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Name: Thomas  G. Bever
Institution: University of Arizona
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State and/or Country: AZ
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Cognitive Science
Selected Publications: BOOKS
Townsend, D.J., & Bever, T.G. (2004). Juzi lijie Yanjiu--xiguan yu guize de zhenghe.
Qilu Academic Press.

Townsend, D.J., & Bever, T.G. (2001). Sentence Comprehension. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Bever, T.G., Carroll, J.M., & Miller, L.A. (Eds.) (1984). Talking minds: The study of language in the cognitive sciences. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

H.L. Roitblat, T.G. Bever, & H.S. Terrace (Eds.) (1984). Animal cognition. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Bever, T.G. (Ed.) (1982). Regressions in mental development: Basic processes and mechanisms. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Bever, T.G., Katz, J.J. & Langendoen, D.T. (Eds.) (1976). An integrated theory of linguistic ability. New York: T.Y. Crowel Press.

Fodor, J., Bever, T.G., & Garrett, M. (1974). The psychology of language. New York: McGraw Hill, 1974.

Bever, T.G., & Terrace, H.S. (Eds.) (1973). Human behavior: Prediction and control in modern society. Andover, Mass.:Warner Publications, Inc.

Bever, T.G., & Townsend, D.J., (2001). Some sentences on our consciousness of sentences. In R. Dupoux (Ed.), Language, Brain and Cognitive Development. Pp. 145-155. Cambridge, MA, MIT Press.

Townsend, D.J., Hoover, M., & Bever, T.G. (2000). Word Monitoring Tasks
Interact With Levels Of Representation During Speech Comprehension,
Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 29, 265-274.

Townsend, D.J., Carrithers, C., & Bever, T.G. (2001). Familial Handedness and Access to Words, Meaning, and Syntax during Sentence Comprehension. Brain and Language, 78, 308-331.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Sentence Comprehension: The Integration of Habits and Rules
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Sentence Comprehension: The Integration of Habits and Rules
 Sentence Comprehension: The Integration of Habits and Rules
Dissertation Director * of: Event Structure in Language Comprehension
(Erin O'Bryan, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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