Recent and forthcoming papers by Ray Jackendoff

Empirical Articles

Same-except: A domain-general cognitive relation and how language expresses it, with Peter Culicover, in Language 88, 305-40 (2012).

The Natural Logic of Morals and of Laws, Brooklyn Law Review 75, 383-407 (2010).

Compounding in the Parallel Architecture and Conceptual Semantics, in Rochelle Lieber and Pavol Štekauer (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Compounding, 105-28. Oxford University Press (2009). (Revised version in Meaning and the Lexicon)

Construction after construction and its theoretical challenges, Language 84.1, 8-28 (2008).

The peculiar logic of value, Journal of Cognition and Culture 6, 375-407 (2006).

Focus reduplication in English (the salad-salad paper), with Jila Ghomeshi, Nicole Rosen, and Kevin Russell, in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 22, 307-57 (2004).

Corpus of examples of focus reduplication construction

The English resultative as a family of constructions, with Adele Goldberg, in Language 80, 532-68 (2004).

English particle constructions, the lexicon, and the autonomy of syntax, in Nicole Dehe, Ray Jackendoff, Andrew McIntyre, and Silke Urban (eds.), Verb-Particle Explorations, Mouton de Gruyter (2002).

Experimental Articles

Eva Wittenberg, Ray Jackendoff, Gina Kuperberg, Martin Paczynski, Jesse Snedeker and Heike Wiese, The Processing and Representation of Light Verb Constructions.

Neil Cohn, Martin Paczynski, Ray Jackendoff, Philip J. Holcomb and Gina R. Kuperberg, (Pea)nuts and bolts of visual narrative: Structure and meaning in sequential image comprehension, Cognitive Psychology 65, 1-38 (2012).

Maria Pinango, Jennifer Mack, and Ray Jackendoff, Semantic Combinatorial Processes in Argument Structure: Evidence from Light-Verbs, to appear in BLS 32, UC Berkeley.

Gina R. Kuperberg, Arim Choi, Neil Cohn, Martin Paczynski and Ray Jackendoff, Electrophysiological Correlates of Complement Coercion, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 22:12, pp. 2685–2701 (2010).

Theoretical Articles

Linear grammar as a possible stepping-stone in the evolution of language, with Eva Wittenberg, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review (2017) 24:219–224.

Morphological Schemas: Theoretical and Psycholinguistic Issues, The Mental Lexicon 11:3 (2016), 467-493.

In Defense of Theory, Cognitive Science (2015) 1–28.

Relational Morphology in the Parallel Architecture, with Jenny Audring, forthcoming in J. Audring and F. Masini (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Morphological Theory, Oxford University Press.

Genesis of a theory of language: From thematic roles (source) to the Parallel Architecture (goal), 2014.

Language as a source of evidence for theories of spatial representation, Perception 41, pp. 1128–1152 (2012).

What You Can Say Without Syntax: A Hierarchy of Grammatical Complexity, with Eva Wittenberg, in F. Newmeyer and L. Preston, Measuring Grammatical Complexity, 65-82. Oxford University Press, 2014.

Language, in K. Frankish and W. M. Ramsey, The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Science, 171-192. Cambridge University Press.

What is the human language faculty? Two Views, Language 87, 586-624 (2011).

Conceptual Semantics, in Claudia Maienborn, Klaus von Heusinger, and Paul Portner (eds.), Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning, Vol. 1, 688-709. De Gruyter Mouton (2011).

The Parallel Architecture and its Place in Cognitive Science, in B. Heine and H. Narrog (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis, 583-605. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2010). Also in Andreas Nolda and Oliver Teuber (eds.), Syntax and Morphology Multi-Dimensional, 17-44, Walter de Gruyter (2011).

Your theory of language evolution depends on your theory of language, in Richard Larson, Viviane Déprez, and Hiroko Yamakido (eds.), The Evolution of Human Language: Biolinguistic Perspectives, 63-72. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2010).

Parallels and Non-Parallels between Language and Music, Music Perception 26, 195-204 (2009).

Alternative minimalist visions of language, CLS 41: The Panels, 189-226 (2008). Reprinted in Robert D. Borsley and Kersti Börjars (eds.), Nontransformational Syntax, 268-296. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell (2011).

Linguistics in cognitive science: The state of the art, The Linguistic Review 24, 347-401 (2007).

A Parallel Architecture perspective on language processing, in Brain Research 1146, 2-22 (2007).

A whole lot of challenges for linguistics, Journal of English Linguistics 35, 253-62 (2007).

The capacity for music: What is it, and what’s special about it? with Fred Lerdahl, Cognition 100, 33-72 (2006).

The Simpler Syntax Hypothesis, with Peter Culicover, Trends in Cognitive Sciences 10, 413-18 (2006).

The faculty of language: What’s special about it? With Steven Pinker, Cognition 95, 201-236 (2005).

The Nature of the Language Faculty and its Implications for Evolution of Language, (Reply to Fitch, Hauser, & Chomsky) with Steven Pinker, Cognition 97, 211-25 (2005).

How did language begin? Pamphlet in Linguistic Society of America FAQ series