Maryellen C. MacDonald
Ph.D. 1986, University of California-Los Angeles
- Human language comprehension, language production and the relationship between these skills
- The role of experience in language processing in adults and children
- The relationship between language processing and verbal working memory abilities
Amato, M. & MacDonald, M.C. (2010). Sentence processing in an artificial language: Learning and using combinatorial constraints. Cognition, 116, 143-148.
Acheson, D.J. & MacDonald, M.C. (2009). Twisting tongues and memories: Explorations of the relationship between language production and verbal working memory. Journal of Memory and Language, 60, 329-350.
MacDonald, M.C. & Thornton, R. (2009). When language comprehension reflects production constraints: Resolving ambiguities with the help of past experience. Memory & Cognition, 37, 1177-1186.
Wells, J.B., Christiansen, M.H., Race, D.S., Acheson, D.J., & MacDonald, M.C. (2009). Experience and sentence processing: Statistical learning and relative clause comprehension. Cognitive Psychology, 58, 250-271.
Gennari, S. P., MacDonald, M. C., Postle, B. R., & Seidenberg, M. S. (2007). Context-dependent interpretation of words: Evidence for interactive neural processes. Neuroimage, 35, 1278-1286.