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Phillip Hamrick

Assistant Professor
Phillip Hamrick is an assistant professor focusing on second language acquisition and cognition in the Department of English. Dr. Hamrick also directs theLanguage and Cognition Research Laboratory. He has published on a variety of topics, including memory and language learning, implicit/explicit learning, statistical learning, and computational psycholinguistics. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, football, and playing his various musical instruments.
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
  • Hamrick, P. (forthcoming). Recognition memory for novel syntactic structures. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology.
  • Hamrick, P. (2014). A role for chunk formation in statistical learning of second language syntax.Language Learning.
  • Hamrick, P., & Rebuschat, P. (2014). Frequency effects, learning conditions, and the development of implicit and explicit lexical knowledge. In J. Connor-Linton & L. Amoroso (Eds.), Measured language: Quantitative approaches to acquisition, assessment, processing, and variation. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.
Research Areas
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Cognitive Science
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Research Methods

American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL)
Association for Psychological Science (APS)

Phillip Hamrick
Department of English
Phone: 330-672-9395
Fall 2014
  • HONR 30096 - 010 Individual Honors Work
  • ENG 31003 - 001 Linguistics
  • ENG 31005 - 001 Child 2nd Lang Acquisition
Spring 2015
  • ENG 63033 - 001 Second Language Acquisition
  • ENG 63391 - 001 Sem : Language And Mind