UCL Psychology and Language Sciences



Contents of UCLWPL volumes 1-16

Aarts, B. Prevent-type verbs in a GB framework (2)
Abangma, S.N. The ECP and that-trace effects in Denya (4)

The pro-drop parameter in Denya (2)
Ackema, P. A morphological approach to the absence of expletive PRO (14)
Ackema, P. & A. Čamdžić LF complex predicate formation: The case of participle fronting in Serbo-Croation (15)
Ackema, P. & A. Neeleman M-selection and phrasal affixation (12)
Ackema, P. & K. Szendrői Determiner sharing as an instance of dependent ellipsis (13)
Agouraki, G On the projection of maximal categories: the case of CP and FP in Modern Greek (2)
  A Modern Greek complementizer and its significance for UG (3)
  Clitic left dislocation and clitic doubling: a unification (4)
Allott, N. Relevance and rationality (14)
  Game theory and communication (15)
Anyadi, S. The acquisition of verb second in German: the prefunctional stage (4)
Anyadi, S. & A. Tamrazian Wh-movement in Armenian and Ruhr German (5)
Arad, M. On the projection of ditransitive verbs (7)
  A minimalist view of the syntax-lexical semantics interface (8)
  Psych-notes (10)
Backley, P. Coronal: the undesirable element (5)
  A tier geometry for vowel systems (7)
  Monovalency and the status of RTR (9)
  Violable principles and typological variation (10)
Backley, P. & T. Takahashi Activate α: harmony without spreading (8)
Bates, S, J. Harris & J. Watson Prosody and melody in vowel disorder (9)
Bhattacharya, T. DP-internal NP movement (10)
Black, M. The complexity of simple sentences (2)

Living with aphasia: the Insight story (4)
Blakemore, D. & R. Carston The pragmatics of and-conjunctions: the non-narrative cases (11)
Blass, R. The relevance of intonation (1)
Breheny, R. Pro-active focus (8)

A unitary approach to the interpretation of definites (9)
Broadbent, J. Linking and intrusive r in English (3)
Brockhaus, W. Colourful leagues: a government-based approach to final obstruent devoicing (2)

Final devoicing and neutralisation (3)
Brody, M. Old English impersonals and the theory of grammar (1)
  Some remarks on the focus field in Hungarian (2)
  Economy, earliness and LF-based syntax (3)
  A note on the organisation of grammar (4)
  Phrase structure and dependence (6)
  Mirror theory (9)
  On the status of representations and derivations (12)
  Particles, V2 and the ungrammaticality of verb-initial structures (12)
Bury, D. Selection and head chains (15)
C - D
Cabrera-Abreu, M. Tone association in English (7)
Cabrera-Abreu, M. & J. Maidment

Edge-licensing in chanting contours (8)

Čamdžić, A. & R. Hudson Serbo-Croat-Bosnian clitics and Word Grammar (14)
Carston, R. Modularity and linguistic ambiguity (1)

Quantity maxims and generalised implicature (2)

Conjunction, explanation and relevance (4)

Metalinguistic negation and echoic use (6)

Enrichment and loosening: complementary processes in deriving the proposition expressed (8)
  Relevance-theoretic pragmatics and modularity (9)
  The semantics/pragmatics distinction: a view from relevance theory (10)

The relation between generative grammar and (relevance-theoretic) pragmatics (11)
  Explicature and semantics (12)

Relevance Theory and the saying/implicating distinction (13)

Metaphor, ad hoc concepts and word meaning - more questions than answers (14)

Truth-conditional content and conversational implicature (15)
Carston, R. & E-J. Noh A truth-functional account of metalinguistic negation, with evidence from Korean (7)
Chan, B. H.-S. Functional heads, Cantonese phrase structure and Cantonese-English code switching (10)

Classifiers, demonstratives and classifier-to-demonstrative movement (11)
Clark, W. A relevance-based approach to ‘pseudo-imperatives’ (1)
Clark W. & G. Lindsey Intonation and syntax in non-declaratives: a pragmatic account (2)
Cormack, A. The semantics of case (7)
Cormack, A. & R. Breheny Projections for functional categories (6)
Cormack, A. & N. Smith Serial verbs (6)
  Checking theory: features, functional heads, and checking-parameters (8)
  Checking features and split signs (9)
  Negation, polarity and V positions in English (10)
  Why are depictives different from resultatives? (11)
  The syntax and pragmatics of ‘focus’ and ‘topic’ (12)
  Don’t move! (13)
  Compositionality, Copy Theory and Control (14)

Backward control in Korean and Japanese (16)
Curcó, C. Some observations on the pragmatics of humorous interpretations: a relevance-theoretic approach (7)
Dehé, N. On the order of objects in Icelandic double object constructions (16)
Doetjes, J., A. Neeleman & H. van de Koot Degree expressions and the autonomy of syntax (10)
E - F
Evans, B.

Event variables and Davidson’s program in semantics (8)

Eppler, E.

Word order in German-English mixed discourse (11)

Fraser, N.

Parsing and dependency grammar (1)

Prologomena to a formal theory of dependency grammar (2)
Froud, K. Aphasic evidence for the syntactic determination of unaccusativity (10)
Furlong, A. Towards an inferential account of metonymy (1)

Garcia Gonzalez, D.

Grice, relevance and speaker’s meaning (5)

Gisborne, N. Nominalisations of perception verbs (5)

The attributary structure, evidential meaning, and the semantics of English sound-class verbs (10)
Grimberg, M.L. On Nunberg on indexicality and deixis (6)

Against rigidity (7)
Groefsema, M. Relevance: processing implications (1)

‘Can you pass the salt?’: a short-circuited implicature? (3)
Gutt, E-A. Translation and relevance (1)
Hall, A. The meaning of but: a procedural analysis (16)
Harris, J.

Licensing Inheritance (4)

Monovalency and opacity: Chiche_a height harmony (6)

Phonological output is redundancy-free and fully interpretable (8)

Release the captive coda: the foot as a domain of phonetic interpretation (11)

Grammar-internal and grammar-external assimilation (15)

Vowel reduction as information loss (16)
Harris, J. & E. Gussmann Word-final onsets (14)
Harris, J. & G. Lindsey There is no level of phonetic representation (5)
Harrison, P. Phonology and infants’ perceptual abilities: asking the right questions (7)

An experiment with tone (8)

The relative complexity of Catalan vowels and their perceptual correlates (9)

Yorùbá babies and unchained melody (10)

Phon-something: a clarification (11)
Higashimori, I. & D. Wilson

Questions on Relevance (8)

Hiranuma, S. Measuring the processing load of Japanese words (10)

Syntactic difficulty in English and Japanese: a textual study (11)
Holmes, J. The syntax and semantics of causative verbs (11)
Horsey, R. Meaning postulates and deference (12)

Psychosemantic analyticity (13)

The art of chicken sexing (14)
House, J. The relevance of intonation (1)
Hudson, R. Towards a computer-testable word grammar in English (1)
  Raising in syntax, semantics and cognition (2)

Double objects, grammatical relations and proto-roles (3)

The case against Case (4)

Word-classes in performance (5)

Discontinuous phrases in dependency grammar (6)

Con PRO, or the virtues of sharing (7)

The difficulty of (so-called) self-embedded structures (8)

Syntax without functional categories (9)

Adjunct preposing, wh-interrogatives and dependency competition (10)

Gerunds and multiple default inheritance (12)

Clitics in Word Grammar (13)
Hudson, R. & J. Holmes Re-cycling in the encyclopedia (11)
Hudson, R., A. Rosta & N. Gisborne Learnability and Likely/Probable (6)
Hulst, H. van der Radical CV Phonology: the locational gesture (6)
I - J
Ifantidou-Trouki, E. Sentential adverbs and relevance (4)

Parentheticals and relevance (5)
Itani-Kaufmann, R. Explicature and explicit attitude (2)

Japanese sentence-final particle ne: a relevance-theoretic approach (4)

A relevance-based analysis of hearsay particles: Japanese utterance-final tte (6)

A relevance-based analysis of Lakoffian hedges: sort of, a typical and technically (7)
Iten, C.

Because and although: a case of duality? (9)

The meaning of although: a relevance theoretic account (10)
  The relevance of Argumentation Theory (11)
  Although revisited (12)

Even if and even: The case of an inferential scalar account (14)
Janke, V.

A PRO-less theory of control (15)

Jary, M.

Mood in Relevance Theory; A re-analysis focusing on the Spanish subjunctive.

Indicative mood, assertoric force and relevance (16)
Jiang, Y. A note on Huang’s head-final convention in Chinese (3)
Jodlowiec, M. What makes jokes tick? (3)
K - L
Kandybowicz, J.

Nupe tonology and the categorial identity of verb copy tones: a pilot experimental study (16)

Kang, H.-K. Quantifier spreading by English and Korean children (11)

Age differences in the acquisition of quantifiers: Evidence from English and Korean (12)
Kato, M.

Functions of Japanese ga-clefts in discourse: A relevance-theoretic approach (12)

Kim, Y-K.

Double nominative constructions in Korean (7)

Agreement phrases in DP (9)
Koot, H. van de

Some remarks on the implications of the doubtful gap problem for human sentence processing (2)

Parsing with principles: on constraining derivations (3)

Word Grammar recognition is NP-hard (4)

On the status of the Projection Principle in the Minimalist Program (6)

Strong features, pied-piping and the overt/covert distinction (8)
Koot, H. van de & Eric Mattieu

What’s in an island? (15)

Kreps, C.

Another look at Small Clauses (6)

Dependency, licensing and the nature of grammatical relations (8)
Law, A.

A-not-A questions in Cantonese (13)

Cantonese sentence-final particles and the CP domain (14)

Right dislocation in Cantonese as a focus-marking device (15)
Lekakou, M. Middle semantics and its realization in English and Greek (14)
Lindsey, G. & J. Harris Phonetic interpretation in generative grammar (2)
Livnat, Z. On verbal irony and types of echoing (15)
M - N
Madeira, A.M. On clitic placement in European Portuguese (4)

On the Portuguese inflected infinitive (6)
Manzini, M.R. Categories and acquisition in the parameters perspective (1)

Rigid and relativized minimality (3)

Parasitic gaps and Locality Theory: some results (4)

Parasitic gaps and Locality Theory: a conclusion (5)

Syntactic dependencies and their properties: a note on strong islands (6)

From Merge and Move to Form Dependency (7)
Manzini, M.R. & A. Roussou

The minimalist theory of A-movement and control (11)

Manzini, M.R. & L. Savoia Null subjects without pro (9)
Marshall, C., S. Ebbels, Harris, J. & H van der Lely Investigating the impact of prosodic complexity on the speech of children with Specific Language Impairment (14)
Mathieu, E.

WH in situ and the intervention effect (11)

  On the nature of French N-words (13)
Matsui, T. Bridging reference and the notions of ‘Topic’ and ‘Focus’ (4)

Bridging reference and style (6)
Mouma, E.

On some properties of DPs in Modern Greek (5)

Nagarajan, H. Gemination of stops in Tamil: implications for the phonology-syntax interface (7)
Nasukawa, K. Gemination of stops in Tamil: implications for the phonology-syntax interface (7)

Melodic structure in a nasal-voice paradox (9)

Prenasilisation and melodic complexity (11)

Nasal Harmony as prosody-driven agreement (12)
Neeleman, A. & H. van de Koot The configurational matrix (11)

Bare resultatives (12)
Noh, E-J. A pragmatic approach to echo questions (7)

A relevance-theoretic account of metarepresentative uses in conditionals (8)
Nuti, M. On interpreting ‘folk psychology’ (11)
O - P

Osawa, F.

Missing arguments in earlier English clause structures (8)

The emergence of the D-system and the demise of morphological case in English (10)

The relation between tense and aspect: the emergence of the T-system (11)
Ouhalla, J. Against the Head Movement Constraint (1)
Panitsa, G. Aspects of aspect: Acquiring grammatical aspect in Modern Greek (13)
Papafragou, A.

Metonymy and relevance (7)

On generics (8)

Modality in language development: a reconsideration of the evidence (9)

Experience and concept attainment: some critical remarks (10)
Papangeli, D.

Clitic doubling in Modern Greek: A head-complement relation (12)

Perovic, A.

Binding principles in Down syndrome (13)

Pilkington, A. Poetic effects: a relevance perspective (1)
Polgárdi, K.

Constraint ranking, Government Licensing and the fate of final empty nuclei (8)

Powell, G.

The deferred interpretation of indexicals and proper names (10)

The referential-attributive distinction - a cognitive account (11)
  Compositionality, innocence and the interpretation of NPs (12)
  Complex demonstratives (13)
R - S
Rosta, A. English mediopassives (4)

Dependency and grammatical relations (6)

S-dependency (8)
Rouchota, V.

But: contradiction and relevance (2)

The interpretation of na-clauses in Modern Greek: a relevance-theoretic approach (3)

On indefinite descriptions (4)

Discourse connectives: what do they link? (8)
Roussou, A.

Nominalized clauses in the syntax of Modern Greek (3)

Factive complements and wh-movement in Modern Greek (4)

I-to-C movement and the that-t Filter (5)

Subjunctive complements in Modern Greek: a preliminary account (6)
Sequeiros, X.R.

Discourse relations, coherence and temporal relations (7)

Shiraki, H. Anaphors, agreement and case (16)
Sityaev, D. The relation between accentuation and information status of discourse referents: A corpus-based study (12)
Smith, N. Can pragmatics fix parameters? (1)

Observations on the pragmatics of tense (2)
Smith, N., B. Hermelin & I. Tsimpli

Dissociation of social affect and theory of mind in a case of Asperger syndrome (15)

Smith, N. & I. Tsimpli A specialist intelligence: the case of a polyglot savant (5)

Modules and quasi-modules: language and theory of mind in a polyglot savant (8)
Sperber, D. & D. Wilson The mapping between the mental and the public lexicon (9)
Sugayama, K. More on unaccusative Sino-Japanese complex predicates in Japanese (3)
Szendroi, K. A stress-driven approach to the syntax of focus (11)
T - U
Tabau, S. Early Catalan OV sequences: empirical evidence for the Poverty of the Stimulus argument (16)
Taillard, M.-O. Persuasive communication: The case of marketing (12)

Beyond communicative intention (14)

Adaptive persuasion (16)
Takahashi, T. A farewell to constituency (5)

Constraint interaction in Aranda stress (6)
Takeuchi, M Conceptual and procedural encoding: cause-consequence conjunctive particles in Japanese (9)
Tamrazian, A. Focus and wh-movement in Armenian (3)
Teng, Y-Y.A. Aspectuals in Cantonese: the case of saai (8)
Topintzi, N. Issues of locality and morphologically induced non-identity in N. Karanga assertive and non-assertive patterns (15)
Tsimpli, I. On the properties of the passive affix in Modern Greek (1)

The clause structure and word order of Modern Greek (2)

On the maturation of functional categories: early child speech (3)
Tsimpli, I. & A. Roussou

Parameter-resetting in L2? (3)

Polarity items in Modern Greek: their distribution and interpretation (5)
Tsimpli, I. & N. Smith Second language learning: evidence from a polyglot savant (3)
Tzanidaki, D.I. Greek word order: towards a new approach (7)

Configurationality and Greek clause structure (8)
Uchida, H. Indefinites: an extra-argument-slot analysis (16)
Uchida, S. Immediate contexts and reported speech (9)
Uwalaka, M.A. Wh-movement in Igbo (3)
V - Z
Vega-Moreno, R.E. Representing and processing idioms (13)

Relevance theory and the construction of idiom meaning (15)

Metaphor interpretation and emergence (16)
Vermeulen, R. Ga ga constructions in Japanese (14)

Wharton, T.

Interjections, language and the ‘showing’/‘saying’ continuum (12)

Natural pragmatics and natural codes (13)

Paul Grice, saying and meaning (14)

Lexical acquisition and pragmatics (16)
White, J.R. Result clauses and the structure of degree phrases (9)

Syntax-LF mapping and the internal structure of comparatives (10)

Wilder, C.

Predication, null operator infinitives and for-deletion (1)
Wilson, D. Reference and relevance (4)

Is there a maxim of truthfulness? (7)

Metarepresentation in linguistic communication (11)

New directions for research for pragmatics and modularity (15)

Relevance and lexical pragmatics (16)
Wilson, D. & T. Matsui Recent approaches to bridging: truth, coherence, relevance (10)
Wilson, D. & D. Sperber On verbal irony (1)

Linguistic form and relevance (2)

Truthfulness and relevance (12)

Relevance Theory (14)
Xydopoulos, G.J. Adverbial NPs in Modern Greek (6)

On the syntax of manner adverbs in Modern Greek (7)
Yip, M. Tonal features, tonal inventories and phonetic targets (13)
Žegarac, V. Relevance theory and the meaning of the English progressive (1)
  Pragmatics and verbal aspect (2)