Goodbye and good luck to Kristina Fanucci who, after being a Research Assistant in our lab since December 2010, is starting medical school at Tufts Medical Center this Fall. See here for photos from Kristina's farewell party.
Ellen Lau, Nate Delaney-Busch and Gina Kuperberg present posters at the 20th Anniversary meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society in San Francisco, CA. Gina was also an invited speaker, together with Sharon Thompson-Schill, Tamara Swaab "Where memory meets language: a dynamic neural architecture of language comprehension". [Abstract]
Gina gives a talk at the The Language Sciences Group, UC Davis, CA titled "A predictive architecture of language comprehension". Some of the ideas from this talk are discussed in her recent book chapter.
Gina Kuperberg and Kristina Fanucci present a poster titled "Events along the garden path: A reduced N400 and P600 in semantically reversible discourse", Hugh Rabagliati gives a talk titled "Language processing in schizophrenia: Top-down and bottom-up effects" and Gina Kuperberg gives a talk titled "Predicting Meaning: What the Brain tells us about the Architecture of Language Comprehension" at the 26th Annual CUNY conference on Human Sentence Processing, Columbia, South Carolina.
Welcome to Yumaio Gong who is a Visiting Scholar in our lab from Huaihai Institute of Technology, China. She received her PhD from South China Normal University in 2011. Her current research interest is metaphorical language processing in broader context using ERPs.
Nate Delaney-Busch and Gina Kuperberg have had their paper "Friendly Drug-dealers and Terrifying puppies: Affective primacy can attenuate the N400 effect in emotional discourse contexts", accepted by Cognitive Affective Behavioral Neuroscience. [pdf]