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Professor Heather J Ferguson

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Professor Heather Ferguson

Selected publications

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Article
Brunsdon, V., Bradford, E., & Ferguson, H. (2019). Sensorimotor mu rhythm during action observation changes across the lifespan independently from social cognitive processes. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2019.100659
Ferguson, H., Black, J., & Williams, D. (2019). Distinguishing reality from fantasy in adults with autism spectrum disorder: Evidence from eye movements and reading. Journal Of Memory And Language, 106, 95-107. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2019.03.001
Nieuwland, M., Politzer-Ahles, S., Heyselaar, E., Segaert, K., Von Grebmer Zu Wolfsthurn4, S., Bartolozzi, F., et al. (2018). Large-scale replication study reveals a limit on probabilistic prediction in language comprehension. Elife, 7. doi:10.7554/eLife.33468
Ferguson, H., & Jayes, L. (2018). Plausibility and perspective influence the processing of counterfactual narratives. Discourse Processes, 55, 166-186. doi:10.1080/0163853X.2017.1330032
Ferguson, H., Brunsdon, V., & Bradford, E. (2018). Age of avatar modulates the altercentric bias in a visual perspective-taking task: ERP and behavioural evidence. Cognitive, Affective, And Behavioral Neuroscience, 2018. doi:10.3758/s13415-018-0641-1
Black, J., Barzy, M., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2018). Intact counterfactual emotion processing in autism spectrum disorder: Evidence from eye-tracking. Autism Research. doi:10.1002/aur.2056
Bradford, E., Hukker, V., Smith, L., & Ferguson, H. (2018). Belief-Attribution in Adults with and without Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Autism Research, 11, 1542-1553. doi:10.1002/aur.2032
Black, J., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2018). Imagining counterfactual worlds in autism spectrum disorder. Journal Of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, And Cognition, 44, 1444-1463. doi:10.1037/xlm0000500
Ferguson, H., & Cane, J. (2017). Tracking the impact of depression in a perspective-taking task. Scientific Reports, 7. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-13922-y
Ingram, J., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Complement set reference after implicitly small quantities: An event-related potentials study. Discourse Processes, 55, 146-156. doi:10.1080/0163853X.2017.1330034
Ferguson, H., Apperly, I., & Cane, J. (2017). Eye-tracking reveals the cost of switching between self and other perspectives in a visual perspective-taking task. Quarterly Journal Of Experimental Psychology, 70, 1647-1660. doi:10.1080/17470218.2016.1199716
Cane, J., Ferguson, H., & Apperly, I. (2017). Using perspective to resolve reference: the impact of cognitive load and motivation. Journal Of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, And Cognition, 43, 591-610. doi:10.1037/xlm0000345
Abbot-Smith, K., Chang, F., Rowland, C., Ferguson, H., & Pine, J. (2017). Do two and three year old children use an incremental first-NP-as-agent bias to process active transitive and passive sentences? : A permutation analysis. Plos One. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0186129
Vanzan, S., Wilkinson, D., Ferguson, H., Pullicino, P., & Sakel, M. (2016). Behavioural Improvement in Minimally Conscious State After Caloric Vestibular Stimulation: Evidence from two single case studies. Clinical Rehabilitation, 31, 1-8. doi:10.1177/0269215516646167
Tian, Y., Ferguson, H., & Breheny, R. (2016). Processing Negation Without Context - Why and When We Represent the Positive Argument. Language, Cognition And Neuroscience, 31, 683-698. doi:10.1080/23273798.2016.1140214
Schmidt-Kassow, M., Wilkinson, D., Denby, E., & Ferguson, H. (2016). Synchronised vestibular signals increase the P300 event-related potential elicited by auditory oddballs. Brain Research, 1648, 224-231. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2016.07.019
Ulrich, P., Wilkinson, D., Ferguson, H., Smith, L., Bindemann, M., Johnston, R., & Schmalzl, L. (2016). Perceptual and Memorial Contributions to Developmental Prosopagnosia. Quarterly Journal Of Experimental Psychology. doi:10.1080/17470218.2016.1177101
Reeves, J., Drew, I., Shemmings, D., & Ferguson, H. (2015). 'Rosie 2' A Child Protection Simulation: Perspectives on Neglect and the 'Unconscious At Work'. Child Abuse Review, 24, 346-364. doi:10.1002/car.2362
Abbot-Smith, K., Nurmsoo, E., Croll, R., Ferguson, H., & Forrester, M. (2015). How 2;6-year-olds tailor verbal expressions to interlocutor informational needs. Journal Of Child Language, 43, 1277-1291. doi:10.1017/S0305000915000616
Ferguson, H., Apperly, I., Ahmad, J., Bindemann, M., & Cane, J. (2015). Task constraints distinguish perspective inferences from perspective use during discourse interpretation. Cognition, 139, 50-70. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2015.02.010
Ferguson, H., Cane, J., Douchkov, M., & Wright, D. (2015). Empathy predicts false belief reasoning ability: Evidence from the N400. Social Cognitive And Affective Neuroscience, 10, 848-855. doi:10.1093/scan/nsu131
Ferguson, H., & Cane, J. (2015). Examining the cognitive costs of counterfactual language comprehension: Evidence from ERPs. Brain Research, 1622, 252-269.
Skinner, H., & Ferguson, H. (2014). The Attentional Blink Paradigm in Individuals with High and Low Levels of Depression and Anxiety. Journal Of European Psychology Students, 5, 89-99.
Haigh, M., Ferguson, H., & Stewart, A. (2014). An eye-tracking investigation into readers' sensitivity to actual versus expected utility in the comprehension of conditionals. Quarterly Journal Of Experimental Psychology, 67, 166-185. doi:10.1080/17470218.2013.797475
Breheny, R., Ferguson, H., & Katsos, N. (2013). Investigating the timecourse of accessing conversational implicatures during incremental sentence interpretation. Language And Cognitive Processes, 28, 443-467. doi:10.1080/01690965.2011.649040
Stewart, A., Haigh, M., & Ferguson, H. (2013). Sensitivity to speaker control in the online comprehension of conditional tips and promises: an eye-tracking study. Journal Of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, And Cognition, 39, 1022-1036. doi:10.1037/a0031513
Breheny, R., Ferguson, H., & Katsos, N. (2013). Taking the Epistemic Step: Toward a Model of On-line Access to Conversational Implicatures. Cognition, 126, 423-440. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2012.11.012
Ferguson, H., Tresh, M., & Leblond, J. (2013). Examining mental simulations of uncertain events. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 20, 391-399. doi:10.3758/s13423-012-0348-1
Callan, M., Ferguson, H., & Bindemann, M. (2013). Eye movements to audio-visual scenes reveal expectations of a just world. Journal Of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 34-40.
Ferguson, H., & Breheny, R. (2012). Listeners' eyes reveal spontaneous sensitivity to others' perspectives. Journal Of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 257-263. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2011.08.007
Ferguson, H. (2012). Eye movements reveal rapid concurrent access to factual and counterfactual interpretations of the world. Quarterly Journal Of Experimental Psychology, 65, 939-961. doi:10.1080/17470218.2011.637632
Wilkinson, D., Ferguson, H., & Worley, A. (2012). Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation Modulates the Electrophysiological Response During Face Processing. Visual Neuroscience, 29, 255-262.
Ferguson, H., & Breheny, R. (2011). Eye movements reveal the time-course of anticipating behavior based on complex, conflicting desires. Cognition, 119, 179-196. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2011.01.005
Ferguson, H., Scheepers, C., & Sanford, A. (2010). Expectations in counterfactual and theory of mind reasoning. Language And Cognitive Processes, 25, 297-346. doi:10.1080/01690960903041174
Bindemann, M., Scheepers, C., Ferguson, H., & Burton, A. (2010). Face, body and centre of gravity mediate person detection in natural scenes. Journal Of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception And Performance, 36, 1477-1485. doi:10.1037/a0019057
Tian, Y., Breheny, R., & Ferguson, H. (2010). Why we stimulate negated information: A dynamic pragmatic account. Quarterly Journal Of Experimental Psychology, 63, 2305-2312. doi:10.1080/17470218.2010.525712
Ferguson, H., Sanford, A., & Leuthold, H. (2008). Eye-movements and ERPs reveal the time course of processing negation and remitting counterfactual worlds. Brain Research, 1236, 113-125. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2008.07.099
Ferguson, H., & Sanford, A. (2008). Anomalies in real and counterfactual worlds: An eye-movement investigation. Journal Of Memory And Language, 58, 609-626. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2007.06.007
Conference or workshop item
Bradford, E., Brunsdon, V., & Ferguson, H. (2018). Factors predicting Theory of Mind success across the lifespan. In Social and Affective Neuroscience (SANS) Conference. Brooklyn, NY.
Bradford, E., Brunsdon, V., & Ferguson, H. (2018). An ERP Study Examining False-Belief Understanding in Adolescents. In Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting 2018. Boston, MA, USA.
Bradford, E., Hukker, V., Smith, L., & Ferguson, H. (2018). Assessing belief-attribution in adults with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders using a computerised false-belief task. In Experimental Psychology Society January Meeting, 2018. London, UK.
Bradford, E., Brunsdon, V., & Ferguson, H. (2018). The Neural Basis of False-Belief Processing Across the Lifespan: An ERP Study. In Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR) Conference. Quebec City, Canada.
Brunsdon, V., Bradford, E., & Ferguson, H. (2017). An EEG study to investigate the human mirror neuron system and its relationship to social abilities in healthy ageing. In British Neuroscience Association (BNA). Birmingham, UK.
Bradford, E., Brunsdon, V., & Ferguson, H. (2017). The Adolescent Mind: Factors influencing Theory of Mind abilities during adolescence. In Psychonomic Society 58th Annual Meeting 2017. Vancouver, Canada.
Brunsdon, V., Bradford, E., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Age and the role of executive function in perspective-taking. In Social and Affective Neuroscience Society (SANS) Conference. Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bradford, E., Brunsdon, V., & Ferguson, H. (2017). An EEG study examining how ageing influences false-belief reasoning abilities. In British Neuroscience Association (BNA). Birmingham, UK.
Brunsdon, V., Bradford, E., De Lillo, M., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Changes in executive function across adulthood. In International Conference for Cognitive Neuroscience of Executive Functions. Padova, Italy.
Black, J., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Imagining Impossible Counterfactual Worlds in Autism: An Eye Tracking Study. In Experimental Psychology Society meeting. Belfast, UK.
Bradford, E., Brunsdon, V., & Ferguson, H. (2017). The Neural Basis of Social Cognition: Using EEG Measurse to Explore False-Belief Processing Across the Lifespan. In Social and Affective Neuroscience Society (SANS) Conference. Los Angeles, California, USA.
Brunsdon, V., Bradford, E., & Ferguson, H. (2017). The mirror neuron system across the lifespan and its role in social cognition. In Social and Affective Neuroscience Society (SANS) Conference. Los Angeles, California, USA.
Brunsdon, V., Bradford, E., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Age-related differences in visual perspective-taking. In Experimental Psychology Society Meeting. London, UK.
Brunsdon, V., Bradford, E., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Mirror neuron activity in younger and older adults. In Experimental Psychology Society meeting. Reading, UK.
Bradford, E., Brunsdon, V., & Ferguson, H. (2017). The effects of ageing on false-belief reasoning abilities: an EEG study with older and younger adults. In Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) Conference. San Francisco, California, USA.
Bradford, E., Brunsdon, V., & Ferguson, H. (2017). The Relationship Between Theory of Mind and Executive Functions in Older and Younger Adults. In 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology. Granada, Spain.
Bradford, E., Brunsdon, V., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Using Eye-Tracking to Study how Belief-Reasoning Processes Change Across the Lifespan. In 19th European Conference on Eye-Movements. Wuppertal, Germany.
Brunsdon, V., Bradford, E., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Eye movements during perspective-taking in younger and older adults. In European Conference on Eye Movements. Wuppertal, Germany.
Bradford, E., Brunsdon, V., & Ferguson, H. (2017). The Relationship between Theory of Mind and Executive Functioning Across the Lifespan. In Social and Affective Neuroscience Society (SANS) Conference. Los Angeles, California, USA.
Brunsdon, V., Bradford, E., & Ferguson, H. (2017). The aging mirror neuron system: EEG activation during biological motion observation. In Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA.
Brunsdon, V., Bradford, E., & Ferguson, H. (2016). Age-related differences in perspective-taking during a referential communication task. In Researcher Links Workshop. Tianjin, China.
Black, J., Ferguson, H., & Williams, D. (2016). Imagining Counterfactual Worlds in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In EASP Small Group Meeting on Counterfactual thinking in causality, emotion, communication, and behaviour. Aix en Provence, France.
Bradford, E., Brunsdon, V., & Ferguson, H. (2016). Mapping the Relationship Between Theory of Mind and Executive Functioning in Adulthood. In Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting. Boston, MA, USA.
Black, J., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2016). Imagining Counterfactual Worlds in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In Psychonomic Society 57th Annual Meeting. Boston, USA.
Brunsdon, V., Bradford, E., & Ferguson, H. (2016). Age-related differences in visual perspective-taking. In Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting. Boston, MA, USA.
Ferguson, H., Black, J., & Williams, D. (2016). Imagining counterfactual worlds in autism spectrum disorder. In Experimental Psychology Society.
Brunsdon, V., Donevska, G., Surtees, A., & Ferguson, H. (2016). Caloric vestibular stimulation facilitates spatial, but not visual, perspective taking. In BPS Vestibular System seminar. Egham, UK.
Bradford, E., Brunsdon, V., & Ferguson, H. (2016). Differences in Theory of Mind Processes in Older and Younger Adults. In UK-China Research Links Workshop. Tianjin, China.
Black, J., Ferguson, H., & Williams, D. (2016). Imagining Counterfactual Worlds in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In Improving Literacy: Understanding Reading Development and Reading Difficulties across the Lifespan. Tianjin, China. Retrieved from http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/npb/people/kbp3/uk-china-researcher-links-workshop-september-2016
Donevska, G., Brunsdon, V., Surtees, A., & Ferguson, H. (2016). Caloric vestibular stimulation facilitates spatial, but not visual, perspective-taking. In Psychonomic Annual Meeting. Boston, USA.
Abbot-Smith, K., Nurmsoo, E., Forrester, M., & Ferguson, H. (2015). Preschooler awareness of listener informational need in relation to linguistic reference. In Child Language Symposium. University of Warwick. Retrieved from https://www.regonline.co.uk/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1628415
Abbot-Smith, K., Chang, F., Rowland, C., Ferguson, H., & Pine, J. (2015). Comprehension of passive sentences with novel verbs by 25- and 42-month-olds. In Child Language Symposium. University of Warwick. Retrieved from https://www.regonline.co.uk/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1628415
Abbot-Smith, K., Chang, F., Rowland, C., Ferguson, H., & Pine, J. (2015). First NP-as-agent bias does not prevent active from passive discrimination in 25-month-olds. In 40th Boston University Conference on Language Development. Boston, USA. Retrieved from http://www.bu.edu/bucld/conference-info/schedule/
Abbot-Smith, K., Croll, R., Forrester, M., Nurmsoo, E., & Ferguson, H. (2014). Training 30-month-olds to take listeners' informational needs into account. In XIX Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. Berlin, Germany. Retrieved from http://www.isisweb.org/view/0/ISISconference2014.html
vanzan, s, Wilkinson, D., Ferguson, H., Dhamapurkar, s, Bodani, m, & Sakel, M. (2014). Caloric Vestibular Stimulation (CVS) in Low Awareness States. In 11th Conference of the Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Special Interest Group of the World Federation of NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR).
Ulrich, P., Wilkinson, D., Ferguson, H., Bindemann, M., & Johnston, R. (2014). Perceptual and memorial impairment in developmental prosopagnosia. In Experimental Psychology Society Meeting Symposium: Recent advances in developmental prosopagnosia research. Kent, UK. Retrieved from http://www.eps.ac.uk/images/epsfiles/kent%20programme%20apr%20-%202014%20-final.pdf
Douchkov, M., Wright, D., Cane, J., & Ferguson, H. (2014). Empathy predicts false belief reasoning ability: Evidence from the N400. In Experimental Psychology Society Conference.
Ulrich, P., Wilkinson, D., Ferguson, H., Bindemann, M., & Johnston, R. (2014). Vestibular Stimulation Therapy for Prosopagnosia. In Experimental Psychology Society Meeting. London, UK. Retrieved from http://www.eps.ac.uk/images/Jan%20-%202014%20-%20FINAL.pdf
Cane, J., Ferguson, H., Douchkov, M., & Wright, D. (2014). False Belief Reasoning Ability and Empathy: Evidence of a Relationship From the N400. In 2014 Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting.
Abbot-Smith, K., Chang, F., Rowland, C., Ferguson, H., & Pine, J. (2014). Multiple syntactic processing biases that change over development. In Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing. Edinburgh. Retrieved from http://www.ppls.ed.ac.uk/AMLaP/
Ferguson, H., Cane, J., & Williams, D. (2014). The role of executive functions in self and other perspective use. In Experimental Psychology Society (Vol. 67, pp. 2467-2477). Kent, UK: Taylor & Francis. doi:10.1080/17470218.2014.967029
Ulrich, P., Wilkinson, D., Ferguson, H., Bindemann, M., & Johnston, R. (2014). Heterogeneity in Developmental Prosopagnosia. In 31st BPS Cognitive Psychology Section Conference. Nottingham, UK. Retrieved from http://www.ntu.ac.uk/webevents/soc/document_uploads/163523.pdf
Cane, J., Ferguson, H., & Apperly, I. (2014). The effect of motivation and working memory on perspective-use: Evidence from eye-tracking. In 20th Architectures and Mechanisms in Language Processing Conference. Edinburgh, UK.
Smith, L., Wilkinson, D., Bodani, M., Sakel, M., & Ferguson, H. (2014). Caloric vestibular Stimulation in traumatic brain injury: Study protocol. In British Psychological Society Division of Neuropsychology Annual Conference. London.
Cane, J., Ferguson, H., & Apperly, I. (2013). Working memory influences on perspective taking in the Keysar task: an eye-movement study. In 17th European conference on eye movements.
Tresh, M., & Ferguson, H. (2013). Modifying the brain's response to language through uncertainty: Evidence from ERPs. In Euro-XPrag London Master Class.
Tresh, M., & Ferguson, H. (2013). Modifying the brain's response to language through uncertainty: Evidence from ERPs. In Experimental Psychology Society conference.
Cane, J., Ferguson, H., & Apperly, I. (2013). The effects of urgency on the time-course of perspective-taking ability under working memory load. In Euro-Xprag London Master Class in Pragmatics and Language Processing.
Cane, J., Ferguson, H., & Apperly, I. (2013). The influence of urgency on perspective taking ability under working memory load: An eye-movement study. In CogDev 2013: BPS Developmental and Cognitive Sections Joint Conference.
Ahmad, J., Ferguson, H., & Bowman, H. (2013). An examination of working memory processing across modalities in developmental dyslexia. In IWORDD - International Workshop on Reading and Developmental Dyslexia.
Cane, J., Ferguson, H., & Apperly, I. (2013). Working memory influences on perspective taking in the Keysar task: an eye-movement study. In Experimental Psychology Society conference.
Ferguson, H. (2013). Exploring the cognitive costs of switching between factual and counterfactual worlds. In Experimental Psychology Society conference.
Ferguson, H., Ahmad, J., ulrich, p, Bindemann, M., & Apperly, I. (2012). Task-constraints (but not semantic association) facilitate perspective use during discourse interpretation. In CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.
Ferguson, H., Ahmad, J., Ulrich, P., Bindemann, M., & Apperly, I. (2012). Task-constraints (but not semantic association) facilitate perspective use during discourse interpretation. In 25th Annual City University of New York Conference on Human Sentence Processing. New York, NY. Retrieved from http://cuny2012.commons.gc.cuny.edu/files/2012/03/cuny2012_187.pdf
Ferguson, H., fealy, t, & booth, j. (2012). The effect of implied speed on eye movements in a (blank) visual world. In CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.
Ahmad, J., Ferguson, H., & Bowman, H. (2012). An exploration of working memory functioning in dyslexic individuals: Evidence from signal detection theory and P300 analysis. In Annual British Psychology Society Cognitive Section Conference.
Ahmad, J., Ferguson, H., & Bowman, H. (2012). An electrophysiological and behavioural exploration of the Working Memory deficit in developmental dyslexia. In Annual PsyPAG 2012 Postgraduate Conference.
Callan, M., Ferguson, H., & Bindemann, M. (2012). Eye movements to audiovisual scenes reveal expectations of a just world. In 14th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Justice Research.
Ahmad, J., Ferguson, H., & Bowman, H. (2012). Working memory processing in dyslexia: evidence from P300 analysis. In Experimental Psychology Society Meeting.
Ferguson, H. (2011). Eye movements reveal rapid concurrent access to factual and counterfactual interpretations of the world. In Experimental Pragmatics conference.
Rowland, C., Abbot-Smith, K., & Ferguson, H. (2011). The first noun as agent bias: Using eye tracking to investigate how children and adult process transitive sentences. In 12th International Congress for the Study of Child Language.
Ferguson, H. (2011). Eye movements reveal rapid concurrent access to factual and counterfactual interpretations of the world. In Experimental Psychology Society conference.
Rodriguez, E., & Ferguson, H. (2011). The effect of Working Memory load on a rhyme judgement task in a Dyslexic population: an ERP study. In National Congress in Neuropsychology.
Breheny, R., Ferguson, H., & Katsos, N. (2011). Taking the Epistemic Step: Toward a Model of On-line Access to Conversational Implicatures. In Experimental Pragmatics conference.
Tian, Y., Breheny, R., & Ferguson, H. (2010). Why we stimulate negated information: A dynamic pragmatic account. In Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing.
Ahmad, J., & Ferguson, H. (2010). Low-level cues impair anticipation of true beliefs but are not sufficient to motivate anticipation of false beliefs: Evidence from eye-movements. In Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing.
Ferguson, H., & Breheny, R. (2010). What do listeners' eyes reveal about communicating false beliefs? In CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.
Breheny, R., Ferguson, H., & Katsos, N. (2010). Taking the epistemic step. In CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.
Ferguson, H., & Breheny, R. (2010). What do listeners' eyes reveal about communicating false beliefs? In Experimental Psychology Society conference.
Breheny, R., Ferguson, H., & Katsos, N. (2009). An online investigation into how Gricean pragmatic reasoning affects incremental utterance interpretation. In European Society for Philosophy and Psychology meeting.
Ferguson, H., & Scheepers, C. (2009). Negation does not override lexical constraints. In CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.
Breheny, R., Ferguson, H., & Katsos, N. (2009). An online investigation into how Gricean pragmatic reasoning affects incremental utterance interpretation. In CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.
Breheny, R., Katsos, N., & Ferguson, H. (2009). Investigating the time course of accessing scalar implicatures - A visual world study. In CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.
Breheny, R., Ferguson, H., & Katsos, N. (2009). An online investigation into how Gricean pragmatic reasoning affects incremental utterance interpretation. In Semantics and Linguistic Theory conference.
Ferguson, H., & Breheny, R. (2009). Tracking the intentions of others on-line: Evidence from a visual-world. In CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.
Ferguson, H., Breheny, R., Scheepers, C., & Sanford, A. (2009). Reading the minds of others: Disentangling the gender-specific mechanisms. In Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual meeting.
Ferguson, H., Sanford, A., & Scheepers, C. (2008). On-line Investigations of Theory of Mind Reasoning. In Workshop on Pragmatics and Social Cognition.
Ferguson, H., Scheepers, C., & Sanford, A. (2008). Be Positive! The Effect of Negation on Factual and Counterfactual Language Processing. In Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing conference.
Ferguson, H., & Breheny, R. (2008). Investigating the automaticity of predicting deception in a theory of mind task. In Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing conference.
Ferguson, H., Sanford, A., & Scheepers, C. (2007). Predicting events according to a counterfactual world or the beliefs of others: Evidence of a gender bias in processing. In Brain Mechanisms and Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Discourse.
Ferguson, H., Sanford, A., Leuthold, H., & Scheepers, C. (2007). Counterfactual Context Effects: From Eye-movements to Neuroscience. In Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse.
Ferguson, H., Scheepers, C., & Sanford, A. (2007). Interference from real-world knowledge on anticipatory eye-movements in a counterfactual-world. In CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.
Ferguson, H., Sanford, A., & Leuthold, H. (2007). Real-World Interference in Detecting Violations of Counterfactual and Negated Worlds. In Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual meeting.
Ferguson, H., Sanford, A., & Leuthold, H. (2006). Detecting violations in real- and counterfactual- world contexts: Eye- movements and ERP analysis. In Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing conference.
Ferguson, H., & Sanford, A. (2005). Comprehending counterfactuals: An eye-movement study. In European Conference on Eye Movements.
Forthcoming
Ferguson, H. (2019). Counterfactuals. In C. Cummins & Katsos, N. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Experimental Semantics and Pragmatics. Oxford University Press. Retrieved from https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-oxford-handbook-of-experimental-semantics-and-pragmatics-9780198791768?cc=gb&lang=en&#
Nieuwland, M., Barr, D., Bartolozzi, F., Busch-Moreno, S., Donaldson, D., Ferguson, H., et al. (2019). Dissociable effects of prediction and integration during language comprehension: Evidence from a large-scale study using brain potentials. Proceedings Of The Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.
Black, J., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Imagining Counterfactual Worlds in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). San Francisco, USA.
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