... in 2020

Ciaccio, L. & H. Clahsen (2020). Variability and consistency in morphological decomposition: A masked priming study on prefixed and suffixed derived words in L1 and L2 German. Language Learning70, 103–136.

Felser, C. (2020). Do processing resource limitations shape heritage language grammars? Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 23, 23-24.

Pañeda, C., Lago, S., Vares, E., Veríssimo, J., & Felser, C. (2020). Island effects in Spanish comprehension. Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics, 5(1), 21. DOI:

Reifegerste, J., Jarvis, R., & Felser, C. (2020). Effects of aging on native and nonnative sentence processing: Evidence from subject-verb agreement in German. Journal of Memory and Language 111, 104083.

Ruberg, T., Rothweiler, M., Veríssimo, J, & H Clahsen (2020).Childhood bilingualism and Specific Language Impairment: A study of the CP-domain in German SLI. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 23, 668–680.

... in 2019

Arslan, S., Lago, S., Yanilmaz, A., Drury, J., & Felser, C. (2019). The processing of negative polarity items in Turkish-German bilinguals. In P. Guijarro Fuentes & C. Suárez Gómez (eds.), Proceedings of GALA 2017: Language acquisition and development (pp. 117-133). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Bosch, S., Veríssimo, J. & H. Clahsen (2019) Inflectional morphology in bilingual language processing: An age-of-acquisition study, Language Acquisition, 26, 339-60.

Clahsen, H & A. Jessen (2019). Do bilingual children lag behind? A study of morphological encoding using ERPs. Journal of Child Language 46, 955–979.

Felser, C. (2019). Structure-sensitive constraints in non-native sentence processing. Journal of the European Second Language Association, 3(1), 12–22.

Felser, C., & Arslan, S. (2019). Inappropriate choice of definites in Turkish heritage speakers of German. Heritage Language Journal 16(1), 22-43.

Jacob, G., Şafak, D.F., Demir, O. & Kırkıcı, B. (2019). Preserved morphological processing in heritage speakers: A masked priming study on Turkish. Second language Research, 35(2), 173–194.

Jessen, A., & Felser, C. (2019). Reanalysing object gaps during non-native sentence processing: Evidence from ERPs. Second Language Research 35(2), 285–300.

Lago, S., Gracanin-Yuksek, M., Şafak, D.F., Demir, O., Kırkıcı, B., & Felser, C. (2019). Straight from the horse's mouth: Agreement attraction effects with Turkish possessors. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 9(3), 398-426.

Lago, S., Stutter Garcia, A., & Felser, C. (2019). The role of native and non-native grammars in the comprehension of possessive pronouns. Second Language Research 35(3), 319–349.

Patterson, C., & Felser, C. (2019). Delayed application of binding condition C during cataphoric pronoun resolution. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 48(2), 453-475.

Reifegerste, J., Elin, K. & Clahsen, H. (2019). Persistent differences between native speakers and late bilinguals: Evidence from inflectional and derivational processing in older speakers. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition; 22, 425–440

... in 2018

Arslan, S., & Felser, C. (2018). Comprehension of wh-questions in Turkish-German bilingual speakers with aphasia: a dual-case study. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics 32(7), 640-660. 

Bosch, S. & Leminen, A. (2018). ERP priming studies of bilingual language processing. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 21, 462-470.

Clahsen, H. (2018). Psycholinguistique et neurolinguistique du plurilinguisme. Cahiers de Lexicologie, 112, 49-61.

Clahsen H & Felser, C. (2018). Some notes on the Shallow Structure Hypothesis. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 40(3), 693-706.

Clahsen H., Paulmann S., Budd M.-J., Barry C. (2018). Morphological encoding beyond slots and fillers: An ERP study of comparative formation in English. PLoS ONE 13(7): e0199897.

Drummer, J.-D., & Felser, C. (2018). Cataphoric pronoun resolution in native and non-native sentence comprehension. Journal of Memory and Language 101, 97-113.

Farhy, Y., Veríssimo, J. & Clahsen, H. (2018). Universal and particular in morphological processing: Evidence from Hebrew. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology 71: 1125–1133. 

Farhy, Y., Veríssimo, J. & Clahsen, H. (2018).Do late bilinguals access pure morphology during word recognition? A masked-priming study on Hebrew as a second language. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 21, 945-951.  

Felser, C. (2018). Verarbeitung von Pronomen bei erwachsenen Zweitsprachlernern. In Sarah Schimke & Holger Hopp (eds.), Sprachverarbeitung im Zweitspracherwerb. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 195-220. 

Heyer, V. & Kornishova, D. (2018). Semantic transparency affects morphological priming…eventually. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology,71: 1112–1124.

Jacob, G. (2018). Morphological priming in bilingualism research. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 21, 443-447.  

Jacob, G. (2018). Morphologische Verarbeitung bei L2-Lernern. In Sarah Schimke & Holger Hopp (eds.), Sprachverarbeitung im Zweitspracherwerb. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 93-116. 

Jacob, G., Heyer, V., & Veríssimo, J. (2018). Aiming at the same target: A masked priming study directly comparing derivation and inflection in the second language. International Journal of Bilingualism, 22, 619–637.

Jessen, A., Veríssimo, J., & Clahsen, H. (2018). Variability and consistency in late bilinguals' morphology: An ERP production study. The Mental Lexicon, 13, 186–214. 

Lago, S., & Felser, C. (2018). Agreement attraction in native and non-native speakers of German. Applied Psycholinguistics, 39, 619-647

Prehn, K., Taud, B., Reifegerste, J., Clahsen, H., & Flöel, A. (2018). Neural correlates of grammatical inflection in older native and second-language speakers. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 21, 1-12.

Veríssimo, J., Heyer, V., Jacob, G., Clahsen, H. (2018). Selective effects of age of acquisition on morphological priming: Evidence for a sensitive period, Language Acquisition 25: 315-326.

Veríssimo, J. (2018).Sensitive periods in both L1 and L2: Some conceptual and methodological suggestions. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 21,932-933.


... in 2017

Arslan, S., Gür, E., & Felser, C. (2017). Predicting the sources of impaired wh-question comprehension in non-fluent aphasia: a cross-linguistic machine learning study on Turkish and German. Cognitive Neuropsychology 34(5), 312-331. 

Arslan, S., de Kok, D. & Bastiaanse, R. (2017). Processing grammatical evidentiality and time reference in heritage and monolingual Turkish speakers. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 20(3), 457-472. 

Bosch, S., Krause, H. & Leminen, A. (2017). The time-course of morphosyntactic and semantic priming in late bilinguals: A study of German adjectives. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 20(3), 435-456.

Boxell, O., & Felser, C. (2017). Sensitivity to parasitic gaps inside subject islands in native and non-native sentence processing. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 20(3), 494–511. 

Boxell, O., Felser, C., & Cunnings, I. (2017). Antecedent contained deletions in native and non-native sentence processing. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 7(5), 554-582. 

Clahsen, H., & Reifegerste, J. (2017). Morphological processing in old-age bilinguals. In M. Libben, M. Goral & G. Libben (eds.), Bilingualism: A framework for understanding the mental lexicon. Amsterdam: Benjamins, pp. 217-247.

Felser, C. (2017). Syntactic ambiguity in real-time language processing and diachronic change. In M. Hundt, S. Mollin & S. Pfenninger (eds.), The changing English language: Psycholinguistic perspectives (Studies in English Language). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 271-291.

Felser, C., & Drummer, J.-D. (2017). Sensitivity to crossover constraints during native and non-native pronoun resolution. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 46(3), 771-789. 

Felser, C., Phillips, C., & Wagers, M. (2017). Editorial: Encoding and navigating linguistic representations in memory. Frontiers in Language Sciences, 8: 164.

Felser, C., Phillips, C., & Wagers, M. (eds.) (2017). Encoding and navigating linguistic representations in memory. Frontiers Media SA. ISBN 978-2-88945-132-6

Gerth, S., Otto, C., Nam, Y., & Felser, C. (2017). Strength of garden-path effects in native and non-native speakers' processing of subject-object ambiguities. International Journal of Bilingualism 21(2), 125–144. 

Gračanin-Yuksek, M., Lago, S., Şafak, D.F., Demir, Orhan & Kırkıcı, B. (2017). The interaction of contextual and syntactic information in the processing of Turkish anaphors. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research,46, 1397–1425. 

Jacob, G., Katsika, K., Family N., and Allen, S.E.M. (2017). The role of constituent order and level of embedding in cross-linguistic structural priming. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 20, 269-282. 

Jacob, G., Lago, S., & Patterson, C. (2017). L2 processing and memory retrieval: Some empirical and conceptual challenges. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 20, 691-693. 

Jessen, A., Festman, J., Boxell, O., & Felser, C. (2017). Native and non-native speakers' brain responses to filled indirect object gaps. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 46(5), 1319-1338. 

Jessen, A., Fleischhauer, E. & Clahsen, H. (2017). Morphological encoding in German children’s language production: evidence from event-related brain potentials. Journal of Child Language, 44: 427–456.

Mosca, M. & de Bot, K. (2017). Bilingual language switching: Production vs. Recognition. Frontiers in Psychology, 8: 934.

Patterson, C., Esaulova, Y., & Felser, C. (2017). The impact of focus on pronoun resolution in native and non-native sentence comprehension. Second Language Research 33, 403-429. 

Reifegerste, J., & Clahsen, H. (2017). Accessing morphosyntactic information is preserved at old age, except for irregulars. The Mental Lexicon 12(3), 342-372.

Reifegerste, J., Hauer, F., & Felser, C. (2017). Agreement processing and attraction errors in aging: Evidence from subject-verb agreement in German. Journal of Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition 24(6), 672-702. 

Reifegerste, J., & Felser, C. (2017). Effects of aging on interference during pronoun resolution. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60(12), 3573-3589. 

... in 2016

Arslan, S., Bamyacı, E. & Bastiaanse, R. (2016). A characterization of verb use in Turkish agrammatic narrative speech. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics. 30(6), 449-469. 

Bosch, S. & H. Clahsen (2016). Accessing morphosyntax in L1 and L2 word recognition: A priming study of inflected German adjectives. The Mental Lexicon 11, 26-54.

Clahsen, H. (2016). Experimental studies of morphology and morphological processing. In: A. Hippisley & G. Stump (eds.). The Cambridge Handbook of Morphology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp.792-819. 

Clahsen, H. (2016). Contributions of linguistic typology to psycholinguistics. Linguistic Typology 20: 599–614.

Clahsen, H. & J. Veríssimo (2016). Investigating grammatical processing in bilinguals: The case of morphological priming. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 6, 685-698. 

Clahsen, H. & Veríssimo, J. (2016). Dual morphology in the mental lexicon: Experimental evidence from the acquisition and processing of Greek and Portuguese. In P. Guijarro-Fuentes, M. Juan-Garau and P. Larranaga (Eds.). Acquisition of Romance languages: Old acquisition challenges and new explanations from a generative perspective (pp. 41-64). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. 

Felser, C. (2016). Binding and coreference in non-native language processing. In: Anke Holler & Katja Suckow (eds.), Empirical perspectives on anaphora resolution. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Mouton, 229-253.

Festman, J. & Clahsen, H. (2016). How Germans prepare for the English past tense: Silent production of inflected words during EEG. Applied Psycholinguistics, 37, 487-506. 

Festman, J. & Mosca, M. (2016). Influence of preparation time on language control: A trilingual digit-naming study. In J. W. Schwieter (Ed.). Cognitive control and consequences of multilingualism (pp. 145-170). Ontario, Canada: John Benjamins.

Jacob, G. & C. Felser (2016). Reanalysis and semantic persistence in native and non-native garden-path recovery. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 907-925.

Jacob, G., and Kırkıcı, B. (2016). The processing of morphologically complex words in a specific speaker group: A masked-priming study with Turkish heritage speakers. The Mental Lexicon,11, 2, 308-328. 

Leminen, A., Clahsen, H., Lehtonen, M. & M. Bozic (eds.), (2016). Morphologically complex words in the mind/brain. Lausanne: Frontiers Media. (pp.232). 

Mosca, M. & H. Clahsen (2016). Examining language switching in bilinguals: The role of preparation time. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 19, 415-424.

Nakano, Y.,  Ikemoto, Y., Jacob, G. & H. Clahsen (2016). How orthography modulates morphological priming: Subliminal kanji activation in Japanese. Frontiers in Psychology, 7: 316 (Research Topic: Processing Across Languages; ed. by S. Kennison).  

Reifegerste, J., Meyer, A. S., & Zwitserlood, P. (2016). Inflectional complexity and experience affect plural processing in younger and older readers of Dutch and German. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience 32(4), 471-481. 

Veríssimo, J. (2016). Extending a Gradient Symbolic approach to the native versus non-native contrast: The case of plurals in compounds [Commentary on Goldrick, Putnam, & Schwarz]. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 19, 900–902.

... in 2015

Arslan, S., Bastiaanse, R., & Felser, C. (2015). Looking at the evidence in visual world: eye-movements reveal how bilingual and monolingual Turkish speakers process grammatical evidentiality. Frontiers in Psychology 6:1387. 

Bosch, S. & Clahsen, H. (2015). Accessing morphosyntactic information in L1 and L2 word recognition: A masked priming study. In: E. Grillo & K. Jepson (eds.), BUCLD 39: Proceedings of BUCLD 39. Vol.1. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, 101-112.

Budd, M.-J., Paulmann, S., Barry, C., & H. Clahsen (2015). Producing morphologically complex words: An ERP study with children and adults. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 12: 51-60. 

Clahsen, H., Gerth, S., Heyer, V. & E. Schott (2015). Morphology constrains native and non-native word formation in different ways: Evidence from plurals inside compounds. The Mental Lexicon 10: 53-87.

Cunnings, I., Patterson, C., & Felser, C. (2015). Structural constraints on pronoun binding and coreference: Evidence from eye movements during reading. Frontiers in Psychology 6:840. 

Felser, C. (2015). Syntax and language processing. In: T. Kiss and A. Alexiadou (eds.). Syntax – Theory and Analysis. An International Handbook. Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science. 42.3, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1875-1911.

Felser, C. (2015). Native vs. non-native processing of discontinuous dependencies. Second Language 14, 5-19.

Heyer, V. & H. Clahsen (2015). Late bilinguals see a scan in scanner AND in scandal: Dissecting formal overlap from morphological priming in the processing of derived words. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 18, 543-550. 

Jacob, G. (2015). The L2 decomposition of transparent derived verbs - Is it ‘morphological’? A commentary on De Grauwe, Lemhöfer, Willems, & Schriefers (2014). Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9:220. 

Krause, H., Bosch, S. & Clahsen, H. (2015). Morphosyntax in the bilingual mental lexicon: An experimental study of strong stems in German. Studies in Second Language Acquisition 37, 597-621. 

Pan, H.-Y., S. Schimke & C. Felser (2015). Referential context effects in non-native relative clause ambiguity resolution. International Journal of Bilingualism 19, 298–313.

Paulmann, S., Z. Ghareeb-Ali & C. Felser (2015). Neurophysiological markers of phrasal verb processing: Evidence from L1 and L2 speakers. In Roberto R. Heredia and Anna B. Cieslicka (eds.). Bilingual Figurative Language Processing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 245-267.

Van de Koot, H., R. Silva, C. Felser & M. Sato (2015). Does Dutch A-scrambling involve movement? Evidence from antecedent priming. The Linguistic Review 32, 739-776.

... in 2014

Boxell, O. (2014). Lexical fillers permit real-time gap-search inside island domains. Journal of Cognitive Science 15, 97-135.

Clackson, K., & V. Heyer (2014). Reflexive anaphor resolution in spoken language comprehension: Structural constraints and beyond. Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences 5, 904.

Clahsen, H., & E. Fleischhauer (2014). Morphological priming in child German. Journal of Child Language41, 1305-1333.

Clahsen, H., Rothweiler, M., Sterner, F., & S. Chilla (2014). Linguistic markers of Specific Language Impairment in bilingual children: The case of verb morphology. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics 28, 709–721.

Cunnings, I., Patterson, C., & C. Felser (2014). Variable binding and coreference in sentence comprehension: Evidence from eye movements. Journal of Memory and Language 71, 39-56.

Jaensch, C., Heyer, V., Gordon, P., & H. Clahsen (2014). What plurals and compounds reveal about constraints in word formation. Language Acquisition21, 319–338. 

Leminen, A., & H. Clahsen (2014). Brain potentials to inflected adjectives: Beyond storage and decomposition. Brain Research 1543, 223–234.

Patterson, C., Trompelt, H., & C. Felser C (2014). The online application of binding condition B in native and non-native pronoun resolution. Frontiers in Psychology 5, 147. 

Trompelt, H., & C. Felser (2014). Variable binding and coreference in non-native pronoun resolution. In: W. Orman and M. J. Valleau (eds.), BUCLD 38: Proceedings of the 38th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, 471-483.

Veríssimo, J., & H. Clahsen (2014). Variables and similarity in linguistic generalization: Evidence from morphological classes in Portuguese. Journal of Memory and Language 76, 61-79.

Wattendorf, E., Festman, J., Westerman, B., Keil, U., Zappatore, D., Franceschini, R. Luedi, G., Radue, E.-W., Münte, T.F., Rager, G., & Nitsch, C. (2014). Early bilingualism influences early and subsequently later acquired languages in cortical regions representing control functions. International Journal of Bilingualism 18, 48-66.

... in 2013

Budd, M.-J., Paulmann, S., Barry, C., & H. Clahsen (2013). Brain potentials during language production in children and adults: An ERP study of the English past tense. Brain & Language 127, 345-355.

Clahsen H., Balkhair, L., Schutter, J.-S., & I. Cunnings (2013). The time course of morphological processing in a second language. Second Language Research 29, 7–31.

Cunnings, I., & C. Felser (2013). The role of working memory in the processing of reflexives. Language and Cognitive Processes 28:1-2, 188-219.

Jacob, G., Fleischhauer, E., & H. Clahsen (2013). Stem allomorphy and affixation in morphological processing: A cross-modal priming study with late bilinguals. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 16, 924-933.

Kirkici, B., & H. Clahsen (2013). Inflection and derivation in native and non-native language processing: Masked priming experiments on Turkish. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 16, 776-794.

Patterson, C. (2013). Discourse coherence in pronoun resolution. Discours 12. 

Silva, R., Gerth, S., & H. Clahsen (2013). Morphological constraints in children’s spoken language comprehension: A visual world study of plurals inside compounds in English. Cognition129, 457-469.

Trompelt, H., Bordag, D., & T. Pechmann (2013). (Ir)regularity of verbs revisited: Evidence for lexical entry complexity. The Mental Lexicon 8(1), 26-52.

... in 2012

Boxell, O. (2012). Discourse-linking and long-distance syntactic dependency formation in real-time. In: E. Boone, K. Linke and M. Schulpen (eds.) Proceedings of ConSOLE 19, 151-175.

Clahsen, H., & C. Felser (2012). The Potsdam Research Institute for Multilingualism. Linguistische Berichte 229, 99-116.

Clahsen H., & Y. Ikemoto (2012). The mental representation of derived words: An experimental study of –sa and –mi nominals in Japanese. The Mental Lexicon 7: 147-182.

Felser, C. (2012). Language processing evidence for linguistic structure. Iberia 4(2), 1-22.

Felser, C., & I. Cunnings (2012). Processing reflexives in English as a second language: The role of structural and discourse-level constraints. Applied Psycholinguistics 33, 571-603.

Felser, C., I. Cunnings, Batterham, C., & H. Clahsen (2012). The timing of island effects in nonnative sentence processing. Studies in Second Language Acquisition 34, 67-98.

Festman, J. (2012). "Multilingual Brains": Individual differences in multilinguals - a neuro-psycholinguistc perspective. In: Braunmüller, K. & Gabriel, Ch. (eds.). Multilingual Individuals and Multilingual Societies. (Hamburger Studies in Multilingualism, Vol. 13). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 207-220.

Festman, J. (2012). Language control abilities of late bilinguals. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 15(3), 580-593. 

Festman, J., & Münte, T.F. (2012). Cognitive control in Russian-German bilinguals. Frontiers in Cognition 3: 115. 

Fleischhauer E., & H. Clahsen (2012). Generating inflected word forms in real time: Evaluating the role of age, frequency, and working memory. In: Biller, A., Chung, E. & A. Kimball (eds.), Proceedings of the 36th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Volume 1, Cascadilla Press: Somerville, MA, 164-176.

Havas, V., Rodriguez-Fornells, A., & H. Clahsen (2012). Brain potentials for derivational morphology: An ERP study of deadjectival nominalizations in Spanish. Brain & Language 120, 332-344.

Radford, A., Felser, C., & O. Boxell (2012). Preposition copying and pruning in present-day English. English Language and Linguistics 16, 403-426.

Rothweiler, M., Chilla, S., & H. Clahsen (2012). Subject verb agreement in Specific Language Impairment: A study of monolingual and bilingual German-speaking children. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 15, 39-57. 

... in 2011

Clackson, K., Felser, C., & H. Clahsen (2011). Children’s processing of reflexives and pronouns in English: Evidence from eye movements during listening. Journal of Memory and Language 65, 12-144.

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