The NeuroCognition Lab welcomes Suiping Wang from South China Normal University in Guangzhou, China! Suiping is a Visiting Professor in our lab and is interested in using ERPs to understand language processing in Chinese.
Gina participates in a symposium organized by Kara Federmeir entitled "I knew you were going to say that...ERP studies reveal the role of expectancy-driven processes in language comprehension" at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR), Austin, Texas: Gina's talk is entitled "The origins of semantic prediction: a layered processing architecture".
The NeuroCognition lab at Tufts welcomes three new graduate students into the lab! Trevor Blackford, will be working with Dr. Kuperberg on sentence processing, and Janelle LaMarche and Cherry Yum will be working with Dr. Holcomb on early stages of visual word recognition and bilingual studies.
Gina speaks in a symposium on the brain basis of language comprehension at the International Congress of Psychology in Berlin, Germany. Her talk is entitled "From action to syntax: evidence from ERPs and fMRI for common neural systems."
Congratulations to Marianna Eddy for being granted her PhD (Advisor: Phil Holcomb)! Her thesis is titled "An electrophysiological investigation of the time course of object representation." She is taking a position as a postdoctoral researcher in the Gabrieli Laboratory at MIT.