Undergraduate summer projects

August 5, 2021
Congratulations to undergraduate lab members Mikaela Belle Martin and Sara Manning, who presented summaries of their independent summer research projects in today's lab meeting! Mikaela, who is conducting research through the SHARP summer research village program, shared an experimental investigation of bottom up and top down cues in sarcasm. Sara, who received an HRCP grant, presented experimental work on topics vs. specificity in differential object marking in Spanish. Fantastic job!

Ethan at CogSci

July 19, 2021
Ethan Wilcox will be presenting a poster at CogSci 2021 (26-29 July) with the title "Using the interpolated maze task to assess incremental processing in english relative clauses" in collaboration with Pranli Vani & Roger Levy (MIT)

Giuseppe & Josh at SPP 2021

June 22, 2021
Giuseppe Ricciardi & Martin Joshua are going to present a poster with the title "Epistemic modality and the true nature of eavesdropping judgments" at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SPP) held online on June 28-July 2

Sara HCRP Grant

June 13, 2021
Sara received a grant from the Harvard College Research Program (HCRP) from the Dunwalke Fund for Undergraduate Research to conduct a summer project in the lab about triggers of differential object marking (DOM) in Persian, American Sign Language (ASL), Spanish, and Catalan.

Josh GSC Summer Grant

May 25, 2021
Josh Martin received a Summer Research Grant from the Graduate Student Council (GSC) for conducting experiments on the online processing of privative composition through the self-paced reading maze task.

Jack at PhoNE

May 25, 2021
Jack Rabinovitch presented "Towards a time course of Chinese tonogenesis: Evidence from phonologically conditioned syntax" at PhoNE on April 30.

Ethan and Kate at SALT 31

May 25, 2021
Ethan Wilcox presented a poster "Which presuppositions are subject to contextual felicity constraints?" (joint work with Roger Levy (MIT) and Kathryn Davidson) at  the 31st Semantics and Linguistic Theory conference (SALT 31) on May 7-9.