** All my publications are available for download (for free) from my page at the MPI website **

Slivac, K., Hervais-Adelman, A., Hagoort, P., & Flecken, M. (2021). Linguistic labels cue biological motion perception and misperception. Scientific Reports, 11: 17239.

Misersky, J., Slivac, K., Hagoort, P., & Flecken, M. (2021). The State of the Onion: Grammatical aspect modulates object representation during event comprehension. Cognition, 214: 104744.

Santin, M., Van Hout, A., & Flecken, M. (2021). Event endings in memory and language. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. Advance online publication. doi:10.1080/23273798.2020.1868542.

Sauppe, S., & Flecken, M. (2021). Speaking for seeing: Sentence structure guides visual event apprehension. Cognition, 206: 104516. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104516.

Flecken, M., & Van Bergen, G. (2020). Can the English stand the bottle like the Dutch? Effects of relational categories on object perception. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 37(5-6), 271-287. doi:10.1080/02643294.2019.1607272.

Fleur, D. S., Flecken, M., Rommers, J., & Nieuwland, M. S. (2020). Definitely saw it coming? The dual nature of the pre-nominal prediction effect. Cognition, 204: 104335. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104335.

Liao, Y., Flecken, M., Dijkstra, K., & Zwaan, R. A. (2020). Going places in Dutch and mandarin Chinese: Conceptualising the path of motion cross-linguistically. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 35(4), 498-520. doi:10.1080/23273798.2019.1676455.

Kochari, A., & Flecken, M. (2019). Lexical prediction in language comprehension: A replication study of grammatical gender effects in Dutch. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 34(2), 239-253. doi:10.1080/23273798.2018.1524500.

Sakarias, M., & Flecken, M. (2019). Keeping the result in sight and mind: General cognitive principles and language-specific influences in the perception and memory of resultative events. Cognitive Science, 43(1), 1-30. doi:10.1111/cogs.12708.

Van Bergen, G., Flecken, M., & Wu, R. (2019). Rapid target selection of object categories based on verbs: Implications for language-categorization interactions. Psychophysiology, 56(9): e13395. doi:10.1111/psyp.13395.

Flecken, M., & Von Stutterheim, C. (2018). Sprache und Kognition: Sprachvergleichende und lernersprachliche Untersuchungen zur Ereigniskonzeptualisierung. In S. Schimke, & H. Hopp (Eds.), Sprachverarbeitung im Zweitspracherwerb (pp. 325-356). Berlin: De Gruyter. doi:10.1515/9783110456356-014.

van Bergen, G. & Flecken, M. (2017). Putting things in new places: linguistic experience modulates the predictive power of placement verb semantics. Journal of Memory and Language, 92, 26-42.

Gerwien, J. & Flecken, M. (2016). First things first? Top-down influences on event apprehension. In Papafragou, A., Grodner, D., Mirman, D., & Trueswell, J.C. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society

Flecken, M. & Francken, J. (2016). Ich sehe was, was du nicht sagst! Wie die Sprache unsere Wahrnehmung faerbt. MPG Yearbook.

Gerwien, J. & Flecken, M. (2015). There is no prime for time: The missing link between form and concept of progressive aspect in L2 production. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 18(5), 561 – 587.

Flecken, M., Athanasopoulos, P., Kuipers, J. R., & Thierry, G. (2015). On the road to somewhere: Brain potentials reflect language effects on motion event perception. Cognition, 141, 41-51. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2015.04.006.

Flecken, M., Carroll, M., Weimar, K., & Von Stutterheim, C. (2015). Driving along the road or heading for the village? Conceptual differences underlying motion event encoding in French, German, and French-German L2 users. Modern Language Journal, 99(S1), 100-122. doi:10.1111/j.1540-4781.2015.12181.x.

Flecken, M., Walbert, K. & Dijkstra, T. (2015). Right now, Sophie swims in the pool?! ERPs of grammatical aspect processing. Frontiers in Psychology, 6: 1764.

Flecken, M. (2015). Dutch in progression. Nederlandse Taalkunde, 20(2), 248-252.

Flecken, M., Gerwien, J., Carroll, M., & von Stutterheim, C. (2014). Analyzing gaze allocation during language planning: A cross-linguistic study on dynamic events. Language and Cognition. Advance online publication. doi:10.1017/langcog.2014.20.

Flecken, M., v. Stutterheim. C. & Carroll, M. (2014). Grammatical aspect influences motion event perception: evidence from a cross‐linguistic, non‐verbal recognition task. Language and Cognition 6 (1), 45-78.

Flecken, M., v. Stutterheim. C. & Carroll, M. (2013). Principles of information organization in L2 use: complex patterns of conceptual transfer. International Review of Applied Linguistics (IRAL) 51 (2), 229-242.

v. Beek, G., Flecken, M. & Starren, M. (2013). Aspectual perspective‐taking in event construal in L1 and L2 Dutch. IRAL 51 (2), 199-227.

v. Stutterheim, C., Flecken, M. & Carroll, M. (2013). Introduction: conceptualizing in a second language. IRAL 51 (2), 77-85.

Flecken, M. & Gerwien, J. (2013). Grammatical aspect modulates event duration estimations: findings from Dutch. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society pp. 2309‐2314. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Behrens, B., Flecken, M. & Carroll, M. (2013). Progressive attraction: on the use and grammaticalization of progressive aspect in Dutch, Norwegian and German. Journal of Germanic linguistics 25 (2), 95 – 136.

Benazzo, S., Flecken, M. & Soroli, E. (2012). Introduction: typological perspectives on second language acquisition – Thinking for Speaking in L2. LIA 3 (2), 163‐172.

Carroll, M., Lambert, M., Weimar, K., Flecken, M., v. Stutterheim, C. (2012). Tracing trajectories: motion event construal by advanced L2 French‐English and L2 French‐German speakers. LIA 3 (2), 202‐230.

Carroll, M. & Flecken, M. (2012). Language production under time pressure: insights into grammaticalisation of aspect (Dutch, Italian) and language processing in bilinguals (Dutch, German). In Ahrenholz, B. (Ed.), Einblicke in die Zweitspracherwerbsforschung und Ihre methodischen Verfahren, pp. 49‐76. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Stutterheim, C. v., Andermann, M., Carroll, M., Flecken, M., Schmiedtová, B. (2012). How grammaticized concepts shape event conceptualization in language production: Insights from linguistic analysis, eye tracking data and memory performance. Linguistics 50 (2), 833‐867.

Flecken, M. (2011). What native speaker judgements tell us about the grammaticalization of a progressive aspectual marker in Dutch. Linguistics 49 (3), 479‐524.

Flecken, M. (2011). Macro‐planning in narratives: Assessing bilingual attainment. International Journal of Bilingualism 15 (2), 164‐186.

Flecken, M. (2011). Event conceptualization by early bilinguals: Insights from linguistic and eye tracking data. Bilingualism: Language & Cognition 14 (1), 61‐77.

Flecken, M. (2010). Event conceptualization in language production of early bilinguals. LOT dissertation series 256. Utrecht: Igitur.

Schmiedtová, B. & Flecken, M. (2008). The role of aspectual distinctions in event encoding: Implications for second language acquisition. In Müller‐de Knop, S. & Mortelmans, T. (Eds.) Pedagogical grammar, pp. 357‐384. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Flecken, M. & Schmiedtová, B. (2007). The expression of simultaneity in L1 Dutch. Toegepaste Taalwetenschap in Artikelen 77 (1), 67‐78.

Editorial work

Stutterheim, C. v. & Flecken, M. (Eds.) (2013). Principles of information organization in L2 discourse. International Review of Applied Linguistics in language teaching (IRAL) 51 (2) (special issue).

Benazzo, S., Flecken, M. & Soroli, E. (Eds). (2012). Typological perspectives on language and thought: Thinking for speaking in L2. Language, Interaction and Acquisition (LIA) 3 (2) (special issue).