Submitted

Thiessen, E., & Onnis, L. (submitted). Early developing syntactic knowledge influences sequential statistical learning in infancy. (abstract)

2013

Onnis, L., & Thiessen, E. (2013). Language experience changes subsequent learning. Cognition, 126, 168-284. (abstract | PDF )

Onnis, L. (to appear). The bilingual brain allows new insights and predictions on human capabilities. Comment on "The Bilingual Brain: Flexibility and Control in the Human Cortex" by Buchweitz and Prat. Physics of Life Reviews

Onnis, L., Destrebecqz, A.,Christiansen, M.H., Chater, N., Cleeremans, A.(to appear). Processing non-adjacent dependencies: A graded, associative account. To appear in: P. Rebuschat (Ed.), Implicit and explicit learning of languages. John Benjamins.

Onnis, L. (to appear). Corpus Based Methods. To appear in P. Brooks, V. Kempe, J. G. Golson (Editors). Encyclopedia of Language Development. SAGE.

2012

Christiansen, M., Conway, C., and Onnis, L. (2012). Similar neural correlates for language and sequential learning: Evidence from event-related brain potentials. Language and Cognitive Processes, 27, 231-256. (abstract | PDF )

Onnis, L., and Spivey, M. (2012). A new model visualization for the language sciences. Information,3(1), 124-150. ( abstract | PDF )

Onnis, L., & Thiessen, E. (2012). Experience-induced biases on statistical learning. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. (PDF )

Onnis, L. (2012). The potential contribution of statistical learning to second language acquisition. In J. Williams, and P. Trebuchat (Eds.). Statistical Learning and Language Acquisition. Mouton de Gruyter. 203-235. (PDF )

Onnis, L. (2012). Artificial Language Learning. In P. Robinson (Ed.). Routledge encyclopedia of second language acquisition. New York: Routledge. 35-39. (PDF )

Onnis, L. (2012). Connectionism. In P. Robinson (Ed.). Routledge encyclopedia of second language acquisition. New York: Routledge. 117-120. (PDF )

2011

Onnis, L., Edelman S., & Waterfall, H. (2011).Local statistical learning under cross-situational uncertainty. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher and T. Shipley (Eds.). Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society Conference. (PDF )

2010

Goldstein, M., Waterfall, H., Lotem, A., Halpern, J., Schwade, J., Onnis, L., Edelman, S. (2010). General cognitive principles for learning structure in time and space, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 14, 249–258. (abstract | PDF )

Waterfall, H.R., Sandbank, B., Luca Onnis, L., and Edelman, S. (2010). An empirical generative framework for computational modeling of language acquisition. Journal of Child Language, 37, 671-703. ( abstract | PDF )

Onnis, L., Jackson, D., & Spivey, M.J. (2010). Perceptual simulations of temporal uses of In and On in first and second language processing. Proceedings of the 32nd Cognitive Science Society. ( PDF )

Onnis, L. (2010). Book review of Mick Randall (2007). Memory, psychology, and second language learning. Language Teaching Research , 14, 2, 220-224. ( PDF )

2009

Christiansen, M., Onnis, L., & Hockema, S. (2009). The secret is in the sound: From unsegmented speech to lexical categories. Developmental Science, 12(3), 388-395. ( abstract | PDF )

Onnis, L., Baroni, M., Spivey, M., Christiansen, M., & Farmer, T. (2009). Generalizable distributional regularities aid fluent language processing: The case of semantic valence tendencies. Special Issue of the Italian Journal of Linguistics, 21(2). ( abstract | PDF )

Onnis, L., Spivey, M., & Farmer, T. (2009). Where do the arrows flow? Reply to Glenberg and Mehta.Special Issue of the Italian Journal of Linguistics, 21(2), 275-282. ( abstract | PDF )

2008

Onnis, L., Waterfall, H., & Edelman S. (2008a). Learn locally, act globally: Learning language with variation set cues. Cognition, 109, 423-430. ( abstract | PDF )

Onnis, L. & Christiansen, M.H. (2008). Lexical Categories at the Edge of the Word. Cognitive Science, 32(1), 184-221. ( abstract | PDF )

Onnis, L., Waterfall, H., & Edelman S. (2008b). Variation Sets Facilitate Artificial Language Learning. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.[for a pdf see Onnis, Waterfall, & Edelman (2008a)]

Onnis, L., Christiansen, M., & Chater, N. (2008). Connectionist models of language processing. In L. Squire (Ed.) The New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Elsevier. PDF

2007

Baroni, M., Lenci, A., & Onnis, L. (2007). ISA meets Lara: A fully incremental word space model for cognitively plausible simulations of semantic learning. In Proceedings of the 45th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. ( abstract | PDF )

Christiansen, M.H., Conway, C., & Onnis, L. (2007). Neural Responses to Structural Incongruencies in Language and Statistical Learning Point to Similar Underlying Mechanisms. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. ( abstract)

2005-2006

Onnis, L., Monaghan, P., Richmond, K. & Chater. N. (2005). Phonology impacts segmentation in speech processing. Journal of Memory and Language, 53/2, 225-237. ( abstract | PDF )

Roberts, M., Onnis, L., & Chater, N. (2005). Language Acquisition and Language Evolution: Two puzzles for the price of one. In M. Tallerman (Ed.) Prerequisites for the evolution of language, Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp.334-356. ( abstract | PDF )

Onnis, L., Christiansen, M., & Chater, N. (2005). Connectionist models of human language processing. In K. Brown (Ed.) The encyclopedia of language and Linguistics 2nd Edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Earlier

Onnis, L., Monaghan, P., Christiansen, M.H., & Chater, N. (2004). Variability is the spice of learning, and a crucial ingredient for detecting and generalising nonadjacent dependencies. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. ( abstract | PDF )

Onnis, L. Christiansen, M., Chater, N. & Gomez, R. (2003) Reduction of uncertainty in human sequential learning: Evidence from artificial language learning. Proceedings of The 25th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pp.886-891). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. ( abstract | PDF )

Onnis, L., Roberts, M., & Chater, N. (2002). Simplicity: A cure for overregularizations in language acquisition? In Proceedings of the 24th Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. 720-725. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. ( abstract | PDF )

Onnis, L. (2001) Fluency in native and non-native speakers. Published undergraduate dissertation. In Carli A.(Ed.) Aspetti linguistici e interculturali del bilinguismo. (pp.20-139) Milano: Franco Angeli.