Janet Nicol, Ph. D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Linguistics and Psychology, University of Arizona
Member of Faculty, Cognitive Science Program and SLAT, University of Arizona


Love, T., Haist, F., Nicol, J. & Swinney, D. (in press). A functional neuroimaging investigation of the roles of structural complexity and task-demand during auditory sentence processing. Cortex

Nicol, J., Swinney, D., Love, T., Hald, L. (in press). The on-line study of sentence comprehension: examination of dual task paradigms. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research

Finkbeiner, M., Forster, K., Nicol, J., Nakamura, K. (2004). The role of polysemy in masked semantic and translation priming. Journal of Memory and Language, 51, 1-22.

Nicol, J. & Bell, T.R. (2004). Processing language perfectly but not automatically. Arizona Working Papers in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, 11, 1-6.

Finkbeiner, M. & Nicol, J.L. (2003). Semantic category effects in L2 word learning. Applied Psycholinguistics 24, 369-383.

Nicol, J. & Greth, D. (2003). Subject-verb agreement in Spanish as a second language. Experimental Psychology, 50, 196-203.

Nicol, J. & Swinney, D. (2002) The psycholinguistics of anaphora.  In A. Barss (ed.) Anaphora.   Blackwell Press.  pp. 72-104

Barss, A. & Nicol, J. (2002). The processing of anaphora. The Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Macmillan Publishers.

Anton-Mendez, I., Nicol, J. & Garrett, M. (2002). Number and gender in agreement. Syntax, 5, 1-25.

Finkbeiner, M., Nicol, J., Greth, D. & Nakamura, K. (2002). The role of language in memory for actions. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 31, 447-457.

Franck, J., Vigliocco, G. & Nicol, J. (2002). Attraction in sentence production. The role of syntactic structure. Language and Cognitive Processes 17, 371-404.

Nicol, J.L. (2001).  One Mind, Two Languages: Bilingual Language Processing. Blackwell Press.

Barker, J., Nicol, J. & Garrett, M. (2001). Semantic Factors in the Production of Number Agreement. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 30, 91-114.

Nicol, J., Teller, M. & Greth, D. (2001). The production of verb agreement in monolingual, bilingual, and second language speakers.  In J. Nicol (ed.)  One Mind, Two Languages: Bilingual Language Processing.  Blackwell Press.

Barker, J. & Nicol, J. (2000).  Word frequency effects on the processing of subject-verb number agreement.  Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 29, 99-106.

Nicol, J. & Love, T. (2000). Overarching agrammatism: When comprehension involves production. In Y. Grodzinsky & L. Shapiro (eds.) Language and the Brain: Representation and Processing (pp. 105-120).  Academic Press. N.Y.

Nicol, J. & Wilson, R. (2000). Agreement and case-marking in Russian:  A psycholinguistic investigation of agreement errors in production.  In I. Sekerina (ed.) Proceedings from the Eighth Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics, pp. 314-327.

Swinney, D., Love, T., Nicol, J., Bouck, V., Hald, L.A. (1999). Neuroanatomical organization of sentential processing operations:  Evidence from aphasia on the (modular) processing of discontinuous dependencies.  In R. Bastiaane & Y. Grodzinsky (eds.). Grammatical disorders in aphasia: A neurolinguistic perspective. London: Whurr Publishers.pp. 51-66.

Bock, K., Nicol, J. & Cutting, J.C. (1999). The Ties that Bind: Creating Number Agreement in Speech. Journal of Memory and Language, 40, 330-346.

Osterhout, L. & Nicol, J.  (1999) On the distinctiveness, independence, and time course of the brain responses to syntactic and semantic anomalies.  Language and Cognitive Processes, 14, 283-317.

Nicol, J. & O’Donnell, M.  (1999).   Pronominal feature distinctions in English.   Rivista de Linguistica, Special Issue on Gender and Number in Normal and Impaired Language Processing,11.1, 133-163.

Vigliocco, G. & Nicol, J.  (1998) Separating hierarchical relations and word order in language production:  Is proximity concord syntactic or linear?  Cognition, 68, 13-29.

Nicol, J. (1998). The production of agreement in English and Japanese:  Animacy effects (or lack thereof).  Hillert, D. (ed.) Sentence processing: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective.  Academic Press. pp. 113-129.

Nicol, J., Forster K., & Veres, C. (1997).  Subject-verb agreement processes in comprehension. Journal of Memory and Language, 36, 569-587.

Nicol, J. (1997).  Syntactic priming.  In: F. Grosjean, & H. Frauenfelder (Eds.). A Guide To Spoken Word Recognition Paradigms. Hove, England: Psychology Press.

Nicol, J., Jakubowicz, C. & Goldblum, M.C. (1996). Sensitivity to grammatical marking in English-speaking and French-speaking non-fluent aphasics.  Aphasiology, 10, 593-622.

Nicol, J. (1996). What can prosody tell a parser?  Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 25, (2), 179-192.

Nicol, J. (1996).  Syntactic priming.  Language and Cognitive Processes, Special Issue on Paradigms in Spoken Word Recognition, 11, 675-679.

Nicol, J. (1995). Effects of clausal structure on subject-verb agreement errors. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 24, (6), 507-516.

Bloom, P., Barss, A., Nicol, J. & Conway, L. (1994). Children's knowledge of binding and coreference: Evidence from spontaneous speech.  Language, 70, 53-71.

Nicol, J.L., Fodor, J.D. & Swinney, D.A. (1994). Using cross-modal lexical decision tasks to investigate sentence processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 20 (5), 1229-1238.

Nicol, J.L. & Pickering, M.J. (1993). Processing of syntactically ambiguous sentences: Evidence from semantic priming.  Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 22, (2), 207-237.

McKee, C., Nicol, J. & McDaniel, D. (1993). Children's application of binding principles during sentence processing. Journal of Language and Cognitive Processes, 8, (3), 265-290.

Nicol, J. (1993). Reconsidering reactivation. In: G. Altmann & R. Shillcock (eds.) Cognitive Models of Speech Processing. pp. 321-347.

Nicol, J. (1991). [Review of Disorders of Syntactic Comprehension]. Contemporary Psychology, 36, 32-33.

Neville, H., Nicol, J., Barss, A., Forster, K. & Garrett, M. (1991). Syntactically based sentence processing classes: Evidence from event-related potentials.   Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 3, 151-165.

Nicol, J. & Swinney, D.A. (1989). The role of structure in coreference assignment during sentence comprehension.  Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, Special Issue: Sentence Processing, 18, 5-19.

Swinney, D.A., E. Zurif, J. Nicol (1989).  The effects of focal brain damage on sentence processing:  an examination of the neurological organization of a mental module.  Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 1, 25-37.

Nicol, J. (1989). What the parser knows about the grammar: Psycholinguistic evidence.   Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics VIII, 289-302.

Cooper, W.E., C. Soares, J. Nicol, D. Michelow, S. Goloskie (1984). Clausal intonation after unilateral brain damage.  Language and Speech, 27, 17-24.

Picard M., and J. Nicol (1982).  Loanwords and concrete phonology.  I.U. Linguistics Club.

Picard M., and J. Nicol (1982).  Vers un modele concret de la phonologie des emprunts. [Toward a concrete model of the phonology of borrowings.]  Canadian Journal of Linguistics, 27, (2), 156-170.