ARC Nonword Database – Generate nonwords using specified lexical characteristics.
Baldey: a database of auditory lexical decision – 5541 Dutch words, includes auditory stimuli and associated Praat textgrids.
Chinese Character Writing – latency, accuracy, duration, & lexical characteristics for 1600 written characters
Chinese Lexicon Project – 2500 Chinese characters
The Chinese Lexicon Project – 25000 traditional Chinese two-character compounds
CLEARPOND Database – Cross-Linguistic Easy-Access Resource for Phonological and Orthographic Neighborhood Densities. Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish.
Concreteness Ratings in English – 40 thousand English lemmas.
- Dutch Lexicon Projects 1 & 2
- British Lexicon Project
- Dutch Crowdsourcing Project – word recognition times
- English Crowdsourcing Project
- Spanish Crowdsourcing Project
crr.ugent.be Megastudy listing – Comprehensive listing of word-related megastudies.
The Developmental Lexicon Project – Visual word recognition in German for 1152 words across 800 children.
English Lexicon Project – Database of lexical decision and naming reaction times and error rates. Visual lexical decision experiment uses 40481 words and and equal number of nonwords.
Form Priming Project: A behavioral database for masked form priming.
International Picture Naming Project – Studies, database of results, stimuli available for use.
The Language Goldmine – Collection of links to linguistic databases and datasets that are available online. Includes 235 data sources, searchable by keywords/tags.
LaDEC: Large database of English compounds – Database containing over 8000 English compounds along with psycholinguistic variables including family size, bigram frequency, sentiment (valence), and word frequency. Read the open access paper here.
The Malay Lexicon Project – lexical and behavioural information for 9,592 Malay words
MEGALEX – French database of vidual and auditory lexical decision responses
MRC Psycholinguistic Database – Generate stimuli lists based on lexical characteristics.
The past tense inflection project (PTIP): speeded past tense inflections, imageability ratings, and past tense consistency measures for 2,200 verbs
Phonetic biases in voice key response time measurements – Voice response time for English monosyllables
Semantic Priming Project (Montana State University) – Naming & lexical decision priming
Wortschatz/Leipzig Corpora Collection – A project maintained by the Natural Language Processing Group at the Institute of Computer Science at Leipzig University. Includes searchable corpora for over 250 languages and tools for corpus linguistic analysis.
Corpora & Lexical Databases
Celex Lexical Database (WebCelex) – Online version of Celex. English, Dutch, German.
Children’s Printed Word Database (University of Essex)
Corpora Collection, Leipzig University – searchable in 252 languages. Part of Wortschatz.
corpus.byu.edu – Series of corpora with site-based search functions, including: Corpus of Contemporary American English, NOW Corpus, BNC, Strathy Corpus (Canada).
dlexDB – German word frequencies. See also The Digital Dictionary of German (www.dwds.de).
Irvine Phonotactic Online Dictionary (IPhOD) – Words & pseudowords, organized by phonemes (i.e., as search criteria, number of phonological neighbours, etc.).
Lexique – French corpus, including word frequencies, phonological and grammatical information, and more. Version 3.
SUBTLEX-CH – Chinese, includes part of speech information
SUBTLEX-DE – German
SUBTLEX-ESP – Spanish
SUBTLEX-GR – Greek
SUBTLEX-NL – Dutch, includes part of speech information
SUBTLEX-PL – Polish, includes part of speech information
SUBTLEX-PT – Portuguese
SUBTLEX-PT-BR – Brazilian Portuguese
SUBTLEX-UK – British English, includes part of speech information
SUBTLEX-US – American English
University of Oxford Text Archives (OTA) – Corpora in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Scots, Swedish, Welsh.
WordNet – Lexical database organized by word senses, synsets, and word relations.
Software & Tools
ASV Online Toolbox – A collection of tools that can be used to explore written language data. Part of Wortschatz.
Coh-Metrix – A tool for evaluating the difficulty of written text.
DMDX – Experiment presentation software for PC.
Linger – Experiment presentation software for language processing experiments.
PsychoPy – Open-source experiment presentation software written in Python. Includes a visual Builder interface and a Coder interface.
PsyScope X – Experiment presentation software for Mac.
Phonotactic Probability Calculator (University of Kansas).
Worldlikeness: A Web-based Tool for Typological Psycholinguistics – Online wordlikeness judgments for experimenters, participants, and researchers.