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Syntactic analysis

Sneed, E., Herschensohn, J. & Frenck-Mestre, C. (2015). Pronoun processing in anglophone late L2 learners of French: Behavioral and ERP evidence." J. of Neurolinguistics34, 15-40.

Carrasco, H.. & Frenck-Mestre, C. (2014). Phonological and orthographic cues enhance the processing of inflectional morphology: ERP evidence from L1 and L2 French." Frontiers in PsychologyAugust 2014.

Foucart, A. and Frenck-Mestre, C. (2013). Neuroscience of Second Language Processing. To appear in: The Cambridge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition. Editors: Julia Herschensohn and Martha Young-Scholten, Cambridge University Press.

Foucart, A. & Frenck-Mestre, C. (2012). Can late L2 learners acquire new grammatical features? Evidence from ERPs and eye-tracking. Journal of Memory and Language 66, 226-248.

-Corrigendum to “Can late L2 learners acquire new grammatical features? Evidence from ERPs and eye-tracking, vol 67, 238).

Foucart, A. & Frenck-Mestre, C. (2011). Grammatical gender processing in L2: ERP evidence Bilingualism, Language and Cognition14, 379 – 399

Frenck-Mestre, C., Carrasco, H., McLaughlin, J., Osterhout, L.; Foucart, A. (2010). Linguistic input factors in native and L2 processing of inflectional morphology: Evidence from ERPs. Language,Interaction and Acquisition, 1, 206-228.

Frenck-Mestre, C., Zardan, N., Colas, A., & Ghio, A. (2010). Eye-Movement Patterns of Readers With Down Syndrome During Sentence-Processing: An Exploratory Study American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities,. 115, 3, 193-206.

Bard, E., Frenck-Mestre, C. & Sorace, A.(2010). Processing auxiliary selection with Italian intransitive verbs Linguisitics 48, 325-361.

Frenck-Mestre, C., Foucart, A., Carrasco, H., & Herschensohn, J. (2009). Processing of grammatical gender in French as a first and second language: Evidence from ERPs in Leah Roberts, Daniel Véronique, Anna Nilsson and Marion Tellier (Eds.) EUROSLA Yearbook, 2009,. John Benjamins, pp 76-106

Frenck-Mestre, C., McLaughlin, J. Osterhout, L., & Foucart, A. (2008). The effect of phonological realization of inflectional morphology on verbal agreement in French: Evidence from ERPs Acta Psychologica.

Osterhout, L., Poliakov, A., Inoue, K., McLaughlin, J., Valentine, G., Pitkanen, I., Frenck-Mestre, C., & Hirschensohn, J. (2008). Second language learning and changes in the brain. Journal of Neurolinguistics.21, 509-521.

Frenck-Mestre, C. (2006). "Commentary on Clahsen and Felser." Applied Psycholinguistics, 27, 64-65.

Osterhout, L., McLaughlin, J., Pitkanen, I., Frenck-Mestre, C., & Molinaro, N. (2006). Novice learners, longitudinal designs, and event-related potentials. Language Learning, 56, 199-230

Frenck-Mestre, C. (2005). Eye-movement recording as a tool for studying syntactic processing in a second languageSecond Language Research, 21, 175-198.

Frenck-Mestre, C. (2005), "Ambiguities and anomalies.. .",in J. Kroll & A.M.B. de Groot (Eds.) "Handbook of bilingualism: Psycholinguistic Approaches, Oxford University Press", 268-284

Frenck-Mestre, C. (2002), "An on-line look at sentence processing in the second language",in Herredia & Altarriba "Bilingual sentence processing, Elsevier, North Holland. 217 - 236",

Frenck-Mestre, C. & Pynte, J. (2000b) "Resolving syntactic ambiguities...",in De Vincenzi & Lombardo "Cross-linguistic perspectives on language processing, Kluwer Academic Press. 119-148.

Frenck-Mestre, C. & Pynte, J. (2000a) , " 'Romancing'.syntactic ambiguity..",In A. Kennedy, R. RAdach, D. Heller and J. Pynte (Eds.) Perceptual Processes in Reading., DeBoeck, 549-564

Frenck-Mestre & Prince, "La compréhension écrite d'une deuxième langue...",Langues Modernes, 1999

Frenck-Mestre, C. (1998).La lecture en langue maternelle et en langue seconde,Psychologie Française

Frenck-Mestre, "Examining second language reading: An on-line look. ",in A. Sorace, C. Heycock and R. Shillcock (Eds.) Language Acquisition, Knowledge Representation and Processing, pp., 1997, pp 474-478

Frenck-Mestre, C. & Pynte, J. (1997). Syntactic ambiguity resolution while reading in second and native languages. Quarterly J. of Experimental Psychology , 50A, 119-148.

Frenck-Mestre, C. (1998). La lecture en langue maternelle et en langue seconde. Psychologie Française , 43, 349-360.

Frenck-Mestre, C. & Pynte, J. (1995). Lexical guidance in syntactic processing: Evidence from eye-movement recordings. In J.M. Findlay, R.W. Kentridge, & R. Walker (Eds.) Eye movement research: Mechanisms, processes and applications . Elseveir: North Holland

Lexical Access

Frenck−Mestre, C., Sneed-German, E., & Foucart, A. (2014). Qualitative differences in native and non-native semantic processing as revealed by ERPs In R.R. Heredia & J. Altarriba (Eds.) Foundations of Bilingual Memory. Springer: New York, pp. 237-256.

Carrasco, H., Midgley, K., & Frenck−Mestre, C. (2012). Are phonological representations in bilinguals language specific? An ERP study on interlingual homophones. Psychophysiology, 49(4), 531-543.

Bueno, S. & Frenck-Mestre, C. (2008)., "The activation of semantic memory : Effects of prime exposure, prime-target relationship and task demands,", Memory & Cognition, 36 (4), 882-898

Frenck-Mestre, C. (2003). Le bilinguisme. In G. Tiberghien (Ed.), Dictionnaire des Sciences Cognitives, Armand Colin, Paris.

Bueno &Frenck-Mestre, "Rapid Activiation of the Lexicon...",Brain and Language, 2002

Frenck-Mestre& Bueno, "Semantic Features and Semantic Categories...", Brain and Language, 2002

Frenck-Mestre, Besson & Pynte "Semantic Satiation...ERPs..."Brain and Language, 1999

Grainger, J. & Frenck-Mestre, C. (1998). Masked priming by translation equivalents in bilinguals. Language and Cognitive Processes . 13, 601-623

Frenck-Mestre & Prince, "Second Language Autonomy", Journal of Memory and Language, 1997

Vaid & Frenck-Mestre, "Orthographic cues...", Brain and Language, 1997

Frenck-Mestre, C. & Prince, P. (1999). Acquisition du vocabulaire et lecture en langue seconde. Langues Modernes .

Frenck-Mestre, C. (1993). Use of orthographic redundancies and word identification latency in bilinguals. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research , 22, 397-410

Frenck, C. & Pynte, J. (1987a). Parafoveal preprocessing in bilinguals. In J.K. O'Regan and A. Levy-Schoën (Eds.), Eye Movements: From Physiology to Cognition . Elsevier:North Holland.

Frenck & Pynte (1987b). Semantic representation and surface forms: A look at across language priming in bilinguals. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research , 16, 383-396.

Pynte, J., Courrieu, P. & Frenck, C. (1991). Evidence of repeated access to immediate verbal memory during handwriting. European Journal of Psychology of Education , 6, 121-125.

Pynte, J., Courrieu, P. & Frenck, C. (1988). Retrieval from verbal memory and motor programming during writing by hand. In P. Boscolo (Ed.), Writing: Trends in European Research . Padova: Upsel Editore.

Speech perception and production

Frenck−Mestre, C.; Peri, P.; Meunier, C.; Espesser, R. (2010). Perceiving non−native vowel contrasts: ERP evidence of the effect of experience. In Dziubalska-Kołaczyk, K., Wrembel, M., Kul, M. (Eds.), Achievements and perspectives in the acquisition of second language speech: New Sounds 2010, Volume 1. Berne: Peter Lang. pp. 79-90

Frenck-Mestre, Meunier, Espesser, Daffner & Holcomb (2005), "Perceiving non-native vowels: Evidence from event-related potentials.",Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research, 48, 1496 - 1510.

Frenck-Mestre, C., Anton, J.L., Roth, M., Vaid, J. & Viallet, F. (2005) Speech production in bilinguals, NeuroReport. 16(7):761-765.

Meunier, Frenck-Mestre et al. (2004)., "La perception des systèmes vocaliques étrangers... .",Journées d'Etude sur la Parole, FES"

Meunier, Frenck-Mestre et al. (2003)., "Production and perception of foreign vowels",Proceedings of the International Conference on Phonetics"

Meunier, C., Espesser, R., & Frenck-Mestre, C. (2006) Aspects phonologique et dynamique de la distinctivité au sein des systèmes vocaliques: une étude inter-langue. Actes, Journées d'Etude sur la Parole (JEP) juin 12-16 : Dinard, France. pp. 333-336

Meunier C., Frenck-Mestre C., Le Besnerais, M. (2005) "Vowel variability and speech production context: a cross-linguistic study", in PAPI 2005 Phonetics And Phonology in Iberia, 20-21 june 2005, Barcelone, Espagne.

Meunier C., Espesser R., Frenck-Mestre C. (2005) "The role of temporal information in vowel perceptual areas: a cross-linguistic study", in PSP 2005 Plasticity in Speech Perception, 15-17june 2005, London, United Kingdom.

Deveze, A., Frenck-Mestre, C., Anton J.L. 3 , Nazarian B. 3 , Roth M. 3 , Viallet F (2004). Etude en IRM Fonctionnelle de la lecture de pseudomots de longueur et complexité articulatoire croissante. Actes : Journée d'Etudes sur la Parole , pp 1-4.

Ghio, A.; Teston, B.; Frenck-Mestre, C.; Astésano, C.; Schön, D.; Nazarian, B.; Roth, M., Anton, J-L.(2004) Perception de la parole et IRM : réalisation, évaluation et validation d'un système permettant une stimulation sonore de qualité en cours de séquence IRM. Proceedings of Journée d'Etudes sur la Parole, pp. 241-244.