Michael Kaschak


Recruiting a graduate student for Fall of 2024

Michael Kaschak

Contact Information



University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2003

Research Interests

My students and I study language. We are interested in understanding the processes involved in language production and language comprehension. How do social and cognitive factors shape the words and phrases that we choose when we speak? How do our systems of perception and action planning support language comprehension? These are some of the questions that we are currently exploring.

Lab Description

The role of systems of perception and action planning in language comprehension; embodied cognition; language production; learning and adaptation effects in both language comprehension and production; language acquisition.

Morey, R. D., Kaschak, M. P., Díez-Álamo, A. M, Glenberg, A. M., Zwaan, R. A., Lakens, D., Ibáñez, A., García, A., Gianelli, C., Jones, J. L., Madden, J., Alifano, F., Bergen, B., Bloxsom, N. G., Bub, D. N., Cai, Z. G., Chartier, C. R., Chatterjee, A., Conwell, E., Cook, S. W., Davis, J. D., Evers, E., Girard, S., Harter, D., Hartung, F., Herrera, E., Huettig, F., Humphries, S., Juanchich, M., Kühne, K., Lu, S., Lynes, T., Masson, M. E. J., Ostarek, M., Pessers, S., Reglin, R., Steegen, S., Thiessen, E. D., Thomas, L. E., Trott, S., Vanderkerckhove, J., Vanpaemel, W., Vlachou, M., Williams, K., Ziv-Crispel, N. & Zwaan, R. A. (2021). A pre-registered multi-lab non-replication of the Action-sentence Compatibility Effect (ACE). Psychonomic Bulletin and Reviewhttps://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-021-01927-8

Chia, K., & Kaschak, M. P. (2021). Structural priming in question-answer dialogues. Psychonomic Bulletin and Reviewhttps://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-021-01976-z

Eligio, R. B., & Kaschak, M. P. (2020). Gaming experience affects the interpretation of ambiguous words. PLoS One15, e0243512. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243512

Chia, K., Hetzel-Ebben, H., Adolph, M., Amaral, M., Arriga, M., Booth, H., Boudreau, V., Carpenter, J., Cerra, C., Clouden, M., Cryderman, J., Darij, R., Dollison, J., Franco, N., Ghougasian, L., Hamilton, L., Karosas, K., Kenoyer, C., Krenz, V., Lancaster, S., Ma, M., Markwell, G., Montoya, F., Nadler, R., Pinto, S., Rojas, M., Sarmiento, D., Stitik, C., St. John, J., Valencia, M., Walker, K., Wells, E., Wolf, J., Wright, D., & Kaschak, M. P. (2020). Examining the factors that affect structural repetition in question answering. Memory and Cognition48, 1046-1060. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13421-020-01036-2

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