Published Journal Articles

Messenger, K. Hardy, S. M., & Coumel, M. (2020). An exemplar models should be able to explain all syntactic priming: Commentary on Ambridge (2020).  First Language. DOI: 10.1177/0142723720904479


Hardy, S. M., Wheeldon, L., Segaert, K. (2019). Structural priming is determined by global syntax rather than internal phrasal structure: Evidence from young and older adults. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition (Epub ahead of print)  DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000754. (Open access PDF available here)


Hardy, S. M., Messenger, K., & Maylor, E. A. (2017). Aging and syntactic representations: Evidence of preserved syntactic priming and lexical boost. Psychology and Aging, 32(6), 588-596, DOI: 10.1037/pag0000180. (Open access PDF available here)


Accepted (Pending Publications)

 Hardy, S. M., Segaert, K., & Wheeldon, L. (accepted). Healthy ageing and sentence production: Disrupted lexical access in the context of intact syntactic planning. To appear in Frontiers in Psychology. (Pre-print available here


Submitted (Pre-Prints Available)

Hardy, S. M., Segaert, K., & Wheeldon, L. (submitted). Age-related disruption in the use of lexical information during sentence production, despite preserved syntactic planning. PsyArXiv (submitted to Psychology and Aging for peer review). (Open access PDF available here)


Conference Talk Presentations

 Hardy, S. M., Wheeldon, L., & Segaert, K. (2019). Structural priming is determined by global syntax rather than internal phrase structure: Evidence from young and older adults. Presented at Experimental Psychology Society (EPS) Meeting, London, UK.

Hardy, S. M., Segeart, K., & Wheeldon, L. (2018). Investigating sentence planning processes in older adults. Presented at the Psychology Postgraduate Research Event, Birmingham, UK.

Hardy, S. M., Segeart, K., & Wheeldon, L. (2017). Ageing and sentence production: Effects of syntactic planning and lexical access. Presented at the 23rd Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLaP) conference, Lancaster, UK.

Messenger, K., & Hardy, S. M. (2017). Exploring the lexical boost to syntactic priming in children and adults. Presented at the 23rd Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLaP) conference, Lancaster, UK.

Hardy, S. M., & Messenger, K. (2016). Investigating young children’s grammar representations: Evidence of lexically-specific priming effects in language production. Presented at the 19th International Conference in Applied Linguistics, Warwick, UK. *[Awarded the departmental award for the best talk]*

Hardy, S. M., & Brown, H. (2016). Sleep not required: Evidence of children’s immediate generalisation of novel affixes. Presented at the Warwick Psychology Postgraduate Research Day, Warwick, UK.

Hardy, S. M. (2015). Do levels of self-esteem and emotional regulation predict Twitter usage? Presented at the 2nd International Conference of Undergraduate Research, Warwick, UK (joint event with Monash University, Melbourne, Australia).


Conference Poster Presentations

 Hardy, S. M., Wheeldon, L., Segaert, K. (2019). Structural priming is determined by global syntax rather than internal phrase structure: Evidence from young and older adults. Presented at the 25th Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLaP) conference, Moscow, Russia. (PDF available here on the OSF repository)

Hardy, S. M., Segaert, K., & Wheeldon, L. (2019). Age-related disruption in the use of lexical information in sentence production, despite preserved syntactic planning. Presented at the 25th Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLaP) conference, Moscow, Russia. (PDF available here on the OSF repository)

Hardy, S. M., Segaert, K., & Wheeldon, L. (2018). Ageing and sentence production: Impaired lexical access in the context of intact syntactic planning. Presenting at the 10th International Workshop on Language Production, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. (PDF available here on the OSF repository)

Hardy, S. M., Segaert, K., & Wheeldon, L. (2018). Ageing and sentence production: Impaired lexical access in the context of intact syntactic planning. Presenting at the Experimental Psychology Society (EPS) Spring Meeting, Leicester, UK.  *[Awarded the EPS President's Commendation for the best poster]* 

Hardy, S. M., Messenger, K., & Maylor, E. A. (2017). Syntactic priming and lexical boost are identical in young and older adults: Evidence from spoken language production. Presented at the 4th International Conference of Aging and Cognition, Zurich, Switzerland.

Messenger, K., & Hardy, S. M., (2016). Exploring the lexical boost to syntactic priming in children and adults. Presented at the 41st Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD), Boston, MA.