Selected recent publications

Lai, Y-Y, Lacadie, C., Constable, R.T., Deo & Piñango, MM (in press) Complement coercion as the processing of aspectual verbs: Evidence from Self-Paced Reading and fMRI.  In Winter, Y. and Hampton, J. (eds.) Compositionality and Concepts in Linguistics and Psychology. Springer.

Sánchez-Alonso, S., Deo, A., & Pinango, M. M. (2016) Copula Distinction and Constrained Variability of Copula Use in Iberian and Mexican SpanishPenn Linguistics Conference Proceeding.

Lai, Y. Y., Lacadie, C., Constable, T., Deo, A., & ​M. M. Piñango. (2016) The structured individual hypothesis for processing aspectual verbsBerkeley Linguistics Society 42 Proceeding.

Piñango, M. M., Zhang, M., Foster‐Hanson, E., Negishi, M., Lacadie, C., & Constable, R. T. (2016). Metonymy as referential dependency: psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic arguments for a unified linguistic treatmentCognitive science.

Piñango, M. M. & Deo, A. (2015). Reanalyzing the complement coercion effect through a generalized lexical semantics for aspectual verbsJournal of Semantics. 

Deo, A. & Madiman, M. (2015).  Scale structure and genericity: Understanding generics using stochastic comparison. Manuscript.

Deo, A. (2015). Diachronic SemanticsAnnual Review of Linguistics, 1(1), 179-197. 

Piñango, M. M. & Deo, A. (2015). Reanalyzing the complement coercion effect through a generalized lexical semantics for aspectual verbsJournal of Semantics. 

Deo, A. (2014). The semantic and pragmatic underpinnings of grammaticalization paths: The progressive and the imperfective. To appear in Semantics & Pragmatics. 

Sanchez-Alonso, S., Ly, A., Braze, D., Lacadie., C. M., Constable, R. T., & Piñango, M. M. (2014). The neural basis of argument structure composition through eye-tracking, focal-brain lesion and fMRI. In Bello, P., Guarini, M., S, McShane, M., & Scassellati, B. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2877-2882). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Lai, Y. Y., Lacadie, C. M., Constable, R. T., Deo, A., & Piñango, M. M. (2014). Complement Coercion as the Processing of Aspectual Verbs: Evidence from Self-Paced Reading and fMRI. In Bello, P., Guarini, M., S, McShane, M., & Scassellati, B. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society ​(pp. 2525-2530). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Deo, A. (2014). Formal semantics and language change.  In Bowern, C. & Evans, B. (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics (393-409). London: Routledge. 

Wiese, H. & Piñango, M.M. (2014). Computations in the mental lexicon: Noun classes and the mass/count distinction.  In y Priemer, A. M., Nolda, A., & Sioupi, A. (Eds.), Zwischen Kern und Peripherie: Untersuchungen zu Randbereichen in Sprache und Grammatik, (pp. 209-235). Göttingen: GmbH & Co. KG. 

Katsika, A., Braze, D., Deo, A., & Piñango, M.M. (2012). Complement coercion: Type-shifting vs. pragmatic inferencingMental Lexicon 7(1), 58-76. 

Wittenberg, E. & Piñango, M.M. (2011). Processing Light Verb Constructions. Mental Lexicon. 6(3):393-413.

Deo, A. & Piñango, M.M. (2011). Quantification and context in measure adverbials (Proceedings from SALT 2011, Rutgers University, NJ.) http://elanguage.net/journals/salt/article/view/21.295/2516

Burkhardt, P., Piñango, M.M., Ruigendijk, M.E., & Avrutin, S. (2010). Reference assignment in Dutch: Evidence for the syntax-discourse divide. Lingua, 120, 1738-1763.

Piñango, M. M., Mack, J., & Jackendoff, R. (2006). Semantic combinatorial processes in argument structure: Evidence from light-verbs. In Proceedings of Berkeley Linguistics Society.