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Robin K. Morris

Professor (Psychology)
University of South Carolina

Office: Barnwell 428
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Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Research Interests

Psycholinguistics, language processing in reading, word recognition, lexical access 

Representative Publications

Brusnighan, S., Folk, J.R., Lowell, J.R. & Morris R.K. (2014) The role of phonology in incidental vocabulary acquisition during silent reading; Cognitive Psychology, 26, 871-892.

Lowell, J.R. & Morris, R.K. (2014) Word Length Effects on Novel Words: Evidence from Eye Movements; Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 76, 179-189.

Binder, K.S. & Morris, R.K. (2011). An eye movement analysis of ambiguity resolution: Beyond meaning access. Discourse Processes, 48, 305-330.

Widmann, CS & Morris, RK (2009) Phonological Representations in Morphological Segmentation of Written English Words. The Mental Lexicon, 4, 194-211.

Bezuidenhout, A, Morris, RK, & Widmann, CS (2009) The DE-Blocking Hypothesis: The Role of Grammar in Scalar Reasoning, Semantics and Pragmatics: From Experiment to Theory, Palgrave Press, pp 124-144.

Morris, R.K. (2007) Lexical Processing in Reading. In Gernsbacher & Traxler (eds) Handbook of Psycholinguistic Research, 2nd Edition, 377- 402.