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Manuscripts

Petrosino, Roberto, Diogo Almeida, Andrea Calabrese, & Jon Sprouse. (submitted). Social cognition categories impact early auditory processing: Asymmetrical Mismatch Negativities to socially-marked biological sounds.

Pearl, Lisa & Jon Sprouse. (submitted). The acquisition of linking theories: A Tolerance Principle approach to learning UTAH and rUTAH.

Sprouse, Jon, Troy Messick, & Jonathan Bobaljik. (submitted). Gender asymmetries in ellipsis: an experimental comparison of markedness and frequency accounts.


Journal Articles

Marty, Paul, Emmanuelle Chemla & Jon Sprouse. 2020. The effect of three basic task features on the sensitivity of acceptability judgment tasks. Glossa.

Pearl, Lisa & Jon Sprouse. 2019. Comparing solutions to the linking problem using an integrated quantitative framework of language acquisition. Language 95: 583-611.

Kush, Dave, Terje Lohndal, & Jon Sprouse. 2019. On the Island Sensitivity of Topicalization in Norwegian: An experimental investigation. Language 95: 393-420.

Ko, Heejeong, Han-byul Chung, Kitaek Kim, & Jon Sprouse. 2019. An Experimental Study on Scrambling out of Islands: To the Left and to the Right. Language and Information Society 37.

Sprouse, Jon, Beracah Yankama, Sagar Indurkhya, Sandiway Fong, & Robert C. Berwick. 2018. Colorless green ideas do sleep furiously: gradient acceptability and the nature of the grammar. The Linguistic Review 35: 575-599.

Kush, Dave, Terje Lohndal, & Jon Sprouse. 2018. Investigating variation in island effects: a case study of Norwegian wh-extraction. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 36:743-779.

Sprouse, Jon & Diogo Almeida. 2018. Setting the empirical record straight: Acceptability judgments appear to be reliable, robust, and replicable. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 40: e311.

Sprouse, Jon & Diogo Almeida. 2017. Design sensitivity and statistical power in acceptability judgment experiments. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics, 2(1), 14.

Sprouse, Jon, Ivano Caponigro, Ciro Greco, & Carlo Cecchetto. 2016. Experimental syntax and the variation of island effects in English and Italian. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 34: 307-344.

Rogalsky, Corianne, Diogo Almeida, Jon Sprouse, & Greg Hickok. 2015. Sentence processing selectivity in Broca's area: evident for structure but not syntactic movement. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience 30: 1326-1338.

Pearl, Lisa, & Jon Sprouse. 2015. Computational modeling for language acquisition: A tutorial with syntactic islands. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 58: 740-753.

Schütze, Carson T., Jon Sprouse, & Ivano Caponigro. 2015. Challenges for a theory of islands: A broader perspective on Ambridge, Pine, and Lieven. Language: Perspectives 91: e31-e39.

Sprouse, Jon. 2015.Three open questions in experimental syntax. Linguistics Vanguard 1: 89-100.

Matchin, William, Jon Sprouse, & Greg Hickok. 2014. A structural distance effect for backward anaphora in Broca's area: an fMRI study. Brain and Language 138: 1-11.

Sprouse, Jon, Carson T. Schütze, & Diogo Almeida. 2013. A comparison of informal and formal acceptability judgments using a random sample from Linguistic Inquiry 2001-2010. Lingua 134: 219-248.

Pearl, Lisa & Jon Sprouse. 2013. Syntactic islands and learning biases: Combining experimental syntax and computational modeling to investigate the language acquisition problem. Language Acquisition 20: 23-68.

Sprouse, Jon & Diogo Almeida. 2013. The empirical status of data in syntax: A reply to Gibson and Fedorenko. Language and Cognitive Processes. 28: 222-228.

Sprouse, Jon & Diogo Almeida. 2012. Assessing the reliability of textbook data in syntax: Adger's Core Syntax. Journal of Linguistics 48: 609-652.

Sprouse, Jon, Matt Wagers, & Colin Phillips. 2012. Working memory capacity and island effects: A reminder of the issues and the facts. Language 88(2): 401-407. [N.B. This is part of some commentary generated by SWP 2012a below. The reading order is (i) SWP 2012a, (ii) HSS 2012a, (iii) SWP 2012b, and (iv) HSS 2012b.]

Sprouse, Jon, Matt Wagers, & Colin Phillips. 2012. A test of the relation between working memory capacity and syntactic island effects. Language 88(1): 82-123.

Sprouse, Jon. 2011. A test of the cognitive assumptions of magnitude estimation: Commutativity does not hold for acceptability judgments. Language 87(2): 274-288.

Sprouse, Jon. 2011.A validation of Amazon Mechanical Turk for the collection of acceptability judgments in linguistic theory. Behavior Research Methods 43(1): 155-167.

Sprouse, Jon, Shin Fukuda, Hajime Ono, & Robert Kluender. 2011. Reverse island effects and the backward search for a licensor in multiple wh-questions. Syntax 14(2):179-203.

Sprouse, Jon. 2009.Revisiting Satiation. Linguistic Inquiry 40(2): 329-341.

Sprouse, Jon. 2008. The differential sensitivity of acceptability to processing effects. Linguistic Inquiry 39(4): 686-694.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. Continuous Acceptability, Categorical Grammaticality, and Experimental Syntax. Biolinguistics 1: 118-129.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. Rhetorical Questions and WH-Movement. Linguistic Inquiry 38(3): 572-580.

Sprouse, Jon. 2005. After all, What doesn't because select? Snippets 10.


Edited Volumes

Sprouse, Jon. (in prep). Oxford Handbook of Experimental Syntax. Oxford University Press.

Sprouse, Jon & Norbert Hornstein. 2013. Experimental Syntax and Island Effects. Cambridge University Press.


Book Chapters

Sprouse, Jon. (in press). A user's view of the validity of acceptability judgments as evidence for syntactic theories.. Linguistic Intuitions. edited by Samuel Schindler, Anna Drozdzowicz, and Karen Brøcker. Oxford University Press.

Sprouse, Jon and Sandra Villata. (in press). Islands. The Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Syntax. Edited by Grant Goodall. Cambridge University Press.

Sprouse, Jon and Diogo Almeida. (in press). Electrophysiological methods. The Oxford Handbook of Experimental Syntax. Edited by Jon Sprouse. Oxford University Press.

Sprouse, Jon. (in press). Acceptability judgment methods. The Oxford Handbook of Experimental Syntax. Edited by Jon Sprouse. Oxford University Press.

Sprouse, Jon, & Carson T. Schütze. (in press). Grammar and the use of data. Oxford Handbook of English Grammar. Edited by Geri Popova, Bas Aarts, and Jillian Bowie.

Tucker, Matthew, Ali Idrissi, Jon Sprouse, & Diogo Almeida. 2019. Resumption ameliorates different islands differentially: Acceptability data from Modern Standard Arabic. Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics 30,. Edited by Matthew Tucker.

Sprouse, Jon. 2018. Acceptability judgments and grammaticality, prospects and challenges. Syntactic Structures after 60 Years: The Impact of the Chomskyan Revolution in Linguistics. Edited by Norbert Hornstein, Charles Yang, and Pritty Patel-Grosz. Mouton de Gruyter.

Sprouse, Jon, & Norbert Hornstein. 2015. Syntax and the cognitive neuroscience of syntactic structure building. Neurobiology of Language. Edited by Greg Hickok and Steve Small.

Schütze, Carson & Jon Sprouse. 2014. Judgment Data. Research Methods in Linguistics. Edited by Devyani Sharma and Rob Podesva.

Sprouse, Jon. 2013. Acceptability Judgments. Oxford Bibliographies Online: Linguistics. Edited by Mark Aronoff.

Sprouse, Jon, Matt Wagers, & Colin Phillips. 2013. Deriving competing predictions from grammatical approaches and reductionist approaches to island effects. Experimental Syntax and Island Effects. Edited by Jon Sprouse and Norbert Hornstein.

Pearl, Lisa & Jon Sprouse. 2013. Computational models of acquisition for islands. Experimental Syntax and Island Effects. Edited by Jon Sprouse and Norbert Hornstein.

Sprouse, Jon & Diogo Almeida. 2013. The role of experimental syntax in an integrated cognitive science of language. The Cambridge Handbook of Biolinguistics. Edited by Kleanthes Grohmann and Cedric Boeckx.

Sprouse, Jon & Ellen Lau. 2013. Syntax and the brain. The Cambridge Handbook of Generative Syntax. Edited by Marcel den Dikken.


Conference Proceedings

Villata, Sandra, Jon Sprouse, and Whit Tabor. 2019. Modeling ungrammaticality: A self-organizing model of islands. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Montreal, Canada.

Mayer, Erika, Susanne Wurmbrand, and Jon Sprouse. 2019. An experimental investigation of NPI licensing under DE flip-flop. Proceedings of the North East Linguistics Society 48, University of Iceland.

Sprouse, Jon. 2009. Magnitude estimation and the non-linearity of acceptability judgments. Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 27, UCLA.

Caponigro, Ivano & Jon Sprouse. 2007. Rhetorical questions as questions. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 11, Barcelona.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. ACD and Movement Reconsidered: A and A' Copies. Proceedings of NELS 36, UMASS.

Sprouse, Jon. 2006. The Accent Projection Principle: Why the hell not? Proceedings of the 29th Penn Linguistics Colloquium, Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 12.1: 349-359. Edited by Aviad Eilam, Tatjana Scheffler, and Joshua Tauberer.


Invited Talks

Sprouse, Jon. 2019. Marr’s razor and syntactic movement in grammar, parsing, and acquisition. McMaster University, November 22.

Sprouse, Jon. 2019 Sustained anterior negativities and the parsing consequences of syntactic movement. Michigan State University, October 17.

Sprouse, Jon. 2019. Sustained anterior negativities and the parsing consequences of syntactic movement. Stony Brook University, September 13.

Sprouse, Jon. 2019. Experimental syntax and three case studies in movement. Invited talk at the Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 34, University of Konstanz, Germany, June 14-15.

Sprouse, Jon. 2019. Four island studies, and their consequences for the empirical landscape of island effects. Keynote talk at symposium on Island Phenomena in the Scandinavian Languages, Aarhus University, Denmark, June 11-12.

Sprouse, Jon. 2019. Experimental syntax and three case studies in movement. University of Chicago, May 24.

Sprouse, Jon. 2019. The role of experimental syntax in the cognitive neuroscience of language. University of Delaware, April 19.

Sprouse, Jon. 2019. The role of experimental syntax in the cognitive neuroscience of language. New York University, April 2.

Sprouse, Jon. 2019. Mini-course in experimental syntax: acceptability judgments and EEG. Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, March 18-19.

Sprouse, Jon. 2019. Experimental syntax and three case studies in movement. Keynote talk at ICTEAP 2, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, March 16-17.

Sprouse, Jon. 2019. Experimental syntax and the cognitive neuroscience of language. New York University - Abu Dhabi, February 26.

Sprouse, Jon. 2019. Island effects and the role of formal experimental work in linguistic theory. Talk presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, January 5.

Sprouse, Jon. 2018. Looking for experimental evidence for A-movement. University of Michigan, October 19.

Sprouse, Jon. 2018. Experimental Syntax. Mini-course taught at the Linguistic Society of Korea Linguistic School. Seoul National University, February 5-7.

Sprouse, Jon. 2017. The things we abstract away from: gradience, effect sizes, and qualia. Invited talk at the Workshop on Linguistic Intuitions, Evidence, and Expertise. Aarhus University, October 25-27.

Sprouse, Jon. 2017. Some empirical challenges for the theory of long-distance dependencies. Invited talk at the workshop on Relating Grammar and Parsing. University of Geneva, September 29th.

Sprouse, Jon. 2017. Experimental Syntax and EEG: Two experiments and some naive ideas. University of Delaware, September 9.

Sprouse, Jon and Brian Dillon. 2017. Experimental Syntax. Mini-course taught at the Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute. University of Kentucky, July 5 to August 1.

Sprouse, Jon. 2017. Experimental syntax and the cognitive neuroscience of language. New York University - Abu Dhabi, April 16.

Sprouse, Jon. 2017. A deeper look at island effects. New York University, March 24.

Sprouse, Jon. 2016. Experimental syntax and the cognitive neuroscience of language. Keynote lecture at the Language Program Workshop, ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, August 1.

Sprouse, Jon. 2016. Three uses for experimental syntax. The workshop on expermiental approaches to East Asian linguistics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, May 19.

Sprouse, Jon. 2016. Designing and analyzing an acceptability judgment experiment. The workshop on expermiental approaches to East Asian linguistics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, May 18.

Sprouse, Jon. 2016. Experimental Syntax and the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language. Prospects for the Theory of Syntax, Princeton University, April 15.

Sprouse, Jon. 2016. Three projects on gradience in experimental syntax. University of Souther California, March 7.

Sprouse, Jon. 2016. Some thoughts about gradient acceptability and the nature of grammar. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 24.

Sprouse, Jon. 2016. Mini-course on Experimental Syntax. Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January 7.

Sprouse, Jon. 2015. Two attempts to chip away at the gradience problem. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, December 4.

Sprouse, Jon. 2015. Chipping away at the gradience problem. CUNY Graduate Center, November 5.

Sprouse, Jon. 2015. Island effects, gradience, and the role of formal experiments in theoretical syntax. University of Maryland, May 8.

Sprouse, Jon. 2015. Neuronal oscillations and syntactic structure-building. McMaster University, April 1.

Sprouse, Jon. 2015. Experimental syntax and three debates in linguistics. McMaster University, April 1.

Sprouse, Jon. 2015. A program for experimental syntax: data, theory, and biology. CRISSP lecture series, KU Leuven - Brussels, March 16-19.

Sprouse, Jon. 2015. It's time to get serious about gradience. Invited speaker at Florida Linguistics Yearly Meeting 2, Eckerd College, March 8.

Sprouse, Jon. 2014. A conversation about acceptability judgments. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, October 16.

Sprouse, Jon. 2014. Three big questions in experimental syntax. Lecture series given at XPrag methods workshop, ZAS Berlin, July23-25.

Sprouse, Jon. 2014. Experimental syntax: Chasing Monsters. Invited speaker at WCCFL 32, University of Souther California, March 8.

Sprouse, Jon. 2013. The next phase of experimental syntax. University of Illinois Chicago, October 4.

Sprouse, Jon. 2013. The next phase of experimental syntax. Yale University, October 1.

Sprouse, Jon. 2013. Experimental Syntax in 2013: Triumphs and Challenges. Workshop: Understanding Acceptability Judgments. University of Potsdam, September 9.

Sprouse, Jon. 2013. Island effects: domain-general or domain-specific. Pomona College, February 13.

Sprouse, Jon. 2013. Experimental syntax, linguistic theory, and the cognitive neuroscience of language. University Connecticut, February 1.

Sprouse, Jon. 2012. Experimental syntax, theoretical syntax, and the cognitive neuroscience of language. Princeton University, December 13.

Sprouse, Jon. 2012. Experimental syntax and the cognitive neurocience of language. Johns Hopkins University, October 25.

Sprouse, Jon. 2012. Experimental syntax and the cognitive neurocience of language. Harvard University, October 19.

Sprouse, Jon. 2012. Syntactic island effects and learning biases. Princeton University, October 8.

Sprouse, Jon. 2012. Assessing the role of experimental syntax in linguistic theory. Keynote speaker at TEAL 7, Hiroshima University, February 18.

Sprouse, Jon. 2011. Making sense of the experimental syntax landscape. University of Michigan, October 28.

Sprouse, Jon. 2011. Making sense of the experimental syntax landscape. Michigan State University, October 27.

Sprouse, Jon. 2011. The cognitive neuroscience of sentence processing. Guest Lecture. California State University, Fullerton, October 10.

Sprouse, Jon. 2011. Experimental syntax and island effects. École Normale Supérieure, Paris, June 29.

Sprouse, Jon. 2011. Assessing the reliability of data in syntactic theory. École Normale Supérieure, Paris, June 28.

Sprouse, Jon. 2011. The role of experimental syntax in an integrated cognitive science of language. New York University, March 21.

Sprouse, Jon. 2010. The theoretical side of experimental syntax. Keynote Speaker at WECOL 2010. California State University, Fresno, November 12-14.

Sprouse, Jon. 2010. The theoretical side of experimental syntax. Invited speaker at NELS 41. University of Pennsylvania, October 22-24.

Sprouse, Jon. 2010. The quantitative syntax "debate". University of California, Santa Cruz, May 28th.

Sprouse, Jon. 2010. The experimental syntax debate. Keynote speaker at the 19th annual Linguistics Symposium. California State University, Fullerton, April 12th.

Sprouse, Jon. 2010. A program for experimental syntax. University of Chicago, February 18th.

Sprouse, Jon. 2009. Wh-dependencies in English and Japanese: A case study for experimental syntax. University of California, Los Angeles, October 28.

Sprouse, Jon. 2009. Looking for evidence in the islands debate. University of California, San Diego, May 4.

Sprouse, Jon. 2009. Looking for evidence in the islands debate. University of Maryland, May 1.

Sprouse. Jon. 2008. Islands and the role of working memory in acceptability judgments. University of California, Los Angeles. October 15.

Sprouse, Jon. 2008. Moving beyond experiments. University of Tuebingen, Germany, May 6.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. Acceptability, Grammaticality, and the role of Experimental Syntax. University of California, Santa Cruz. November 2.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. Acceptability, Grammaticality, and the role of Experimental Syntax. University of Southern California. October 29.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. What do you we do now?. Guest Lecture. Harvard University, May 3.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. A program for experimental syntax. Harvard University, May 1.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. A program for Experimental Syntax. University of California, Irvine, March 22.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. A program for Experimental Syntax. Princeton University, March 13.

Sprouse, Jon. 2006. Experimental Syntax: What does it get you? University of California, San Diego, November 30.


Conference Presentations

Park, Jayeon, and Jon Sprouse. 2020. An experimental investigation of three purported exceptions to island effects in English. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Massachusetts. March 19-21.

Schrum, Nicolaus, and Jon Sprouse. 2020. ERP effects of how come and adjunct wh-questions. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Massachusetts. March 19-21.

Tabor, Whitney, Sandra Villata and Jon Sprouse. 2020. A theory of island semi-accessibility: the case of the Strong/Weak distinction. Talk presented at the 33rd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Massachusetts. March 19-21.

Villata, Sandra, Whitney Tabor and Jon Sprouse. 2020. Gap-filling in syntactic islands: Evidence for island penetrability from the Maze Task. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Massachusetts. March 19-21.

Fukuda, Shin, and Jon Sprouse. 2019. Islandhood of Japanese Complex NPs and the Factorial Definition of Island Effects. Poster presented at the 27th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conferences, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea. October 18-19.

Villata, Sandra, Jon Sprouse, and Whit Tabor. 2019. Modeling ungrammaticality: A self-organizing model of islands. Talk presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Montreal, Canada. July 24-27.

Cerrone, Pietro, and Jon Sprouse. 2019. Testing split-intransitivity: an experimental investigation of two diagnostics in Italian. Talk presented at Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW) 42. University of Oslo. May 7-11.

Villata, Sandra, Jon Sprouse, and Whit Tabor. 2019. Modeling ungrammaticality: A self-organizing model of islands. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Colorado, March 29-31.

Petrosino, Roberto, and Jon Sprouse. 2019. Is morphological decomposition driven by syllabification? Poster presented at Penn Linguistic Conference. March 22-24.

Nguyen, Emma, and Jon Sprouse. 2019. ERP satiation of whether-islands impacts scalp distribution, not amplitude. Talk presented at The 93nd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. New York City, NY. January 3-6.

Matchin, William, Diogo Almeida, Jon Sprouse, and Greg Hickok. 2018. Subject island violations involve increased semantic processing, but not increased verbal working memory resources: evidence from fMRI. Poster presented at the 31st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Davis CA. March 15-17.

Nguyen, E. & Jon Sprouse. 2018. Exploring heterogeneous P600 satiation in an attempt to reveal N400s in semantic P600 sentences. Poster presented at the 31st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Davis CA. March 15-17.

Nguyen, E. & Jon Sprouse. 2018. The (non-)satiation of P600/SPS effects to distinct grammatical violations. Talk presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, NV. January 4-7.

Park, Jayeon. & Jon Sprouse. 2018. ERP responses to two types of subject island violations and constructions with substantially similar processing dynamics. Talk presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, NV. January 4-7.

Petrosino, R., Almeida, D., Calabrese, A., & Jon Sprouse. 2018. Asymmetrical MMNs to socially-marked biological sounds: a potential challenge to the phoneme underspecification hypothesis. Poster presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, NV. January 4-7.

Snider, L. & Jon Sprouse. 2018. ERP responses to active versus “passive” gap filling. Poster presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, NV. January 4-7.

Matchin, William, Diogo Almeida, Jon Sprouse, and Greg Hickok. 2018. Semantic processing triggered by subject island violations (but not phrase structure violations): evidence from fMRI. Poster presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, NV. January 4-7.

Nguyen, Emma. & Jon Sprouse. 2017. The (non-)satiation of P600/SPS effects to distinct grammatical violations. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, Baltimore, MD. November 11-15.

Park, Jayeon. & Jon Sprouse. 2017. ERP responses to two types of subject island violations and constructions with substantially similar processing dynamics. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, Baltimore, MD. November 11-15.

Petrosino, R., Almeida, D., Calabrese, A., & Jon Sprouse. 2017. Asymmetrical MMNs to socially-marked biological sounds: a potential challenge to the phoneme underspecification hypothesis. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, Baltimore, MD. November 11-15.

Snider, L. & Jon Sprouse. 2017. ERP responses to active versus “passive” gap filling. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, Baltimore, MD. November 11-15.

Mayer, Erika, Jon Sprouse, & Susi Wurmbrand. 2017. An experimental investigation of NPI licensing under DE flip-flop. Poster presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 48), University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland. October 27-29.

Park, Jayeon. & Jon Sprouse. 2017. ERP correlates of subject island effects. Talk presented at the 19th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. August 9-11.

Kush, Dave, Terje Lohndal, & Jon Sprouse. 2017. (In-)consistent island effects in Norwegian? Poster presented at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. March 30.

White, Aaron Steven & Jon Sprouse. 2016. The trace of categorical structure in gradient judgments. Poster presented at WCCFL 34. University of Utah. April 30.

Sprouse, Jon, Sagar Indurkhya, Sandiway Fong, & Robert C. Berwick. 2016. Colorless green ideas still do sleep furiously. Talk presented at Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW) 39. University of Göttingen. April 6.

Tucker, Matt, Ali Idrissi, Jon Sprouse, & Diogo Almeida. 2016. Does grammaticalized resumption repair islands? Acceptability data from Standard Arabic reading. Talk presented at the 30th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, April 2nd. Stony Brook University, New York.

Tucker, Matt, Ali Idrissi, Jon Sprouse, & Diogo Almeida. 2016. Components of Grammaticalized Resumption as Island Repair in Modern Standard Arabic. Poster Presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Washington, DC. January 8.

Sprouse, Jon, Sagar Indurkhya, Sandiway Fong, & Robert C. Berwick. 2015. Colorless green ideas do sleep furiously: the necessity of grammar. Talk presented at NELS 46. Concordia University. October 18.

Sprouse, Jon, & Troy Messick. 2015. How gradient are island effects?. Poster presented at NELS 46. Concordia University. October 17.

Tucker, Matt, Ali Idrissi, Jon Sprouse, & Diogo Almeida. 2015. Grammaticalized Resumption Helps a Little with Islands and d-Linking Helps a Lot: Evidence from Modern Standard Arabic Acceptability. Poster Presented at the 2015 Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP) Conference. Valletta, Malta. September 5.

Tucker, Matt, Ali Idrissi, Jon Sprouse, & Diogo Almeida. 2015. Resumption ameliorates but does not repair island violations: Evidence from Modern Standard Arabic acceptability. Poster presented at the 18th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. University of Southern California. March 21.

Kush, Dave, Terje Lohndal, & Jon Sprouse. 2015. Experimental syntax and the linguistic variation of island effects in Norwegian and Swedish. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Portland, Oregon. January 8-11.

Matchin, William, Jon Sprouse, & Greg Hickok. 2013. A Syntactic Distance Effect for Backwards Anaphora in Broca’s area: an fMRI study. Poster presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language. San Diego. November 6-8.

Matchin, William, Jon Sprouse, & Greg Hickok. 2012. Broca’s area shows a distance effect for both syntactic movement and backwards anaphora in fMRI. Poster presented at the 25th CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference (CUNY 2012). CUNY Graduate Center. March 14-26.

Sprouse, Jon, Matt Wagers, & Colin Phillips. 2010. The islands debate: processing costs versus grammatical constraints. Talk presented at the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 2010). University of Southern California. February 19-21.

Sprouse, Jon. 2009. Islands and the role of working memory in acceptability judgments. Talk presented at the 32nd Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW 32). University of Nantes, France, April 16-18.

Sprouse, Jon. 2008. Magnitude estimation and the (non-)linearity of acceptability judgments. Talk presented at the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 27). University of California, Los Angeles. May 16-18.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. Covert Movement, Resumption, and Island Classes. Talk presented at the Western Conference on Linguistics 2007. University of California, San Diego. November 30.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. Syntactic Satiation: Toward an etiology of linguist's disease. Talk presented at the 30th Annual Colloquium of Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW 30). University of Tromso, Norway, April 12-14.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. The effect of temporary representations on acceptability. Talk presented at the 30th Annual Colloquium of Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW 30). University of Tromso, Norway, April 12-14.

Sprouse, Jon. 2007. Experimental Syntax: What does it get you? Talk presented at the 20th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, San Diego, CA, March 29-31.

Omaki, Akira, Chris Dyer, Shiti Molhatra, Jon Sprouse, Colin Phillips, and Jeff Lidz. 2007. The time-course of anaphoric processing and syntactic reconstruction. Talk presented at the 20th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, San Diego, CA, March 29-31.

Almeida, Diogo, Joseph Hill, Jon Sprouse, Deborah Chen Pichler and David Poeppel. 2007. MEG evidence of lexical access in signers. Poster presentation at the 20th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, San Diego, CA, March 29-31.

Almeida, Diogo, Joseph Hill, Jon Sprouse, Deborah Chen Pichler and David Poeppel. 2007. Lexical access in signers: MEG evidence. Poster presentation. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting. New York, May 5-8.

Caponigro, Ivano and Jon Sprouse. 2006. Rhetorical questions as questions. Sinn unde Bedeutung 11. Barcelona, September 21-23.

Caponigro, Ivano and Jon Sprouse. 2006. The questionable nature of rhetorical questions. The 2006 Milan Meeting, Gargnano, Italy, June 15-17.

Sprouse, Jon. 2005. ACD and Movement Reconsidered. NELS 36, University of Massachusetts Amherst, October.

Sprouse, Jon. 2005. The Accent Projection Principle: Why the hell not? Penn Linguistics Colloquium 29, University of Pennsylvania, February.


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