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  • New paper: Visual and linguistic narrative comprehension in autism spectrum disorders

    New paper: Visual and linguistic narrative comprehension in autism spectrum disorders

    My new paper with my collaborator, Emily Coderre, is finally out in Brain and Language. Our paper,”Visual and linguistic narrative comprehension in autism spectrum disorders: Neural evidence for modality-independent impairments,” […]

  • New paper: Visual Language Theory and the scientific study of comics

    New paper: Visual Language Theory and the scientific study of comics

    My latest paper is a chapter in the exciting new book collection, Empirical Comics Research: Digital, Multimodal, and Cognitive Methods, edited by Alexander Dunst, Jochen Laubrock, and Janina Wildfeuer. The book […]

  • New paper: Listening beyond seeing

    New paper: Listening beyond seeing

    Our new paper has just been published in Brain and Language, titled “Listening beyond seeing: Event-related potentials to audiovisual processing in visual narrative.” My collaborator Mirella Manfredi carried out this […]

  • New paper: Combinatorial morphology in visual languages

    New paper: Combinatorial morphology in visual languages

    I’m very pleased to announce that my newest paper, “Combinatorial morphology in visual languages” has now been published in a book collection edited by Geert Booij, The Construction of Words: […]

  • Workshop: How We Make and Understand Drawings

    A few weeks back I had the pleasure of doing a workshop with Gabriel Greenberg (UCLA) about the understanding of drawings and visual narratives at the University of Connecticut. The workshop […]

  • New Paper: In defense of a “grammar” in the visual language of comics

    I’m excited to announce that my new paper, “In defense of a ‘grammar’ in the visual language of comics” is now published in the Journal of Pragmatics. This paper provides […]

  • My friend, Martin Paczynski

    It was with much surprise and a  heavy heart that I learned last week that my friend and colleague Dr. Martin Paczynski suddenly passed away. Martin and I met in […]

  • 2017: My publications in review

    Last year I summarized all the papers I published in 2016, and I thought it worked out so well I might as well keep it going. This year wasn’t quite […]

  • New paper: Not so secret agents

    I’m excited to announce a new paper, “Not so secret agents: Event-related potentials to semantic roles in visual event comprehension,” in the journal Brain and Cognition. This paper was done […]

  • New paper: A picture is worth more words over time

    New paper: A picture is worth more words over time

    I’m excited to announce we have another new paper, “A picture is worth more words over time: Multimodality and narrative structure across eight decades of American superhero comics,” now out […]