Tessa Warren, Ph.D.

  • Professor, Psychology


  • Reading and Language Laboratories

Graduate Student Advisees:

  • Nicole Lobo

Education & Training

  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Interest Summary

Sentence Comprehension; Syntactic, Semantic, & Referential Processing; Reading

Research Interests

Representative Publications

Colvin, M.B., Warren, T. & Dickey, M.W. (2019). Event knowledge and verb knowledge predict sensitivity to different aspects of semantic anomalies in aphasia. Grammatical Approaches to Language Processing - Essays in honor of Lyn Frazier.

Simons, A. & Warren, T. (2018). A closer look at strengthened readings of scalars. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 71(1), 272-279.

Warren, T., Dickey, M.W., & Liburd, T.L. (2017). A rational inference approach to group and individual-level sentence comprehension performance in aphasia. Cortex, 92, 19-31.

Patson, N.D. & Warren, T. (2017). Under what conditions are plurals represented as more than one: Two methods for testing. Proceedings of Linguistic Evidence 2016- Empirical, Computation, and Theoretical Perspectives. http://dx.doi.org/10.15496/publikation-19053

Milburn, E.A., Warren, T. & Dickey, M.W. (2016). World knowledge affects prediction as quickly as selectional restrictions do: Evidence from the visual world paradigm. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 31(4), 536-548.

Warren, T., Dickey, M.W., & Lei, C. (2016). Structural prediction in aphasia: Evidence from 'either'. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 39, 38-38.  

Tuninetti, A., Warren, T. & Tokowicz, N. (2015). Cue strength in second language processing: An eye-tracking study. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68(3), 568-584.  

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