M J Pickering

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The processing of metonymy: evidence from eye movements
    S Frisson
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Scotland
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 25:1366-83. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Toward a mechanistic psychology of dialogue
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EHB 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 27:169-90; discussion 190-226. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Authors' response: forward models and their implications for production, comprehension, and dialogue
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 36:377-92. 2013
  4. doi request reprint An integrated theory of language production and comprehension
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 36:329-47. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Persistent structural priming and frequency effects during comprehension
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 39:890-7. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Do addressees adopt the perspective of the speaker?
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 141:261-9. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The difficulty of coercion: a response to de Almeida
    Martin J Pickering
    University of Edinburgh, UK
    Brain Lang 93:1-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Do people use language production to make predictions during comprehension?
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:105-10. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Strategies for processing unbounded dependencies: lexical information and verb-argument assignment
    M J Pickering
    Human Communication Research Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 27:1401-10. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Processing ambiguous verbs: evidence from eye movements
    M J Pickering
    Human Communication Research Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 27:556-73. 2001

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint The processing of metonymy: evidence from eye movements
    S Frisson
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Scotland
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 25:1366-83. 1999
    ..Instead, they support an account in which both senses can be accessed immediately, perhaps through a single under-specified representation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Toward a mechanistic psychology of dialogue
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EHB 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 27:169-90; discussion 190-226. 2004
    ..We consider the need for a grammatical framework that is designed to deal with language in dialogue rather than monologue, and discuss a range of implications of the account...
  3. ncbi request reprint Authors' response: forward models and their implications for production, comprehension, and dialogue
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 36:377-92. 2013
    ..Here, we respond to comments about such issues as cognitive architecture and its neural basis, learning and development, monitoring, the nature of forward models, communicative intentions, and dialogue...
  4. doi request reprint An integrated theory of language production and comprehension
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 36:329-47. 2013
    ..We show how these accounts explain a range of behavioral and neuroscientific data on language processing and discuss some of the implications of our proposal...
  5. doi request reprint Persistent structural priming and frequency effects during comprehension
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 39:890-7. 2013
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  6. doi request reprint Do addressees adopt the perspective of the speaker?
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 141:261-9. 2012
    ..Instead, the comprehender appeared to take a complementary perspective to the speaker, perhaps to retain independence from the speaker...
  7. ncbi request reprint The difficulty of coercion: a response to de Almeida
    Martin J Pickering
    University of Edinburgh, UK
    Brain Lang 93:1-9. 2005
    ..A new experiment demonstrates coercion costs using new items, and provides evidence of coercion cost with de Almeida's stimuli. We conclude that coercion does cause processing difficulty...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do people use language production to make predictions during comprehension?
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:105-10. 2007
    ..This framework is in line with a general trend in cognitive science to incorporate action systems into perceptual systems and has broad implications for understanding the links between language production and comprehension...
  9. ncbi request reprint Strategies for processing unbounded dependencies: lexical information and verb-argument assignment
    M J Pickering
    Human Communication Research Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 27:1401-10. 2001
    ..The results suggested that readers treated the filler as the verb's direct object and probably also considered the clausal analysis at the same time. The results are interpreted with respect to current accounts of parsing...
  10. ncbi request reprint Processing ambiguous verbs: evidence from eye movements
    M J Pickering
    Human Communication Research Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 27:556-73. 2001
    ..For sense ambiguities, the authors argue that the processor does not access multiple senses but activates one underspecified meaning and uses context to home in on the appropriate sense...
  11. pmc Structural priming: a critical review
    Martin J Pickering
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Psychol Bull 134:427-59. 2008
    ..The authors close with theoretical and empirical recommendations for future investigations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Search strategies in syntactic reanalysis
    P Sturt
    University of Glasgow, Scotland
    J Psycholinguist Res 29:183-94. 2000
    ..We then outline different strategies that the processor may use in reanalysis, and review the relevant evidence. We show that our experimental evidence is compatible with an encapsulated serial search strategy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Activation of syntactic information during language production
    M J Pickering
    Human Communication Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Wales, Bangor, U K
    J Psycholinguist Res 29:205-16. 2000
    ..We suggest that persistence may be related to the potential relevance of the information for subsequent syntactic processing. We show that current evidence is inconclusive about how long syntactic information remains activated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Syntactic priming in written production: evidence for rapid decay
    H P Branigan
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Scotland
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:635-40. 1999
    ..The results suggest that priming effects in written production decay rapidly when other structures are subsequently produced. We discuss the implications for the application of syntactic information during production...
  15. ncbi request reprint Why is conversation so easy?
    Simon Garrod
    University of Glasgow, Department of Psychology, Glasgow G12 8QT, Scotland, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:8-11. 2004
    ..We conclude that humans are "designed" for dialogue rather than monologue...
  16. ncbi request reprint Do speakers avoid ambiguities during dialogue?
    Sarah L Haywood
    Department of Psychology, School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 16:362-6. 2005
    ..We conclude that speakers pay attention to their beliefs about their addressees' ease of comprehension, in addition to considering ease of production for themselves...
  17. ncbi request reprint Priming prepositional-phrase attachment during comprehension
    Holly P Branigan
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 31:468-81. 2005
    ..Finally, they were faster to adopt a high-attached interpretation after reading an expression containing the same verb that was disambiguated to the high-attached versus the low-attached interpretation (Experiment 4)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Syntactic alignment and participant role in dialogue
    Holly P Branigan
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Cognition 104:163-97. 2007
    ..In contrast, Experiments 2 and 3 demonstrated that alignment was unaffected by the prior participant role of the current addressee. We interpret these findings in terms of depth of processing during encoding...
  19. ncbi request reprint Syntactic co-ordination in dialogue
    H P Branigan
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Cognition 75:B13-25. 2000
    ..We describe how these effects might be realized in a processing model of language production, and relate them to previous findings of linguistic co-ordination in dialogue...
  20. doi request reprint How do people construct logical form during language comprehension?
    Claudine N Raffray
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 21:1090-7. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that people construct logical-form representations, and they do so after constructing meaning-based representations involving quantifiers and thematic-role information...
  21. pmc From phonemes to articulatory codes: an fMRI study of the role of Broca's area in speech production
    Marina Papoutsi
    Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Cereb Cortex 19:2156-65. 2009
    ..We further discuss our findings with respect to the mechanisms of phonetic encoding and provide evidence in support of a functional segregation of the posterior part of Broca's area, the pars opercularis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lexical guidance in sentence processing: a note on Adams, Clifton, and Mitchell (1998)
    R P van Gompel
    Department of Psychology, University of Dundee, Scotland
    Psychon Bull Rev 8:851-7. 2001
    ..Hence, Mitchell's results did not depend on the use of an artificial method of presentation. The results cast further doubt on the adequacy of constraint-based accounts of parsing...
  23. doi request reprint Concurrent processing of words and their replacements during speech
    Robert J Hartsuiker
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Cognition 108:601-7. 2008
    ..These findings demonstrate that planning a new word can begin before the initial word is abandoned, so that both words can be processed concurrently...
  24. ncbi request reprint Shared syntactic representations in bilinguals: Evidence for the role of word-order repetition
    Sarah Bernolet
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 33:931-49. 2007
    ..The results suggest that word-order repetition is needed for the construction of integrated syntactic representations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Repairing inappropriately specified utterances: revision or restart?
    Heleen T Boland
    University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychon Bull Rev 12:472-7. 2005
    ..We conclude that speakers can repair utterances by revising a speech plan...
  26. ncbi request reprint A time course analysis of enriched composition
    Brian McElree
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:53-9. 2006
    ..The latter finding suggests that enriched composition requires the online deployment of complex compositional operations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Semantic and phonological context effects in speech error repair
    Robert J Hartsuiker
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 31:921-32. 2005
    ..Thus, errors influence repair production. The authors explain the polarity of these effects in terms of the literature on context effects in word production...
  28. ncbi request reprint The influence of the immediate visual context on incremental thematic role-assignment: evidence from eye-movements in depicted events
    Pia Knoeferle
    Department of Computational Linguistics, Saarland University, 66041 Saarbrucken, Germany
    Cognition 95:95-127. 2005
    ..g. Semantics and Cognition, 1983), and argue for a theory of on-line sentence comprehension that exploits a rich inventory of semantic categories...
  29. ncbi request reprint Language integration in bilingual sentence production
    Robert J Hartsuiker
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 128:479-89. 2008
    ..A review of the evidence from bilingual sentence production studies shows that Hartsuiker et al.'s predictions are supported, but argues against the other two models. We discuss some repercussions for bilingual language use...
  30. ncbi request reprint Covariation and quantifier polarity: what determines causal attribution in vignettes?
    Asifa Majid
    Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, AH Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cognition 99:35-51. 2006
    ..Attribution experiments using vignettes that present covariation information with natural language quantifiers may overestimate the impact of set size information, and ignore the impact of quantifier-induced focus...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of contextual predictability and transitional probability on eye movements during reading
    Steven Frisson
    Department of Psychology, New York University, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 31:862-77. 2005
    ..Their data also show that predictability effects are detectable very early in the eye-movement record and between contexts that are weakly constraining...
  32. ncbi request reprint Thematic processing of adjuncts: evidence from an eye-tracking experiment
    Simon P Liversedge
    Department of Psychology, University of Durham, Durham, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 10:667-75. 2003
    ..We argue that wh-words cause readers to lodge semantically vacuous thematic roles in their discourse representation that bias a reader's interpretation of subsequent thematically ambiguous adjuncts in their discourse representation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Is syntax separate or shared between languages? Cross-linguistic syntactic priming in Spanish-English bilinguals
    Robert J Hartsuiker
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Psychol Sci 15:409-14. 2004
    ..In particular, English passives were considerably more common following a Spanish passive than otherwise. We use the results to extend current models of the representation of grammatical information to bilinguals...