William S Horton

  • 1077 Citations
19962019
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Research Interests

Processes and memory representations underlying routine language use with the research falling within the domain of pragmatics, the study of the social and contextual factors that affect how people use and understand language and carried out in two parallel domains: one domain concerns the role of common ground and memory processes in language production, while the other relates to the role of extralinguistic information in text processing.

Education/Academic qualification

Cognitive Psychology, PhD, The University of Chicago

… → 1999

Cognitive Psychology, MA, The University of Chicago

… → 1994

Psychology, BS, Duke University

… → 1991

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Grants 2006 2012

Research Output 1996 2019

Conceptual Effects of Audience Design in Human–Computer and Human–Human Dialogue

Schmader, C. & Horton, W. S., Feb 17 2019, In : Discourse Processes. 56, 2, p. 170-190 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dialogue
Computer applications
conversation
Communication
paradigm
3 Citations (Scopus)
Psychotic Disorders
Verbal Learning
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Schizophrenia
Language
6 Citations (Scopus)

Individual differences in switching and inhibition predict perspective-taking across the lifespan

Long, M. R., Horton, W. S., Rohde, H. & Sorace, A., Jan 1 2018, In : Cognition. 170, p. 25-30 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
life-span
Individuality
Young Adult
young adult

Theories and approaches to the study of conversation and interactive discourse

Horton, W. S., Jan 1 2017, The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Processes, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis, p. 22-68 47 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Interpersonal Relations
Telephone
conversation
Communication
Research Personnel
10 Citations (Scopus)

Revisiting the Memory-Based Processing Approach to Common Ground

Horton, W. S. & Gerrig, R. J., Oct 1 2016, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 8, 4, p. 780-795 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Data storage equipment
Processing
Access to Information
comprehension
Language