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Caoimhe Harrington Stack

Graduate Student
Research Area: Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience

In a broad sense, I am interested in understanding how language-users navigate the challenge of understanding the wide variability of language they encounter on a daily basis. More specifically, this has developed into three avenues of research. The first is looking at syntactic adaptation in written contexts. The second is exploring how prosodic entrainment is related to social interactions. The third is looking at the ways in which native listeners of a language process native and nonnative speech differently. 

Representative Publications


Harrington Stack. C, James, A., & Watson, D. (2016). "Adaptation in language: A replication". Language Processing Brown Bag, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Harrington Stack, C., & Watson, D (2014). "Prosody and Adaptation". Cognitive Psychology Brown Bag, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign