PUBLICATIONS

Saryazdi, R., & Chambers, C. G. (2020). Real-time communicative perspective taking in younger and older adults. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. Advance Online Publication. doi: 10.1037/xlm0000890

Simic, T., Chambers, C., Bitan, T., Stewart, S., Goldberg, D., Laird, L., ... & Rochon, E. (2020). Mechanisms underlying anomia treatment outcomes. Journal of Communication Disorders. Advance Online Publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2020.106048

Bannon, J., Saryazdi, R., & Chambers, C. G. (2020). Designing referential descriptions for children, young adults, and computers: A comprehensive examination of talker informativity. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society,  2958-2964, Toronto, Ontario.

Khu, M., Chambers, C.G., & Graham, S.A. (2020). Preschoolers flexibly shift between speakers' perspectives during real-time language comprehension. Child Development, 91, e619-e634. doi: 10.1111/cdev.13270

 

Simic, T., Bitan, T., Turner, G., Chambers, C., Goldberg, D., Leonard, C., & Rochon, E. (2019). The role of executive control in post-stroke aphasia treatment. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 1-40. doi: 10.1080/09602011.2019.1611607

Saryazdi, R., Bannon, J., & Chambers C.G. (2019) Age-related differences in referential production: A multiple-measures study. Psychology and Aging, 34, 791-804.
doi: 10.1037/pag0000372


Saryazdi, R., Bannon, J., Rodrigues, A., Klammer, C., & Chambers C.G. (2019). Picture perfect: A stimulus set of 225 pairs of matched clipart and photographic images normed by Mechanical Turk and laboratory participants. Behavior Research Methods, 5(6), 2498-2510. (For images and norms, click here.)

doi: 10.3758/s13428-018-1028-5 ​
 
Baltaretu, A., & Chambers, C.G. (2018). When criminals blow up ... balloons. Associative and combinatorial information in the generation of on-line predictions. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 124-129). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.  ​

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(6), 2264-2281.

doi: 10.1111/cdev.12855 ​

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 cues. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 167, 314-327.

doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2017.11.008 ​

Saryazdi, R., & Chambers, C.G. (2018). Mapping language to visual referents. Does the degree of image realism matter? Acta Psychologica, 182, 91-99.

doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2017.11.003
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Thacker, J.M., Chambers, C.G., & Graham, S.A. (2018). Five-year-olds’ and adults’ use of paralinguistic cues to overcome referential uncertainty. Frontiers in Psychology, 9:143. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00143
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Lee, R., Chambers, C.G. Huettig, F., & Ganea, P.A. (2017). Children's semantic and world knowledge overrides fictional information during anticipatory lingusitic 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. 
doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00143
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Saryazdi, R., & Chambers, C.G. (2017). Attentional factors in listeners’ uptake of gesture cues during speech processing. Proceedings of INTERSPEECH. Stockholm, Sweden
 

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.
doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2017.05.003
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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.
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Tsang, C., Chambers, C.G., Mozuraitis, M. (2016). Compounds, competition, and incremental word identification in spoken Cantonese. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 32, 69-81. doi: 10.1080/23273798.2016.1221509


Mozuraitis, M., Chambers, C.G., & Daneman, M. (2016). Verbal ability, argument order, and attitude formation. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1374. 
doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01374
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Berman, M. J., Chambers, C.G., Graham, S. A. (2016). Preschoolers’ real-time coordination of vocal and facial emotional information.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 142, 391-399. 
doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.09.014 ​

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.
doi: 10.1075/aicr.93.08cha
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Mozuraitis, M., Chambers, C.G., & Daneman, M. (2015). Privileged versus shared knowledge about object identity in real-time referential processing. Cognition, 142, 148-165. doi
: 10.1016/j.cognition.2015.05.001 ​

Chambers, C.G. (2015).  Learning and using language, from the inside out: Recent perspectives on the nature of real-time spoken language processing. Contact, 41, 67-78.
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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.
doi: 10.1016/j.jml.2013.09.008 ​

Berman, M. J., Graham, S.A., Callaway, D., & Chambers, C.G. (2013). Preschoolers use emotion in speech to learn new words.  Child Development, 84, 1791-1805.
doi: 10.1111/cdev.12074
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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.
doi: 10.1080/17470218.2012.713367

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.
doi: 10.1080/0163853X.2012.726184 ​

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.
doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2012.03.008 ​

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.
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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.
doi: 10.1044/1092-4388(2010/09-0233) ​

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. Electronic version: here ​

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.
doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2010.04.012
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Chambers, C.G., & Cooke, H. (2009). Lexical competition during second-language listening: Sentence context, but not proficiency, constrains interference from the native lexicon. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 35, 1029-1040.
doi: 10.1037/a0015901
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Stock, H.R., Graham, S.A., & Chambers, C.G. (2009). Generic language and speaker confidence guide preschoolers’ inferences about novel animate kinds. Developmental Psychology, 45, 884-888.
doi: 10.1037/a0015359
 
Chambers, C.G., Graham, S.A., & Turner, J.N.  (2008). When hearsay trumps evidence: How generic language guides preschoolers' inferences about unfamiliar things.  Language and Cognitive Processes, 23, 749-766. doi: 10.1080/01690960701786111
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Chambers, C.G., & San Juan, V.  (2008). Perception and presupposition in real-time language comprehension: Insights from anticipatory processing. Cognition, 108, 2650. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2007.12.009
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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.

doi: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2008.00701.x
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Edwards, J.D., Pexman, P.M., Goodyear, B.G., & Chambers, C.G. (2005). An fMRI investigation of strategies for word recognition. Cognitive Brain Research, 24, 648662. doi: 10.1016/j.cogbrainres.2005.03.016
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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 interface of language, vision, and action: Eye movements and the visual world (pp. 279-317). New York: Psychology Press.
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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.
doi: 10.1037/0278-7393.30.3.687 ​
 
Dahan, D., Tanenhaus, M.K., Chambers, C.G. (2002).  Accent and reference resolution in spoken language comprehension. Journal of Memory and Language, 47, 292-314.
doi: 10.1016/S0749-596X(02)00001-3
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Chambers, C.G., Tanenhaus, M.K., Eberhard, K.M., Carlson, G.N. & Filip, H.
(2002).  Circumscribing referential domains during real time language comprehension. Journal of Memory and Language, 47, 30-49. doi: 10.1006/jmla.2001.2832
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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.
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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 processing. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 29, 557-580.
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Sedivy, J.C., Tanenhaus, M.K., Chambers, C.G., & Carlson, G.N.  (1999).  Achieving incremental interpretation through contextual representation. Cognition, 71, 109-147.
doi: 10.1016/S0010-0277(99)00025-6
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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.
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Chambers, C.G., & Smyth, R.  (1998).  Structural parallelism and discourse coherence: A test of Centering Theory. Journal of Memory and Language, 39, 593-608.
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