Lab at the LSA 2022

November 19, 2021
Several folks in the lab are giving presentations at the LSA this January: "Accounting for variability in the truth-evaluation of bare epistemic possibility statements" by Giuseppe Ricciardi and Josh Martin, "Privatives across phases: disambiguating the sources of adnominal modification," by Josh Martin, "Location, Location, Location: Anaphora selection in English locative prepositional phrases," by Shannon Bryant, "Narrow Scoping Content Question Items in Shifty Contexts: A Case of Surprising Non-Quotation in Uyghur," by... Read more about Lab at the LSA 2022

Autumn on campus again

October 4, 2021

A recent beautiful New England fall day near our lab meant some turkey visitors, a bubble tea break, and urban breakthrough blooms 

A collage of 3 pictures: 2 turkeys, 4 students on an outside patio with a blue sky, and some orange flower among concrete

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.