You are using an old browser with security vulnerabilities and can not use the features of this website.

Here you will see how you can easily upgrade your browser.

Prof. Dr. Harald Clahsen


Campus Golm
House 2, Room 0.08a

Prof. Dr. Harald Clahsen

Research Interests

  • Multilingualism
  • Grammatical processing
  • Language disorders in children and adults 

Alexander-von-Humboldt Professor


The official AvH Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGTkMVxJKLk

Another video about our work: http://www.br.de/fernsehen/ard-alpha/sendungen/campus-talks/campus-talks-clahsen-harald100.html

Two further videos presenting our work: Part 1, Part 2

A radio interview (Radio 1, 'Die Profis', 3rd Feb 2018)

Recent Publications

Clahsen H & Felser, C. (2018). Some notes on the Shallow Structure Hypothesis. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 40(3), 693-706 https://doi.org/10.1017/S0272263117000250

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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0199897

Farhy, Y., Veríssimo, J. & Clahsen, H. (2018). Universal and particular in morphological processing: Evidence from Hebrew. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology 71: 1125–1133. /doi/abs/10.1080/17470218.2017.1310917

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. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1366728918000032

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, 1-12doi:10.1017/S1366728916001206

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/10489223.2017.1346104

Prof. Dr. Harald Clahsen


Campus Golm
House 2, Room 0.08a