Welcome to Allison Fogel, coming from the University of Maryland, who has joined as a new graduate student. She has been carrying out research on multimodal studies of language processing with Dr. Ellen Lau, and will now be investigating the cognitive neuroscience of music and language, working with Gina Kuperberg and Ani Patel.
Congratulations to Nate Delaney-Busch, who defended his Masters thesis, "The processing of emotional features in single and primed words". Nate's committee members were: Gina Kuperberg (advisor), Phil Holcomb, Ellen Lau, and Heather Urry.
Congratulations to Trevor Blackford who defended his Masters thesis, "Twice isn't Nice: Reverse N400 Priming in Schizophrenia". On Trevor's committee were: Gina Kuperberg, Phil Holcomb, and Tali Ditman-Brunye. See some photos of the defense.
Welcome to Arim Choi Perrachione, who is rejoining the lab as a senior research assistant. Arim previously worked with Dr. Kuperberg and is back to manage the lab at Tufts, and to conduct neuroimaging studies at both Tufts and MGH.
Gina is invited to give a talk as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series at Saarbrucken University, Germany, titled "A Hierarchical Bayesian Approach to understanding Language comprehension in the Brain". Her host was Matt Crocker in the Department of Computational Linguistics. [Abstract]
Gina is an Invited Keynote speaker for the Conference of the American Association for Computational Linguistics, Atlanta GA. The title of her talk is "Predicting Meaning: A Hierarchical Bayesian Approach to understanding Language comprehension in the Brain". [Abstract]