Assistant Professor
  • Sophomore Advisor
JF 308
2014 Ph.D. in Cognitive Science, University of Potsdam, Germany
2008 MSc in Computational Linguistics, University of Potsdam, Germany


Research Interests: 

Psycholinguistics, sentence comprehension, formal models of human sentence comprehension, the interaction between memory and syntax in sentence processing. 


Articles and book chapters: 


Conference papers

Logačev, P. & Bozkurt, M.I. (2021). Statistical Power in Response Signal Paradigm Experiments. In Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of theCognitive Science Society. (pp. 2211-2217). [pdf]

Logačev, P. & Dokudan, N. (201). A Multinomial Processing Tree Model of RC Attachment. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Cognitive Modeling andComputational Linguistics. [pdf]


Journal Articles

Logačev, P., Aydin, Ö., and Tuncer, M.A. (2022).Absence of Evidence for Un-derspecification in Prenominal Relative Clause Attachment. Journal of Cognitive Psychology. [pdf] doi:

Nicenboim, B., Logačev, P., Gatei, C. & Vasishth, S. (2016). When High-Capacity Readers Slow Down and Low-Capacity Readers Speed Up: Working Memory and Locality Effects. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. [pdf] doi:

Logačev, P. & Vasishth, S. (2016). Understanding underspecification: A comparison of two computational implementations. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Special Issue ‘Good Enough Representations in Language Processing’, 69 (5): 996–1012. [pdf] doi:

Logačev, P. & Vasishth, S. (2016). A Multiple-Channel Model of Task-Dependent Ambiguity Resolution in Sentence Comprehension. Cognitive Science, 40 (2): 266–298. [pdf] doi:


Book chapters

Logačev, P. & Vasishth, S. (2012). Case Matching and Conflicting Bindings Interference. In P. de Swart & M. Lamers (Eds), Case, Word Order and Prominence: Psycholinguistic and theoretical approaches to argument structure.  Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-1463-2_9. [pdf]



Talks / Presentations: 

Logačev, P. & Vasishth, S. (2014). Underspecification in relative clause attachment: A speed-accuracy tradeoff analysis. In Proceedings of CUNY Conference on Sentence Processing, Columbus, OH, USA.

Logačev, P., Goldschmidt, K. & Demske, U. (2014). POS-Tagging Historical Corpora: The Case of Early New High German. In V. Henrich, E. Hinrichs, D. de Kok, P. Osenova & A. Przepiórkowski (Eds.), Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT13), Tübingen, Germany. (pp. 103-112)

Nicenboim, B., Vasishth, S., Gattei, C., Logačev, P. & Sigman, M. (2013). The Effect of Distance on Unbounded Dependencies: An Individual Differences Perspective. In Proceedings of AMLaP, Marseille, France.

Logačev, P. & Vasishth, S. (2013). Task-dependence of relative clause attachment. In Proceedings of AMLaP, Marseille, France.

Shaher, R., Engelmann, F., Logačev, P., Vasishth, S. & Srinivasan, N. (2009). The integration advantage due to clefting and topicalization. In Proceedings of GLOW in Asia, Hyderabad, India.

Shaher, R., Engelmann, F., Logačev, P., Vasishth, S. & Srinivasan, N. (2009). The integration advantage due to clefting and topicalization. In Proceedings of Information Structure: Between Linguistics and Psycholinguistics, Leuven, Belgium.

Logačev, P. & Vasishth, S. (2009). Retrieval interference in sentence comprehension: New theory and data. In Proceedings of AMLaP, Barcelona, Spain.

Logačev, P. & Vasishth, S. (2009). Introduction to Statistics in R. Workshop given at Science of Aphasia 10, Antalya, Turkey.

Shaher, R., Logačev, P., Engelmann, F., Srinivasan, N., & Vasishth, S. (2008). Clefting, topicalization and the given-new preference: Eyetracking evidence from Hindi. In Proceedings of AMLaP, Cambridge, UK.

Logačev, P. & Vasishth, S. (2007). Case Overwriting Effects in German. In Proceedings of CUNY Conference on Sentence Processing, La Jolla, CA.

Sommerfeld, E., Vasishth, S., Logačev, P., Baumann, M. & Drenhaus, H. (2007). A two-phase model of integration processes in sentence parsing: Locality and antilocality effects in German. In Proceedings of the CUNY Sentence Processing Conference, La Jolla, CA.