Here is a sample of some of my more recent publications. Links to more PDFs hopefully coming soon.


Harley, T.A. (in press). Encyclopaedia of psycholinguistics. Wiley Encyclopaedia of Language (J. Laver, Ed.).

Harley, T.A. (2011). Psycholinguistics (6 vols.). Sage.

Harley, T. A. (2010). Talking the talk: Language, psychology and science. Hove: Psychology Press. This book is a more popular introduction to the psychology of language.

Harley, T. A. (2008). The psychology of language (3rd. ed.) Hove: Psychology Press. Previous editions published in 2001 and 1995.

Series Editor

Current Issues in the Psychology of Language for Psychology Press.

Refereed journal papers

Harley, T.A., Oliver, T.M., Jessiman, L.J. & MacAndrew, S.B.G. Ageing makes us dyslexic. Submitted.

MacAndrew, S.B.G., Jessiman, L.J., & Harley, T.A. Consonant exchange and phonological awareness in Parkinson’s disease. Submitted.

Oliver, T.M., Harley, T.A., & MacAndrew, S.B.G. Impaired proper name learning in Parkinson’s disease and non-pathological aging: A question of phonology. Submitted.

MacAndrew, S.B.G., Harley, T.A., & Jessiman, L.J. I know how to get there I just don’t know where it is: Lexical navigation in younger and older adults and people with PD. To be submitted.

Harley, T.A. Is it going to rain? Memory for the weather forecast and effects of ageing on everyday memory. Revision invited.

Harley, T.A., Jessiman, L.J., & MacAndrew, S.B.G. Intact and impaired deliberative language processing in typical and pathological aging. Submitted.

Harley, T.A. (in press). History lessons: What can we learn from history? Rethinking History.

Harley, T.A. (2012). Why the earth is almost flat: Imaging and the death of cognitive psychology. Cortex, 48, 1371-1372. See Harley Cortex 2012.pdf for preprint.

Fukumura, K., Van Gompel, R., Harley, T.A., & Pickering, M.J. (2011). How does similarity-based interference affect the choice of referring expression? Journal of Memory and Language, 65, 331-344.

Harley, T.A., Jessiman, L.J., & MacAndrew, S.B.G. (2011). Decline and fall: A biological, developmental and psycholinguistic account of deliberative language processes and ageing. Aphasiology, 25, 123-153. Abstract.

Harley, T.A., Jessiman, L.J., MacAndrew, S.B.G., & Astell, A.J. (2008). I don’t know what I know: Evidence of preserved semantic knowledge but impaired metalinguistic knowledge in adults with probable Alzheimer's disease. Aphasiology, 22, 321-335.

Harley, T. A., & O'Mara, D. A. (2006). Hyphenation can improve reading in acquired phonological dyslexia. Aphasiology, 20, 744-761.

Harley, T. A., & Grant, F. (2004). The role of functional and perceptual attributes: Evidence from picture naming in dementia. Brain and Language, 91, 223-234.

Harley, T. A. (2004). Promises, promises. Reply to commentators in a special issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology, 21, 51-56.

Harley, T. A. (2004). Does cognitive neuropsychology have a future? Lead article in a special issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology, 21, 3-16.

Astell, A. J. & Harley, T. A. (2002). Accessing semantic knowledge in dementia: Evidence from a word definition task. Brain and Language, 82, 312-326.

Harley, T. A., & MacAndrew, S. B. G. (2001). Constraints upon word substitution speech errors. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 30, 395-418.

Vousden, J., Brown, G. D. A., & Harley, T. A. (2000). Oscillator-based control of the serial ordering of phonology in speech production. Cognitive Psychology, 41, 101-175.

Harley, T. A. (1998). The semantic deficit in dementia: Connectionist approaches to what goes wrong in picture naming. Aphasiology, 12, 299-308.

Harley, T. A., & Bown, H. (1998). What causes tip-of-the-tongue states? British Journal of Psychology, 89, 151-174.

Astell, A. J., & Harley, T. A. (1998). Naming problems in dementia: Semantic or lexical? Aphasiology, 12, 357-374.

Harley, T. A. (1996). Connectionist modelling of the recovery of language functions following brain damage. Brain and Language, 52, 7-24.

Astell, A., & Harley, T. A. (1996). Tip-of-the-tongue states and lexical access in dementia. Brain and Language, 54, 196-215.

Griffin, G., & Harley, T. A. (1996). List learning of second language vocabulary: The effect of the direction of learning on comprehension and generation. Applied Psycholinguistics, 17, 443-460.

Matthews, G., & Harley, T. A. (1996). Connectionist models of emotional stress and emotional bias. Cognition and Emotion, 10, 561-600.

Harley, T. A. (1995). Connectionist models of aphasia. Language and Cognitive Processes, 10, 47-58.

Harley, T. A. (1993). Connectionist approaches to language disorders. Aphasiology, 7, 221-249.

Harley, T. A. (1993). Phonological activation of semantic competitors during lexical access in speech production. Language and Cognitive Processes, 8, 291-309.

Matthews, G., & Harley, T. A. (1993). Effects of extraversion and self-report arousal on semantic priming: A connectionist approach. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65, 735-756.

Harley, T. A., & Matthews, G. (1992). Interactive effects of extraversion, arousal, and time of day on semantic priming: Are they pre-lexical or post-lexical? Personality and Individual Differences, 13, 1021-1029.

Harley, T. A. (1990). Paragrammatisms: Syntactic disturbance or failure of control? Cognition, 34, 85-91.

Harley, T. A. (1990). Environmental contamination of normal speech. Applied Psycholinguistics, 11, 45-72.

Harley, T. A. (1984). A critique of top-down independent levels models of speech production: Evidence from non-plan-internal speech errors. Cognitive Science, 8, 191-219.

Recent book chapters

Harley, T.A. (in press). Introduction to psycholinguistics. In Harley, T.A. (Ed.), Psycholinguistics. London: Sage.

Harley, T.A. (in press). Psycholinguistics. In R. Paloutzian (Ed.), Encyclopaedia of sciences and religions. New York: Springer.

Loosemore, R.P., & Harley, T.A. (2010). Brains and minds: On the usefulness of localization data to cognitive psychology. In S.J.Hanson & M.Bunzl (Eds.), Foundations of functional imaging. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Harley, T. (2006). Speech errors: Psycholinguistic approach. Invited entry in K. Brown (Ed.), The Encyclopaedia of Language and Linguistics (2nd. Ed., Vol. 11: pp. 739-744), Oxford: Elsevier.

Harley, T. A. (2003). Nice weather for the time of year: The British obsession with the weather. In S. Strauss & B. Orlove (Eds.), Weather, climate, culture (pp. 103-118). Oxford: Berg Publishers. (Book chapter.)  Get Nice weather chapter.pdf

Martin, N., Laine, M., & Harley, T. A. (2002). How can connectionist cognitive models of language inform models of language rehabilitation? In A. Hillis (Ed.), Handbook on adult language disorders (pp. 375-396). New York: Psychology Press.

Harley, T. A., & MacAndrew, S. B. G. (1999). What causes lexical access difficulties in dementia? The role of covert-category specificity. In D. Heinke, G. W. Humphreys, & A. Olson (Eds.), Connectionist models in cognitive neuroscience: The 5th neural computation and psychology workshop (pp. 149-158). London: Springer-Verlag.