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Duane G Watson

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Division: Cognitive

Associate Professor of Psychology
Beckman Institute

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Contact Information:

  • Address:
    829 Psychology Bldg.
    603 E. Daniel Street
    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

Parking Garage Update

The two parking garages have been evaluated and no structural issues were found. The problem is just in the exterior brickwork. These problems will be addressed and the garages reopened by the start of classes, although some work will continue into the fall semester.