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Psycholinguistics Lab

Current Studies

Tracking Eye Movements during Sentence Comprehension

The Psycholinguistics Lab in the Department of Linguistics and TESOL is currently conducting a study looking into language/reading comprehension. This study has been approved by the Institutional Review Board at the University of Texas at Arlington.

The following is a description of the study:

  1. It will take place in the Eye Tracking Lab, Trimble Hall 217D.
  2. It will take about 1 hour to complete.
  3. During the study, you will (i) first complete a short language background questionnaire and (ii) then read sentences one at a time on a computer screen while your eye movements are recorded.
  4. Participation is completely voluntary, and you may withdraw at any time.

If you would like to participate in this study, please contact nathaniel.eversole@mavs.uta.edu to schedule a session.

Tracking Eye Movements during L2 English Reading

The Psycholinguistics Lab in the Department of Linguistics and TESOL is currently conducting a study looking into second language reading comprehension. This study has been approved by the Institutional Review Board at the University of Texas at Arlington.

The following is a description of the study:

  1. Native speakers of Chinese with a fluent command of English are asked to participate.
  2. Participants should either be enrolled in a degree-granting program (undergraduate/graduate) at UTA or have received an undergraduate or graduate degree from an institution in an English-speaking country.
  3. The study will take place in the Psycholinguistics Lab’s eye-tracking lab, Trimble Hall 217D.
  4. It will take about 1 hour to complete.
  5. During the study, you will (i) first complete a short language background questionnaire and (ii) then read sentences one at a time on a computer screen while your eye movements are recorded.
  6. You will be paid for your participation.
  7. Participation is completely voluntary, and you may withdraw at any time.

If you would like to participate in this study, please contact jeffrey.witzel@uta.edu to schedule a session.