Abstracts, Posters, Talks

 

Abstracts and Posters

(work already published in full manuscript form is not included in this list)
 

2018

  • Wang L, Jensen O, Kuperberg GR. Neural evidence for prediction of animacy features by verbs during language comprehension: Evidence from MEG and EEG Representational Similarity Analysis. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, August 2018. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Wang L, Schoot L, Alexander E, Delaney-Busch N, Wlotko E, Kim M, Warnke L, Kahn S, Hämäläinen M, Kuperberg GR. Spatiotemporal dissociations associated with fulfilling and violating predictions at multiple levels of representation: A multimodal approach. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 2018.  [Poster]

  • Fields E, Kuperberg GR. Having your cake and eating it too: Flexibility and power with mass univariate statistics for ERP data. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 2018. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Sharpe V, Lau E, Delaney-Busch N, Weber K, Wang L, Kuperberg GR. Top-down prediction and semantic facilitation in schizophrenia.  Poster presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 2018.[Abstract]

  • Fogel A, Kuperberg GR, Patel A. Neural correlates of melodic prediction violations: Similarities to language processing.  Poster presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 2018. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Morgan E, Delaney-Busch N, Kim M, Warnke L, Wlotko E, Kuperberg GR. ERP evidence for probabilistic lexical prediction.  Poster presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 2018. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Wang L, Jensen O, Kuperberg GR. An MEG study of lexico-semantic processing in sentence comprehension: A Representational Similarity Analysis. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 2018. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Brothers T, Choi C, Riley S, Zeitlin M, Wlotko E, Kuperberg GR. Two late positivities during sentence comprehension: The influence of wrap-up and cognitive control.  Poster presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 2018. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Brown M, Delaney-Busch N, Storch B, Wlotko E, Kuperberg GR. What’s, uhh, coming next? Effects of speech disfluency on event-related potentials during sentence processing.  Poster presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 2018. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Brown M, Brothers T, Kuperberg GR. Pragmatic predictions from the visual world modulate neural semantic activity. Poster presented at the 31st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, March 2018. [Abstract] [Poster]

2017

  • Yan S, Kuperberg GR, Jaeger TF. Bayesian surprise during incrememntal anticipatory processing: a re-analysis of Nieuwland et al. (2017), based on DeLong et al. (2005). Abstract submitted to the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, November 2017. [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg GR, Wlotko E. The brain dissociates between different levels of prediction violation during language comprehension...but not always. Poster presented at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Proceccing, April 2017. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Shetreet E, Kuperberg GK. When effects appear before causes: an ERP study. Poster presented at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, April 2017 and abstract submitted to the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, November 2017. [CUNY Abstract] [CUNY Poster][SNL Abstract]

  • Alexander E, Shetreet E, Choi C, Xiang M, Kuperberg GR. "I deny my expectations. Even so, I predict": Differential electrophysiological effects of concession and result connectives in discourse comprehension. Poster presented at the Psychonomic Society's 57th annual meeting, November 2016 and at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 2017. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Wlotko E, Vandekerckhove B, Choi C, Kim M, Kuperberg GR. The impact of minimal context on predictions generated during sentence comprehension. Poster presented at the Psychonomic Society's 57th annual meeting, November 2016 and the 24th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 2017. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Wlotko E, Zeitlin M, Riley S, Cunha-Lima ML, Kuperberg GR. The brain dissociates between different levels of prediction during language comprehension. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, August 2016 and the 24th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 2017. [SNL Poster] [SNL Abstract] [CNS Poster] [CNS Abstract]

  • Brown M, Delaney-Busch N, Storch B, Wlotko E, Kuperberg GR. Learning to expect the, uhh, unexpected: Adapting to the implicit utility of speech disfluencies in an ERP paradigm. Poster presented at the Psychonomic Society's 57th annual meeting, November 2016 and abstract submitted to the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, April 2017. [Psychonomics Abstract] [Psychonomics Poster][CUNY Abstract]

2016

  • Brown M, Delaney-Busch N, Norris L, Turkozer H, Hwang M, Schellenberg O, Storch B, Lewandowski K, Ongur D, Kuperberg GR. Context-dependent speech perception in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. Poster presented at Cognition in Schizophrenia, Florence, Italy, March 2016. [Poster]

2015

  • Fields EC, O'Conor M, Tusch E, Natraj R, Kuperberg GR. Effects of mood on the processing of emotional stimuli in self-relevant and non-self-relevant contexts. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society, April 2015. [Poster]

  • Brown M, Kuperberg GK. From speech to meaning: Abnormal predictive processing in schizophrenia. Poster presented at the HMS Research Day and Mysell Lecture, April 2015. [Poster] [Abstract]

  • Delaney-Busch N, Choong A, Storch B, Kurzrok J, Kuperberg GK. ERP evidence for distinctions in processing semantic associative and a valence relationships. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting for the Cognitive Neuroscience, March 2015 and 2015 Meeting of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society, April 2015. [Poster] [Abstract]

  • Kuperberg GR, Zeitlin M, Ott CR, Wittenberg E, Jackendoff R, Wlotko EW. An event-related potential study of the English resultative construction. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting for the Cognitive Neuroscience, March 2015. [Poster] [Abstract]

  • Wlotko EW, Zeitlin M, Kuperberg GR. An event-related brain potential investigation of multi-level probabilistic expectations in sentence comprehension. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting for the Cognitive Neuroscience, March 2015. [Poster] [Abstract]

2014

  • Weber K, Lau E, Stillerman B, Choi Perrachione A, Delaney-Busch N, Kuperberg GR. Patterns of activation and connectivity in fronto-temporal language networks during sentence processing in patients with schizophrenia: A multimodal imaging investigation. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, August 2014. [Abstract]

  • Shetreet E, Hartshorne JK, Kuperberg GR. Fearing and loving: Verb category matters in processing implicit causality. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, August 2014. [Poster] [Abstract]

  • Fields EC, Weber K, Stillerman B, Delaney-Busch N, Ustine C, Lau EF, Kuperberg GR. Emotional valence modulates self vs. other activation in mPFC. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA, May 2014 and the 22nd Annual Meeting for the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 2015. [Poster] [APS 2014 Abstract] [CNS 2015 Abstract]

  • Weber, K, Lau, EF, Stillerman, B, Ustine, C, Choi-Perrachione, A, Kuperberg, GR. Making sense of the senseless: Abnormal brain connectivity in patients with schizophrenia during sentence processing. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Meeting for the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, MA. April 2014. [Poster] [Abstract]

2013

  • Wlotko E. Reduced hemispheric asymmetry in the use of weak sentential context in schizotypy. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, 2013. [Poster] [Abstract]

  • Weber K, Lau E, Delaney-Busch N, Hämäläinen M, Henderson D, Kuperberg G. Beta band oscillations during basic sentence comprehension in patients with schizophrenia. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, 2013. [Poster] [Abstract]

  • Kuperberg GR. A Probabilistic Framework for Understanding the Neurobiology of Language Comprehension. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, 2013. [Poster]

  • Delaney-Busch N, O'Carroll E, Teves P, Kuperberg G. Angels and Demons in Semantic Memory: A fully crossed ERP investigation of affective priming and semantic priming using words. 20th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 2013. [Poster]

  • Fogel A, Midgley KJ, Delaney-Busch N, Holcomb P. Processing emotion and tabooness in a native vs. a second language: an ERP study. 20th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 2013. [Poster]

  • Kuperberg GR, Fanucci K. Events along the garden path: No N400 and a P600 effect to semantically reversible events in discourse. 20th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, April 2013; 26th Annual CUNY conference on Human Sentence Processing, Columbia, SC, March 2013. [Poster] [Abstract]

  • Paczynski M, Kuperberg GR. Individual differences in aspectual coercion. 20th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 2013.

2012-2009

  • Kuperberg GR, Okano K, Goff D, Fanucci K, Eddy M. Deficits in recurrent cortical activity contribute to both perceptual and semantic deficits during object recognition in schizophrenia. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, 2011. [Poster]
  • Kuperberg GR, Lau E, Clegg L. A Gratton effect on the syntactic P600: Evidence that syntactic processing is subject to a dynamic adjustment of executive control. 24th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, and Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, 2011. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Fairbrother WM, Paczynski M, Fields EC, Kuperberg GR. Distinct neural processes engaged during temporal sequencing and coherence building during discourse processing. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 2011. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Wang S, Ditman T, Choi A, Kuperberg GR. The effects of task on processing real-world, animacy and syntactically violated sentences. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. 2010. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Clegg L, Swain A, Fields EC, Delaney-Busch N, Holt D, Kuperberg GR. The construction of valence: ERPs to neutral words in discourse modulated by emotional content of previous word or sentence. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. 2010. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Kuperberg GR, Goff D, Ditman T. Loosening of Associations Revisited: Social Communication Dysfunction in Schizophrenia. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. 2010. 

  • Ditman T, Nieuwland M, Kuperberg GR. An ERP examination of a pragmatic repeated name penalty. Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. 2009. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Kuperberg GR, Okano K, Lipton M, Eddy M. Seeing the wood for the trees: ERPs reveal abnormal patterns of perceptual and semantic priming during object recognition in schizophrenia. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. 2010. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Paczynski M, Kuperberg GR. Impact of grammatical voice and animacy on verb processing. Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. 2009; Neurobiology of Language Conference. 2009. [Abstract] [Poster]

2008-2005

  • Ditman T, Holcomb PJ, Kuperberg GR. An ERP investigation of pronoun resolution. Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. 2008. [Abstract]

  • Sitnikova T, Roffman J, Santangelo S, Kuperberg GR, Goff DC. Contributions of the COMT and MTHFR genes to deficits in real-world comprehension in schizophrenia. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry. Schizophrenia Research Suppl. 2008.

  • Sitnikova T, Paczynski M, Kuperberg GR. Context motivates comprehenders attempts to make sense of novel events: Evidence from event-related potentials. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Supplement. 2007.

  • Stanczak L, Caplan D, Waters G, Babbitt L, Lee JM, Kuperberg GR, Perlmutter N. BOLD signal correlates of semantic plausibility as a function of working memory and task demand. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. 2007. Psychonomic Society. 2008. [Poster]

  • Ditman T, Holcomb PJ, Kuperberg GR. The influence of discourse focus on anaphor resolution: A simultaneous self-paced reading and ERP investigation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Supplement. 2007. [Poster]

  • Sitnikova T, West C, Holcomb P, Kuperberg GR. Functional neuroanatomy of abnormal real-world comprehension in schizophrenia. Human Brain Mapping, Suppl. 2006. [Abstract]

  • Holt D, West C, Lakshmanan B, Rauch S, Kuperberg GR. Neural responses to emotionally-salient social information: an event-related functional MRI study. Human Brain Mapping, Suppl. 2006. [Abstract]

  • Sitnikova T, West WC, Kuperberg GR. Cortico-striatal dysfunction during real-world world comprehension in schizophrenia. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Supplement. 2006; Human Brain Mapping Supplement. 2006. [Abstract] [Poster]

  • Kuperberg GR, Goff DC, Eddy M, Rosen B, Sitnikova T, Caplan D. Abnormal modulation of cortical networks during language processing in schizophrenia. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Supplement. 83. 2002. [Abstract]

  • Kuperberg GR, Gulabani D, Goff D, Blais K, Caplan D, Holcomb P. From the Knight to the Right: an event-related fMRI study of schizophrenic thinking. Human Brain Mapping Supplement. 2005. [Poster]

Talk Abstracts

2019

  • Kuperberg, GR. "A generative framework of language comprehension: Evidence from multimodal neuroimaging studies." Cognition, Brain and Behavior Seminar Series, Department of Psychology, Harvard University. January 2019. [Abstract]

2018

  • Kuperberg, GR. "Researching in our Bubbles: Challenges of Communicating within and beyond the Language Sciences." Workshop on Real-World Language: Future Directions in the Science of Communication and the Communication of Science. 40th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, University of Wisconsin, Madison. July 2018.
  • Kuperberg, GR. "The neural circuitry of lexico-semantic prediction in language comprehension: Evidence from multimodal neuroimaging." Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language, San Sebastian, Spain. June 2018. [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg, GR. "Lexico-semantic prediction in the brain: Computational principles." Prediction Symposium Series, 2018 Workshop on Predictive Processing, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language, San Sebastian, Spain. June 2018. [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg, GR. "What Event-related neural responses can tell us about language comprehension: A dynamic generative framework." 31st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, UC Davis, CA. March 2018. [Abstract] [Talk]
  • Morgan E, Delaney-Busch N, Kim M, Warnke L, Wlotko E, Kuperberg GR. "N400 evidence for parallel lexical predictions." 31st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, UC Davis, CA. March 2018. [Abstract]

2017

  • Kuperberg, GR. "A probabilistic generative framework of language comprehension: Evidence from multimodal neuroimaging studies." Language & Cognition Workshop, Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford University. October 2017. [Abstract]
  • Delaney-Busch N, Morgan E, Lau E, Kuperberg GR. "Comprehenders Rationally Adapt Semantic Predictions to the Statistics of the Local Environment: a Bayesian Model of Trial-by-Trial N400 Amplitudes". 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, London, UK. July 2017. [Abstract] [Conference paper]
  • Kuperberg, GR, Swaab, T. "From language comprehension to adaptation in the brain." Kavli Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of California, Santa Barbara, June 2017.
  • Kuperberg, GR. "What the study of language can tell us about neurocognitive architeture in schizophrenia?" Language & Cognition Symposium Series, Harvard University, April 2017 and Psychiatry Neuroimaging Laboratory , Brigham and Women's Hospital. May 2017. [Abstract]
  • Wang L. "Language prediction is supported by coupling between frontal gamma and posterior alpha oscillation." 24th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. March 2017. [Abstract]

2016

  • Kuperberg GR, Wlotko E, Riley S, Zeitlin M, Cunha-Lima ML. "The brain dissociates between different levels of prediction during language comprehension." Psychonomic Society's 57th annual meeting. November 2016. [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg, GR. "Language in Schizophrenia: A hierarchical dynamic generative framework." Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Colloquium, Boston University. November 2016. [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg GR. "What the brain tells us about language comprehension A hierarchical generative framework." Department of Linguistics Colloquium, Northwestern University. May 2016. [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg GR. "What the brain tells us about language comprehension: A hierarchical generative framework." Department of Psychology Colloquium, University of Pittsburgh. April 2016. [Abstract]

2015

  • Kuperberg GR. "When Comprehension is Production: A generative probabilistic approach to explaining language in schizophrenia". European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP) Conference, University of Tartu, Estonia. July 2015. [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg GR. "A hierarchical generative framework of discourse comprehension". Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Perspectives (DETEC) Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. June 2015. [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg GR. "The Breakdown of predictive coding in schizophrenia: Insights from language". Magnetic Resonance Research Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT. April 2015. [Abstract]

2014

  • Abstracts for the Cognitive Neuroscience Symposium, "Prediction, adaptation and plasticity of language processing in the adult brain." The 21st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Boston, MA. April 2014.
    • Jaeger TF & Kleinschmidt DF. "Efficient language understanding in a variable world: Prediction and adaptation." [Abstract]
    • Davis MH. "Predictive mechanisms support rapid adaptation and slow consolidation in learning to understand speech." [Abstract]
    • Federmeier KD & Wlotko EW. "Better or worse than Expected? ERPs reveal dynamic modulation of predictive processing mechanisms during language comprehension." [Abstract]
    • Kuperberg GR. "Comprehending events in context: Language comprehension is language learning." [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg GR. "What can the neural architecture of the language system tell us about schizophrenia...and vice versa?" Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine in Gunma, Japan. March 2014. [Abstract]

2013

  • Kuperberg GR. "What can the study of schizophrenia tells us about the neural architecture of the language processing system?" Conference on "Investigating Semantics: How to Combine Empirical and Philosophical Approaches" at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. October 2013. [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg GR. "The neurobiology of language comprehension: A hierarchical bayesian architecture." Tufts University Cognitive and Brain Sciences Series in Medford, MA. October 2013. [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg GR. "Predicting meaning: What the brain tells us about the architecture of language comprehension." Conference of the American Association for Computational Linguistics, Atlanta GA. June 2013. [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg GR. "A predictive architecture of language comprehension: Insights from temporal-spatial neuroimaging." Saarbrucken University, Distinguished Lecture Series. June 2013. [Abstract]
  • Kuperberg GR. "Where memory meets language: A dynamic neural architecture of language comprehension." 20th Anniversary meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society in San Francisco, CA. April 2013. [Abstract]

Public Interest

  • Noonan, David. "Language: Lost in translation." Nature 508, S4-S5. April 3, 2014. Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited. All Rights Reserved. [Article]
  • Mitchell, Jacqueline. "Meaningful Assumptions: How we make sense of language is related to what we already know–and don't know, finds psychology researcher Gina Kuperberg." Tufts Now. May 28, 2013. [Article]