Masaya Yoshida

  • 243 Citations

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Research Interests

The focus of Professor Yoshida’s research is on aspects of syntactic representations both in static knowledge of language and in real time sentence processing. The studies he has carried out so far attempted to integrate work in theoretical and typological syntax and experimental psycholinguistics in order to reveal representations of sentence structures built in real time and mechanisms working behind online sentence processing

Specific interests:

  • Online Sentence Processing: Syntactic prediction in online sentence processing, Processing of Islands, Processing of Ellipsis.
  • Syntax: Cross-Linguistic Studies on Island Constraints, Ellipsis Phenomena (the syntax of sluicing and gapping), P-stranding Parameter, The syntax of conditional clauses.

Education/Academic qualification

Linguistics, PhD, University of Maryland, College Park

… → 2006

Linguistics, MA, Sophia University

… → 2000

English Literature, BA, Meiji Gakuin University

… → 1998

Research interests

  • Psycholinguistics
  • Sentence processing
  • Syntax

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Research Output

  • 243 Citations
  • 23 Article
  • 5 Chapter
  • 5 Conference contribution
  • 3 Comment/debate

How long can you hold the filler: maintenance and retrieval

Kim, N., Brehm, L., Sturt, P. & Yoshida, M., Jan 2 2020, In : Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 35, 1, p. 17-42 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Processing gapping: Parallelism and grammatical constraints

    Kim, N., Carlson, K., Dickey, M. & Yoshida, M., May 1 2020, In : Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 73, 5, p. 781-798 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Condition C reconstruction, clausal ellipsis and island repair

    Yoshida, M., Potter, D. K. & Hunter, T., Nov 1 2019, In : Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. 37, 4, p. 1515-1544 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The online processing of noun phrase ellipsis and mechanisms of antecedent retrieval

    Kim, N., Brehm, L. & Yoshida, M., Feb 7 2019, In : Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 34, 2, p. 190-213 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Resumptive pronouns can ameliorate illicit island extractions

    Ackerman, L., Frazier, M. & Yoshida, M., Oct 1 2018, In : Linguistic Inquiry. 49, 4, p. 847-859 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  • 3 Scopus citations