Research

Publications in peer-reviewed journals

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., & Brysbaert, M. (2017). Explaining human performance in psycholinguistic tasks with models of semantic similarity based on prediction and counting: A review and empirical validation. Journal of Memory and Language, 97, 57-78. doi pdf

Brysbaert, M., Stevens, M., Mandera, P., & Keuleers, E. (2016). How many words do we know? Practical estimates of vocabulary size dependent on word definition, the degree of language input and the participant’s age. Frontiers in Psychology. doi

Brysbaert, M., Stevens, M., Mandera, P., & Keuleers, E. (2016). The impact of word prevalence on lexical decision times: Evidence from the Dutch Lexicon Project 2. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(3), 441–458. doi pdf

Keuleers, E., Stevens, M., Mandera, P., & Brysbaert, M. (2015). Word knowledge in the crowd: Measuring vocabulary size and word prevalence in a massive online experiment. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68(8), 1665–1692. doi pdf

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., & Brysbaert, M. (2015). How useful are corpus-based methods for extrapolating psycholinguistic variables? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68(8), 1623-1642. doi pdf

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., Wodniecka, Z., & Brysbaert, M. (2015). SUBTLEX-PL: subtitle-based word frequency estimates for Polish. Behavior Research Methods, 47(2), 471-483. doi, pdf and frequencies

Brysbaert, M., Keuleers, E., Mandera, P. (2014). A plea for more interactions between psycholinguistics and natural language processing research. Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands Journal, 4, 209-222. pdf

Van Heuven, W. J. B., Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., & Brysbaert, M. (2014). SUBTLEX-UK: A new and improved word frequency database for British English. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67(6), 1176-1190. doi pdf

Books

Brysbaert, M., Keuleers, E., Mandera, P., & Stevens, M. (2014). Woordenkennis van Nederlanders en Vlamingen anno 2013 (656 p). Gent: Academia Press. info

Conference presentations

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., Changes in the word frequency effect as a function of language exposure, 10th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Ottawa, Canada, October 19-21, 2016.

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., Predicting item-level effects of relatedness with models based on prediction and counting, 45th Annual Meeting of Society for Computers in Psychology, 19th November, 2015.

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., Stevens, M., Brysbaert, M., Can reaction times from massive online experiments be used to study visual word recognition? 19th ESCOP Conference, Paphos, Cyprus, September 17-20, 2015.

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., How useful are extrapolated measures of psycholinguistic norms? 9th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Niagra-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, September 30 - October 2, 2014.

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., Continuous estimation of item difficulty in large-scale lexical decision studies. Psycholinguistics in Flanders, Oostende, Belgium, May 8-9, 2014.

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., Corpus-based extrapolation of age of acquisition norms. Psycholinguistics in Flanders, Leuven, Belgium, May 30-31, 2013.

Workshop presentations

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., A field guide to processing subtitle frequencies. SUBTIEL Workshop, Conference Language in Mind and Society, Nijmegen, December, 17, 2014.

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., Extrapolating subjective ratings with topical information from Latent Dirichlet Allocation. Seventh Tucson Lexical Processing Workshop. London, Ontario, November 13-14, 2013.

Poster presentations

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., Snaut: Accessible Distributional Semantics, 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, USA, November 19-22, 2015.

Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., Using Topic Models to Extrapolate Subjective Ratings for Psycholinguistic Variables, 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Canada, November 14-17, 2013.

Mandera, P., Wodniecka, Z., Keuleers, E., Subtlex-pl: Polish word frequency estimates based on film subtitles, 1st BAPS-SEPEX Joint Meeting (Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences and Spanish Society of Experimental Psychology), Liège, Belgium, May 10-11, 2012.