Associate Professor
Bowling Green State University
Ph.D., University of California,San Diego.

Phone: (419) 372-2526


Office: 252 Psychology

Research Interests:

  • Psychology of language
  • Language development
  • Semantic memory

Selected Publications:

Hare, M., Elman, J., Kelley, A., Gonce, L., & McRae, K (submitted). Integration of Event-based Knowledge and Morphogyntactic Cues in Childhood and Early Adolescence. Submitted to  Journal of Child Language.

Metusalem, R., Kutas,  M., Urbach, T.,  Hare, M., McRae, K., and Elman, J. (submitted). Generalized event knowledge activation during online sentence comprehension. Submitted to  Journal of Memory and Language.

Matsuki, K., Chow., T,., Hare, M., Elman, J.L., & McRae, K. (2011). Event-based plausibility  immediately influences on-line language comprehension. Journal of Experimental Psychology, Learn, Memory, & Cognition.

Hare, M., Jones, M., Thomson, C., Kelly, S., and McRae, K. (2009). Activating Event Knowledge. Cognition, 111, 151-167.

Hare, M., McRae, K., Tabaczynski, T., and Elman, J. (2009).  The wind chilled the spectators but the wine just chilled: Sense, structure, and sentence comprehension. Cognitive Science, 33, 610-628.

Kielar, A., Joanisse, M. F., and Hare, M. (2008). Priming English Past Tense Verbs: Rules or Statistics? Journal of Memory and Language, 58, 327-346.

Courses Taught:

  • PSYC 1010. General Psychology
  • PSYC 3020. Cognitive Science
  • PSYC 3210. Cognitive Psychology I
  • PSYC 3600. Psychology of Language
  • PSYC 7120. Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC 7800. Psycholinguistics