Sarah Brown-Schmidt

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Positions
2016-                Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology & Human Development, Vanderbilt University
2014-2016         Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
2010-2014         Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
2007-2010         Postdoctoral Fellow, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
2005-2007         Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Education
1999 B.A. Psychology, Reed College, Portland OR. 
2004, 2005 M.A., Ph.D. Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.

Awards
2014 Psychology Graduate Student Organization Instructional Award for Excellence in Teaching &
Advising
 
2014-2015 Helen Corley Petit Scholar
2015    Edward Shoben Professorial Scholar in Psychology

2015 Psychonomic Society Early Career Award



Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters
            Here is a link where you can download many of my papers. * Indicates student first author.

*Yoon, S.O., Duff, M.C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (in press). Learning and using knowledge about what other people do and don't know despite amnesia. Cortex.

*McKinley, G.L., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Benjamin, A.S. (in press). Memory for conversation and the development of common ground. Memory & Cognition.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Toscano, J. C. (in press). Gradient acoustic information induces long-lasting referential uncertainty in short discourses. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. Raw data.

Brown-Schmidt, S., & Heller, D. (in press). Perspective taking during conversation. In: Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics, G. Gaskell & S.A. Rueschemeyer (Eds). Oxford University Press.

*Yoon, S.O., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (in press). Aim Low: Mechanisms of audience design in multiparty conversation. Discourse Processes.

*Ryskin, R. A., Qi, Z., Duff, M. C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (in press). Verb biases are shaped through lifelong learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

*Yoon, S.O., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (in press). The influence of the historical discourse record on language processing in dialogue. Discourse Processes.  Raw data.

*Ryskin, R. A. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (in press). The Malleability of Linguistic Representations Poses a Challenge to the Priming-based Experimental Approach, Commentary on Branigan & Pickering, An Experimental Approach to Linguistic Representation, Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Duff, M. C. (2016). Memory and common ground processes in language use. Topics in Cognitive Science, 8, 722-736.

*Yoon, S. O., Benjamin, A. S., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2016). The historical context in conversation: Lexical differentiation and memory for the discourse history. Cognition, 154, 102-117Video about this paperRaw data.

*Ryskin, R. A., Wang, R. F., & Brown-Schmidt, S.  (2016). Listeners use speaker identity to access representations of spatial perspective during online language comprehension, Cognition, 147, 75-84.  Raw data.

Brown-Schmidt, S. (2016). Visual environment and interlocutors in situated dialogue. In: Visually situated language comprehension, P. Knoeferle, P. Pyykkonen-Klauk, & M. W. Crocker, Eds., John Benjamins, pp 291-322.

*Ryskin, R. A., Brown-Schmidt, S., Tullis, J., & Benjamin, A. S. (2015). Perspective-Taking in Comprehension, Production, and Memory: An Individual Differences Approach. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144, 898-915. 

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Fraundorf, S. (2015).  Interpretation of informational questions modulated by joint knowledge and intonational contours. Journal of Memory and Language, 84, 49-74Raw data.

*Ryskin, R. A., Yoon, S. O., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2015). Language, Perspective, and Memory. Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary, Searchable, and Linkable Resource, 1–15. DOI: 10.1002/9781118900772.etrds0200 

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Konopka, A. E. (2015). Processes of incremental message planning during conversation. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22, 833-843.  DOI 10.3758/s13423-014-0714-2.

Brown-Schmidt, S., Yoon, S. O., & Ryskin, R. A. (2015). People as Contexts in Conversation. In B. Ross (Ed.), The Psychology of Learning and Motivation (pp. 59–99). Academic Press: Elsevier Inc.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Horton, W. S. (2014). The Influence of Partner-Specific Memory Associations on Picture Naming: A Failure to Replicate Horton (2007). PLoS ONE 9(10): e109035. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0109035

Yoon, S.O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2014). Adjusting conceptual pacts in three-party conversation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 40, 919-937Video about this paper.

Konopka, A. E., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2014). Message Encoding. In: V. Ferreira, M. Goldrick, and M. Miozzo (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Language Production, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, pp. 1-20.

Ryskin, R.A., Brown-Schmidt, S., Canseco-Gonzalez, E., Yiu, E.K., & Nguyen, E.T. (2014). Visuospatial Perspective-taking in Conversation and the Role of Bilingual Experience. Journal of Memory and Language, 74, 46-76.

Ryskin, R. A. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2014). Do adults show a curse of knowledge in false-belief reasoning? A robust estimate of the true effect size. PLOS ONE, 9, 1-8.

Trude, A. M., Duff, M., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2014). Talker-specific learning in amnesia: Insight into mechanisms of adaptive speech perception. Cortex 54, 117-123.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Heller, D. (2014). What language processing can tell us about perspective taking: A reply to Bezuidenhout (2013). Journal of Pragmatics 60, 279-284.

Kurczek, J., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Duff, M. (2013). Hippocampal contributions to language: Evidence of referential processing deficits in amnesia. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 1346-1354.

Yoon, S.O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2013). Lexical differentiation in language production and comprehension. Journal of Memory and Language, 69, 397-416.

Lee, E.K., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Watson, D.W. (2013). Ways of looking ahead: Incrementality in language production. Cognition, 129, 544-562.

Trude, A. M., Tremblay, A., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2013). Limitations on adaptation to foreign accents. Journal of Memory and Language, 69, 349-367.

Yoon, S. O., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2013). What is the context of prediction? Commentary on M.J. Pickering & S. Garrod, An integrated theory of language production and comprehension. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 48-49.

Yoon, S. O., Koh, S., & Brown-Schmidt. (2012). Influence of perspective and goals on reference production in conversation. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19, 699-707.

Trude, A. M., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2012). Talker-specific perceptual adaptation during on-line speech perception. Language and Cognitive Processes, 27, 979-1001.

Duff, M. C. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2012). The hippocampus and the flexible use and processing of language. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 1-9.

Brown-Schmidt, S. (2012). Beyond common and privileged: Gradient representations of common ground in real-time language use. Language and Cognitive Processes, 27, 62-89.

Rubin, R. D., Brown-Schmidt, S., Duff, M. C., Tranel, D., & Cohen, N. J. (2011). How do I remember that I know you know that I know? Psychological Science, 22, 1574-1582.

Brown-Schmidt, S., & Hanna, J. E. (2011). Talking in another person’s shoes: Incremental perspective-taking in language processing. Dialog and Discourse, 2, 11-33.

Brown-Schmidt, S., & Konopka, A.E. (2011). Experimental Approaches to Referential Domains and the On-Line Processing of Referring Expressions in Unscripted Conversation. Information, 2, 302-326.

Canseco-Gonzalez, E., Brehm, L., Brick, C., Brown-Schmidt, S., Fischer, K., & Wagner, K. (2010). Carpet or Cárcel: Effects of age of acquisition and language proficiency on bilingual lexical access. Language and Cognitive Processes, 25, 1464-0732.

Brown-Schmidt, S. (2009). The role of executive function in perspective-taking during on-line language comprehension. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 16, 893-900. 

Brown-Schmidt, S. (2009). Partner-specific interpretation of maintained referential precedents during interactive dialog. Journal of Memory and Language, 61, 171-190.  Raw data.

Tanenhaus, M K. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2009). Language processing in the natural world. In B.C.J. Moore, L.K. Tyler, & W.D. Marslen-Wilson (Eds). The Perception of Speech: From sound to meaning. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 305-335. 

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Konopka, A. E. (2008). Little houses and casas pequeñas: message formulation and syntactic form in unscripted speech with speakers of English and Spanish. Cognition, 109, 274-280. 

Brown-Schmidt, S., Gunlogson, C., & Tanenhaus, M. K. (2008). Addressees distinguish shared from private information when interpreting questions during interactive conversation.Cognition, 107, 1122-1134. 

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Tanenhaus, M.K. (2008). Real-time investigation of referential domains in unscripted conversation: A targeted language game approach. Cognitive Science, 32, 643-684. 

Tanenhaus, M.K. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2008). Language processing in the natural world. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B, 363, 1105-1122. 

Byron, D., Brown-Schmidt, S.B. & Tanenhaus, M.K. (2008). The overlapping distribution of personal and demonstrative pronouns.  In J. Gundel and N. Hedberg (eds). Reference: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. New Directions in Cognitive Science. 

Arnold, J. E., Brown-Schmidt, S. & Trueswell, J.C. (2007). Children's use of gender and order-of-mention during pronoun comprehension. Language and Cognitive Processes, 22, 527-565. 

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Tanenhaus, M.K. (2006).  Watching the eyes when talking about size: An investigation of message formulation and utterance planning. Journal of Memory and Language, 54, 592-609. 

Brown-Schmidt, S., Byron, D.K, & Tanenhaus, M. (2005). Beyond salience: Interpretation of personal and demonstrative pronouns. Journal of Memory and Language 53, 292-313. 

Brown-Schmidt, S., Campana, E. & Tanenhaus, M.K. (2005). Real-time reference resolution by naïve participants during a task-based unscripted conversation. In J.C. Trueswell & M.K. Tanenhaus (eds.), Approaches to studying world-situated language use: Bridging the language as product and language as action traditions (MIT Press). 

Arnold, J. E., Brown-Schmidt, S., Trueswell, J. C. & Fagnano, M. (2005). Children's Use of Gender and Order of Mention during Pronoun Comprehension. In J.C. Trueswell &  M.K. Tanenhaus (eds.), Approaches to studying world-situated language use:  Bridging the language as product and language as action traditions. (MIT Press). 

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Tanenhaus, M.K. (2004). Priming and Alignment: Mechanism or Consequence?  Commentary on M.J. Pickering & S. Garrod, Toward a mechanistic psychology of dialogue.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27,  193-194. 

Brown-Schmidt, S.B., Byron, D. & Tanenhaus, M.K. (2004).  That's not it and its not that: the role of conceptual composites in in-line reference resolution. In M. Carreiras and C. Clifton, Jr. (eds). On-line sentence processing: ERPS, eye movements and beyond.  Psychology Press. 

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (2004).  Who do you love, your mother or your horse? An event-related brain potential analysis of tone processing in Mandarin Chinese.Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 33, 103-135. 

Hurewitz, F., Brown-Schmidt, S., Thorpe, K., Gleitman, L.R. & Trueswell, J.C. (2001). One frog, two frog, red frog, blue frog: Factors affecting children's syntactic choices in production and comprehension. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 29, 597-626. 

Arnold, J.E., Eisenband, J., Brown-Schmidt, S. & Trueswell, J.C. (2000). The rapid use of gender information: Evidence of the time course of pronoun resolution from eyetracking. Cognition, 76, B13-B26. 

 

Manuscripts

Ryskin, R. A., Qi, Z., Covington, N., Duff, M. C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (submitted). Knowledge and learning of verb biases in amnesia.

Yoon, S.O., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (submitted). Audience design in multiparty conversation.

Craycraft, N. N. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (submitted). Compensating for an inattentive audience.

Trude, A. M.,  Fenn, K., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (in progress). Lexical engagement of novel phonological variants does not require sleep. 

Brown-Schmidt, S. (2005). Language Processing in Conversation. Doctoral dissertation, University of Rochester.  (link to pdf of thesis)

 

Refereed proceedings

Yoon, S. O., Koh, S., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (July, 2011). Influence of perspective and goals on reference production in conversation. Proceedings of the CogSci workshop on the Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging the gap between computational, empirical and theoretical approaches to reference (PRE-CogSci 2011), Boston, Massachusetts.

Ryskin, R. A., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2011). The impact of gender and bilingualism on cognition: The case of spatial perspective-taking. Proceedings of the 15th annual workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialog (SEMDIAL). 

Brown-Schmidt, S., Gunlogson, C., Watson, D., & Tanenhaus, M. (2006). Perspective guides interpretation of questions, declarative questions and statements in unscripted conversation. Proceedings of the tenth annual workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialog (SEMDIAL). 

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Tanenhaus, M. (2003). Referential domains and the interpretation of referring expressions in interactive conversation. Paper presented at DIABRUCK 2003; Seventh Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SEMDIAL). 

Byron, D.K. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2003).  The effect of embedded discourse segments on referring expressions: Results from the pilot study. Poster presented at DIABRUCK 2003; Seventh Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SEMDIAL). 

Campana, E., Brown-Schmidt, S. & Tanenhaus, M. (2002). "Reference resolution by human partners in a natural interactive problem-solving task." Paper presented at ICSLP, Denver, CO. 

Brown-Schmidt, S., Campana, E. & Tanenhaus, M. (2002).  "Reference Resolution in the Wild: How Addresses circumscribe referential domains in a natural, interactive problem-solving task." Presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. 

Arnold, J.E., Novick, J.M., Brown-Schmidt, S., Eisenband, J.G. & Trueswell, J. (2001).  Knowing the difference between girls and boys: The use of gender during on-line pronoun comprehension in young children.  In: Proceedings of the BU Child Language Conference. Boston, MA. 

Presentations

Ryskin, R.A., Ng, S., Mimnaugh, K., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Federmeier, K.D. (2017). Speaker-specific predictions about category membership during language comprehension. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual meeting in San Francisco, CA.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Duff, M. C. (2017). Contributions of declarative memory to co-reference production: Findings from Amnesia. Poster presentation at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Boston, MA.  Link to poster.

Pogue, A., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Kurumada, C. (2017). Causal attributions in the adaptation of pragmatic informativity assumptions. Poster presentation at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Boston, MA.

Yoon, S. O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2017). Utterance design in multiparty conversation. Poster presentation at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Boston, MA.  Link to poster.

Yoon, S. O., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Duff, M. C. (2017). Contributions of declarative memory to common ground: Evidence from amnesia. Spoken presentation at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Boston, MA.  Link to slides.

Ryskin, R. A., Fine, A., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2017). Do Listeners Learn Speaker/Accent-Specific Syntactic Biases? Poster presentation at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Boston, MA.

Ryskin, R. A., Qi, Z., Duff, M. C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2017). Syntactic variability between and within speakers: When to adapt, when to generalize? Spoken presentation at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Boston, MA. Link to poster.

Ryskin, R. A., Qi, Z., Covington, N., Duff, M. C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2017). Knowledge and Learning of Verb Biases in Amnesia. Poster presentation at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Boston, MA. Link to poster.

Blank, I., Duff, M.C., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Fedorenko, E. (2016, August). Hippocampal engagement in online, high-level linguistic processing. Poster presentation at the Society of Neurobiology of Language, London, England.

Ryskin, R.A., Kurumada, C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (November, 2016). Information integration in online modulation of pragmatic inferences during language comprehension. Poster presented at the 57th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Ryskin, R. A., Kurumada, C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2016). Bottom-up adaptation of online pragmatic inferences to variability of speakers. Poster presentation at the 29th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Gainesville, FL.

Ryskin, R.A., Qi, Z., Duff, M.C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2016). Constraints on adaptation to syntactic variability between and within speakers. Poster presentation at the 29th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Gainesville, FL. 

Ryskin, R., Qi, Z., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2015). Rapid learning of a verb bias. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

McKinley, Brown-Schmidt, S., & Benjamin, A. (2015). Common ground in conversation: Evidence from item and context memory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

Yoon, S. O., Duff, M.C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2015). Contributions of memory to partner-specific common ground: Evidence from Amnesia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

Jin, K. S., Yoon, S. O., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Fisher, C. (2015, November). What's new to you? Preschoolers' online attributions of disfluency. Paper presented at the 40th Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.

Covington, N., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Duff, M. C. (2015, June). Preserved statistical learning despite focal bilateral hippocampal damage. Poster presented at Interdisciplinary Advances in Statistical Learning, San Sebastian, Spain.

Ryskin, R. A., Brown-Schmidt, S., Tullis, J., & Benjamin, A. S. (2015). Perspective-taking: a domain-general cognitive ability? Paper presented at CUNY 2015, Los Angeles, CA. 

Ryskin, R. A., Kurumada, C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2015).  Adaptation of Pragmatic Inferences Transfers across Contrastive Domains. Poster presented at CUNY 2015, Los Angeles, CA. 

Yoon, S.O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2015). Mixtures of common ground: Utterance design in 4 and 5-party conversation. Poster presented at CUNY 2015, Los Angeles, CA.

Yoon, S.O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2015). Contextual influences on utterance design in multiparty conversation. Poster presented at CUNY 2015, Los Angeles, CA.

Ryskin, R. A., Wang, R., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2014). How Do Listeners Encode Spatial Perspectives? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Yoon, S. O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2014). Speakers, Listeners and Context Memory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Horton, W. S. (2014). The influence of partner-specific memory associations on picture naming: A failure to replicate Horton (2007). Poster presented at CUNY 2014, Columbus, OH.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Toscano, J. (2014). Continuous acoustic information trickles up; discourse information trickles down. Poster presented at CUNY 2014, Columbus, OH.

Yoon, S.O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2014). Memory for what was said in conversation: Speakers and Listeners differ. Poster presented at CUNY 2014, Columbus, OH.

Yoon, S.O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2014). Aim low: Speakers design utterances for the most naïve addressee. Poster presented at CUNY 2014, Columbus, OH.

Brown-Schmidt, S., Kurczek, J., & Duff, M. C. (2014). Hippocampal contributions to discourse processing: Findings from Amnesia. Poster presented at CUNY 2014, Columbus, OH.

Brown-Schmidt, S., Qi, Z., & Duff, M. C. (2014). Contributions of hippocampal-dependent declarative memory to on-line processing of global syntactic ambiguity. Poster presented at CUNY 2014, Columbus, OH.

Ryskin, R. A. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2013). Breaking the Curse of Knowledge in Adults' False-Belief Reasoning. Poster to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Canada.

Trude, A. M., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Fenn, K. M. (2013). Contributions of sleep and exposure to talker-specific adaptation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Canada.

Yoon, S.O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2013). Speakers flexibly alternate between distinct, gradient representations of common ground for different partners in three-party conversation. Poster to be presented at AMLaP, 2013, Marseille, FR.

Ryskin, R. A., Brown-Schmidt, S., Canseco-Gonzalez, E., Yiu, L., Nguyen, E.., Lopez, L., & Hammond-Oakley, C. (2013). A bilingual disadvantage in linguistic perspective adjustment. Poster presented at the International Workshop on Bilingualism and Cognitive Control, Krakow, Poland.

Brown-Schmidt, S., Kurczek, J., & Duff, M. C. (2013). Contributions of declarative memory to on-line reference resolution: Findings from Amnesia. Paper presented at CUNY 2013, Columbia, SC.

Brown-Schmidt, S. (2013). Disfluency primes. Poster presented at CUNY 2013, Columbia, SC.

Yoon, S.O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2013). Lexical Differentiation in Language Production and ComprehensionPoster presented at CUNY 2013, Columbia, SC.

Yoon, S.O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2013). How specific should I be? The optimal amount of information in online language comprehensionPoster presented at CUNY 2013, Columbia, SC.

Kurczek, J., Duff, M. C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2013). Hippocampal damage disrupts referential processing. Poster  presented at CNS 2013, San Francisco, CA.

Trude, A. M. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2012a). Can Listeners Use Creaky Voice to Constrain Lexical Interpretation? Poster presented at AMLaP, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Trude, A. M. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2012b). Phonetic accommodation to live and pre-recorded partners. Poster presented at AMLaP, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Ryskin, R. A., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2012a). A Bilingual Disadvantage in Linguistic Perspective Adjustment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN.

Ryskin, R. A., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2012b). Contributions of Gender and Bilingualism to Spatial Perspective-taking. Paper presented at the UIC Bilingualism Forum, Chicago, IL.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Shigeta, T. (2012). Prosody and Interactivity guide on-line use of Common Ground. Poster presented at AMLaP, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Yoon, S.O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2012a). Lexical differentiation effects in language production and comprehension. Poster presented at 2nd Annual Midwest Cognitive Science Conference, Bloomington, IN.

Yoon, S.O. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2012b). Tailoring Linguistic Expectations in Third-Party Conversation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN.

Trude, A.M., Tremblay, A., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2012). Limitations on Adaptation to Foreign Accents. Paper presented at 2nd Annual Midwest Cognitive Science Conference, Bloomington, IN.

Ryskin, R.A. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2012). Contributions of Gender and Bilingualism to Spatial Perspective-taking. Poster presented at 2nd Annual Midwest Cognitive Science Conference, Bloomington, IN.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Fraundorf, S. (2012). Common ground and interactive feedback in on-line language understanding: The role of attentional and executive networks. Poster presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, NY.

Qi, Z., Fisher, C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2011). On Recovering from ‘Kindergarten Path’ Errors: Referential Context and Executive Functioning Influence Children’s Online Ambiguity Resolution. Paper presented at AMLaP, Paris, France. 

Brown-Schmidt, S. (2011). Lexically incremental message planning. Poster presented at AMLaP, Paris, France. 

Brown-Schmidt, S., Rubin, R., Duff, M., Tranel, D., & Cohen, N. (2011). Non-declarative routes to common ground: Evidence from Amnesia. Paper presented at AMLaP, Paris, France. 

Trude, A. M., Duff, M. C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2011). The role of episodic memory in talker-specific adaptation. Poster presented at AMLaP, Paris, France. 

Rubin, R., Brown-Schmidt, S., Duff, M., Tranel, D., & Cohen, N. (2011). Which Memory Systems Support Common Ground Representations? Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience conference.

Trude, A. M., Duff, M. C., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2011).  The role of episodic memory in talker-specific adaptation. Poster presented at Psychonomics, Seattle, WA.

Ryskin, R. A., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2011). The impact of gender and bilingualism on cognition: The case of spatial perspective-taking. Poster presented at SEMDIAL, Los Angeles, CA.

Trude, A. M., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2011). Constraints on the learning of foreign accents. Poster presented at the 161st ASA Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Yoon, S. O., Koh, S., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2011). Influence of perspective and goals on reference production in conversation. Poster presented at the Pre-CogSci workshop on the Production of Referring Expressions, Boston, MA.

Rubin, R., Brown-Schmidt, S., Duff, M.C., Tranel, D., & Cohen, N.J. (2010). Using visually co-present and linguistic information to form common ground in patients with hippocampal amnesia. Paper presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, NY.

Brown-Schmidt, S. (2010). Common ground representations are more than all-or-nothing: Gradient effects of common ground in on-line language understanding. Poster presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, NY.

Trude, A. M. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2010). On-line accommodation of regional accents. Poster presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, NY.

Trude, A. M. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2010). Accommodating regional accents in online speech processing. Poster presented at the workshop entitled “Psycholinguistic Approaches to Speech Recognition in Adverse Conditions, Bristol, UK.

Rubin, R.D., Brown-Schmidt, S., Duff, M.C., Tranel, D., & Cohen, N.J. (2009). Common ground representations in hippocampal amnesia. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience conference, Chicago, IL.

Scott, R. Brown-Schmidt, S., Fisher, C., & Baillargeon, R. (2009). 2.5-year-olds consider others’ false beliefs when interpreting their speech. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.

Brown-Schmidt, S. (March, 2009). The role of executive function in perspective-taking during on-line language comprehension. Paper presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, Davis, CA.

Brown-Schmidt, S. (March, 2008). Time-course of processing conceptual pacts in conversation reveals early partner-specific effects. Poster presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, Chapel Hill, NC.

Brown-Schmidt, S., Konopka, A. & Alzaga, L. (March, 2007). Continuous updating of the message during unscripted language production: Evidence from simple noun phrases in English and Spanish. Poster presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, LaJolla, CA.

Brown-Schmidt, S., Gunlogson, C., Watson, D. & Tanenhaus, M. (March, 2007). Common ground guides interpretation of wh-questions. Poster presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, NY.

Brown-Schmidt, S., Gunlogson, C., Watson, D., Faden, C. & Tanenhaus, M. (March, 2006). Perspective matters during on-line production and interpretation of questions and replies in unscripted conversation. Paper presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, NY.

Brown-Schmidt, S., Yu, C., Pooler, C. & Tanenhaus, M. (March, 2005). Eye gaze facilitates word learning for adjectives. Paper presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, Tucson, AZ.

Canseco-Gonzalez, E., Brick, C., Wagner, K., Fischer, K. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (March, 2005). Carpet or Cárcel: Effects of fluency and language mode on bilingual lexical access. Poster presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, Tucson, AZ.

Tanenhaus, M. & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2004).  Real-time studies of comprehension and production in dialogue: insights from eye movements.  Paper presented at Catalog 2004, the 9th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialog (Semdial), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, July 19-21.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Tanenhaus, M. (2004). Continuous update of the message during language production in unrestricted conversation: Evidence from eye movements.  Paper presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, College Park, MD.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Tanenhaus, M. (2003).  Real-time circumscription of referential domains in non-scripted task-based dialog.  Paper presented at Architectures and Mechanisms in Language Processing (AMLaP).

Brown-Schmidt, S., Byron, D.K, & Tanenhaus, M. (2002). "It" is not "that" but "IT" is: Effects of pragmatic and prosodic factors on "it" and "that". Poster presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, Cambridge, Mass.

Brown-Schmidt, S., Campana, E. & Tanenhaus, M. (2002).  "Reference Resolution in the Wild: How Addresses circumscribe referential domains in real time comprehension during interactive problem solving." Poster presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing.

Brown-Schmidt, S., Byron, D.K, & Tanenhaus, M. (2002). "That's not it and "it" is not "that": Reference resolution and conceptual composites.  Poster presented at Architectures and Mechanisms in Language Processing (AMLaP).

Hurewitz, F., Trueswell, J., Gleitman, L & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2001). 'The Walrus and the Parsenter: Developing the ability to use contextual and lexical information for syntactic ambiguity resolution.'  Paper presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing.

Arnold, J. E., Brown-Schmidt, S., Novick, J. M., and Trueswell, J. C. (2001).  Rely on what's reliable: children's use of gender and order-of-mention in pronoun comprehension. Poster presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (2000).  Who do you love, your mother or your horse?  An event-related brain potential analysis of tone processing in Mandarin Chinese. Poster presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, 2000, La Jolla, CA.

Hurewitz, F., Brown-Schmidt, S., Gleitman, L. & Trueswell, J. (2000). When production precedes comprehension: children fail to understand constructions that they freely and accurately produce. Paper presented at the City University of New York conference on Human Sentence Processing, 2000, La Jolla, CA.

Brown-Schmidt, S., & Canseco-Gonzalez E. (1999). Who do you love, your mother or your dog? 57th  Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science, Salem, OR., February.

 

Invited Talks

  • November 2016, Department of Linguistics, UC Irvine, Memory for Conversation.
  • November 2016, Department of Linguistics, University of Southern California, Memory for Conversation.
  • July 2016, International workshop on Language Production, La Jolla, CA, Memory for Conversation.
  • April 2016, VA Medical Center, Danville IL, Language and Memory in Conversation.
  • September, 2015, Department of Psychology & Human Development, Vanderbilt University. People as contexts in the processing of conversation.
  • April 2014, Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences, Brown University. People as contexts in the processing of conversation.
  • March, 2012, Cognitive and Information Sciences, University of California, Merced. People as contexts in the processing of conversation.
  • 2011, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester. The time-course of message planning during language production.
  • March, 2006, University of Delaware. Scalar adjectives in language production and language learning. 
  • March, 2006, Department of Psychology, UIUC.  Perspective matters during on-line production and interpretation of questions and replies in unscripted conversation
  • January, 2005, UC Irvine Department of Psychology. Language Processing in Conversation
  • January, 2005, Rutgers University. Language Processing in Conversation
  • 2005 Beckman Institute, University of Illinois. Language Processing in Conversation
  • 2004 Workshop on Alignment in Communication, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld Germany. Routes to Perspective Taking in Conversation