The University of Iowa

Thomas Farmer

Thomas Farmer
Assistant Professor
Education: 
PhD, Cornell University, 2009
Office: 
E117 SSH
Office Phone: 
319-384-3656
Fax Number: 
319-335-0191
Curriculum Vitae: 
Lab: 
B3 SLP
Lab Phone: 
319-335-2812
Research Interests: 

Language Comprehension, Prediction, Language-Vision Interaction, Motor Systems, Forward Models, Syntactic Adaptation (and adaptive processes more generally), Statistical Learning, Individual Differences

Research Areas: 
Representative Publications: 

Farmer, T. A., Brown, M., & Tanenhaus, M. K. (in press). Prediction, explanation, and the role of generative models in language processing. Behavioral and Brain Sciences (Commentary Article)

 

Dikker, S., Rabagliati, H., Farmer, T. A., & Pylkkanen, L. (2010). Early occipital sensitivity to syntactic category is based on form typicality. Psychological Science, 21, 629-634

 

Farmer, T. A., Anderson, S. E., & Spivey, M. J. (2007). Gradiency and visual context in syntactic garden-paths. Journal of Memory and Language, 57, 570-595.

 

Farmer, T. A., Christiansen, M. H., & Monaghan, P. (2006). Phonological typicality influences on-line sentence comprehension. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103, 12203-12208.