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Arnon, I. & Christiansen, M.H. (in press). The role of multiword building blocks in explaining L1-L2 differences. Topics in Cognitive Science.

McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (in press). Computational investigations of multiword chunks in language learning. Topics in Cognitive Science.

Arnon, I., McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2017). Digging up the building blocks of language: Age-of-acquisition effects for multiword phrases. Journal of Memory and Language, 92, 12(1): e0168532.

Farmer, T.A., Fine, A.B., Misyak, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2017). The inter-relationship between reading span task performance, linguistic experience, and the processing of unexpected syntactic events. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 413-433.

Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Squeezing through the Now-or-Never bottleneck: Reconnecting language processing, acquisition, change and structure. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 39, e62 [response to commentaries]

Chater, N., McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Language as skill: Intertwining comprehension and production. Journal of Memory and Language, 89, 244-254.

Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Language intertwined across multiple timescales: Processing, acquisition and evolution. In N. J. Enfield (Ed.), Dependencies in language (pp. 57-66). Berlin: Language Science Press.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2016). The Now-or-Never bottleneck: A fundamental constraint on language. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 39, e62 [target article]

Christiansen, M.H. & Monaghan, P. (2016). Division of labor in vocabulary structure: Insights from corpus analyses. Topics in Cognitive Science, 8, 610–624.

Dale, R., Fusaroli, R., Tylén, K., Rzaszek-Leonardi, J. & Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Exploring mechanisms for interaction in a connectionist framework. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 901-906). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Jost, E., Brennan, N.P., Peck, K.K., Holodny, A.I. & Christiansen, M.H. (2016). Making it right: Can the right-hemisphere compensate for language function in patients with left-frontal brain tumors? In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 420-425). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2015). The language faculty that wasn’t: A usage-based account of natural language recursion. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1182. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01182.

Dingemanse, M., Blasi, D., Lupyan, G., Christiansen, M.H. & Monaghan, P. (2015). Arbitrariness, iconicity and systematicity in language.Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 19, 603–615.

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.

McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2015). Individual differences in chunking ability predict on-line sentence processing. In D.C. Noelle & R. Dale (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Monaghan, P., Shillcock, R.C., Christiansen, M.H. & Kirby, S. (2014). How arbitrary is language? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 369, 20130299.

Monaghan, P., Lupyan, G. & Christiansen, M.H. (2014). The systematicity of the sign: Modelling activation of semantic attributes from nonwords. In Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1024-1029). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Baronchelli, A., Ferrer i Cancho,, R., Pastor-Satorras, R., Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2013). Networks in cognitive science. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 17, 348-360.

Jolsvai, H., McCauley, S.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2013). Meaning overrides frequency in idiomatic and compositional multiword chunks. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, (pp. 692-697). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

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.

Farmer, T.A., Misyak, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2012). Individual differences in sentence processing. In M. Spivey, M. Joannisse, & K. McRae (Eds), Cambridge Handbook of Psycholinguistics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Frank, S.L., Bod, R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2012). How hierarchical is language use? Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 297, 4522-4531.

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

Christiansen, M.H. (2011). Connectionism and grammar. In P. Hogan (Ed.), The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences (pp. 202-203). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Farmer, T.A., Monaghan, P., Misyak, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2011). Phonological typicality influences sentence processing in predictive contexts: A reply to Staub et al. (2009). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 37, 1318-1325.

Fitz, H., Chang, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2011). A connectionist account of the acquisition and processing of relative clauses. In E. Kidd (Ed.), The Acquisition of relative clauses: Processing, typology and function (TILAR Series) (pp. 39-60). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

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.

Monaghan, P., Christiansen, M.H., Farmer, T.A. & Fitneva, S.A. (2010). Measures of phonological typicality: Robust coherence and psychological validity. The Mental Lexicon, 5, 281-299.

Beckner, C., Blythe, R., Bybee, J., Christiansen, M.H., Croft, W., Ellis, N., Holland, J., Ke, J., Larsen-Freeman, D. & Schoenemann, T. (2009). Language is a complex adaptive system. Language Learning, 59 (Suppl. 1), 1-27. [A Spanish translation, La lengua es un sistema adaptativo complejo, is available courtesy of Francisco Moreno Fernández]

Christiansen, M.H. & MacDonald, M.C. (2009). A usage-based approach to recursion in sentence processing. Language Learning, 59 (Suppl. 1), 126-161.

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.

Onnis, L., Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N (2009). Connectionist models of language processing. In L.R. Squire (Ed.), New encyclopedia of neuroscience, Vol. 3 (pp. 83-90). Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier.

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.

Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2008). Computational models in psycholinguistics. In R. Sun (Ed.), Cambridge Handbook of Computational Cognitive Modeling (pp. 477-504). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Onnis, L., Farmer, T.A., Baroni, M., Christiansen, M.H. & Spivey, M. (2008). Generalizable distributional regularities aid fluent language processing: The case of semantic valence tendencies. Italian Journal of Linguistics, 20, 125-152.

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.

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.

Reali, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2007). Processing of relative clauses is made easier by frequency of occurrence. Journal of Memory and Language, 57, 1-23.

Reali, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2007). Word-chunk frequencies affect the processing of pronominal object-relative clauses. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 161-170.

Farmer, T.A., Christiansen, M.H. & Monaghan, P. (2006). Phonological typicality influences on-line sentence comprehension. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103, 12203-12208.

Onnis, L., Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N (2006). Human language processing: Connectionist models. In K. Brown (Ed.), Encyclopedia of language and linguistics (pp. 401-409). Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier Publishers.

Farmer, T.A., Christiansen, M.H. & Kemtes, K.A. (2005). Sentence processing in context: The impact of experience on individual differences. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 642-647). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2003). Speech processing: Psycholinguistics. In M.A. Arbib (Ed.), The handbook of brain theory and neural networks (2nd ed., pp. 1068-1071). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2003). Constituency and recursion in language. In M.A. Arbib (Ed.), The handbook of brain theory and neural networks (2nd ed., pp. 267-271). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

MacDonald, M.C. & Christiansen, M.H. (2002). Reassessing working memory: A comment on Just & Carpenter (1992) and Waters & Caplan (1996). Psychological Review, 109, 35-54.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2001). Connectionist psycholinguistics in perspective. In M.H. Christiansen & N. Chater (Eds.), Connectionist psycholinguistics (pp.19-75). Westport, CT: Ablex.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2001). Connectionist psycholinguistics: The very idea. In M.H. Christiansen & N. Chater (Eds.), Connectionist psycholinguistics (pp.1-15). Westport, CT: Ablex.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2001). Finite models of infinite language: A connectionist approach to recursion. In M.H. Christiansen & N. Chater (Eds.), Connectionist psycholinguistics (pp. 138-176). Westport, CT: Ablex.

Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (1999). Connectionism and natural language processing. In S. Garrod & M. Pickering (Eds.), Language processing (pp. 233-279). Hove, U.K.: Psychology Press.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (1999). Connectionist natural language processing: The state of the art. Cognitive Science, 23, 417-437.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (1999). Toward a connectionist model of recursion in human linguistic performance. Cognitive Science, 23, 157-205.

Christiansen, M.H., Chater, N. & Seidenberg, M.S. (Eds.) (1999). Connectionist models of human language processing: Progress and prospects. Special issue of Cognitive Science, 23 (4), 415-634.

Christiansen, M.H. & MacDonald, M.C.(1999). Fractionated working memory: Even in pebbles, it's still a soup stone. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22, 97-98.

Christiansen, M.H. (1992). The (non) necessity of recursion in natural language processing. In Proceedings of the 14th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 665-670). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.


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