing difficulty in legal texts. Cognition.

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(2021). ‘Constituent length’ effects in fMRI do not provide evidence for abstract syntactic processing. bioArXiv Preprint.

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(2021). What did I sign? A study of the impenetrability of legalese in contracts. Proceedings of the 43th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

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(2021). The forms and meanings of grammatical markers support efficient communication. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

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(2021). Speakers and listeners exploit word order for communicative efficiency: A cross-linguistic investigation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

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(2021). Logical word learning: The case of kinship. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.

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(2021). Contrast perception as a visual heuristic in the formulation of referential expressions. Cognition.

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(2020). Grammatical marking and the tradeoff between code length and informativeness.. Proceedings of the 42th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

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(2020). Composition is the core driver of the language-selective network. Neurobiology of Language.

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(2020). An efficient communication analysis of morpho-syntactic grammatical features.. Proceedings of the 42th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

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(2019). Humans store about 1.5 megabytes of information during language acquisition.. Royal Society Open Science.

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(2019). How do you know that? Automatic belief inferences in passing conversation. Cognition.

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(2018). Certainty is primarily determined by past performance during concept learning. Open Mind.

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(2018). Adults use gradient similarity information in compositional rules.. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

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(2018). A context constructivist account of contextual diversity.. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

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(2017). Semantic verification is flexible and sensitive to context. PsyArXiv Preprint.

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(2017). An incremental information theoretic buffer supports sentence processing.. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

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(2017). A rational constructivist account of the characteristic to defining shift.. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

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(2016). What determines human certainty?. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

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(2015). Towards semantically rich and recursive word learning models.. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

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(2015). The perceptual foundation of linguistic context.. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

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