Publications and presentations

Papers, work in progress

  • Kochari, A., Lewis, A., Schoffelen, J. M., & Schriefers, H. (submitted). Semantic and syntactic composition of minimal adjective-noun phrases in Dutch: an MEG study. [preprint] [data and analyses]
  • Kochari, A., & Schriefers, H. (submitted). Processing symbolic magnitude information conveyed by number words and by scalar adjectives. [preprint] [data and analyses]

Papers, accepted or published

  • Kochari, A., van Rooij, R., Schulz, K.* (2020) Generics and alternatives. Frontiers in Psychology, 11. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01274. [pdf] [data and analyses]
    * alphabetical order of authors
  • Kochari, A. (2019). Conducting web-based experiments for numerical cognition research. Journal of Cognition, 2(1): 39, 1-21. doi: 10.5334/joc.85 [pdf] [data and analyses]
  • Kochari, A., & Flecken, M. (2019). Lexical prediction in language comprehension: a replication study of grammatical gender effects in Dutch. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 34(2), 239-253. doi: 10.1080/23273798.2018.1524500 [pdf] [data and analyses]
  • van Rooij, R., & Kochari, A. (2019). Grounding a pragmatic theory of vagueness on experimental data: Semi-orders and Weber’s Law. In R. Dietz (Ed.), Vagueness & Rationality in Language Use and Cognition. Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-15931-3 [pdf]
  • Kochari, A., Ostarek, M. (2018). Introducing a replication-first rule for PhD projects (commmentary on Zwaan et al., ‘Making replication mainstream’). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 41. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X18000730 [pdf]
  • Talmina, N., Kochari A., & Szymanik, J. (2017) Quantifiers and verification strategies: connecting the dots. Proceedings of the 21st Amsterdam Colloquium. [pdf]

Conference presentations

  • Poster at Society for Neurobiology of Language conference 2019: Investigating minimal adjective-noun phrase composition: an MEG study. August 2019.
  • Talk at Neuroscience of Language conference, NYU Abu Dhabi: Disentangling syntactic and semantic components in basic adjective – noun composition: an MEG study. April 2019.
  • Talk at Third Jean Piaget Conference: Conducting web-based experiments for numerical cognition research. June 2018. [pdf] [data and analyses]
  • Poster at CUNY 2018: Interaction of language and magnitude perception: gradable adjectives rely on extraction of ratio-level information. March 2018. [pdf]
  • Talk at Cognitive Semantics and Quantities workshop: Is the generalized magnitude representation system involved in processing vague adjectives and quantifiers? September 2017.
  • Poster at ESCoP 2017: Size congruity effect extends to vague adjectives: interaction of generalized magnitude representation and language. September 2017.
  • Poster at CUNY 2017: When adjectives are like numbers: vague adjectives are processed by the magnitude representation system. March 2017.

Media appearances

A series of interviews about me and my PhD project for Dutch popular science Magazine Kennislink: