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Second Language Acquisition at UW-Madison

Doctoral program in SLA

English Language and Linguistics

Language Institute

Language Sciences

Research resources

Institutional Review Board at UW-Madison

Research and Sponsored Programs


Reading group references

Chen, M. (2013). The Effect of Language on Economic Behavior: Evidence from Savings Rates, Health Behaviors, and Retirement Assets. American Economic Review, 103(2), 690-731.

Akton, E (in press). Pragmatics and the Social Life of the English Definite Article.

Yang, X., Minai, U., & Fiorentino, R. (2018). Context-Sensitivity and Individual Differences in the Derivation of Scalar Implicature. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1720.

Katsos, Napoleon, & Bishop, Dorothy V. M. (2011). Pragmatic Tolerance: Implications for the Acquisition of Informativeness and Implicature. Cognition, 120(1), 67-81.

Muñoz, C. (2014). Contrasting Effects of Starting Age and Input on the Oral Performance of Foreign Language Learners. Applied Linguistics, 35(4), 463-482.

Hopp, H. (2015). Individual differences in the second language processing of object–subject ambiguities. 36(2), 129-173.

Marty, Chemla, & Spector. (2013). Interpreting numerals and scalar items under memory load. Lingua, 133, 152-163.

Paul Pierre Marty, & Emmanuel Echemla. (2013). Scalar implicatures: Working memory and a comparison with `only’. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 403.