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MPI Proudly Presents
In a special one-day meeting on Tuesday, June 26, three Departments at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics will highlight their recent research. All are welcome and registration is required.
June 12, 2012
MPI Proudly Presents will start at 9:30 and is free of charge. The event takes place in room 1.63 of the main MPI building.
Please note that registration is required for everybody who plans to attend – this includes MPI Nijmegen members. Seating is limited. We advise you to register as soon as possible (deadline June 15, 2012). You can do so by sending an e-mail to: Ina.Grevel@mpi.nl.
9:30 Welcome (Peter Hagoort)
9:35 Simon Fisher - Next-generation DNA sequencing in language impairments
10:00 Sonja Vernes - Foxp2 regulation of gene networks in the developing brain
10:20 Martin Becker- Defining pathways upstream of the Foxp2 gene
10:40 Coffee break
11:00 Tulio Guadalupe - Imaging brain asymmetries
11:20 Dan Dediu - Genetic biasing of linguistic features
11:40 Alessandro Gialluisi - Persistence and transmission of recessive deafness and sign language
12:00 Peter Hagoort - The neurobiology of language: MUC and beyond
13:30 Dan Acheson - Explorations into the brain’s comprehension network with repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)
13:50 David Peeters - The comprehension of exophoric reference: an ERP study
14:10 Jolien Francken - Viewing through language-tinted glasses: how language shapes our perception of the world?
14:30 Mingyuan Chu - The synchronization of speech and gesture
14:50 Laura Menenti - Let’s go to the zoo: fMRI intersubject correlations in spoken communication
15:30 Antje Meyer - The psychology of language
15:40 Agnieszka Konopka - Priming preferred and dispreferred structures: implications for incrementality in sentence formulation
16:00 Alastair Smith - Multimodal interaction in a model of visual world phenomena
16:20 Falk Huettig - Literacy modulates language-mediated prediction
16:40 Mystery Guest
17:00 Drinks at MPI
18:00 Barbecue at MPI
We look forward to seeing you there.