Wing-Yee Chow  


Wing Yee Chow (2013). The Temporal Dimension of Linguistic Prediction. PhD Dissertation. University of Maryland. [Abstract | Full pdf]

Papers
* These authors contributed equally.

Chow, W. Y.*, Lewis, S.* & Phillips, C. (2014). Immediate structural constraints on antecedent retrieval in pronoun resolution. Frontiers in Psychology. 5:630. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00630 [link]

Chow, W. Y.*, Lago, S.*, Barrios, S., Parker, D., Morini, G., & Lau, E. (2014). Additive effects of repetition and prediction on lexical semantic processing during comprehension. PLoS ONE 9(6): e99199. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0099199 [link]

Dillon, B., Chow, W. Y., Wagers, M., Guo, T., Liu, F. & Phillips, C. (2014). The structure-sensitivity of memory access: evidence from Mandarin Chinese. Frontiers in Psychology. 5:1025. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01025 [link]

Chow, W. Y. & Phillips, C. (2013). No semantic illusion in the “Semantic P600” phenomenon: ERP evidence from Mandarin Chinese. Brain Research, 1506, 76-93. [pdf]

Chow, W. Y., Wang, S., Lau, E. & Phillips, C. (Under revision). Electrical brain potentials revealed temporal dynamics of word prediction during language comprehension.

Chow, W. Y., Li, N., Wang, S. & Phillips, C. (In preparation). Are our eyes really faster than our brains? Aligning eye-tracking and ERP time estimates.

Chow, W. Y., Smith, C., Lau, E., & Phillips, C. (In preparation). How do we compute predictions for an upcoming verb?

Talks

Chow, W. Y., Smith, C., Lau, E., & Phillips, C. (2014). How do we compute predictions for an upcoming verb? Talk to be given at the 20th Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP) Conference, Edinburgh, UK.

Chow, W. Y., Li, N., Wang, S., & Phillips, C. (2014). Are our eyes really faster than our brains? Evidence from Mandarin Chinese reading. Talk given at the second East Asian Psycholinguistics Colloquium, Chicago, IL.

Chow, W. Y., Phillips, C., & Wang, S. (2012). Turning the ‘Dumb N400’ into the ‘Smart N400’: What role-reversed sentences tell us about the time course of predictions. Talk given at the 25th annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference, New York.

Lewis, S., Chow, W. Y., & Phillips, C. (2012). Structural constraints on pronoun resolution: Distinguishing early and late sensitivity to illicit antecedents. Talk given at the Timing of Grammar Workshop at the 35th GLOW Colloquium, Potsdam, Germany.

Lago, S., Chow, W. Y., & Phillips, C. (2011). Word frequency affects pronouns and antecedents identically: Distributional Evidence. Talk given at the 24th annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference, Palo Alto, CA.

Dillon, B., Chow, W. Y., Wagers, M., Guo, T., Liu, F., & Phillips, C. (2010). The structure sensitivity of memory access: evidence from Mandarin Chinese. Talk given at the 23rd annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference, New York, NY.

Chow, W. Y., White, E., Genesee, F., & Steinhuaer, K. (2007). Second Language Processing in Highly Proficient Chinese and French Late Learners of English: Evidence from Event-related Potentials. Talk given at 32nd Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.

Posters

Lago, S., Sloggett, S., Schlueter, Z., Chow, W. Y., Lau, E., & Phillips, C. (2014). Does pronoun processing vary across languages? Poster to be presented at the 20th Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP) Conference, Edinburgh, UK.

Chow, W. Y., MacMillan, G., Shah, S., Kurenkov, I., Lau, E., & Phillips, C. (2014). Partial use of available information in the early stages of verb prediction. Poster presented at the 27th annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference, Columbus, OH. [pdf]

Chow, W. Y., Wang, S., Lau, E. & Phillips, C. (2013). Predictive computations underlie the N400’s sensitivity to thematic role-reversals. Poster presented at the 26th annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference, Columbia, SC. [pdf]

Chow, W. Y., Phillips, C. & Wang, S. (2013). Are our eyes really faster than our brains? Aligning eye-tracking and ERP time estimates. Poster presented at the 26th annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference, Columbia, SC. [pdf]

Chow, W. Y., Smith, C., MacMillan, G. & Phillips, C. (2013). Argument identity impacts predictions faster than argument roles. Poster presented at the 26th annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference, Columbia, SC. [pdf]

Lago, S., Sloggett, S., Chow, W. Y. & Phillips, C. (2013).What types of lexical information are reaccessed during pronoun processing? Poster presented at the 26th annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference, Columbia, SC.

Lago, S., Chow, W. Y., Barrios, S., Parker, D., Morini, G. & Lau, E. (2013). Long-term memory effects in the N400 during sentence processing: evidence from a novel recognition memory-sentence comprehension paradigm. Poster to be presented at the 20th annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Chow, W. Y., Phillips, C., & Wang, S. (2013). Unfolding Predictions in Semantic Interpretation: Insights from Blindness to Thematic Role Reversals. Poster presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Boston, MA.

Chow, W. Y., Phillips, C., & Wang, S. (2012). When Having More Time Doesn't Help: Predictions are Necessary for "Smart" N400s. Poster presented at the 4th annual meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, San Sebastian, Spain.

Chow, W. Y., Phillips, C., & Wang, S. (2012). Wait a second: Eliminating the “Semantic Illusion” in role-reversed sentences. Poster presented at the 19th annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting, Chicago, IL.

Chow, W. Y., Lewis, S., Lee-Ellis, S., & Phillips, C. (2011). Immediate structural constraints on antecedent retrieval in pronoun resolution. Poster presented at the 24th annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference, Palo Alto, CA.

Chow, W. Y., & Phillips, C. (2010). The limits of independent semantic composition: ERP evidence from Chinese. Poster presented at the 17th annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Chow, W. Y., & Phillips, C. (2010). Dual status of the "Thematic P600": ERP evidence from Chinese. Poster presented at the 23rd annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference, New York, NY.

Dillon, B., Chow, W. Y., Guo, T., Liu, F., Chen, P., & Phillips, C. (2010). The structure sensitivity of memory access: ERP evidence. Poster presented at the 17th annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Dillon, B., Xiang, M., Chow, W. Y., & Phillips, C. (2009). The processing of long-distance and local anaphora in Mandarin Chinese. Poster presented at the 22nd annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference, Davis, CA.

Others

Critical update to unpublished manuscript "Distributional Effects of Frequency in Pronoun Processing" [pdf]