PAL lab - Publications

Saryazdi, R., Bannon, J., Rodrigues, A., Klammer, C., & Chambers C.G. (in press). Picture perfect: A stimulus set of 225 pairs of matched clipart and photographic images normed by Mechanical Turk and laboratory participants. Behavior Research Methods. (For images and norms, click here.)

Khu, M., Chambers, C.G., & Graham, S.A. (in press). When you’re happy and I know it: Four-year-olds’ emotional perspective-taking during on-line language comprehension. Child Development.

Thacker, J. M., Chambers, C.G., & Graham, S.A. (2018). When it is apt to adapt: Flexible reasoning guides childrens' use of talker identity and disfluency cuesJournal of Experimental Child Psychology, 167, 314-327.

Saryazdi, R., & Chambers, C.G. (2018). Mapping language to visual referents. Does the degree of image realism matter? Acta Psychologica, 182, 91-99.

Thacker, J.M., Chambers, C.G., & Graham, S.A. (2018). Five-year-olds’ and adults’ use of paralinguistic cues to overcome referential uncertaintyFrontiers in Psychology, 9:143.

San Juan, V., Chambers, C.G., Berman, J., Humphry, C., & Graham, S.A. (2017). The object of my desire: 5-year-olds rapidly reason about the speaker’s desire during referential communication. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 162, 101-119.

Lee, R., Chambers, C.G., Huettig, F., & Ganea, P.A. (2017). Children’s semantic and world knowledge overrides fictional information during anticipatory linguistic processing. In G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T. Tenbrink, & E. Davelaar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 730-735). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Tsang, C., Chambers, C.G., Mozuraitis, M. (2016). Compounds, competition, and incremental word identification in spoken CantoneseLanguage, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 32, 69-81.

Mozuraitis, M., Chambers, C.G., & Daneman, M. (2016). Verbal ability, argument order, and attitude formation. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1374 

Berman, M. J., Chambers, C.G., Graham, S. A. (2016). Preschoolers’ real-time coordination of vocal and facial emotional informationJournal of Experimental Child Psychology, 142, 391-399.

Chambers, C.G.  (2016). The role of affordances in visually situated language comprehension.  In P Knoeferle, P. Pyykkonen-Klauck & M. Crocker (Eds.), Visually situated language comprehension (pp.205-226) New York: John Benjamins.

Mozuraitis, M., Chambers, C.G., & Daneman, M. (2015). Privileged versus shared knowledge about object identity in real-time referential processing. Cognition, 142, 148-165. 

Chambers, C.G. (2015).  Learning and using language, from the inside out: Recent perspectives on the nature of real-time spoken language processingContact, 41, 67-78.

Heller, D. & Chambers, C.G. (2014). Would a blue kite by any other name be just as blue? Effects of descriptive choices on subsequent referential behavior. Journal of Memory and Language, 70, 53-67.

Berman, M. J., Graham, S.A., Callaway, D., & Chambers, C.G. (2013). Preschoolers use emotion in speech to learn new wordsChild Development, 84, 1791-1805.

Berman, M. J., Graham, S. A., & Chambers, C. G. (2013). Contextual influences on children’s use of vocal affect cues during referential interpretation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 705-726.

Mozuraitis, M., Chambers, C.G., & Daneman, M. (2013). Younger and older adults' use of verb aspect and world knowledge in the online interpretation of discourse. Discourse Processes, 50, 1-22. 

Collins, S.J., Graham, S.A., & Chambers, C.G. (2012). Preschoolers’ sensitivity to speaker action constraints to infer communicative intent. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 112, 389-402.

Tsang, C., & Chambers, C. G. (2011). Appearances aren't everything: When perceptual and linguistic cues conflict during referential processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 37, 1065-1080.

Ben-David, B., Chambers, C.G., Daneman, M., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Reingold, E., & Schneider, B.A. (2011). Effects of aging and noise on real-time spoken word recognition: Evidence from eye movements. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 54, 243-262.

Edwards, J.D. & Chambers, C.G. (2011). It's not what you said, it's how you said it: How modification conventions influence on-line referential interpretation.  In E. Gibson & N. Pearlmutter (Eds.), The acquisition and processing of reference (pp. 219-237). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Berman, J. Chambers, C. G., & Graham, S. A. (2010). Preschoolers’ appreciation of vocal affect as a cue to referential intent. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 107, 87-99.

Chambers, C.G., & Cooke, H. (2009). Lexical competition during second-language listening: Sentence context, but not proficiency, constrains interference from the native lexiconJournal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 35, 1029-1040.

Stock, H.R., Graham, S.A., & Chambers, C.G. (2009). Generic language and speaker confidence guide preschoolers’ inferences about novel animate kindsDevelopmental Psychology, 45, 884-888.

Chambers, C.G., Graham, S.A., & Turner, J.N.  (2008). When hearsay trumps evidence:  How generic language guides preschoolers' inferences about unfamiliar thingsLanguage and Cognitive Processes, 23, 749-766.

Chambers, C.G., & San Juan, V.  (2008). Perception and presupposition in real-time language comprehension: Insights from anticipatory processing. Cognition, 108, 26-50.

Nilsen, E.S., Graham, S.A., Smith, S., & Chambers, C.G. (2008). Preschoolers’ sensitivity to referential ambiguity: Evidence for a dissociation between implicit understanding and explicit behavior. Developmental Science, 11, 556-562.

Edwards, J.D., Pexman, P.M., Goodyear, B.G., & Chambers, C.G. (2005). An fMRI investigation of strategies for word recognitionCognitive Brain Research, 24, 648-662.

Tanenhaus, M.K., Chambers, C.G., & Hanna, J.E. (2004).  Referential domains in spoken language comprehension:  Using eye movements to bridge the product and action traditions. In J. Henderson & F. Ferreira (Eds.), The integration of language, vision, and action: Eye movements and the visual world (pp. 279-317). New York: Psychology Press.

Chambers, C.G., Tanenhaus, M.K., Magnuson, J.S.  (2004).  Actions and affordances in syntactic ambiguity resolution. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 30, 687-696.

Dahan, D., Tanenhaus, M.K., Chambers, C.G. (2002).  Accent and reference resolution in spoken language comprehensionJournal of Memory and Language, 47, 292-314.

Chambers, C.G., Tanenhaus, M.K., Eberhard, K.M., Carlson, G.N. & Filip, H. (2002).  Circumscribing referential domains during real time language comprehensionJournal of Memory and Language, 47, 30-49. 

Chambers, C.G., Tanenhaus, M.K., Magnuson, J.S.  (2002). Definite reference and the dynamics of discourse models. In A. Branco, T. McEnery, & R. Mitkov (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2002 Discourse Anaphor and Anaphor Resolution Conference (DAARC). Lisbon: Edições Colibri.

Tanenhaus, M.K., Magnuson, J.S., Dahan, D., & Chambers, C.G.  (2000).  Eye movements and lexical access in spoken language comprehension: Evaluating a linking hypothesis between fixations and linguistic processingJournal of Psycholinguistic Research, 29, 557-580. 

Sedivy, J.C., Tanenhaus, M.K., Chambers, C.G., & Carlson, G.N.  (1999).  Achieving incremental interpretation through contextual representation. Cognition, 71, 109-147.

Chambers, C.G., Tanenhaus, M.K., Eberhard, K.M., Carlson, G.N. & Filip, H.  (1998).  Words and worlds: The construction of context for definite reference.  In M.A. Gernsbacher & S.J. Derry (Eds.) Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 220-225).   Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Chambers, C.G., & Smyth, R.  (1998).  Structural parallelism and discourse coherence: A test of Centering TheoryJournal of Memory and Language, 39, 593-608.

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