Peter W. Culicover

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The results of several self-paced reading and eye-tracking studies (e.g., Pickering and Traxler, 2003) have been interpreted to suggest that readers do not use verb subcategorization preference as an early means for completing unbounded dependencies. Subsequent papers (e.g., Arai and Keller, 2013) have hypothesized that this finding may actually be due to(More)
In this article, we describe a program that we developed at The Ohio State University's Department of Linguistics that is geared towards foreign language learners. The goal is to teach students about language rather than about linguistics. The program has been implemented as a freshman university course (Basics of Language for Language Learners), a summer(More)
1. Concept and theory Ernst Mayr notes in his book This Is Biology (Mayr 1997) that " in biology, concepts play a far greater role in theory formation than do laws. The two major contributors to a new theory in the life sciences are the discovery of new facts (observations) and the development of new concepts " (62-3). With this in mind, I would like to(More)
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