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Jost, E. & Christiansen, M.H. (in press). Statistical learning as a domain-general mechanism of entrenchment. In H.-J. Schmid (Ed.), Entrenchment, memory and automaticity: The psychology of linguistic knowledge and language learning. Boston: APA and Walter de Gruyter.

Armstrong, B.C., Frost, R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2017). The long road of statistical learning research: Past, present and future. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 372, 20160047.

Cornish, H., Dale, R., Kirby, S. & Christiansen, M.H. (2017). Sequence memory constraints give rise to language-like structure through iterated learning. PLoS ONE 265-280.

Fitneva, S.A. & Christiansen, M.H. (2017) Developmental changes in cross-situational word learning: The inverse effect of initial accuracy. Cognitive Science, 41 (Suppl.), 141-161.

Siegelman, N., Bogaerts, L., Christiansen, M.H. & Frost, R. (2017). Towards a theory of individual differences in statistical learning. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 372, 20160059.

Frost, R.L.A., Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Using statistics to learn words and grammatical categories: How high frequency words assist l anguage acquisition. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 81-86). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Vuong, L.C., Meyer, A.S. & Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Concurrent learning of adjacent and nonadjacent dependencies. Language Learning, 66, 8-30.

Weber, K., Christiansen, M.H., Petersson, K., Indefrey, P. & Hagoort, P. (2016). fMRI syntactic and lexical repetition effects reveal the initial stages of learning a new language. Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 6872-6880.

Caldwell-Harris, C., Ladd, R., Dediu, D., Biller, A. & Christiansen, M.H. (2015) Factors influencing sensitivity to lexical tone in an artificial language: Implications for L2 learning. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 37, 335-357.

Frost, R., Armstrong, B.C., Siegelman, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2015). Domain generality vs. modality specificity: The paradox of statistical learning. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 19, 117-125.

Onnis, L., Destrebecqz, A., Christiansen, M.H., Chater, N. & Cleeremans, A. (2015). Implicit learning of non-adjacent dependencies: A graded, associative account. To appear in P. Rebuschat (Ed.), Implicit and explicit learning of languages (pp. 213-245). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Hsu, H.J., Tomblin, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2014). Impaired statistical learning of non-adjacent dependencies in adolescents with specific language impairment. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:175. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00175.

Mitchel, A.D., Christiansen, M.H. & Weiss, D.J. (2014). Multimodal integration in statistical learning: Evidence from the McGurk illusion. Frontiers in Psychology, 5: 407. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00407.

Christiansen, M.H., Conway, C.M & Onnis, L. (2012). Similar neural correlates for language and sequential learning: Evidence from event-related brain potentials. Language and Cognitive Processes, 27, 231-256.

de Vries, M.H., Geukes, S., Zwitserlood, P., Petersson, K.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2012). Processing multiple non-adjacent dependencies: Evidence from sequence learning. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 367, 2065-2076.

Heimbauer, L.A., Conway, C.M., Christiansen, M.H., Beran, M.J. & Owren, M.J. (2012). A Serial Reaction Time (SRT) task with symmetrical joystick responding for nonhuman primates. Behavior Research Methods, 44, 733–741.

Misyak, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2012). Statistical learning and language: An individual differences study. Language Learning, 62, 302-331.

Misyak, J.B., Goldstein, M.H. & Christiansen, M.H. (2012). Statistical-sequential learning in development. In P. Rebuschat & J. Williams (Eds.), Statistical learning and language acquisition (pp. 13-54). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Van den Bos, E., Christiansen, M.H. & Misyak, J.B. (2012). Statistical learning of probabilistic nonadjacent dependencies by multiple-cue integration. Journal of Memory and Language, 67, 507-520.

de Vries, M.H., Christiansen, M.H. & Petersson, K.M. (2011). Learning recursion: Multiple nested and crossed dependencies. Biolinguistics, 5, 10-35.

Emberson, L.L., Conway, C.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2011). Timing is everything: Changes presentation timing have opposite effects on auditory and visual implicit statistical learning. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 1021-1040.

Finley, S. & Christiansen, M.H. (2011). Multimodal transfer of repetition patterns in artificial grammar learning. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 330-335). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Fitneva, S.A. & Christiansen, M.H. (2011). Looking in the wrong direction correlates with more accurate word learning. Cognitive Science, 35, 367-380.

Vuong, L.C., Meyer, A.S. & Christiansen, M.H. (2011). Simultaneous online tracking of adjacent and non-adjacent dependencies in statistical learning. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 964-969). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Christiansen, M.H., Kelly, M.L., Shillcock, R.C & Greenfield, K. (2010). Impaired artificial grammar learning in agrammatism. Cognition, 116, 382–393.

Misyak, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2010). When ‘more’ in statistical learning means ‘less’ in language: Individual differences in predictive processing of adjacent dependencies. In R. Catrambone & S. Ohlsson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 2686- 2691). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Misyak, J.B., Christiansen, M.H. & Tomblin, J.B. (2010). On-line individual differences in statistical learning predict language processing. Frontiers in Psychology. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00031.

Misyak, J.B., Christiansen, M.H. & Tomblin, J.B. (2010). Sequential expectations: The role of prediction-based learning in language. Topics in Cognitive Science, 2, 138-153.

Conway, C.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2009). Seeing and hearing in space and time: Effects of modality and presentation rate on implicit statistical learning. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 21, 561-580.

Misyak, J.B., Christiansen, M.H. & Tomblin, J.B. (2009). Statistical learning of nonadjacencies predicts on-line processing of long-distance dependencies in natural language. In N. Taatgen, H. van Rijn, J. Nerbonne & L. Schomaker (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 177-182). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Reali, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2009). Sequential learning and the interaction between biological and linguistic adaptation in language evolution. Interaction Studies, 10, 5-30.

Wells, J., Christiansen, M.H., Race, D.S., Acheson, D. & MacDonald, M.C. (2009). Experience and sentence processing: Statistical learning and relative clause comprehension. Cognitive Psychology, 58, 250-271.

Christiansen, M.H., Conway, C.M. & Onnis, L. (2007). Overlapping neural responses to structural incongruencies in language and statistical learning point to similar underlying mechanisms. In D. S. McNamara & J. G. Trafton (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 173-178). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Conway, C.M., Goldstone, R.L. & Christiansen, M.H. (2007). Spatial constraints on visual statistical learning of multi-element scenes. In D. S. McNamara & J. G. Trafton (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 185-190). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Misyak, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2007). Extending statistical learning farther and further: Long- distance dependencies, and individual differences in statistical learning and language. In D. S. McNamara & J. G. Trafton (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 1307-1312). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Conway, C.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2006). Statistical learning within and between modalities: Pitting abstract against stimulus specific representations. Psychological Science, 17, 905-912.

Snyder, J.S., Hannon, E.E., Large, E.W. & Christiansen, M.H. (2006). Synchronization and continuation tapping to complex meters. Music Perception, 24, 135-146.

Conway, C. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). Modality constrained statistical learning of tactile, visual, and auditory sequences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 31, 24-39.

Conway, C.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). Statistical learning within and across modalities: Abstract versus stimulus-specific representations. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 488-493). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Curtin, S., Mintz, T.H. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). Stress changes the representational landscape: Evidence from word segmentation. Cognition, 96, 233-262.

Reali, F., Dale, R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). Colorless green ideas sleep furiously revisited: A statistical perspective. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1821-1826). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Dale, R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2004). Active and passive statistical learning: Exploring the role of feedback in artificial grammar learning and language. In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 262-267). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Onnis, L., Monaghan, P., Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2004). Variability is the spice of learning, and a crucial ingredient for detecting and generalizing in nonadjacent dependencies. In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1047-1052). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Conway, C.M., Ellefson, M.R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2003). When less is less and when less is more: Starting small with staged input. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 270-275). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Onnis, L. Christiansen, M., Chater, N. & Gomez, R. (2003) Reduction of uncertainty in human sequential learning: Evidence from artificial language learning. Proceedings of The 25th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pp. 886-891). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H., Dale, R., Ellefson, M.R., & Conway, C.M. (2002). The role of sequential learning in language evolution: Computational and experimental studies. In A. Cangelosi & D. Parisi (Eds.) Simulating the evolution of language (pp.165-187). London: Springer-Verlag.  

Christiansen, M.H. & Ellefson, M.R. (2002). Linguistic adaptation without linguistic constraints: The role of sequential learning in language evolution. In A. Wray (Ed.), Transitions to language (pp. 335-358). Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press.  

Conway, C. & Christiansen, M.H. (2002). Sequential learning through touch, vision and audition. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 220-225). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Conway, C.M., & Christiansen, M.H. (2001). Sequential learning in non-human primates. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 5, 539-546.

Christiansen, M.H. (2000). Using artificial language learning to study language evolution: Exploring the emergence of word universals. J. L. Dessalles & L. Ghadakpour (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: 3rd International Conference (pp. 45-48). Paris, France: Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications.

Ellefson, M.R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2000a). The evolution of subjacency without universal grammar: Evidence from artificial language learning. In J. L. Dessalles & L. Ghadakpour (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: 3rd International Conference (pp. 98-101). Paris, France: Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications.

Ellefson, M.R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2000b). Subjacency constraints without universal grammar: Evidence from artificial language learning and connectionist modeling. In The Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 645-650). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H. & Curtin, S.L. (1999). Transfer of learning: Rule acquisition or statistical learning? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 3, 289-290.

Christiansen, M.H. & Curtin, S.L. (1999). The power of statistical learning: No need for algebraic rules. In The Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 114-119). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.


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