Matchin, W., Hammerly, C., & Lau, E. (submitted). The role of the IFG and pSTS in syntactic prediction: evidence from a parametric study of hierarchical structure in fMRI. pdf
Lau, E., Namyst, A., Fogel, A., Delgado, T. (submitted). A direct comparison of N400 effects of predictability and incongruity in adjective-noun combination. pdf
Barrios, S., Namyst, A., Lau, E., Feldman, N., Idsardi, W. (submitted). Establishing new mappings between familiar phones: Neural and behavioral evidence for early automatic processing of nonnative contrasts.
Lago, S., Sloggett, S., Schlueter, Z., Chow, W-Y., Williams, A., Lau, E., & Phillips, C. (submitted). Coreference and antecedent representation across languages. pdf
Neufeld, C., Kramer, S., Lapinskaya, N., Heffner, C., Malko, A., & Lau, E. (submitted). The electrophysiology of simple phrase building. pdf
Chow, W-Y., Lau, E.F., Wang, S. & Phillips, C. (submitted). Electrical brain potentials reveal temporal dynamics of word prediction during language comprehension. pdf
Weber, K., Lau, E.F., Stillerman, B., Kuperberg, G.R. (in press). The Yin and the Yang of Prediction: an fMRI study of lexico-semantic predictive processing.
Chow, W-Y., Momma, S., Smith, C., Lau, E. & Phillips, C. (in press). Prediction as Memory Retrieval: Timing and Mechanisms Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience.
McCourt, M., Green, J., Lau, E., & Williams, A. (2015). Processing implicit control: evidence from reading times. Frontiers in Psychology. pdf
Chow, W-Y., Smith, C., Lau, E. & Phillips, C. (2015). A 'bag-of-arguments' mechanism for initial verb predictions. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience. pdf
Lau, E.F. & Nguyen, E.T. (2015). The role of temporal predictability in semantic expectation: An MEG investigation. Cortex. pdf
Lago, S., Shalom, D., Sigman, M., Lau, E., Phillips, C. (2015). Agreement processes in Spanish comprehension. Journal of Memory and Language. pdf
Omaki, A., Lau, E.F., Davidson White, I., Dakan, M., Apple, A., & Phillips, C. (2015). Hyper-active gap filling. Frontiers in Psychology. pdf
Lau, E.F., Weber, K., Gramfort, A., Hamalainen, M., & Kuperberg, G. (2014). Spatiotemporal signatures of lexical-semantic prediction. Cerebral Cortex. pdf
Chow, W-Y., Lago, S., Barrios, S., Parker, D., Morini, G. & Lau, E. (2014) Additive effects of repetition and predictability during comprehension: Evidence from event-related potentials. PLoS One. pdf
Lau, E.F., Gramfort, A., Hamalainen, M., & Kuperberg, G. (2013). Automatic semantic facilitation in anterior temporal cortex revealed through multimodal neuroimaging. Journal of Neuroscience. pdf
Lau, E.F., Holcomb, P.J., & Kuperberg, G.R. (2013). Dissociating N400 effects of prediction from association in single word contexts. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. pdf
Lau, E.F., Almeida, D., Hines, P., Poeppel, D. (2009). A lexical basis for context effects: evidence from the N400. Brain and Language. pdf
Wagers, M.W., Lau, E.F., & Phillips, C. (2009). Agreement attraction in comprehension: representations and processes. Journal of Memory and Language. pdf
Lau, E.F., Phillips, C., & Poeppel, D. (2008). A cortical network for semantics: (de)constructing the N400. Nature Reviews Neuroscience. pdf
Lau, E.F., Rozanova, K., & Phillips, C. (2007). Syntactic prediction and lexical frequency effects in sentence processing. University of Maryland Working Papers. pdf
Kazanina, N., Lau, E.F., Lieberman, M., Phillips, C., & Yoshida, M. (2007). Effect of syntactic constraints on long-distance dependency formation in backwards anaphora processing. Journal of Memory and Language. pdf
Lau, E. F., Stroud, C., Plesch, S., & Phillips, C. (2006). The role of prediction in rapid syntactic analysis. Brain & Language. pdf
Resnik, P., Elkiss, A., Lau, E., & Taylor, H. (2005). The Web in Theoretical Linguistics Research: Two Case Studies Using the Linguist's Search Engine. Proceedings of the 31st Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, February 2005. pdf
Lau, E.F. & Ferreira, F. (2005). Lingering effects of disfluent material on the comprehension of garden path sentences. Language and Cognitive Processes. pdf
Ferreira, F., Lau, E. F., & Bailey, K. G. D. (2004). Disfluencies, Language Comprehension, and Tree Adjoining Grammars. Cognitive Science. pdf
Chapters and Reviews
Sprouse, J. & Lau, E.F. (2013). Syntax and the Brain. The Cambridge Handbook of Generative Syntax. Cambridge University Press, UK.
Monahan, P., Lau, E., & Idsardi, W. (2013). Computational Primitives in Phonology and their Neural Correlates. Handbook of Biolinguistics, Cambridge University Press, UK.
Phillips, C. & Lau, E. (2004). Foundational Issues (review article for R. Jackendoff's Foundations of Language). Journal of Linguistics. pdf
Conference Presentations (not yet in ms form)
Pelzl E, DeKeyser R, Lau E, Phillips C. The Acquisition of Lexical Tone by Advanced Second Language Learners. Second Language Research Forum, 2015.
Matchin W, Hammerly C, Lau E. A parametric study of hierarchical structure building in fMRI and MEG. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, 2015.
Lapinskaya N, Uzomah U, Bedny M, Lau E. Dissociating neural effects of semantic and syntactic category on lexical processing. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, 2015.
Lau E, O'Rourke P, Namyst A, Darwish S, Dawson T. The impact of timing on lexical-semantic prediction in L1 and L2. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, 2015.
Schlueter Z, Williams A, Lau E. How quickly is Definiteness Information incorporated into Comprehender Expectations? 28th Annual CUNY Sentence Processing Conference.
Lago S, Namyst A, Lau E. N400 semantic expectation effects provide evidence for rapid pronoun resolution. 28th Annual CUNY Sentence Processing Conference.
Lau E, Weber K, Delaney-Busch N, Ustine C, Fanucci K, Hamalainen M, Kuperberg G. Contextual prediction in schizophrenia: Multimodal imaging evidence from a semantic priming paradigm. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, 2012. pdf
Lau, E. The predictive nature of language comprehension. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Maryland. Chaired by Colin Phillips.