Our Research

 

2017

Christianson, K., Luke, S. G., Hussey, E. K. & Wochna, K. (2017). Why reread? Evidence from garden-path and local coherence structures. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 1380-1405.

Kim, J. H. & Christianson, K. (2017, in press). Working memory effects on the L1 and L2 processing of ambiguous relative clauses by Korean L2 learners of English. Second Language Research.

Li, Q., Huang, Z., & Christianson, K. (2017, in press). Ambiguity Tolerance and Advertising Effectiveness. Annals of Tourism Research.

2016

Zhou, P. & Christianson, K. (2016). Auditory Perceptual Simulation (APS): Simulating speech rate or accent? Acta Psychologica, 168, 85-90.

Kim, S-A., Packard, J., Christianson, K., Anderson, R.C., & Shin, J-A. (2016). Orthographic Consistency and Individual Learner Differences in Second Language Character Learning and Reading. Reading & Writing, 29, 1409-1434.

Luke, S.G. & Christianson, K. (2016). Limits on lexical prediction during reading. Cognitive Psychology, 88, 22-60.

Christianson, K. (2016). When language comprehension goes wrong for the right reasons: Good Enough, underspecified, or shallow language processing. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 817-828.

Li, Q., Huang, Z., & Christianson, K. (2016). Visual attention toward tourism photographs with text: An eye-tracking study. Tourism Management, 54, 243-258.

Zhou, P. & Christianson, K. (2016). I “hear” what you’re “saying”: Auditory perceptual simulation during silent reading. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 972-995.

Den Ouden, D. B., Dickey, M. W., Anderson, C., & Christianson, K. (2016). Neural correlates of early-closure garden-path processing: Effects of prosody and plausibility. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 926-949.

Ferreira, F. & Christianson, K. (2016). Is Now-or-Never Language Processing Good Enough? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39, e72.

2015                                                                                                                          

Raizen, A., Vergis, N., & Christianson, K. (2015). Using eye-tracking to examine the
reading of texts containing taboo words. In M. Terkourafi (Ed.), Interdisciplinary
Perspectives on Im/politeness, pp. 213-238. AILA Applied Linguistics Series. John Benjamins.

Zhou, P. & Christianson, K. (2015). I “hear” what you’re “saying”: Auditory perceptual simulation during silent reading.  QJEP. DOI:10.1080/17470218.2015.1018282.

Lim, J-H. & Christianson, K. (2015). L2 Sensitivity to Agreement Errors: Evidence from Eye Movements during Comprehension and Translation. Applied Psycholinguistics.doi:10.1017/S0142716414000290

Kim, S-A., Christianson, K., & Packard, J. (2015). Working memory in L2 character processing: The case of learning to read Chinese. In W. Zhisheng, M. Mota, & A. McNeill (Eds.), Working Memory in Second Language Acquisition and Processing: Theory, Research and Practice. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Luke, S. G. & Christianson, K. (2015). Predicting inflectional morphology from context. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience.DOI: 10.1080/23273798.2015.1009918

Raizen, A., Vergis, N., & Christianson, K. (2015). Using eye-tracking to examine the reading of texts containing taboo words. In M. Tekeroufki (Ed.), Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Im/politeness.AILA Applied Linguistics Series. John Benjamins.

2014

Stoops, A., Luke, S. G., & Christianson, K. (2014). Animacy information outweighs morphological cues in Russian. Language, Cognition, & Neuroscience, 29, 584-604.

Payne, B. R., Grison, S., Gao, X., Christianson, K., Morrow, D. G., & Stine-Morrow, E. A (2014). Aging and Individual Differences in Binding During Sentence Understanding: Evidence from Temporary and Global Syntactic Attachment Ambiguities. Cognition, 130. 157-173.

2013
Lim, J-H. & Christianson, K. (2013). Integrating meaning and structure in L1-L2 and L2-L1 translations. Second Language Acquisition, 29, 233-256.

Lim, J-H. & Christianson, K. (2013). Second language sentence processing in reading for comprehension and translation. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 16, 518-537.

Luke, S. G. & Christianson, K. (2013). SPaM: A combined self-paced reading and masked-priming paradigm. Behavior Research Methods, 45, 143-150.
Click here to download the E-Prime Experimental Program from SPaM.

Kim, J. H. & Christianson, K. (2013). Sentence complexity and working memory effects in ambiguity resolution. Journal of Psycholinguistics Research, 42, 393-411.

Luke, S. G. & Christianson, K. (2013). The influence of frequency across the time course of morphological processing: Evidence from the transposed-letter effect. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 25, 781-799.

Slattery, T. J., Sturt, P., Christianson, K., Yoshida, M., & Ferreira, F. (2013). Lingering misinterpretations of garden path sentences arise from flawed semantic processing. Journal of Memory & Language, 69, 104-120.

Stites, M. C., Luke, S. G., & Christianson, K. (2013). The Psychologist Said Quickly, “Dialogue Descriptions Modulate Reading Speed!” Memory & Cognition, 41, 137-151.

Stoops, A., Luke, S. G., & Christianson, K. (2013). Animacy information outweighs morphological cues in Russian. Language & Cognitive Processes. DOI:10.1080/01690965.2013.813560

2012
Beckman Institute News: Papers Give Insight into Reading Comprehension, (http://beckman.illinois.edu/news/2012/11/christiansonpapers).

Christianson, K., Mestre, J., & Luke, S. G. (2012). Practice makes (nearly) perfect: Solving “students & professors”-type algebra word problems. Applied Cognitive Psychology. DOI: 10.1002/acp.2863.

Kim, J-H. & Christianson, K. (2012). Sentence complexity and working memory effects in ambiguity resolution.Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. DOI 10.1007/s10936-012-9224-4.

Lim, J-H. & Christianson, K. (2012). Second language sentence processing in reading for comprehension and translation. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. DOI: 10.1017/S1366728912000351.

Luke, S. G. & Christianson, K. (2012). Semantic predictability eliminates the transposed-letter effect: Insights from a combined self-paced reading and masked-priming paradigm. Memory & Cognition, 40, 628-641.

Shin, J-A. & Christianson, K. (2012). Structural priming and second language learning. Language Learning, 62, 931-964.

2011
Christianson, K. & Luke, S.G. (2011). Context strengthens initial misinterpretations of text. Scientific Studies of Reading, 15, 136-166.

Lin, T-J., Anderson, R. C., Ku, Y-M., & Christianson, K., Packard, J. (2011). Chinese children’s concept of word. Writing Systems Research, 3, 41-57.

Luke, S.G. & Christianson, K. (in press, 2011). Stem and whole-word frequency effects in the processing of inflected verbs in and out of a sentence context. Language and Cognitive Processes, DOI:  10.1080/01690965.2010.510359.

Shin, J.-A. & Christianson, K. (2011). The status of dative constructions in Korean, English, and in the minds of Korean-English bilinguals. In H. Yamashita, J. Packard, & Y. Hirose (Eds.), Processing and Producing Head-final Structures (pp.153-169).  New York:  Springer.

2010
Christianson, K. (2010). Choke: New book reveals how choking under pressure is all in your head. Review of Beilock, S., Choke: What the secrets of the brain reveal about getting it right when you have to. Book review, WorldGolf.com, Oct. 15, 2010, (http://www.worldgolf.com/features/choke-golf-book-dr-sian-beilock-11732.htm).

Christianson, K., Luke, S.G., & Ferreira, F. (2010). Effects of plausibility on structural priming. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 36, 538-544.

2009
Shin, J-A. & Christianson, K. (2009). Syntactic processing in Korean-English bilinguals: Evidence from cross-linguistic structural priming. Cognition, 112, 175-180.

Christianson, K. & Cho, H.Y. (2009). Interpreting null pronouns (pro) in isolated sentences. Lingua, 119, 989-1008.

2008
Christianson, K. (2008). Sensitivity to changes in garden path sentences. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 37, 391-403.

2006
Christianson, K., Williams, C.C., Zacks, R.T., & Ferreira, F. (2006). Misinterpretations of garden-path sentences by older and younger adults. Discourse Processes, 42, 205-238.

Schmitt, L.M., Christianson, K., & Gupta, R. (2006). Linguistic computing with UNIX tools. In A. Kao & S. Poteet (Eds), Natural language processing and text mining, 221-258. New York: Springer. (See also http://awk.info/?TextMining)

2005
Christianson, K., Johnson, R.L., Rayner, K. (2005). Letter transpositions within and across morphemes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 31, 1327-1339.

Christianson, K. & Ferreira, F. (2005). Conceptual accessibility and sentence production in a free word-order language (Odawa). Cognition, 98, 105-135.