Publications

    Covey, L., Gabriele, A., and Fiorentino, R. (In press). Can learners use morphosyntactic cues to facilitate processing? Evidence from gender agreement in Hindi. Language Acquisition. .

    Gabriele, A., Fiorentino, R., and Covey, L. (In press). Understanding the symptoms and sources of variability in second language sentence processing. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.

    Minai, U., Gustafson, K., Fiorentino, R., Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (2017). Fetal rhythm-based language discrimination: A biomagnetometry study. NeuroReport, 28, 561-564.

    Johnson, A. Fiorentino, R., and Gabriele, A. (2016). Syntactic constraints and individual differences in native and non-native processing of wh-movement.Frontiers in Psychology, 7:549,doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00549

    Fiorentino, R., Naito-Billen, Y., and Minai, U. (2016). Morphological Decomposition in Japanese De-adjectival Nominals: Masked and Overt Priming Evidence. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 45, 575-597.

    Fiorentino, R., Politzer-Ahles, S., Pak, N.S., Martinez-Garcia, M., and Coughlin, C. (2015). Dissociating morphological and form priming with novel complex word primes: Evidence from masked priming, overt priming, and event-related potentials.The Mental Lexicon, 10(3), 413-434.

    Gabriele, A., Fiorentino, R.D., and Johnson, A. (2015). Attentional control and prediction in native and non-native speakers. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 4(5), 470-475.

    Alemán-Bañón, J., Fiorentino, R., and Gabriele, A. (2014). Morphosyntactic processing in advanced second language learners: An event related potential investigation of the effects of L1-L2 similarity and structural distance. Second Language Research, 30(3), 275-306.

    Fiorentino, R., Naito-Billen, Y., Bost, J., and Fund-Reznicek, E. (2014). Electrophysiological evidence for the morpheme-based combinatoric processing of English compounds. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 31, 123-146.

    Gabriele, A., Fiorentino, R. and Aleman Bañón, J., (2013). Examining second language development using event-related potentials: a cross-sectional study on the processing of gender and number agreement. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 3(2), 213-232.


    Politzer-Ahles, S., & Fiorentino, R. (2013). The realization of scalar inferences: context sensitivity without processing cost. PLOS ONE, 8(5): e63943. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063943


    Hunt III, L., Politzer-Ahles, S., Gibson, L., Minai, U., and Fiorentino, R. (2013). Pragmatic inferences modulate N400 during sentence comprehension: evidence from picture-sentence verification. Neuroscience Letters, 534, 246-251.


    Politzer-Ahles, S., Fiorentino, R., Jiang, X., and Zhou, X. (2013). Distinct neural correlates for pragmatic and semantic meaning processing: An event-related potential investigation of scalar implicature processing using picture-sentence verification. Brain Research, 1490, 134-152.

    Fiorentino, R., Bost, J., Abel, A.D., and Zuccarelli, J. (2012). The recruitment of knowledge regarding plurality and compound formation during language comprehension. The Mental Lexicon, 7, 34-57.

    Aleman Bañón, J., Fiorentino, R., and Gabriele, A. (2012). The Processing of Number and Gender Agreement in Spanish: An Event Related Potential Investigation of the Effects of Structural Distance. Brain Research, 1456, 49-63.

    Bond, K., Gabriele, A., Fiorentino, R. and Aleman Bañón, J. (2011). Individual Differences and the Role of the L1 in L2 Processing: An ERP Investigation. Proceedings of the 11th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition Conference (GASLA). J. Herschensohn & Darren Tanner (Eds.), p. 17-29. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

    Aldwayan, S., Fiorentino, R. and Gabriele, A. (2010). Evidence of syntactic constraints in the processing of wh-movement: A study of Najdi Arabic learners of English. Research on Second Language Processing and Parsing, B. VanPatten & Jill Jergerski (Eds.), p. 65-86. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

    Minai, U. and Fiorentino, R. (2010). The Role of the Focus Operator Only in Children's Computation of Sentence Meaning. Language Acquisition, 17, 183-190.

    Fiorentino, R. and Fund-Reznicek, E. (2009). Masked morphological priming of compound constituents. The Mental Lexicon, 4(2), 159-193.

    Monahan, P., Fiorentino, R., and Poeppel, D. (2008). Masked repetition priming using magnetoencephalography. Brain and Language, 106, 65-71.

    Fiorentino, R. and Fund-Reznicek, E. (2008). “Effects of constituency on the processing of lexicalized and novel compound words”. In B. C. Love, K. McRae, & V. M. Sloutsky (Eds.), Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (p. 201). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

    Fiorentino, R. and Poeppel, D. (2007a). Compound words and structure in the lexicon. Language and Cognitive Processes, 12, 953-1000.

    Fiorentino, R. and Poeppel, D. (2007b). Processing of compound words: An MEG study. Brain and Language, 103, 18-19.

    Fiorentino, R. (2006). Unexpected pair-list readings in plural indefinites: a new generalization. In Rebecca T. Cover and Yuni Kim, (eds.) Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 121-132. Ann Arbor, MI: Sheridan Books.

    Fiorentino, R. (2006). Plural indefinites and unexpected pair-list readings. U. Penn Working Papers in Linguistics, 12, 69-82.

    Beretta, A., Fiorentino, R., and Poeppel, D. (2005). The effects of homonymy and polysemy on lexical access: an MEG study. Cognitive Brain Research, 24, 57-65.

    Fiorentino, R. and Poeppel, D. (2004). Decomposition of compound words: an MEG measure of early access to constituents. In Richard Alterman and David Kirsch (eds.) Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1342. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.