Gina Kuperberg and Einat Shetreet presented talks at the Mini-Symposium on the Neural and Cognitive Mechanisms of Language at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. The title of Gina's talk is "Comprehending in context: Language comprehension is language learning" and the title of Einat's talk is "Lexical information at the sentence level".
Eric Fields and Gina Kuperberg have had their paper, "Loving yourself more than your neighbor: ERPs reveal online effects of a self-positivity bias" accepted for publication in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. [pdf]
Welcome to Connie Choi who is joining our lab as a new research assistant. Connie comes from Center for Mind and Brain at UC Davis where she worked with Steven Luck on projects involving attention, working memory, and the use of ERP methods. She will be working on ERP and fMRI projects, as well as assisting with the Cognitive Science graduate program at Tufts University.
Neil Cohn, Ray Jackendoff, Phillip Holcomb, and Gina Kuperberg have had their paper, "The grammar of visual narrative: Neural evidence for constituent structure in sequential image comprehension" accepted for publication in Neuropsychologia.
With the beginning of a new semester, welcome to several Tufts undergraduates who are joining and returning to our lab: Anne Choong, Arjun Dutta, Carl Haber, Skye Lewis, Lushna Mehra, Matt O'Conor, Caroline Peeples, Simone Riley, Vinay Srinivasan, and Barbara Storch
Thank you to all our undergraduate volunteers who worked with us this summer, doing such great work in the lab: Elena Albanese, Anne Choong, Arjun Dutta, Merilla Michael, Caroline Peeples, and Sarah Perlo. See a group photo of some of the great RAs here!
Goodbye and good luck to Kirsten Weber who, after her time as a post-doc in our lab since Februrary 2012, is returning to the Donders Institute where she earned her PhD. Thank you to Kirsten for all her hard work on her multimodal projects of semantic priming and language production.