Publications

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Papers

[24] J. K. Hartshorne, E. Chestnut, and D. Barner. Don’t give a number: New evidence about the acquisition of number words. (in prep)

[23] J. K. Hartshorne, J. B. Tenenbaum, and S. Pinker. The optimal period for language learning: A study of 650,000 English-speakers. (submitted)

[22] J. K. Hartshorne and S. Pinker. The search for s: Individual-difference and developmental evidence for a common component in linguistic and nonlinguistic social cognition. (submitted)

[21] J. K. Hartshorne and T. Makovski. The effect of working memory on long-term memory acquisition and its relationship to vocabulary acquisition. (submitted)

[20] J. K. Hartshorne, T. J. O’Donnell, Y. Sudo, M. Uruwashi, M. Lee, and Snedeker. Psych verbs, the linking problem, and the acquisition of language. Cognition, in press. [pdf] [repos].

[19] J. K. Hartshorne. Comment: Acquiring metaphors. Emotion Review, 8(3):280-282, 2016. [pdf].

[18] C. Anderson, S. Bahnik, M. Barnett-Cowan, F. Bosco, J. Chandler, C. Chartier, Cheung, C. Christopherson, A. Cordes, E. J. Cremata, N. Penna, V. Estel, A. Fedor, S. Fitneva, M. Frank, J. Grange, J. Hartshorne, F. Hasselman, F. Henninger, M. Van Der Hulst, K. Jonas, C. Lai, C. Levitan, J. Miller, Moore, J. Meixner, M. Munafo, K. Neijenhuijs, G. Nilsonne, B. Nosek, Plessow, J. Prenoveau, A. Ricker, K. Schmidt, J. Spies, S. Stieger, Strohminger, G. Sullivan, R. Van Aert, M. Van Assen, W. Vanpaemel, Vianello, M. Voracek, and K. Zuni. Response to comment on estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 351(6277), 2016. [pdf].

[17] Open Science Collaboration. Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349, 2015. *See media coverage in New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, Economist, Scientific American, Slate, 538, and XKCD.

[16] J. K. Hartshorne, A. Pogue, and J. Snedeker. Love is hard to understand: the relationship between transitivity and caused events in the acquisition of emotion verbs. Journal of child language, 42(3):467–504, 2015. [pdf] [repos].

[15] J. K. Hartshorne, T. J. O’Donnell, and J. B. Tenenbaum. The causes and consequences explicit in verbs. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 30(6):716–734, 2015. [pdf].

[14] J. K. Hartshorne, R. Nappa, and J. Snedeker. Development of first-mention bias. Journal of Child Language, 42(2):423–446, 2015. [pdf] [repos].

[13] J. K. Hartshorne and L. T. Germine. When does cognitive functioning peak? the asynchronous rise and fall of different cognitive abilities across the life span. Psychological Science, 26(4):433–443, 2015. [pdf]

See media coverage in Boston Globe, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Atlantic, Yahoo News, Medical Daily, and WBUR

Named number 1 Brain Science and Psychology study of 2015 by Forbes One of the 5 most-viewed articles in Psychological Science in 2015.

[12] J. K. Hartshorne, S. Y. L. Azar, J. Snedeker, and A. Kim. The neural computation of scalar implicature. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 30:620– 634, 2015. [pdf] [repos].

[11] Open Science Collaboration. The reproducibility project: A model of large- scale collaboration for empirical research on reproducibility. In F. Stodden, Leisch, and R. Peng, editors, Implementing Reproducible Computational Research (A Volume in the R Series). Taylor & Francis, New York, NY, 2014.

[10] J. K. Hartshorne. What is implicit causality? Language and Cognitive Processes, 29(7):804–824, 2014. [pdf].

[9] J. K. Hartshorne, Y. Sudo, and M. Uruwashi. Are implicit causality pronoun resolution biases consistent across languages and cultures? Experimental psychology, 60(3):179–196, 2013. [pdf].

[8] J. K. Hartshorne and J. Snedeker. Verb argument structure predicts implicit causality: The advantages of finer-grained semantics. Language and Cognitive Processes, 28(10):1474–1508, 2013.[website] [repos].

[7] Open Science Collaboration. An Open, Large-Scale, Collaborative Effort to Estimate the Reproducibility of Psychological Science. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7(6):657–660, 2012.

[6] J. K. Hartshorne and A. Schachner. Tracking replicability as a method of post- publication open evaluation. Frontiers in computational neuroscience, 6(8), 2012. [link].

[5] J. K. Hartshorne and A. Schachner. Where’s the data? The Psychologist, 25(5):355, 2012.

[4] N. Salem Hartshorne, K. Blake, and J. K. Hartshorne. Changes during the life cycle: Teenage. In T. S. Hartshorne, M. A. Hefner, S. L. H. Davenport, and J. W. Thelin, editors, CHARGE Syndrome, pages 223–249. Plural Publishing, San Diego, CA, 2010.

[3] J. K. Hartshorne, N. Salem Hartshorne, and T. S. Hartshorne. Birth order effects in the formation of longterm relationships. Journal of Individual Psychology, 65:156–176, 2009. [pdf].

[2] J. K. Hartshorne. Visual working memory capacity and proactive interference. PLoS ONE, 3(7):e2716, 2008. [link][repos].

[1] J. K. Hartshorne and M. T. Ullman. Why girls say ’holded’ more than boys. Developmental Science, 9(1):21–32, 2006. [pdf].

Conference Talks with Proceedings

[8] Torgrim Solstad and J. K. Hartshorne. Inferring meanings: Pronouns and a case study in discourse and communication. In Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental and Computational (DETEC) perspectives at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2017. [slides].

[7] E. Wittenberg, M. Kline, and J. K. Hartshorne. Learning to talk about events: Grounding language acquisition in intuitive theories and event cognition. In CogSCi, 2016[abstract]

[6] L. Niemi, J. Hartshorne, T. Gerstenberg, and L. Young. Implicit causality and moral inference. In Workshop on expressive language: Semantics, pragmatics, and origins, Mansfield, CT, 2015.

[5] J. K. Hartshorne, C. Bonial, and M. Palmer. The verbcorner project: Findings from phase 1 of crowd-sourcing a semantic decomposition of verbs. In Proceedings of the the Association for Computational Linguistics, Baltimore, Maryland, 2014. [pdf].

[4] J. K. Hartshorne, J. Snedeker, and A. Kim. The neural computation of scalar implicature. In Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany, 2013. [pdf] [slides].

[3] J. K. Hartshorne, C. Bonial, and M. Palmer. The verbcorner project: Toward an empirically-based semantic decomposition of verbs. In Proceedings of Emperical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), pages 1438–1442, Seattle, WA, 2013. [pdf] [poster].

[2] J. K. Hartshorne, T. J. O’Donnell, Y. Sudo, M. Uruwashi, and J. Snedeker. Linking meaning to language: Linguistic universals and variation. In Proceedings of the Thirty-Second Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 2010. [pdf].

[1] J. K. Hartshorne, R. Nappa, and J. Snedeker. Ambiguous Pronoun Processing Development: Probably Not U-Shaped. In Proceedings of BUCLD 35, Boston, MA, 2010. [pdf].

Conference Talks without Proceedings

[16] J. K. Hartshorne and J. Snedeker. Learning non-causal transitive verbs. In International Association for the Study of Child Language (IASCL), Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2014. [pdf].

[15] J. K. Hartshorne. Implicit causality for novel verbs. In International Association for the Study of Child Language (IASCL), Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2014. [pdf].

[14] J. Hartshorne, T. Gerstenberg, T. O’Donnell, and J. Tenenbaum. Language understanding & common sense reasoning. In Architectures and Mechanisms in Language Processing (AMLaP), Edinburgh, UK, 2014. [abstract].

[13] J. K. Hartshorne and J. Snedeker. Emotion verbs and the problem of overgeneralization. In BUCLD 38, Boston, MA, 2013. * Lunchtime symposium with Ben Ambridge, Adele Goldberg, & Steven Pinker.

[12] J. Hartshorne. Three puzzles about quantifiers and their acquisition. In Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA, 2013. [slides].

[11] J. Hartshorne. Three myths about re-mention biases. In Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental & Computational Perspectives, Tubingen, Germany, 2013. [slides] [abstrac]t.

[10] L. Germine, J. Hartshorne, J. Wilmer, C. Chabris, G. Chatterjee, and K. Nakayama. Heterogeneity in cognitive maturation and aging: Why there is no such thing as an adult control. In Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida, 2013.

[9] J. B. Wilmer, L. Germine, R. Ly, J. K. Hartshorne, H. Kwok, M. A. Williams, and J. Halberda. The heritability and specificity of change detection abilities. In Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida, 2012.

[8] J. K. Hartshorne, O’Donnell, Y. Sudo, M. Uruwashi, and J. Snedker. Linking event structure to language: Linguistic universals and variation. In Annual Interdisciplinary Research Symposium on Events, 2012. [slides].

[7] J. K. Hartshorne and J. Snedeker. Pronoun resolution, cue frequency, and cue reliability. In International Association for the Study of Child Language 2011, Montreal, Canada, 2011. [abstract].

[6] J. K. Hartshorne and D. Barner. How do children interpret number words before learning their exact meanigns? In BUCLD 36, Boston, MA, 2011. [abstract] [slides]

Jean Berko Gleason Award for Top-Ranked Student presentation.

[5] J. K. Hartshorne, M. Khan, and J. Snedeker. Predictability in the visual world. In Architectures and Mechanisms in Language Processing (AMLaP), York, UK, 2010. [abstract].

[4] J. K. Hartshorne and J. Snedeker. Integration of discourse and semantic structure in children’s resolution of ambiguous pronouns. In BUCLD 34, Boston, MA, 2009. [abstract].

[3] J. K. Hartshorne and J. Snedeker. Grammatical context affects online scalar implicature computation. In Architectures and Mechanisms in Langauge Processing (AMLaP), Barcelona, Spain, 2009. [abstract].

[2] T. J. Vickery, J. K. Hartshorne, and Y. V. Jian. Learning to form new perceptual groups. In Proceedings of the Obhect Perception, Attention, and Memory Conference, 2007.

[1] J. S. Monahan and J. K. Hartshorne. Search task, not field size, affects popout search speed. In 90th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, 1998.

Conference Posters

[28] D. Özge, J. K. Hartshorne, J. Snedeker. Salience of experiencer versus stimulus in Turkish psych verbs: A pronoun resolution study. In 30th Annual Meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Cambridge, MA, 2017. [poster].

[27] Hartshorne, J.K., Tenenbaum, J.A., and Pinker, S. A critical period for acquisition of second language syntax. In BUCLD 41, Boston, MA, 2016. [poster].

[26] Hartshorne, J.K., Mu, J., O'Donnell, T., and Palmer, M. The relationship between semantics and verb argument structure is highly regular. In AMLaP, Bilbao, Spain, 2016. [poster].

[25] J. Mu, T. J. O’Donnell, and J. K. Hartshorne. Unsupervised learning of verbnet argument structure. In Cognitive Science Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2016. [poster].

[24] J. K. Hartshorne and M. Palmer. Verbcorner: Testing theories of argument structure through crowdsourcing. In Events in Language, Gainesville, FL, 2016. [poster].

[23] J. K. Hartshorne, T. Gerstenberg, T. J. O’Donnell, and J. B. Tenenbaum. Language understanding & common sense reasoning. In Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, 2014. [poster].

[22] J. K. Hartshorne and J. Snedeker. Not all pronouns are resolved rapidly online. In Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Perspectives, Tubingen, Germany, 2013. [poster].

[21] J. K. Hartshorne and S. Pinker. Evidence for common mechanisms in pragmatics & social cognition. In AMLaP, Marseille, France, 2013.

[20] J. K. Hartshorne, J. Snedeker, and A. Kim. The neural computation of scalar implicature. In Architectures and Mechanisms in Language Processing (AMLaP), Riva del Garda, Italy, 2012. [poster].

[19] R. Nappa, J. K. Hartshorne, and J. Snedeker. ’they’re both she!’: Pronoun comprehension in children with asd. In 24th Annual Meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Palo Alto, CA, 2011. [poster].

[18] R. Nappa, J. K. Hartshorne, and J. Snedeker. She and her: Online and offline pronoun comprehension in children with asd. In BUCLD 36, Boston, MA, 2011.

[17] J. K. Hartshorne and J. Snedeker. Not all pronouns are resolved rapidly online. In 24th Annual Meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Palo Alto, CA, 2011. [poster] [abstract].

[16] J. K. Hartshorne, R. Nappa, and J. Snedeker. Steady- not u-shaped - development in ambiguous pronoun processing. In 24th Annual Meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Palo Alto, CA, 2011. [poster].

[15] J. K. Hartshorne and J. Snedeker. Pronoun resolution, cue frequency, and cue reliability. In Architectures and Mechanisms in Language Processing (AMLaP) 2010, York, UK, 2010. [poster] [abstract].

[14] A. Pogue, J. K. Hartshorne, and J. Snedeker. Evidence for a distinction between canonical and non-canonical syntax-semantics mappings. In Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2009. [poster].

[13] M. Khan, J. K. Hartshorne, and J. Snedeker. Can listeners modulate rapid pragmatic inferences based on knowledge about the speaker? In Architectures and Mechanisms in Language Processing (AMLaP) conference, Barcelona, Spain, 2009. [poster].

[12] J. K. Hartshorne and J. Snedeker. Rapid online effects of verb argument structure on pronoun resolution. In 22nd Annual Meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Davis, CA, 2009. [poster] [abstract].

[11] J. K. Hartshorne and J. Snedeker. Grammatical context affects online scalar implicature computation. In 22nd Annual Meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Davis, CA, 2009. [poster].

[10] J. K. Hartshorne, A. Pogue, and J. Snedeker. Who is she and why is she so scary? psych verbs and the mapping from semantics to syntax. In Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO, 2009. [poster].

[9] J. K. Hartshorne, A. Pogue, and J. Snedeker. Fear and loathing in discourse coherence: Children use argument structure in pronoun interpretation. In Experimental Pragmatics, Lyon, France, 2009. [poster].

[8] J. K. Hartshorne, M. Khan, and J. Snedeker. Do listeners model speakers in on-line sentence comprehension? In Architectures and Mechanisms in Language Processing (AMLaP) conference, Barcelona, Spain, 2009. [poster].

[7] N. Salem Hartshorne and J. K. Hartshorne. Adaptive behavior and development in charge syndrome: Results of a longitudinal study. In 8th International CHARGE Syndrome Foundation Conference for Families, Anaheim, CA, 2007. [poster].

[6] J. K. Hartshorne, T. Vickery, and Y. Jiang. Word superiority in visual search for multiple possible targets. In Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, Sarasota, FL, 2007. [poster] [abstract].

[5] J. K. Hartshorne, N. Salem Hartshorne, and T. S. Hartshorne. Birth order effects in group organization. In 55th Annual Meeting of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Vancouver, 2007. [poster].

[4] J. K. Hartshorne, C. J. Bonin, and M. T. Ullman. The procedural deficit hypothesis of dyslexia. In 14th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, 2007. [poster].

[3] C. J. Bonin, J. K. Hartshorne, and M. T. Ullman. The procedural deficit hypothesis of dyslexia. In 25th Rodin Remediation Academy Conference, Washington, D.C., 2006.

[2] M. T. Ullman, I. A. Estabrooke, K. Steinhauer, M. Walenski, C. Brovetto, R. Pancheva, K. Ozawa, J. K. Hartshorne, K. Mordecia, and P. Maki. Sex differences and the role of estrogen in the neurocognition of language. In 10th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, 2003.

[1] J. K. Hartshorne, M. Walenski, and M. T. Ullman. An investigation of the role of the declarative and procedural memory systems in language using a dualtask paradigm. In 10th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, 2003.