BA, University of Athens
Ph.D., University College London
Language and Communication
Memory and Learning
Specific Research Areas:
Word learning; the development of communication; language processing in children and adults; cross-linguistic perspectives on the language-cognition interface
Professor Anna Papafragou will be considering new graduate students for admission for Fall 2021.
(a full list of Professor Papafragou's publications may be accessed through her website, https://www.langcoglab.com/)
Kampa, A. & Papafragou, A. (accepted). Four-year-olds incorporate speaker knowledge into pragmatic inferences. Developmental Science.
Ji, Y. & Papafragou, A. (in press). Is there an end in sight? Viewers' sensitivity to abstract event structure. Cognition.
Saratsli, D., Bartell, S., & Papafragou, A. (in press). Cross-linguistic frequency and the learnability of semantics: Artificial language learning studies of evidentiality. Cognition.
Fairchild, S., Mathis, A., & Papafragou, A. (in press). Pragmatics and social meaning: Understanding under-informativeness in native and non-native speakers. Cognition.
Skordos, D., Bunger, A., Richards, C., Selimis, S., Trueswell, J., & Papafragou, A. (in press). Motion verbs and memory for motion events. Cognitive Neuropsychology, Special Issue on language and other cognitive systems.
Ünal, E., Ji, Y., & Papafragou, A. (in press). From event representation to linguistic meaning. Topics in Cognitive Science.
Ünal, E., & Papafragou, A. (2020). Relations between language and cognition: Evidentiality and sources of knowledge. Topics in Cognitive Science 12 (Special issue in honor of Lila Gleitman), 115-135.
Papafragou, A., & Grigoroglou, M. (2019). The role of conceptualization in language production: Evidence from event encoding. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience 34, 1117-1128. (Special issue on Speaking.)
Grigoroglou, M., & Papafragou, A. (2019). Children’s (and adults') production adjustments to generic and particular listener needs. Cognitive Science.
Fairchild, S., & Papafragou, A. (2019). Language and categorization in monolinguals and bilinguals. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 1-13.