Terponanza at CUNY in Ohio

March 13-15, work by Alek, Anna, Anton, Dan, Dustin, Ilia, Katie Leech, Mike McCourt, Shota and Sol, along with Alexander, Bob Slevc, Colin, Ellen, Jared Novick, Meredith Rowe, Polly O'Rourke and Yi Ting Huang, plus PhD alumni Shevaun Lewis, Wing-Yee Chow, Brian Dillon, Akira Omaki, Matt Wagers and Masaya Yoshida, postdoctoral alumna Ming Xiang, Baggett/RA alumni Glynis MacMillan and Michael Shvartsman, as well as BA alumna Cynthia Lukyanenko, and even Blair High School intern Alan Du, will be presented at the 27th Annual CUNY Conference on Sentence Processing. Wow! Watch out for Terrapins ambling through Ohio's third largest city.


  • Dan Parker, Alan Du (Blair High School) and Colin Phillips: "Time heals semantic illusions, but not syntactic illusions"
  • Brian Dillon, Joshua Levy, Adrian Staub and Charles Clifton: "Linear order effects in agreement: Evidence from English wh-questions"
  • Polly L. O'Rourke and Gregory J. H. Colflesh: "The P600 and the n-back task: Evidence that domain general conflict resolution ability underpins the resolution of garden-paths"
  • Michael Shvartsman, Richard Lewis and Satinder Singh: "Spillover Frequency Effects in a Sequential Sampling Model of Reading"


  • Dustin Chacón, Mashrur Imtiaz, Shirsho Dasgupta, Sikder Monoare Murshed, Mina Dan, and Colin Phillips: "Structural and non-structural locality effects in Bangla filler-gap dependencies"
  • Wing Yee Chow, Glynis MacMillan, Shefali Shah, Ilia Kurenkov, Ellen Lau and Colin Phillips: "Partial use of available information in the early stages of verb prediction"
  • Shevaun Lewis and Colin Phillips: "Pragmatic processing costs reflect linking to context, not enrichment"
  • Mike McCourt (PHIL), Aleksandra Fazlipour, Ellen Lau and Alexander Williams: "Implicit Agents in Short Passives and Remote Control of Reason Clauses"
  • Shota Momma, Robert Slevc and Colin Phillips: "The effect of syntactic category on advance planning in sentence production"
  • Sol Lago, Diego Shalom, Mariano Sigman, Ellen Lau and Colin Phillips: "Yo pienso, tu piensas, él piensa: Crosslinguistic agreement effects in comprehension"
  • Ellen Lau and Anna Namyst: "Dissociating neural effects of predictability and incongruity in adjective-noun phrases"
  • Dan Parker and Colin Phillips: "Selective priority for structure in memory retrieval"
  • Natalia Slioussar, Anton Malko and Colin Phillips: "Two Distinct Attraction Profiles in Comprehending Russian Gender Agreement"
  • Yi Ting Huang, Kathryn Leech and Meredith Rowe: "Exploring socioeconomic differences in syntactic development through processing"
  • Yi Ting Huang: "Pragmatic inferencing across scales: Linguistic and extra-linguistic effects"
  • Cynthia Lukyanenko and Cynthia Fisher: "Abstract agreement: Children's sensitivity to subject-verb agreement in comprehension does not require knowledge of specific lexical co-occurrences"
  • Brian Dillon: "Locality in filler-gap dependencies: Evidence from extraposition"
  • Akira Omaki, Brian Dillon, Takuya Kubo, Manami Sato and Hiromu Sakai: "Anti-locality preference in the processing of Japanese reflexive binding"
  • Manuel F. Borja, Sandra Chung and Matt Wagers: "Relative clause processing and competing pressures in an agreement-rich language"
  • Emily Pendleton and Matt Wagers: "Animacy and the active construction of filler-gap dependencies in relative clauses"
  • Ming Xiang, Emily Hanink and Genna Vegh: "Before and after, and processing presuppositions in discourse"
  • Sandra Villata, Luigi Rizzi, Akira Omaki and Julie Franck: "Relativized Minimality: a systematic investigation on intervention effects"
  • Lauren Ackerman, Michael Frazier and Masaya Yoshida: "Resumptive pronouns salvage island violations in forced-choice tasks"
  • Michael Frazier, Peter Baumann, Lauren Ackerman, David Potter and Masaya Yoshida: "Local coherence effects and crossing reflexive- and wh-dependencies"
  • Nina Hsu, Susanne Jaeggi and Jared Novick: "A common neural basis for syntactic and non-syntactic conflict-control"
  • Richard Lewis, Michael Shvartsman and Satinder Singh: "Why do Interference Effects Arise in Sentence Processing? A Sampling Theory of Memory as Optimal Discrimination Among Noisy Traces"