This list contains peer-reviewed journal articles only. PDF’s of the published papers are available upon request (or can be found on ResearchGate).

Incidental L2 word learning

  • Lemhöfer, K. (in press). What is fuzziness and what does it explain? Commentary to Bordag et al. (2021). Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. doi: 10.1017/S1366728921000596.
  • de Vos, J.F., Schriefers, H., & Lemhöfer, K. (2020). Does study language (Dutch versus English) influence study success of Dutch and German students in the Netherlands? Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics, 9, 60-78. doi:10.1075/
  • de Vos, J.F., Schriefers, H.,ten Bosch, L.,  & Lemhöfer, K. (2019). Interactive L2 vocabulary acquisition in a lab-based immersion setting. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 34, 916-935. doi: 10.1080/23273798.2019.1599127
  • de Vos, J.F., Schriefers, H.,Nivard, M.G.,  & Lemhöfer, K. (2018). A meta-analysis and meta-regression of incidental second language word learning from spoken input. Language Learning, 68, 906-941. doi: 10.1111/lang.12296
  • de Vos, J.F., Schriefers, H., & Lemhöfer, K. (2019). Noticing vocabulary holes aids incidental second language word learning: An experimental study. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 22, 500-515. doi: 10.1017/S1366728918000019

L2 grammar learning

  • Brandt, A.C., Schriefers, H., & Lemhöfer, K (in press). A laboratory study of naturalistic second language learning: Acquiring grammatical gender from simple dialogue. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. doi: 10.1037/xlm0001068
  • Bultena,S., Danielmeier, C., Bekkering, H., & Lemhöfer, K. (2020). The role of conflicting representations and uncertainty in internal error detection during L2 learning. Language Learning, 70 (Supplement 2), 75-103. doi: 10.1111/lang.12401
  • Bultena,S., Danielmeier, C., Bekkering, H., & Lemhöfer, K. (2017). Electrophysiological correlates of error monitoring and feedback processing in second language learning. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11:29. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00029

L2 sentence processing

  • Lemhöfer, K., Schriefers, H., & Indefrey, P. (2020). Syntactic processing in L2 depends on perceived reliability of the input: Evidence from P600 responses to correct input. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 46, 1948-1965. doi: 10.1037/xlm0000895
  • Mickan, A., & Lemhöfer, K. (2020). Tracking syntactic conflict between languages over the course of L2 acquisition: A cross-sectional ERP study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 32, 822-846. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01528
  • Zheng, X. & Lemhöfer, K. (2019). The “Semantic P600” in second language processing: When syntax conflicts with semantics. Neuropsychologia, 127, 131-147. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2019.02.010
  • Lewis, A. G., Lemhӧfer, K., Schoffelen, J.-M., & Schriefers, H. (2016). Gender agreement violations modulate beta oscillatory dynamics during sentence comprehension: A comparison of second language learners and native speakers. Neuropsychologia, 89, 254-272. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.06.031
  • Lemhöfer, K., Schriefers, H., & Indefrey, P. (2014). Idiosyncratic grammars: Syntactic processing in second language comprehension uses subjective feature representations. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 1428-1444. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00609

L2 attrition (forgetting)

  • Mickan, A., McQueen, J.M., Valentini, B., Piai, V., & Lemhöfer, K. (2021). Electrophysiological evidence for cross-language interference in foreign-language attrition. Neuropsychologia, 155, 107795. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2021.107795
  • Mickan, A., McQueen, J.M., & Lemhöfer, K. (2020). Between-language competition as a driving force in foreign language attrition. Cognition, 198, 104218. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104218
  • Mickan, A., McQueen, J.M., & Lemhöfer, K. (2019). Bridging the gap between second language acquisition research and memory science: The case of foreign language attrition. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 13:397. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2019.00397

Phonetic convergence to L2 accents

  • Wagner, M.A., Broersma, M., McQueen, J.M., Dhaene, S., & Lemhöfer, K. (2021). Phonetic convergence to non-native speech: acoustic and perceptual evidence. Journal of Phonetics, 88, 101076. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2021.101076
  • Wagner, M.A., Broersma, M., McQueen, J.M., & Lemhöfer, K. (2019). Imitating speech in an unfamiliar language and an unfamiliar non-native accent in the native language. In: In S. Calhoun, P. Escudero, M. Tabain & P. Warren (eds.), Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019 (pp. 1362-1366). Canberra, Australia: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association.

Language control in bilingual language production

  • Zheng, X., Roelofs, A., & Lemhöfer, K. (2020). Language selection contributes to intrusion errors in speaking: Evidence from picture naming. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 23, 788-800.doi: 10.1017/S1366728919000683
  • Zheng, X., Roelofs, A., Erkan, H., & Lemhöfer, K. (2020). Dynamics of inhibitory control during bilingual speech production: An electrophysiological study. Neuropsychologia, 140, 107387. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2020.107387
  • Zheng, X., Roelofs, A., Farquhar, J., & Lemhöfer, K. (2018). Monitoring of language selection errors in switching: Not all about conflict. PLoS ONE, 13, e0200397. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200397.
  • Klaus, J., Lemhöfer, K., & Schriefers, H. (2018). The second language interferes with picture naming in the first language: Evidence for L2 activation during L1 production. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 33, 867-877.doi: 10.1080/23273798.2018.1430837
  • Zheng, X., Roelofs, A., & Lemhöfer, K. (2018). Language selection errors in switching: Language priming or cognitive control? Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 33, 139-147. doi: 10.1080/23273798.2017.1363401
  • Declerck, M.,Lemhöfer, K., & Grainger, J. (2017). Bilingual language interference initiates error detection: Evidence from language intrusions. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 20, 1010-1016. doi: 10.1017/S1366728916000845

Visual word recognition in bilinguals and trilinguals

  • Lemhöfer, K., Huestegge, L., & Mulder, K. (2018). Another cup of TEE? The processing of second language near-cognates in first language reading. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience,33, 968-991. doi: 10.1080/23273798.2018.1433863
  • Diependaele, K., Lemhöfer, K., & Brysbaert, M. (2013). The word frequency effect in first and second language word recognition: A lexical entrenchment account. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 843-863. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2012.720994
  • Lemhöfer, K., & Radach, R. (2009). Task context effects in bilingual nonword processing. Experimental Psychology, 56, 41-47. doi: 10.1027/1618-3169.56.1.41
  • Lemhöfer, K., Dijkstra, T., Schriefers, H., Baayen, R.H., Grainger, J., & Zwitserlood, P. (2008).Native language influences on word recognition in a second language: A mega-study. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 34, 12-31. doi: 10.1037/0278-7393.34.1.12
  • Lemhöfer, K., Dijkstra. T., & Michel, M.C. (2004). Three languages, one ECHO: Cognate effects in trilingual word recognition. Language and Cognitive Processes, 19, 585-611. doi:10.1080/01690960444000007
  • Lemhöfer, K., & Dijkstra. T. (2004 ). Recognizing cognates and inter lexical homographs: Effects of code similarity in language specific and generalized lexical decision. Memory and Cognition, 32, 533-550. doi:10.3758/BF03195845

The processing of morphologically complex words in L1 and L2

  • de Grauwe, S., Lemhöfer, K.,  & Schriefers, H. (2019). Processing derived verbs: The role of motor relatedness and type of morphological priming. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 34, 973-990. doi: 10.1080/23273798.2019.1599129
  • de Grauwe, S., Lemhöfer, K., Willems, R.M., & Schriefers, H. (2014). L2 speakers decompose morphologically complex verbs: fMRI evidence from priming of transparent derived verbs. Frontiers in Human Nieuroscience, 8:802. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00802
  • de Grauwe, S., Willems, R., Rueschemeyer, S.-A., Lemhöfer, K., & Schriefers, H. (2014). Embodied language in first and second language speakers: Neural correlates of processing motor verbs. Neuropsychologia, 56, 334-349. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.02.003
  • Lemhöfer, K., Koester, D., & Schreuder, R. (2011). When ‘bicycle pump’ is harder to read than ‘bicycle bell’: Compound parsing in first and second language speakers. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 364-370.doi: 10.3758/s13423-010-0044-y

Cross-language effects of word gender

  • Lemhöfer, K., Schriefers, H., & Hanique, I. (2010). Native language effects in learning second-language grammatical gender: A training study. Acta Psychologica, 135, 150-158. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2010.06.001
  • Lemhöfer, K., Spalek, K., & Schriefers, H. (2008). Cross-language effects of grammatical gender in bilingual word recognition and production. Journal of Memory and Language, 59, 312-330. doi: 10.1016/j.jml.2008.06.005

Production and comprehension of foreign accents

  • Braun, B., Lemhöfer, K., & Mani., N. (2011). Perceiving unstressed vowels in foreign-accented English. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129, 376-387. doi:10.1121/1.3500688
  • Braun, B., Lemhöfer, K., & Cutler, A. (2008). English word stress as produced by English and Dutch speakers: The role of segmental and suprasegmental differences. Proceedings of Interspeech 2008 (pp. 1953-1953). Brisbane, Australia.

Testing L2 vocabulary size: LexTALE

  • Lemhöfer, K. & Broersma, M. (2012). Introducing LexTALE:  A quick and valid Lexical Test for Advanced Learners of English. Behavior Research Methods, 44, 325-343.doi:10.3758/s13428-011-0146-0

Gender-marking morphemes

  • Jescheniak, J.D., Schriefers, H., & Lemhöfer, K. (2014). What data from the simple-picture naming task tell us about lexical competition – A rejoinder to Janssen, Schiller, and Alario. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 29, 709-713. doi: 10.1080/01690965.2012.734379
  • Jescheniak, J.D., Schriefers, H., & Lemhöfer, K. (2014). Selection of freestanding and bound gender-marking morphemes in speech production: A review. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 29, 684-694. doi:10.1080/01690965.2012.654645
  • Lemhöfer, K., Schriefers, H., & Jescheniak, J. D. (2006). The processing of free and bound gender-marked morphemes in speech production: Evidence from Dutch. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 32, 437-442. doi :10.1037/0278-7393.32.2.437