I'm interested in the cognitive science of language. My research uses a
variety of methods to examine the cognitive processes underlying our
ability to produce and comprehend speech. In particular, I focus on
(a) the production of speech and (b) our knowledge of sound structure.
Behavioral studies of language processing
Mathematical and computational models of language processing
Smolensky, P., Goldrick, M., & Mathis, D. (in press). Optimization and quantization in gradient symbol systems:
A framework for integrating the continuous and the discrete in cognition. Cognitive Science.
Goldrick, M. (in press). Phonological processing: The retrieval and encoding of word form information in speech production.
In M. Goldrick, V. Ferreira, & M. Miozzo (Eds.) The Oxford handbook of language production. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
(manuscript version, pdf).
Goldrick, M. (2011). Utilizing psychological realism to advance phonological theory. In J. Goldsmith, J. Riggle, & A. Yu (Eds.) Handbook of phonological theory (2nd edition), 631-660). Blackwell.
(manuscript version, pdf)