Lyn Frazier


Department of Linguistics
226 South College
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003
Office phone: (413) 545-6827
Fax: (413) 545-2792
My main interest is in adult language comprehension, including syntactic processing and the syntax-prosody and the syntax-semantics interfaces. In recent work, my colleague Professor Charles Clifton of the Department of Psychology and I have investigated the processing of ellipsis, especially those forms of ellipsis that can cross sentence boundaries.

Selected Publications

Processing Ellipsis:

Semantic Processing:


Prosodic Processing:

Filler-Gap Processing:

Phrase Structure Processing: