PAL lab - Publications

Saryazdi, R., Bannon, J., Rodrigues, A., Klammer, C., & Chambers C.G. (2018). Picture perfect: A stimulus set of 225 pairs of matched clipart and photographic images normed by Mechanical Turk and laboratory participants. Behavior Research Methods, 50, 2498-2510. (For images and norms, click here.)

Khu, M., Chambers, C.G., & Graham, S.A. (2018). When you’re happy and I know it: Four-year-olds’ emotional perspective-taking during on-line language comprehension. Child Development, 89, 2264-2281.

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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