Publications

Journal articles

In prep

Holtz, A., Kirby, S., & Culbertson, J. (in prep). With or without a system: How category-specific cognitive biases shape noun phrase word order.

Glossa 2020

Martin, A., Holtz, A., Abels, K., Adger, D., & Culbertson, J. (2020). Experimental evidence for the influence of structure and meaning on linear order in the noun phrase. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics, 5(1).

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Proceedings articles

CogSci 2022

Holtz, A., Kirby, S., & Culbertson, J. (2022) The Influence of Category-specific and System-wide Preferences on Cross-Linguistic Word Order Patterns. In J. Culbertson, A. Perfors, H. Rabagliati & V. Ramenzoni (Eds.),Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1011-1018.

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ConSOLE 2021

Holtz, A. (2021) Ambiguity and variable phonological rules: The challenge of TD Deletion in US English. In A. Holtz, I. Kovač, R. Puggaard-Rode, and J. Wall, (Eds.), ConSOLE XXIX: Proceedings of the 29th Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe, 98-115.

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ULAB 2019

Holtz, A. (2019). An experimental investigation of harmony and isomorphism in the noun phrase. Dissertation published in Proceedings of the 2019 conference of Undergraduate Linguistics Association of Britain.

Supervisors: Dr. Jennifer Culbertson & Professor Simon Kirby

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Presentations and posters

JCoLE 2022

Holtz, A., Kirby, S., & Culbertson, J. (2022, Sep 5-8). The Effect of Improvisation and Learning on Word Order Preferences. [Conference poster]. Joint Conference on Language Evolution 2022, Kanazawa, Japan.

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CogSci 2022

Holtz, A., Kirby, S., & Culbertson, J. (2022, Jul 27-30). The Influence of Category-specific and System-wide Preferences on Cross-Linguistic Word Order Patterns. [Conference presentation]. CogSci 2022, online.

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CCILE 2022

Holtz, A., Kirby, S., & Culbertson, J. (2022, May 25-27). Cognitive biases differ in improvisation and learning of noun phrase word order. [Workshop presentation]. CCILE 2022, online.

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ConSOLE 30 2022

Holtz, A., Kirby, S., & Culbertson, J. (2022, Jan 25-27). Postnominal adjectives and prenominal genitives as reflections of cognitive preferences. [Conference poster]. ConSOLE XXX, online.

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LELPGC 2021

Holtz, A., Culbertson, J., Kirby, S., & Martin, A. (2021, Jun 10-12) An experimental investigation of item-specific word order preferences. [Conference presentation]. LELPGC21, online.

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ConSOLE 2021

Holtz, A. (2021, Jan 26-28) Ambiguity and variable phonological rules: The challenge of TD Deletion in US English. [Conference poster]. ConSOLE XXIX, online.

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BUCLD 2019

Ota, M., Holtz, A., & Skarabela, B. (2019, Nov 7-10) Syllable repetition is privileged over consonant repetition in infant word segemntation. [Conference presentation]. BUCLB 44, Boston, MA.

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Language Lunch 2019

Holtz, A. (2019). Challenging Functional Explanations of Variable TD Deletion in American English. [Workshop poster]. The 69th Language Lunch, Edinburgh, UK.

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ULAB 2019

Holtz, A. (2019, Apr 10-13). Cognitive biases and how they shape typology. [Conference presentation]. The 2019 conference of Undergraduate Linguistics Association of Britain, London, UK.

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ULAB 2018

Holtz, A. (2018, Apr 9-11). Mutual exclusivity and synonymy avoidance: Two sides of the same coin. [Conference presentation]. The 2018 conference of Undergraduate Linguistics Association of Britain, Edinburgh, UK.

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CLS 2018

Ota, M., Barrera Navarro, M., Go, L., Heimann, J., Holtz, A., Little, S., O’Connor, R., & Skarabela, B. (2018, Jun 25-26). Do British mothers use less exaggerated infant-directed speech than American mothers? [Conference presentation]. Child Language Symposium, Reading, UK.

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