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Dr Paul Engelhardt is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at UEA. He completed a BSc degree at the University of Nebraska Omaha, and MA and PhD degrees at Michigan State University. After completing his post-graduate education, Paul undertook an ESRC funded post-doctoral research position at the University of Edinburgh. He then worked for several years at Northumbria University as a Senior Lecturer.
Engelhardt, P.E., McMullon, M.E.G., & Corley, M. (2019). Individual differences in the production of disfluency: a latent variable analysis of memory ability and verbal intelligence. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72, 1084-1101.
Engelhardt, P.E., Alfridijanta, O., McMullon, M.E.G. ††, & Corley, M. (2017). Speaker- vs. listener-oriented disfluency: A re-examination of arguments and assumptions for autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 2885-2898.
Engelhardt, P. E., Nigg, J. T., & Ferreira, F. (2017). Executive control and intelligence in the resolution of temporary syntactic ambiguity: An individual differences investigation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 1263-1281.
Ferreira, F., Foucart, A., & Engelhardt, P. E. (2013). Language processing in the visual world: Effects of preview, visual complexity, and prediction. Journal of Memory and Language, 69, 165-182.
Key Research Interests
Dr. Engelhardt is a cognitive psychologist, and trained in psycholinguistics and cognitive science. His primary research interests focus on language comprehension and production, and language-related clinical disorders (e.g. dyslexia, ADHD, and ASD). More recently, Dr. Engelhardt has been collaborating with philosopher Eugen Fischer (UEA) on a research programme in Experimental Philosophy, focusing primarily on the Philosophy of Perception.
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Year 2 – Research Design and Analysis II (Regression, Factor Analysis, SEM)
Year 3 – Psychology of Language (option)
Further Quantitative Research and Statistics (Factor Analysis, SEM)
Undergraduate Projects: Final Year Research Project
My main research interest is Psycholinguistics, and I conduct research on both theoretical and applied topics.
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1/10/22 → 30/09/24
1/09/22 → 31/08/24
A parental-report questionnaire for language abilities and pragmatics in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disordersO'Shea, A., Holmes, C. H. B. & Engelhardt, P. E., Feb 2023, In: Brain Sciences. 13, 2, 196.
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Do easy-to-read adaptations really facilitate sentence processing for adults with a lower level of education? An experimental eye-tracking studyRivero-Contreras, M., Engelhardt, P. E. & Saldaña, D., Apr 2023, In: Learning and Instruction. 84, 101731.
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Evidential meanings in native and learner Japanese and English: Implications for the assessment of speaker certaintyFilipović, L., Brown, M. & Engelhardt, P. E., Jul 2023, In: Pragmatics and Society. 14, 3, p. 484–508 25 p.
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Fischer, E., Allen, K. & Engelhardt, P., Mar 2023, In: Synthese. 201, 3, 84.
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Prediction in SVO and SOV languages: Processing and typological considerations: CROSS-LINGUISTIC PREDICTIONEngelhardt, P., Filipovic, L. & Hawkins, J., 27 Aug 2023, (Accepted/In press) In: Linguistics.
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