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Duane G Watson

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Division: Cognitive

Associate Professor of Linguistics
Associate Professor of Psychology
Beckman Institute

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Contact Information:

  • Address:
    603 E. Daniel
    829 Psychology Bldg
    603 E Daniel
    M/C 716
    Champaign, IL 61820
  • Telephone: (217) 333-0280

Research Description

Language production, comprehension, prosody and disfluencies

Education

  • Ph.D. from MIT

Courses

  • PSYCH 525
  • PSYC 331

Recent Publications

Fraundorf, S. H., Benjamin, A.S., & Watson, D.G. (in press). What happened (and what didn’t): Font emphasis promotes representation of salient alternatives in discourse. Journal of Memory and Language.

Lam, T. Q. & Watson, D. G. (2010). Repetition is easy: Why repeated referents have reduced prominence. Memory & Cognition, 38, 1137-1146.

Lee, E-K., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Watson, D.G. (in press). Ways of looking ahead: Incrementality in language production. Cognition.

Watson, D. & Gibson, E. (2004) The relationship between intonational phrasing and syntactic structure in language production. Language and Cognitive Processes, 19, 713-755.

Watson, D., Gunlogson, C., & Tanenhaus, M. (2008). Interpreting pitch accents in on-line comprehension: H* vs L+H*. Cognitive Science, 32, 1232-1244.

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Facilities Information

Psychology Bldg Roof Project: Re-roofing

The storm at the beginning of June caused a large amount of water to get beneath the new roof membrane. Unfortunately this means that the new roof has to be removed an replaced. The re-roofing has begun. The north and west sides will be done first, then the south and east. The west side of the building will closed for a week to allow a crane access that that portion of the roof.