Juhani Järvikivi


STEP2019! The Centre for Comparative Psycholinguistics organizes a week long Spring Training Workshop in current issues and methods in psycholinguistics in Edmonton, Alberta, May 13-18, 2019.

The11th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon - Edmonton, September 25-28, 2018.
After 20 years on the road, the International Conference returns to Edmonton, where it was first launched in 1998.

My talk at OpenMinds2017 - watch here!

New Grant: Understanding children's processing of reference in interaction, funded by SSHRC 2017-2022.

Workshop: Current Approaches to Morphology (CAM2017), Edmonton, December 20, 2017.

See the Work of Arts blog for news on Words in the World!

Words in the World! New SSHRC Talent Program Partnership Grant


Järvikivi, J., Schimke, S., & Pyykkönen-Klauck, P (2019). Understanding indirect reference in a visual context. Discourse Processes, 56, 117-135. (Download here)

Veivo, O., Porretta, V., Hyönä, J., & Järvikivi, J. (2018). Spoken L2 words activate L1 orthographic information in late L2 learners. Applied Psycholinguistics, 39, 1011-1032 (Journal link here; Pre-print here).

Lõo, K., Järvikivi, J., & Baayen, R. H. (2018). Whole-word frequency and inflectional paradigm size facilitate Estonian case-inflected noun processing. Cognition, 175, 20-25. (Journal link here; Pre-print here).

Lõo, K., Järvikivi, J., Tomaschek, F., Tucker, B. V., & Baayen, R. H. (2018). Production of Estonian case-inflected nouns shows whole-word frequency and paradigmatic effects. Morphology, 28, 71-97. (Free download from Springer here; pre-print here).

Hawthorne, K., Järvikivi, J., & Tucker B. V. (2018). Finding word boundaries in Indian English-accented speech. Journal of Phonetics, 66, 145-160. (Journal link)

Schumacher, P., Roberts, L., & Järvikivi, J. (2017). Agentivity drives real-time pronoun resolution: Evidence from German er and der. Lingua, 185, 25-41. (Journal link)

Järvikivi, J., Van Gompel, R. P. G., Hyönä, J. (2017). The interplay of implicit causality, structural heuristics, and anaphor type in ambiguous pronoun resolution. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 46, 525-550. (Journal link).

Porretta, V., Tucker, B. V., & Järvikivi, J. (2016). The influence of gradient foreign accentedness and listener experience on word recognition. Journal of Phonetics, 58, 1-21. (Journal link)

Arnhold, A., Chen, A., & Järvikivi, J. (2016). Acquiring complex focus marking: Finnish four- to five-year-olds use prosody and word order in interaction. Frontiers in Psychology/Language Sciences. (Journal link).


Mok, I., Arnhold, A., Porretta, V., Verstegen, S., Jerry, M., Chen, A., & Järvikivi, J. (2018). Processing of intonation and information status in British English by Chinese L2 and Canadian L1 speakers. LabPhon 16, Lisbon, Portugal, June 19-22, 2018.

Mukai, Y., Tucker, B. V., Järvikivi, J. (2018). The effect of phonological-orthographic consistency on the processing of reduced and citation forms of Japanese words: Evidence from pupillometry. Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistic Association, Regina, May 30-June 1, 2018.

Järvikivi, J., Porretta, V., Paradis, J., Govindarajan, K. & Day, K. Language knowledge predicts 3-6 year-old mono- and bilingual children's pronoun processing.14th International Congress for the Study of Child Language (IASCL), Lyon, France, July 17-21, 2017.

Cooper, R., Charest, M., & Järvikivi, J. Cartoon competitions: The effect of visual animacy on children's sentence processing. 14th International Congress for the Study of Child Language (IASCL), Lyon, France, July 17-21, 2017.

Porretta, V., Kyröläinen, A-J., Van Rij, J., Järvikivi, J. Visual world paradigm data: From preprocessing to nonlinear time-course analysis. International Conference on Intelligent Decision Technologies (KES IDT 2017), Vilamoura, Portugal, June 21-23, 2017.

Hubert, I., & Järvikivi, J. The influence of individual personality differences in language comprehension. The 30th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing (CUNY2017). MIT, Cambridge MA., USA, March 30 – April 1, 2017.