Selected Papers

Williams, C. and Bever, T.G., 2010. Chinese character decoding, a semantic bias? Reading and Writing, 23; pp. 589-605

Bever, T.G. (2009). The individual and universal in language. In Piatelli, M. Of minds and language: the Basque country encounter with Noam Chomsky. Oxford University Press. Pp. 278-295.

Bever, Thomas G. (2009). "11. Biolinguistics today and Platonism yesterday". In Time and Again, Lewis, William D., Simin Karimi, Heidi Harley and Scott O. Farrar (eds.), pp. 227-232.

Hancock, R., and Bever, T.G. (in press), The study of syntactic cycles as an experimental science. In E. vanGelderen Ed., Syntactic Change. John Benjimans. MS available

Jackson, S.R., Townsend, D.J., and Bever, T.G. (2005) Separating similar effects of conjunction and intonation in the resolution oflexical ambiguity. Studia Linguistica 59(2/3), pp.259

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.

Cloitre, M., & Bever, T .G. (1988). Linguistic anaphors, levels of representation, and discourse. Language and Cognitive Processes, 3(4). 293-322.

Gerken, L.A., & Bever, T.G. (1986). Linguistic intuitions are the result of interactions between perceptual processes and linguistic universals. Cognitive Science, 10, 457-476.

Bever, T.G., & Carroll, J.M. (1981). On some continuous properties in language. In T. Myers, J. Laver, & J. Anderson (Eds.), The cognitive representation of speech (225-234). North-Holland.

Bever, T.G., & Townsend, D.J. (1979). Perceptual mechanisms and formal properties of main and subordinate clauses. In W. Cooper, W. & E.C.T Walker, E.C.T., (Eds.), Sentence processing: Psycholinguistic Studies Presented to Merrill Garrett. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Bever, T.G. (1972). The integrated study oflanguage behaviour. In Morton, J. (Ed.), Language:

Savin, H.B., & Bever, T .G. (1970). The nonperceptual reality of the phoneme. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 9, 295-302.

Bever, T.G. (1968). Associations to stimulus-response theories oflanguage.

Bever, T.G., (in press) All language comprehension is a psycholinguistic guessing game: explaining the still small voice. In, Anders, P. (Ed), Issues in the present andfuture of reading. LEA (now Routledge).

LaMendola, N. and Bever, T.G. (1997). Peripheral and Cerebral Asymmetries in the Rat. Science, Vol. 278,17 October 1997, pp.483-486.

Bever, T.G. (1983). Cerebral lateralization, cognitive asymmetry, and human consciousness. In E. Perecman and J. Brown (Eds.), Cognitive processing in the right hemisphere (19-39). New York: Academic Press, New York.

Bever, T.G. (1980). Broca and Lashley were right: cerebral dominance is an accident of growth. In D. Kaplan, & N. Chomsky, (Eds.), Biology and language (186-232). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Bever, T.G. (1971). The nature of cerebral dominance in speech behaviour of the child and adult. In E. Ingram & R. Huxley (Eds.), Mechanisms of language acquisition (pp 231-261). New York: Academic Press.

Hauser, M. and Bever, T.G. (in preparation, invited paper) Biolinguistics and the Science of Language, SCIENCE.

Bever, Thomas and Montalbetti, Mario. (2002). Noam's Ark. SCIENCE, VOL 298, 1565-1566.

O'Connor, K.N., Roitblat, H.L., & Bever, T.G. (1983). Auditory sequence complexity and hemispheric asymmetry offunction in rats. In H.L. Roitblat (Ed.), Studies in animal behavior. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc.

Bever, T.G., Straub, R.O., Terrace, H.S., & Townsend, D.J. (1980). The comparative study of serially integrated behavior in humans and animals. In P. Jusczyk, & R. Klein, R. (Eds.), The nature of thought: Essays in honor of D.O. Hebb. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Terrace, H.S., & Bever, T.G. (1976). What might be learned from studying language in a chimpanzee? The importance of symbolizing oneself. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 280, 579-588.

Bever, T.G. (1987). The aesthetic basis for cognitive structures. In W. Brand & R. Harnish, (Eds.), The representation of knowledge and belief(pp. 314-356). University of Arizona Press.

Bever, T.G. (1984). The road from behaviorism to rationalism. In H.L. Roitblat, T.G. Bever, & H.S. Terrace (Eds.) Animal cognition (pp. 61-73). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Bever, T.G. (1982). Some implications of the non-specific bases oflanguage. In L. Gleitman, L. and E. Wanner (Eds.), Language development - the state of the art (pp. 429-449). Cambridge University Press.

Katz, J.J., & Bever, T.G. (1976). The fall and rise of empiricism. In T.G. Bever, J.J. Katz, & D.T. Langendoen (Eds.), An integrated theory of linguistic ability. New York: T.Y. Crowell Press.

Bever, T.G. (1970). The cognitive basis for linguistic structures. In R. Hayes (Ed.), Cognition and language development (pp. 277-360). New York: Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Bever, T.G. (1992). The Logical and Extrinsic Sources of Modularity in M. Gunnar & M. Maratsos (Eds.) Modularity and Constraints in Language and Cognition Vol. 25 of the Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, 1992. Earlbaum.

Bever, T.G., & Hansen, R.E. (1988). The induction of mental structures while learning to use symbolic systems. In Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Meeting of The Cognitive Science Society, Hillsdale, NJ Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc.

Bever, T.G. (1982). Regression in the service of development. In Bever et al. (Eds.), Regression in child development (pp 153-188). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Bever, T.G. (1981). Normal acquisition processes explain the critical period for language learning. In K.c. Diller (Ed.), Individual differences and universals in language learning aptitude (pp. 176-198). Rowley, MA: Newbury House Pub., Inc.

Bever, T.G. (1975). Psychologically real grammar emerges because of its role in language acquisition. In D.P. Dato (Ed.), Developmental psycholinguistics: Theory and applications (pp. 63-75). Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics.

Bever, T.G. (2003). Deconstructing functionalist explanations of linguistic universals. In Carnie, A, Harley, H., and Willie, M., (Eds.) Formal Approaches to Function in Grammar. John Benjamins Press, 333-351.

Bever T.G., Carroll, J.M., & Hurtig, R. (1976). Analogy or ungrammatical sequences that are utterable and comprehensible are the origins of new grammars in language acquisition and linguistic evolution. In T.G. Bever, J.J. Katz & D.T. Langendoen (Eds.), An integrated theory of linguistic ability (pp. 149-182). New York: T.Y. Crowell Press.

Bever, T.G. (1974). The interaction of perception and linguistic structures: a preliminary investigation of neo-functionalism. In T.A. Seboek (Ed.), Current trends in linguistics (1159-1233). The Hague: Mouton.

Bever, T.G., & Langendoen, T. (1972). The interaction of perception and grammar in linguistic change. In R. Stockwell & R. MacCaulay (Eds.), Historical linguistics in the perspective of transformational theory (32-95), Indiana University Press.

Bever, T.G., & Rosenbaum, P. (1970). Some lexical structures and their empirical validity. In Jacobs and Rosenbaum (Eds.), Readings in English syntax, Blaisdell. Also in French in a special issue of Languages, 1970,3-50.

Bever, T.G. (1970). The influence of speech performance on linguistic structure. In W. Levelt & G. Flores d'Arcais (Eds.), Advances in psycholinguistics (pp 21-50), North-Holland.