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Journal Articles

Fairchild, S., & Papafragou, A. (submitted). Selective pragmatic tolerance towards non-native speakers.

Fairchild, S., & Papafragou, A. (submitted). Linguistic cues are privileged over non-linguistic cues in young children's categorization.

Gervits, F., Johanson, M., & Papafragou, A. (submitted). Labels and intentionality in categorization.

Grigoroglou, M., Johanson, M., & Papafragou, A. (submitted). The acquisition of front and back: Conceptual vs. pragmatic factors.

Papafragou, A., Friedberg, C., & Cohen, M. (accepted). The role of speaker knowledge in children’s pragmatic inferences. Child Development.

Papafragou, A., Fairchild, S., Cohen, M., & Friedberg, C. (in press). Learning words from speakers with false beliefs. Journal of Child Language.

Landau, B., Johannes, K., Skordos, D., & Papafragou, A. (2016). Containment and support: Core and complexity in spatial language learning. Cognitive Science.

Bunger, A., Skordos, D., Trueswell, J., & Papafragou, A. (2016). How adults and children encode causative events cross-linguistically: Implications for language production and attention. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience.

Ünal, E., & Papafragou, A. (2016). Interactions between language and mental representations. Language Learning 66: 554-580.

Skordos, D., & Papafragou, A. (2016). Children’s derivation of scalar implicatures: alternatives and relevance. Cognition 153: 6-18.

Johanson, M., & Papafragou, A. (2016). The role of labels and facts in children’s and adults’ categorization. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology 144: 130-151.

Ozturk, O., & Papafragou, A. (2016). The acquisition of evidentiality and source monitoring. Language Learning and Development 12: 199-230.

Ünal, E., & Papafragou, A. (2016). Production-Comprehension asymmetries and the acquisition of evidential morphology. Journal of Memory and Language 89: 179-199.

Ünal, E., Pinto, A., Bunger, A. & Papafragou, A. (2016). Monitoring sources of event memories: A cross-linguistic investigation. Journal of Memory and Language 87: 157-176.

Ozturk, O., & Papafragou, A. (2015). The acquisition of epistemic modality: From semantic meaning to pragmatic interpretation. Language Learning and Development 11: 191-214.

Skordos, D., & Papafragou, A. (2014). Lexical, syntactic, and semantic-geometric factors in the acquisition of motion predicates. Developmental Psychology 50: 1985-1998.

Johanson, M., & Papafragou, A. (2014). What does children's spatial language reveal aboout spatial concepts? Evidence from the use of containment expressions. Cognitive Science 38: 1-30.

Hafri, A., Papafragou, A., & Trueswell, J. (2013). Getting the gist of events: Recognition of two-participant actions from brief displays. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 142: 880-905.

Bunger, A., Papafragou, A., & Trueswell, J. (2013). Event structure influences language production: Evidence from structural priming in motion event description. Journal of Memory and Language 69: 299-323.

Bunger, A., Trueswell, J., & Papafragou, A. (2012). The relation between event apprehension and utterance formation in children: Evidence from linguistic omissions. Cognition 122: 135-149.

Li, P., Abarbanell, L., Gleitman, L., & Papafragou, A. (2011). Spatial reasoning in Tenejapan Mayans. Cognition 120: 33-53.

Quinn, P., Doran, M., & Papafragou, A. (2011). Does changing the reference frame affect infant categorization of the spatial relation BETWEEN? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology 109: 109-122.

Papafragou, A. (2010). Source-goal asymmetries in motion representation: Implications for language production and comprehension. Cognitive Science 34: 1064-1092.

Trueswell, J., & Papafragou, A. (2010). Perceiving and remembering events cross-linguistically: Evidence from dual-task paradigms. Journal of Memory and Language 63: 64-82.

Papafragou, A., & Selimis, S. (2010). Lexical and structural biases in the acquisition of motion verbs. Language Learning and Development 6: 87-115.

Papafragou, A., & Selimis, S. (2010). Event categorisation and language: A cross-linguistic study of motion. Language and Cognitive Processes 25: 224-260.

Papafragou, A., Hulbert, J., & Trueswell, J. (2008). Does language guide event perception? Evidence from eye movements. Cognition 108: 155-184. Cognition's 2008 'Most Downloaded Articles'

Papafragou, A., Cassidy, K., & Gleitman, L. (2007). When we think about thinking: The acquisition of belief verbs. Cognition 105: 125-165. Cognition's 2007 'Most Downloaded Articles'

Papafragou, A., Li, P., Choi, Y., & Han, C. (2007). Evidentiality in language and cognition. Cognition 103: 253-299. Cognition's 2007 'Most Downloaded Articles'

Papafragou, A. (2006). From scalar semantics to implicature: Children's interpretation of aspectuals. Journal of Child Language 33: 721-757.

Papafragou, A. (2006). Epistemic modality and truth conditions. Lingua 116: 1688-1702.

Hurewitz, F., Papafragou, A., Gleitman, L., & Gelman, R. (2006). Asymmetries in the acquisition of numbers and quantifiers. Language Learning and Development 2: 77-96.

Papafragou, A., Massey, C., & Gleitman, L. (2006). When English proposes what Greek presupposes: The cross-linguistic encoding of motion events. Cognition 98: B75-87.

Papafragou, A., & Schwarz, N. (2005/6). Most wanted. Language Acquisition 13 (Special Issue: On the Acquisition of Quantification): 207-251.

Gleitman, L., Cassidy, K., Nappa, R., Papafragou, A., & Trueswell, J. (2005). Hard words. Language Learning and Development 1: 23-64.

Papafragou, A., & Tantalou, N. (2004). Children's computation of implicatures. Language Acquisition 12: 71-82.

Papafragou, A., & Musolino, J. (2003). Scalar implicatures: Experiments at the Semantics-Pragmatics interface. Cognition 86: 253-282.

Papafragou, A., Massey C., & Gleitman, L. (2002). Shake, rattle, 'n' roll: The representation of motion in language and cognition. Cognition 84: 189-219.

Papafragou, A. (2001). Mindreading and verbal communication. Mind and Language 17: 55-67.

Papafragou, A. (2000). On 'speech-act modality'. Journal of Pragmatics 32: 519-538.

Papafragou, A. (1998). The acquisition of modality: Implications for theories of semantic representation. Mind and Language 13: 370-99.

Papafragou, A. (1998). Inference and word meaning: The case of modal auxiliaries. Lingua 105: 1-47.

Papafragou, A. (1996). On metonymy. Lingua 99: 169-95.

Papafragou, A. (1996). Figurative language and the semantics-pragmatics distinction. Language and Literature 5: 179-93.


Books

Papafragou, A. (2000). Modality: Issues in the Semantics-Pragmatics Interface. Amsterdam/New York: Elsevier Science.


Selected Book Chapters & Reviews

Grigoroglou, M., & Papafragou, A. (submitted). Acquisition of Pragmatics. Invited chapter, In R. Clark & M. Aronoff (Eds.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Online edition: Oxford University Press.

Ünal, E., & Papafragou, A. (in press). The relation between language and mental state reasoning. In J. Proust & M. Fortier (Eds.), Interdisciplinary Approaches to Metacognitive Diversity. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Papafragou, A. (in press). Relations between language and thought: Individuation and the count/mass distinction.. In C. Lefebvre and H. Cohen (Eds.), Handbook of Categorization in Cognitive Science. New York: Elsevier. (updated version of 2005 chapter)

Grigoroglou, M., & Papafragou, A. (in press). Spatial terms. In C. Cummins & N. Katsos (Eds.), Handbook of Experimental Semantics and Pragmatics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ünal, E., & Papafragou, A. (to appear). Evidentials, information sources and cognition. In A. Aikhenvald (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Evidentiality. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gleitman, L. & Papafragou, A. (2016). New perspectives on language and thought. In K. Holyoak and R. Morrison (eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning. New York: Cambridge University Press. (updated version of 2005 chapter)

Papafragou, A. & Skordos, D. (2016). Scalar Implicature. In J. Lidz, W. Snyder and J. Pater (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Linguistics, 611-629. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Papafragou, A., (2015). The representation of events in language and cognition. In E. Margolis and S. Laurence (eds.), The conceptual mind: New directions in the study of concepts, 327-345. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Papafragou, A., (2014). Motion expression (development of). In P. Brooks, V. Kempe and G. Golson (eds.), Encyclopedia of Language Development. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Papafragou, A. (2010). Language. In B. Goldstein (ed.), Encyclopedia of Perception. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Papafragou, A. (2010). Language and thought. Atkinson and Hilgard’s Introduction to Psychology. Cengage Learning.

Trueswell, J., Papafragou, A., & Choi, Y. (2011). Syntactic and referential processes: What develops? In E. Gibson & N. Perlmutter (eds.), The processing and acquisition of reference. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Papafragou, A. (2007). Space and the language-cognition interface. In P. Carruthers, S. Laurence & S. Stich (eds.), The innate mind: Foundations and the future. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Papafragou, A. (2005). Relations between language and thought: Individuation and the count/mass distinction. In C. Lefebvre & H. Cohen (eds.), Handbook of Categorization in Cognitive Science. New York: Elsevier Science.

Gleitman, L., & Papafragou, A. (2005). Language and thought. In K. Holyoak & R. Morrison (eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning, 633-661. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Papafragou, A. (2004). Review of R. Carston (2002), Thoughts and Utterances. Lingua 114: 621-628.

Papafragou, A. (2002). Modality and theory of mind: Perspectives from language development and autism. In S. Barbiers, F. Beukema & W. van der Wurff (eds.), Modality and its Interaction With the Verbal System, 185-204. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Papafragou, A. (2001). Linking early linguistic and conceptual capacities: The role of theory of mind. In A. Cienki, B. Luka & M. Smith (eds.), Conceptual Structure, Discourse and Language IV, 169-184. Stanford: CSLI Publications.


Selected Conference Proceedings & Working Papers

Ji, Y., & Papafragou, A. (2017). Viewers' sensitivity to abstract event structure. Proceedings from the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Grigoroglou, M., & Papafragou, A. (2016). Are children flexible speakers? Effects of typicality and listener needs in children's event descriptions. Proceedings from the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Gervits, F., Johanson, M., & Papafragou, A. (2016). Intentionality and the role of labels in categorization. Proceedings from the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Fairchild, S., & Papafragou, A. (2016). Monolinguals' and bilinguals' use of language in forming novel object categories. Proceedings from the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Johannes, K., Wang, J., Papafragou, A., & Landau, B. (2015). Similarity and variation in the distribution of spatial expressions across three languages. Proceedings from the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Skordos, D., & Papafragou, A. (2014). Scalar inferences in 5-year-olds: the role of alternatives. Proceedings from the 38th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Unal, E., & Papafragou, A. (2013). Linguistic and conceptual representations of inference as a knowledge source. Proceedings from the 37th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Bunger, A., Trueswell, J., & Papafragou, A. (2012). Information packaging for causative events: Cross-linguistic differences and implications for language production and attention. Proceedings from the 36th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Wilson. F., Papafragou, A., Bunger, A., & Trueswell, J. (2011). Rapid extraction of event participants in caused motion events. Proceedings from the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Bunger, A., Trueswell, J., & Papafragou, A. (2011). The influence of conceptual structure on structural priming. Proceedings from the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Johanson, M., & Papafragou, A. (2011). Effects of labels on children’s category boundaries. Proceedings from the 35th Annual Boston University on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Bosse, S. & Papafragou, A. (2010). Spatial position in language and visual memory: A cross-linguistic comparison. Proceedings from the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Johanson, M. & Papafragou, A. (2010). Universality and variation in the acquisition of path vocabulary. Proceedings from the 34th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Bunger, A., Trueswell, J., & Papafragou, A. (2010). Seeing and saying: The relation between event apprehension and utterance formulation in children. Proceedings from the 34th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Skordos, D. & Papafragou, A. (2010). Extracting paths and manners: Linguistic and conceptual biases in the acquisition of spatial language. Proceedings from the 34th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Johanson, M., Selimis, S., & Papafragou, A. (2009). Cross-linguistic biases in the semantics and acquisition of spatial language. Proceedings from the 33rd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Papafragou, A., & Selimis, S. (2009). On the acquisition of motion verbs cross-linguistically. Proceedings from the 7th International Conference on Greek Linguistics. Ioannina: University of Ioannina.

Ozturk, O. & Papafragou, A. (2008). The acquisition of evidentiality and source monitoring. Proceedings from the 32nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Ozturk, O. & Papafragou, A. (2007). The acquisition of evidentiality in Turkish. Proceedings from the 31st Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium. Dept. of Linguistics, UPenn.

Ozturk, O. & Papafragou, A. (2007). Children's acquisition of evidentiality. Proceedings from the 31st Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Papafragou, A. & Selimis, S. (2007). Lexical and structural cues for acquiring motion verbs cross-linguistically. Proceedings from the 31st Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Papafragou, A. & Ozturk, O. (2007). Children's acquisition of epistemic modality. Proceedings from the 30th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium. Dept. of Linguistics, UPenn.

Papafragou, A., Massey, C., & Gleitman, L. (2007). Motion event conflation and clause structure. Proceedings from the 39th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society. Dept. of Linguistics, University of Chicago.

Li, P., Abarbanell, L.,& Papafragou, A. (2005). Spatial reasoning skills in Tenejapan Mayans. Proceedings from the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Papafragou, A. (2003). Aspectuality and scalar structure. Proceedings from the 27th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Papafragou, A. (2002). Aspectuality and scalar implicatures. Proceedings from the 26th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium. Dept. of Linguistics, UPenn.

Papafragou, A. (2002). Scalar implicatures in language acquisition: Some evidence from Modern Greek. Proceedings from the 38th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society. Chicago: CLS.

Papafragou, A., & Musolino, J. (2002). The pragmatics of number. Proceedings from the 24th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 2002.

Papafragou, A., & Li, P. (2001). Evidential morphology and theory of mind. Proceedings from the 26th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Papafragou, A., Massey, C., & Gleitman, L. (2001). Motion events in language and cognition. Proceedings from the 25th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Papafragou, A. (2000). Early communication: Beyond speech-act theory. Proceedings of 24th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Papafragou, A. (1998). Experience and concept attainment: Some critical remarks. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 10: 109-41.

Papafragou, A. (1997). Modality in language development: A reconsideration of the evidence. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 9: 77-105.

Papafragou, A. (1996). On generics. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 8: 165-98.

Papafragou, A. (1995). Metonymy and relevance. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 7: 141-75.