Journal Articles

Lupyan, G. & Lewis, M. (under review). From words-as-mappings to words-as-cues: The role of language in semantic knowledge.

Lynn, P., Lewis, M. & Lupyan, G. (under review). Shaping semantic networks with transcranial direct current stimulation.

Lewis, M., Braginsky, M., Tsuji, S., Bergmann, C., Piccinini, P., Cristia, A., & Frank, M. C. (under review). A quantitative synthesis of early language acquisition using meta-analysis. [Metalab website] [slides] [bib]

Bergmann, C., Tsuji, S., Piccinini, P., Lewis, M., Braginsky, M., Frank, M. C. & Cristia, A. (in press). Assessing current practices in language acquisition research through meta-analyses. Child Development.

Barner, D., Athanasopoulou, A., Chu, J., Lewis, M., Marchand, E., Schneider, R. M., Frank, M. C. (in press). A one-year classroom-randomized trial of mental abacus instruction for first- and second-grade students.

Lewis, M. & Frank, M. C. (2016). Understanding the effect of social context on learning: A replication of Xu and Tenenbaum (2007b). Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145(9), e72– e80. [repository] [bib]

Lewis, M. & Frank, M. C. (2016). Linguistic structure emerges through the interaction of memory constraints and communicative pressures. Commentary on M. Christiansen & N. Chater, The Now-or-Never Bottleneck: A Fundamental Constraint on Language. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39, 38-39. [bib]

Frank, M. C., Sugarman, E., Horowitz, A. C., Lewis, M. L., & Yurovsky, D. (2016). Using tablets to collect data from young children. Journal of Cognition and Development, 17(1), 1-17. [repository] [bib]

Lewis, M. & Frank, M. C. (2016). The length of words reflects their conceptual complexity. Cognition. 153, 182-195. [repository] [slides] [bib]

Lewis, M. & Watson, D. G. (2015). Effects of lexical semantics on acoustic prominence. Language and Cognition. 7, 1-21. [repository] [slides] [bib]



Refereed Conference Proceedings

Lewis, M. & Frank, M. C. (2016). Linguistic niches emerge from pressures at multiple timescales. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [repository] [data browser] [poster] [bib]

Frank, M. C., Lewis, M., & MacDonald, K. (2016). A performance model for early word learning. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [repository] [bib]

Lewis M. & Frank M. C. (2016). Learnability pressures influence the encoding of information density in the lexicon. In S.G. Roberts, C. Cuskley, L. McCrohon, L. Barceló-Coblijn, O. Feher & T. Verhoef (eds.). The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference. [slides] [bib]

Lewis, M. & Frank, M. C. (2015). Conceptual complexity and the evolution of the lexicon. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (p. 1138-1343). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [repository] [slides] [bib]

Lewis, M., Sugarman, E., & Frank, M. C. (2014). The structure of the lexicon reflects principles of communication. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (p. 845-850). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [repository] [bib]

Lewis, M. & Frank, M. C. (2013). Modeling disambiguation in word learning via multiple probabilistic constraints. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [slides] [bib]

Lewis, M. & Frank, M. C. (2013). An integrated model of concept learning and word-concept mapping. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [slides] [bib]



Misc.

Lewis, M. (2016). Conceptual complexity and the evolution of the lexicon. Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Psychology, Stanford University. [slides]

MetaLab. A tool for power analysis and experimental planning in language acquisition research. [slides] [meta-analytic method slides]

Lewis, M. & Frank, M. C. (2015). A meta-analytic approach to understanding the disambiguation effect. Poster presented at the 2015 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Lewis, M. & Frank, M. C. (2014). Understanding the psychological sources of communicative behavior. Talk presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Vancouver, Canada. [slides]

Fraundorf, S. H., Diaz, M. I., Finley, J. R., Lewis, M. L., Tooley, K. M., Isaacs, A. M., Lam, T. Q., Trude, A. M., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Brehm, L. E. (2014). CogToolbox for MATLAB. Retrievable from http://www.scottfraundorf.com/cogtoolbox.html.

Lewis, M. (2014). The role of pragmatic pressures in the emergence of linguistic structure.

Lewis, M. (2009). A parallel formulation of Whorfian and Neo-Whorfian linguistic relativity. Undergraduate thesis, Linguistics Department, Reed College.


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