Martin Pickering (PhD, FRSE)
- Pickering, M.J., & Garrod, S. (2004). Toward a mechanistic psychology of dialogue. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27, 169-225.
- Hartsuiker, R.J., Pickering, M.J., & Veltkamp, E. (2004). Is syntax separate or shared between languages? Psychological Science, 15, 409-414.
- Pickering, M.J., & Ferreira, V.S. (2008). Structural priming: A critical review. Psychological Bulletin, 134, 427-459.
- Pickering, M.J., & Garrod, S. (2013). An integrated theory of language production and comprehension. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 329-392.
- Branigan, H.P., & Pickering, M.J. (2017). An experimental approach to linguistic represesentation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, e282.
- Pickering, M.J., & Gambi, C. (2018). Predicting while comprehending language: A theory and review. Psychological Bulletin, 144, 1002-1044.
For a complete list of publications, see my Google Scholar page, https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=m5VhqRkAAAAJ&hl=en
I am interested in any enquiries about PhD or other research projects in any of my areas of interest.
BA (1st Class), Psychology, University of Durham.
PhD, Cognitive Science, University of Edinburgh.
I held posts in Arizona, Glasgow, and Edinburgh.
I teach Year 1 Psychology of Language, Year 1 Embodiment, Year 4 Language Production, and MSc Language Production and Sentence Comprehension, as well as tutorials, literature reviews, and student projects. My consultation hours are 10-11 Monday and 10-11 Wednesday, for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, or by appointment.
Open to PhD supervision enquiries?
Current PhD students supervised
- Ruth Corps (Lead)
- Matias Morales Martinez (Lead)
- Ellise Suffill (Lead)
- Fang Yang (Lead)
- Yue Yu (Lead)
- Laura Lindsay
- Yangzi Zhou
Past PhD students supervised
Ph.D. students, principal (or co-) supervisor
1996-98 Andrew Stewart (BBSRC), Senior Lecturer, Manchester
1996-99 Roger van Gompel (ESRC/Glasgow University Studentship), Reader, Dundee
1997-2000 Asifa Majid (Glasgow University Studentship), Professor, York.
1998-2001 Alexandra Cleland (Glasgow & Edinburgh University Studentships), Senior Lecturer, Aberdeen.
2000-2003 Sarah Haywood (ESRC).
2002-2006 Matthew Watson (ESRC), Lecturer, Sunderland.
2002-2006 Ciara Catchpole (ESRC).
2003-2007 Claudine Raffray (Commonwealth Scholarship)
2003-2007 Anna Hatzadaki (Greek government scholarship), Lecturer, Athens.
2002-2007 Mikihiro Tanaka (self-funded), Lecturer, Showa University, Tokyo.
2004-2008 Clare Huxley (ESRC)
2004-2009 Gaurav Malhotra (ESRC/BP Dorothy Hodgkin Studentship), Researcher, Bristol
2001-2009 Annabel Harrison (ESRC).
2004-2009 Robert Meier (ESRC), Lecturer, Augsburg
2005-2009 Helene Kreysa (University of Edinburgh Studentship), Researcher, Jena.
2007-2010 Zhenguang Cai (University of Edinburgh Studentship/ORS award), Assistant Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
2007-2011 Cyprian Laskowski (Canadian Government Studentship)
2009-2014 Takayuki Miura (self-funded)
2010-2013 Chiara Gambi (University of Edinburgh Studentship), Lecturer, Cardiff.
2012-2014 Madeleine Beveridge (ESRC), University Administrator, Edinburgh
2012-2016 Aine Ito (self-funded), Researcher, Berlin.
2012-2016 Jarosław Lelonkiewicz (self-funded), Researcher, Trieste.
2012-2016 Alessia Tosi (University of Edinburgh Studentship)
2012-2016 Lauren Hadley (ESRC), Researcher, Edinburgh
2012-2018 Anthony Selles (self-funded)
Ph.D. students, assistant supervisor
1992-95 Holly Branigan (EPSRC), Professor, Edinburgh
1993-96 Patrick Sturt (EPSRC), Reader, Edinburgh
1993-96 Mercè Prat-Sala (ESRC), Senior Lecturer, King Alfred’s College
1995-99 Steven Frisson (Antwerp, Flemish government studentship), Lecturer, Birmingham, summa cum laude
2001-05 Pia Knoeferle (Saarbrücken, German government studentship), Lecturer, Humboldt University (Berlin), summa cum laude (Opus Exemium for thesis)
2002-04 Yu-Ju Chou (self-funded)
2002-06 Susanna Flett (ESRC).
2004-08 Sarah Bernolet (Ghent, Flemish government studentship), Lecturer, Antwerp.
2004-08 Marina Papoutsi (EPSRC), Researcher, London.
2006-09 Mirta Vernice (Pavia), Researcher, Milan
2006-10 Kumiko Fukumura (Dundee, University of Dundee studentship), Lecturer, Stirling
2007-10 Iva Ivanova (Barcelona, Spanish Government studentship), Assistant Professor, El Paso
2008-11 Judith Köhne, Researcher, UPenn (Saarbrücken, German Government studentship)
2011-15 Sam Miller (ESRC)
2011-15 Mariana Vega-Mendoza (University of Edinburgh Studentship/SORSAS award/Mexican government studentship), Researcher, Edinburgh
2012-15 Calen Walshe (Canadian Government studentship), Researcher, Austin.
2014-18 Michela Bonfieni (EU FP7 studentship)
2014-17 Janine Luethi (Bern), summa cum laude.
Psychology of language and communication, including language production, language comprehension, dialogue, language and imagination, joint action, and bilingualism.