Daphna Heller

Selected Publications

Brown-Schmidt, S & Heller, D. (To appear) Perspective-Taking During Communication. Section on Interaction and Communication, Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics.

Heller, D., Parisien, C. & Stevenson, S. (2016) Perspective-taking behavior as the probabilistic weighing of multiple domains. Cognition, 149, 104-120.

Tollan, E. & Heller, D. (2016) Elvis Presley on an island: wh dependency formation inside complex NPs. Proceedings of NELS 46.

Heller, D., Arnold, J. E., Klein N. & Tanenhaus M. K. (2015) Inferring difficulty: Flexibility in the real-time processing of disfluency. Language and Speech, 58(2), 190-203.

Heller, D. & Wolter L. (2014) Beyond demonstratives: Direct reference in perceptually grounded descriptions. Journal of Semantics. 31(4), 513-554.

Heller, D. & Chambers, C.G. (2014) Would a blue kite by any other name be just as blue? Effects of descriptive choices on subsequent referential behavior. Journal of Memory and Language, 70, 53-67.

Brown-Schmidt, S. & Heller, D. (2014) What language processing can tell us about perspective taking: A reply to Bezuidenhout (2013). Journal of Pragmatics, 60, 279-284.

Heller, D., Gorman, K. S. & Tanenhaus, M. K. (2012) To name or to describe: Shared knowledge affects referential form. Topics in Cognitive Science, 4, 290-305.

Heller, D. & Wolter, L. (2011) On identification and transworld identity in natural language: The case of -ever free relatives. Linguistics and Philosophy, 34, 169-199.

Heller, D. & Wolter, L. (2010)
On direct reference and perceptually grounded descriptions. Proceedings of the 46th annual meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society.

Heller, D., Skovbroten, K. & Tanenhaus, M. K. (2009) Experimental evidence for speakers' sensitivity to common vs. privileged ground in the production of names. In K. van Deemter, A. Gatt, E. Krahmer & R. van Gompel (eds.) Workshop on the Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging the gap between computational and empirical approaches to reference (PRE-CogSci 2009), Amsterdam.

Heller, D. & L. Wolter. (2009) Identity and indeterminacy in -ever free relatives. In T. Friedman & S. Ito (eds.) Proceedings of SALT (Semantics and Linguistic Theory) XVIII (pp. 394-410) Ithaca, NY: Cornell University.

Yee, E., Heller, D., & Sedivy, J. (2009) On the relationship between eye-movements and activation: Active vs. passive tasks during ambiguous pronoun resolution. Poster presented at the 22nd CUNY conference on human sentence processing, University of California, Davis. March 28th.

Heller, D., Grodner, D. & Tanenhaus, M. K. (2009) The real-time use of information about common ground in restricting domains of reference. In U. Sauerland & K. Yatsushiro (eds.), Semantics and Pragmatics: from Experiment to Theory (pp. 228-248), Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language & Cognition.

Heller, D., Grodner, D. & Tanenhaus, M. K. (2008) The Role of Perspective in Identifying Domains of Reference. Cognition, 108, 831-836.

Heller, D. & L. Wolter. (2008) That is Rosa: Identificational sentences as intentional predication. In Grønn, Atle (ed.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 12 (pp. 226-240) Oslo: Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo.

Heller, D., Arnold, J. E., Klein, N. & Tanenhaus, M. K. (2008) What do listeners expect when the speaker is disfluent: Something unfamiliar or something hard to name?. Poster presented at the 21st CUNY conference on human sentence processing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. March13th.

Caponigro, I. & Heller, D. (2007) The non-concealed nature of free relatives: Implications for connectivity crosslinguistically. In P. Jacobson & C. Barker (eds.) Direct Compositionality (pp. 237-263), Oxford Academic Press.

Heller, D. (2005) Identity and Information: Semantic and Pragmatic Aspects of Specificational Sentences. Ph.D. Dissertation, Rutgers.

Heller, D. (2002) On the relation of connectivity and specificational pseudoclefts. Natural Language Semantics, 10.4, 243-284.

Heller, D. (2002) On the construct state, uniqueness and genitive relations, Proceedings of IATL (Israeli Association for Theoretical Linguistics) 18.

Heller, D. (2002) Possession as a lexical relation: Evidence from the Hebrew construct state. In L. Mikkelsen and C. Potts (eds.), WCCFL 21 Proceedings, (pp. 127-140). Cascadilla Press.

Heller, D. (1999) The Syntax and Semantics of Specificational Pseudoclefts in Hebrew. 1999. M.A. Thesis, Tel Aviv University.