Selected Publications and Presentations

Selected Publications and Presentations

Dwivedi, V. & Curtiss, K. (October, 2014).  Number and the activation of event knowledge.  Poster presented at the Ninth International Conference of the Mental Lexicon. Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada.

Dwivedi, V. (Aug 2014). Event structure in discourse processing. Invited presentation, Dept Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada.

Dwivedi, V., Rowland, L.,  Magnus, H.  &  Curtiss, K. (May, 2014).  Attention in sentence processing: the effects of context vs. task. Poster presentation for the annual meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association. Brock University, Canada. [Poster]

Dwivedi, V., & Curtiss, K. (May, 2014).  The role of event knowledge in semantic interpretation.  Poster presentation for the annual meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association. Brock University, Canada. [Poster]

Dwivedi, V. (April, 2014).  Ecological rationality of heuristics in sentence processing.  Invited presentation, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT, Cambridge, USA.

Dwivedi, V., Gibson, R., & Curtiss, K. (April, 2014). Quantification, attention and the P300 effect.  Poster presentation for the  21st annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Boston, USA. [Poster]

Dwivedi, V. (February, 2014).  Efficiency in language processing.  Invited presentation for Department of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Lecture Series, York University, Toronto, Canada.

Dwivedi, V. (2013). Interpreting quantifier scope ambiguity: Evidence of heuristic first, algorithmic second processing. PLoS One, 8(11), 1-20. [PDF].

Dwiveid, V. & Curtiss, K. (2013). The computation of meaning via event knowledge and number. Poster presentation at the 20th Annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. San Francisco, USA.

Dwivedi, V., Gibson, R. & Desjardins, J. (2013). Evidence of competition for resources in number interpretation. Poster presentation at the 11th International Symposium for Psycholinguistics. Tenerife, Spain.

Dwivedi, V., Drury, J., Molnar, M., Phillips, N., Baum, S., & Steinhauer, K. (2010). ERPs reveal sensitivity to hypothetical contexts in spoken discourse. Neuroreport, 21, 791-795.[Abstract] [CNS 2009 poster]

Dwivedi, V., Phillips, N. Einagel, S., & Baum, S. (2010). The neural underpinnings of semantic ambiguity and anaphora. Brain Research, 1311, 93-109.[PDF] [CNS 2007 poster]

Dwivedi, V. & Goldhawk, M. (2009). Semantic underspecification and anaphora. In F. Mailhot (ed.) Proceedings of the 2009 Canadian Linguistics Association Annual Conference, 15pp.[PDF] [CUNY 2009 poster]

De Almeida, R. G. & Dwivedi, V. (2008). Coercion without lexical decomposition: Type-shifting effects revisited. Canadian Journal of Linguistics, 53, 301-326.[PDF]

Drury, J., Steinhauer, K., & Dwivedi, V. (2008). Logical semantics in language processing: An ERP study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience supplement, 26. [PDF] [Poster]

Dwivedi, V., Phillips, N. Einagel, S., & Baum, S. (2008). The neurophysiology of scope ambiguity. Proceedings of the Canadian Linguistics Association, 15pp.[PDF] [Poster]

Dwivedi, V., Phillips, N. Einagel, S., & Baum, S. (2007). An ERP Study of Noun Phrase Interpretation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience supplement, 25. [PDF] [Poster]

Dwivedi, V., Phillips, N.A., Lague-Beauvais, M., Baum, S. (2006). An electrophysiological investigation of mood, modal context and anaphora. Brain Research, 1117, 135-153.[PDF]

Dwivedi,V., Phillips, N.A., Einagel, S., & Baum, S. (2006) An EEG response to linguistic ambiguity. Psychophysiology, 43, Suppl. 1, S35. [PDF] [Poster]

Shah, A., Baum, S. and Dwivedi, V. (2006). Neural substrates of linguistic prosody: evidence from syntactic disambiguation in the productions of brain-damaged patients. Brain and Language, 96, 78-89. [PDF]

Dwivedi, V., Phillips, N., Lagu-Beauvais, M., and Baum, S. (2005). The interface of syntax, semantics and psycholinguistics: an investigation of operator scope. In J. Alderete et al., (Eds.) Proceedings of the 24th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (pp. 112-119). Somerville, Mass.: Cascadilla Press. [PDF]

Baum, S., Dwivedi, V, and Shah, A. (2004). Prosodic production and domain sensitivity in brain-damaged patients. Brain and Language, 91, 56-57. [PDF]

Baum, S., & Dwivedi, V. (2003). Sensitivity to prosodic structure in left- and right-hemisphere-damaged individuals. Brain and Language, 91, 278-289. [PDF]

Dwivedi, V. (2003). The view from the periphery: Hindi right-adjoined relative. In J. Chilar et al., (Eds.) CLS 39-1 The Main Session Papers from the 39th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (pp. 32-48). Bloomington: AuthorHouse. [PDF]

Dwivedi, V., & Hoover, M.L. (1998). Syntactic processing by skilled bilinguals. Language Learning, 48(1), 1-29.[PDF]

Dwivedi, V. (1996). Modality and discourse processing. In S. Montrul & M. Kessler Robb, (Eds.) McGill Working Papers in Linguistics, 12 (pp. 17-52). Montreal, QC: Department of Linguistics, McGill University. [PDF]