Victor Ferreira

In Press

  • Blanco-Elorrieta, E., Ferreira, V. S., Del Prato, P., & Pylkkanen, L. (in press). The Priming of Basic Combinatory Responses in MEG. Cognition.
  • Ferreira, V. S., Morgan, A. M., & Slevc, L. R. (in press). Grammatical encoding. In G. Gaskell (Ed.) Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics 2nd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Hall, M. L., Mayberry, R. I., & Ferreira, V. S. (in press). Acceptability judgments still matter: deafness and documentation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
  • Roelofs, A. & Ferreira, V. S. (in press). The architecture of speaking. In A. S. Meyer and J. M. McQueen (Eds.), Human Language: from Genes and Brains to Behavior. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.







  • Hall, M. L., Ferreira, V. S., & Mayberry, R. I. (2012). Phonological similarity judgments in ASL: Evidence for maturational constraints on phonetic perception in sign. Sign Language & Linguistics, 15, 104-127.
  • Ferreira, V. S., Kleinman, D., Kraljic, T., & Siu, Y. (2012). Do priming effects in dialogue reflect partner- or task-based expectations? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19, 309-316.
  • Cowles, H. W. & Ferreira, V. S. (2012). The influence of topic status on written and spoken sentence production. Discourse Processes, 49, 1-28.


  • Ferreira, V. S. & Hudson, M. (2011). Saying “that” in dialogue: The influence of accessibility and social factors on syntactic production. Language and Cognitive Processes, 26, 1736-1762.


  • Ferreira, V. S. (2010). Language production. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 1, 834-844.
  • Wardlow Lane, L. & Ferreira, V. S. (2010). Abstract syntax in sentence production: Evidence from stem-exchange errors. Journal of Memory and Language, 62, 151-165.
  • Sandoval, T. C., Gollan, T. H., Ferreira, V. S., & Salmon, D. P. (2010). What causes the bilingual disadvantage in verbal fluency? The dual-task analogy. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 13, 231-252.


  • Gollan, T. H. & Ferreira, V. S. (2009). Should I stay or should I switch? A cost-benefit analysis of voluntary language switching in young and aging bilinguals. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 35, 640-665.


  • Wardlow Lane, L. & Ferreira, V. S. (2008). Speaker-external versus speaker-internal forces on utterance form: Do cognitive demands override threats to referential success? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 34, 1466-1481.
  • Ferreira, V. S., Bock, K., Wilson, M., & Cohen, N. J. (2008). Memory for syntax despite amnesia. Psychological Science, 19, 940-946.
  • Ferreira, V. S. (2008). Ambiguity, accessibility, and a division of labor for communicative success. Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Advances in Research and Theory. 49, 209-246.
  • Severens, E., Ratinckx, E., Ferreira, V. S. & Hartsuiker, R. J. (2008). Are phonological influences on lexical (mis)selection the result of a monitoring bias? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61, 1687-1709.
  • Ferreira, V. S. (2008). Sentence production. In The New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (Editor-in-Chief Larry Squire). Elsevier.
  • Pickering, M. J. & Ferreira, V. S. (2008). Structural priming: A critical review. Psychological Bulletin, 134, 427-459.