Publications by Recent Former Graduate Students

Research Done at Western


Cree , G. S., McNorgan, C., & McRae, K. (in press). Distinctive features hold a privileged status in the computation of word meaning: Implications for theories of semantic memory. In T. A. Harley (Ed.), Psychology of Language. London: Sage. (Reprinted from Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 32, 643-658).

Friesen, D. C., & Jared, D. (in press). Cross-language phonological activation of meaning: Evidence from category verification. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.

Friesen, D. C. & Joanisse M. F. (in press). Homophone effects in deaf readers: Evidence from lexical decision. Reading and Writing.

Kielar, A., & Joanisse, M. F. (2010). Graded Effects of regularity in language revealed by N400 indices of morphological priming. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22, 1373-1398.

Robertson, E. K., & Joanisse, M. F. (2010). Spoken sentence comprehension in children with dyslexia and language impairment: The roles of syntax and working memory. Applied Psycholinguistics, 31, 141-165.

Grondin, R ., Lupker, S., & McRae, K. (2009). Shared features dominate semantic richness effects for concrete concepts. Journal of Memory & Language, 60, 1-19.

Hussey, K. , & Katz, A. N. (2009). Perception of the use of metaphor by an interlocutor in discourse. Metaphor and Symbol, 24, 203-236.

Kounios, J., Green, D. L., Payne, L., Fleck, J. I., Grondin, R., & McRae, K. (2009). Semantic richness and the activation of concepts in semantic memory: Evidence from Event-Related Potentials. Brain Research, 1282, 95-102.

O’Connor, C. M. , Cree, G. S., & McRae, K. (2009). Conceptual hierarchies in a flat attractor network: Dynamics of learning and computations. Cognitive Science, 33, 665-708.

Robertson, E. K ., Joanisse, M. F., Desroches, A. S., & Ng, S. (2009). Categorical speech perception deficits distinguish language and reading impairments in children. Developmental Science, 12, 753-767.

Frewen, P. A. , Dozois, D. J. A., Joanisse, M. F., & Neufeld, R. J. (2008). Selective attention to threat versus reward: Meta-analysis and neural-network modeling of the dot-probe task. Clinical Psychology Review, 28(2), 308-338.

Haigh, C. , & Jared, D. (2008). Phonological priming effects in bilinguals. In V. C. Mueller-Gathercole (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Models of Interaction in Bilinguals. Bangor, Wales: ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory & Practice at Bangor University. Available from http://bilingualism.bangor.ac.uk/conference/index_talks.php.en .

Jared, D., Haigh, C., & Friesen, D. (2008). Cross-language phonological activation in bilingual word naming. In V. C. Mueller-Gathercole (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Models of Interaction in Bilinguals. Bangor, Wales: ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory & Practice at Bangor University. Available from http://bilingualism.bangor.ac.uk/conference/index_talks.php.en

Katz, A. N, & Taylor, T. (2008). The journeys of life: Examining a conceptual metaphor with semantic and episodic memory recall. Metaphor and Symbol, 2 , 148-173.

Kielar, A. , Joanisse, M. F. & Hare, M. L. (2008). Priming English past tense verbs: Rules or statistics? Journal of Memory and Language, 58, 327-346.

Friesen, D. C. , & Jared, D. (2007). Cross-language message- and word-level transfer effects in bilingual text processing. Memory & Cognition, 35, 1540-1554.

Haigh, C. A. , & Jared, D. (2007). The activation of phonological representations by bilinguals while reading silently: Evidence from interlingual homophones. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 33, 623-644.

Joanisse, M. F., Robertson, E. K., & Newman, R. L. (2007). Mismatch negativity reflects sensory and phonetic speech processing. NeuroReport, 18 (9), 901-905.

McNorgan, C. , Kotack, R. A., Meehan, D. C., & McRae, K. (2007). Feature-feature causal relations and statistical co-occurrences in object concepts. Memory & Cognition, 35, 418-431.

Robertson, E. K., &  Köhler, S. (2007). Insights from child development on the relationship between episodic and semantic memory. Neuropsychologia, 45, 3178-3189.

Taylor T. E., & Lupker, S. J. (2007). Sequential effects in time perception. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14, 70-74.

Cree, G. S ., McNorgan, C., & McRae, K. (2006). Distinctive features hold a privileged status in the computation of word meaning: Implications for theories of semantic memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 32, 643-658.

Desroches, A. S. , Joanisse, M. F., & Robertson, E. K. (2006). Specific phonological impairments in dyslexia revealed by eyetracking. Cognition, 100 (3), B32-B42.

Grondin, R. , Lupker, S., & McRae, K. (2006). Shared features dominate the number-of-features effect. Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1400-1405). Mahway, NJ: Erlbaum.

Hussey, K. , & Katz, A. N. (2006). Conformity in a generative linguistic task: The role of Category and strategic nonword use. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 44-59.  

Hussey, K. , & Katz, A. N. (2006). Metaphor production in online conversation: Gender and friendship status. Discourse Processes, 42, 75-98.

Taylor, T. E. & Lupker, S. J. (2006). Time perception and word recognition: An elaboration of the time-criterion account. Perception & Psychophysics, 68, 933-945.

Cann, D. , & Katz, A. N. (2005). Habitual acceptance of misinformation and an examination of individual differences and source attributions. Memory and Cognition, 33, 405-417.

McRae, K., Cree, G. S., Seidenberg, M. S., & McNorgan, C. (2005). Semantic feature production norms for a large set of living and nonliving things. Behavior Research Methods, 37, 547-559.

McRae, K., Hare, M., Elman, J. L., & Ferretti, T. R. (2005). A basis for generating expectancies for verbs from nouns. Memory & Cognition, 33, 1174-1184.

Chateau, D., & Jared, D. (2003). Spelling-sound consistency effects in disyllabic word naming. Journal of Memory and Language, 48, 255-280.

Chateau, D . & Lupker, S. J.  (2003).  Strategic effects in word naming:  Examining the route-emphasis versus time-criterion accounts. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 29, 139-151.

Cree, G. S. , & McRae, K. (2003). Analyzing the factors underlying the structure and computation of the meaning of chipmunk, cherry, chisel, cheese, and cello (and many other such concrete nouns). Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 132, 163-201.

Ferretti, T. R. , Gagné, C. L, & McRae, K. (2003). Thematic role focusing by participle inflections: Evidence from conceptual combination. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 29, 118-127.

Katz, A. N., & Ferretti, T. (2003). Reading proverbs in context: The role of explicit markers. Discourse Processes, 36, 19-46.

Lupker, S. J., Kinoshita, S. Coltheart, M. & Taylor, T. E. (2003). Mixing costs and mixing benefits in naming words, pictures and sums .  Journal of Memory and Language , 49, 556-575.

Chateau, D. , Knudsen, E. V., & Jared, D. (2002). Masked priming of prefixes and the influence of spelling-meaning consistency. Brain and Language, 81, 587-600.

McRae, K., & Cree, G. S. (2002). Factors underlying category-specific semantic deficits. In E. M. E. Forde & G. W. Humphreys (Eds.), Category-Specificity in Brain and Mind (pp. 211-249). East Sussex, UK: Psychology Press.

Cree, G. S ., & McRae, K. (2001). Beyond the sensory/functional dichotomy: Commentary on Humphreys, G. W., & Forde, E. M. E., Hierarchies, similarity and interactivity in object recognition: On the multiplicity of 'category-specific' deficits in neuropsychological populations, Brain & Behavioral Sciences, 24, 480-481.

Ferretti, T. R. , McRae, K., & Hatherell, A. (2001). Integrating verbs, situation schemas, and thematic role concepts. Journal of Memory and Language, 44, 516-547.

Katz, A. N., & Ferretti, T. (2001). Moment-by-moment reading of proverbs in literal and nonliteral context. Metaphor and Symbol, 16, 193-221.

McRae, K., Hare, M., Ferretti, T. R., & Elman, J. L. (2001). Activating verbs from typical agents, patients, instruments, and locations via event schemas. In J. D. Moore and K. Stenning (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 617-622). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Pexman, P. M. , Lupker, S. J., & Jared, D. (2001). Homophone effects in lexical decision. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 27, 139-156.

Taylor, T. E. , & Lupker, S. J.  (2001).  Sequential effects in naming:  A time-criterion account. Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 27, 117-138.

Chateau, D. , & Jared, D. (2000). Exposure to print and word recognition processes. Memory & Cognition, 28, 143-153.

Tomes, J. , & Katz, A. N. (2000). Confidence-accuracy relations for real and suggested events. Memory, 8, 273-283.

Toplak, M. , & Katz, A. N. (2000). On the uses of sarcastic irony. Journal of Pragmatics, 32, 1467-1488.

Cree, G. S. , McRae, K., & McNorgan, C. (1999). An attractor model of lexical conceptual processing: Simulating semantic priming. Cognitive Science, 23, 371-414.

Ferretti, T. R. , & McRae, K. (1999). Modeling the role of plausibility and verb-bias in the direct object/sentence complement ambiguity. In Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 161-166). Hillsdale NJ: Erlbaum.

McRae, K., Cree, G. S., Westmacott, R., & de Sa, V. R. (1999). Further evidence for feature correlations in semantic memory. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology: Special Issue on Models of Word Recognition, 53, 360-373.

Pexman, P. M. , Cristi, C. & Lupker, S. J. (1999). Facilitation and inhibition from formally similar words in a naming task. Journal of Memory and Language, 40, 195-229.

Pexman, P. M., & Lupker, S. J. (1999). The impact of semantic ambiguity on visual word recognition: Do homophone and polysemy effects co-occur? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 53, 323-334.

McRae, K., Cree, G. S., & McNorgan, C. (1998). Semantic similarity priming without hierarchical category structure. In Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 681-686). Hillsdale NJ: Erlbaum.

McRae, K., & Boisvert, S. (1998). Automatic semantic similarity priming. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 24, 558-572.

Pexman, P. M., & Lupker, S. J. (1998).  Word naming and memory load: Still searching for an individual differences explanation.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 24, 803-821.

McRae, K., Ferretti, T. R., & Amyote, L. (1997). Thematic roles as verb-specific concepts. Language and Cognitive Processes: Special Issue on Lexical Representations in Sentence Processing, 12, 137-176.

McRae, K., & Boisvert, S. (1996). The importance of automatic semantic relatedness priming for distributed models of word meaning. In Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 278-283). Hillsdale NJ: Erlbaum.

 

Continuing collaborations with UWO faculty

 

Ferretti, T. R. , Schwint, C. A., & Katz, A. N. (in press). Electrophysiological and behavioral measures of the influence of literal and figurative contextual constraints on proverb comprehension. To appear in P. Hanks & R. Giora (Eds), Metaphor and figurative language: Critical concepts in linguistics.  

Hino, Y . & Lupker, S. J. (in press). The relatedness-of-meaning effect in lexical decision tasks:  When does relatedness matter?  Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Katz, A. N., & Hussey, K. (in press). Psycholinguistics. In M. Runco and S. Pritzker (Eds), Encyclopedia of creativity, 2 nd edition. Elsevier.

Nakayama, M., Sears, C. R. & Lupker, S. J. (in press). Lexical competition in a non-Roman, syllabic script: An inhibitory neighbor priming effect in Japanese Katakana. Language and Cognitive Processes.

Pexman, P. M., Ferretti, T. R. , & Katz, A. N. (in press). Discourse factors that influence on-line reading of metaphor and irony. To appear in P. Hanks & R. Giora (Eds), Metaphor and figurative language: Critical concepts in linguistics.

Ferretti, T. R. , & Katz, A. N. (2010). Verb aspect and the retrieval of events from autobiographical memory. In A. Columbus (Ed.), Advances in Psychological Research, Vol 64. Nova Science.

Lupker, S. J., & Pexman, P. M. (2010). Making things difficult in lexical decision: The impact of pseudohomophones and transposed-letter nonwords on frequency and semantic priming effects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 36, 1267-1289.

Nakayama, M., Sears, C. R., & Lupker, S. J. (2010). Testing for lexical competition during reading: Fast priming with orthographic neighbors. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36, 477-492.

Ferretti, T. R. , Kutas, M., & McRae, K. (2007). Verb aspect and the activation of event knowledge. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 33, 182-196.

Ferretti, T. , Schwint, C., & Katz, A. N. (2007). The electro-physiological and behavioural measures of the influence of literal and figurative contextual constraints on proverb comprehension. Brain and Language, 101, 38-49.

Pexman, P., Ferretti, T. , & Katz, A. N. (2007). Discourse factors that influence online reading of metaphor and irony. In. R. Gibbs, and H. Colston, (Eds), Irony in language and thought: A cognitive science reader (pp. 231-251). Erlbaum and Associates.

Pexman, P. M. , Lupker, S. J., & Hino, Y. (2007). Cross-modal repetition priming with homophones provides clues about representation in the word recognition system.  The Mental Lexicon, 2, 183-214.

Hino, Y. , Pexman, P. M., & Lupker, S. J. (2006). Ambiguity and relatedness effects in semantic tasks: Are they due to semantic coding? Journal of Memory and Language, 55, 247-273.

Sears, C. R. , Sharp, C. R., & Lupker, S. J. (2006). Is there a neighborhood frequency effect in English? Evidence from reading and lexical decision. Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Human Perception and Performance, 32, 1040-1062.

Ferretti, T. R. , McRae, K., Elman, J. L., & Ramshaw, C. (2005). Expectancy for the morphological form of verbs during semantic priming. In B. C. Bara, L. W. Barsalou, & M. Bucciarelli (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 654-659). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Pexman, P. M. , Hino, Y., & Lupker, S. J. (2004). Semantic ambiguity and the process of generating meaning from print. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 30, 1252-1270.

Hino, Y. , Lupker, S. J., Ogawa, T., & Sears, C. R. (2003). Masked repetition priming and word frequency effects across different types of Japanese scripts: An examination of the lexical activation account. Journal of Memory and Language, 48, 33-66.

Hino, Y. , Lupker, S. J., & Pexman, P. M. (2002). Ambiguity and synonymy effects in lexical decision, naming and semantic categorization tasks: Interactions between orthography, phonology, and semantics. Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 28, 686-713.

Pexman, P. M. , Lupker, S. J., & Hino, Y. (2002). The impact of feedback semantics in visual word recognition: Number of features effects in lexical decision and naming tasks. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 9, 542-549. 

Pexman, P. M. , Lupker, S. J., & Reggin, L. D.  (2002). Investigating the impact of feedback phonology in visual word recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 28, 572-584.

 Siakaluk, P. D., Sears, C. R., & Lupker, S. J.  (2002).  Orthographic neighborhood effects in lexical decision:  The effects of nonword orthographic neighborhood size.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Human Perception and Performance, 28, 661-681.

Pexman, P. M. , Lupker, S. J., & Hino, Y. (2001). The impact of feedback semantics in visual word recognition: Number of features effects in lexical decision and naming tasks. In Proceedings of the Twenty-third Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 768-773). Hillsdale, NJ:  Erlbaum. 

Hino, Y., & Lupker, S. J.  (2000). The effects of word frequency and spelling-to-sound regularity in naming with and without preceding lexical decision. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 26, 166-183.

Sears, C. R., Hino, Y. & Lupker, S. J. (1999). Orthographic neighbourhood effects in parallel distributed processing models. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 5 3, 220-230.

Sears, C. R ., Lupker, S. J. & Hino, Y. (1999). Orthographic neighborhood effects in perceptual identification and semantic categorization tasks. Perception & Psychophysics, 61, 1537-1554.

Hino, Y. , & Lupker, S. J. (1998). The effects of word frequency for Japanase kana and kanji words in naming and lexical decision: Can the dual-route model save the lexical-selection account? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 24, 1431-1453.

Hino, Y. , Lupker, S. J., Sears, C. R., & Ogawa, T.  (1998).  The effects of polysemy for Japanese katakana words. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 10, 395 ‑ 424.  

Hino, Y. , Lupker, S. J., Sears, C. R., & Ogawa, T. (1998). The effects of polysemy for Japanese katakana words. In C. K., Leong & K. Tamaoka (Eds.), Cognitive processing for the Chinese and Japanese languages (pp. 241-270). Kluwer Academic Publishers: Netherlands.

Hino, Y ., Lupker, S. J., & Sears, C. R. (1997). The effects of word association and meaning frequency in a cross-model lexical decision task: Is the priming due to “semantic” activation? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 51, 195-211.