2019

Gina's visit to SISSA, Trieste, Italy

December 19, 2019
Congratulations to Andrea Nadalini from the Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), Trieste, Italy, who defended his PhD thesis, "Semantic processing with and without awareness: Insights from computational linguistics and semantic priming." Andrea's primary advisor was Davide Crepaldi. Gina served on the thesis committee along with Dr. Crepaldi and Marc Brysbaert. Gina also gave a talk at SISSA titled "Where and when do we predict in the brain during language comprehension? Insights from multimodal neuroimaging studies. See... Read more about Gina's visit to SISSA, Trieste, Italy

NeurIPS 2019

December 15, 2019
Gina was an invited speaker at a workshop on "Context and Compositionality in Biological and Artificial Neural Systems" at the 33rd Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), held in Vancouver, Canada. The title of her talk was "How probailistic is langauge comprehension in the brain? Insights from multimodal neuroimaging studies." Thank you to Chris Honey, Javier Turek, Alex Huth, Shailee Jain, Emma Strubell, and Leila Wehbe for all their hard work in organizing the workshop; see https://context-composition.github.io... Read more about NeurIPS 2019

Gina awarded endowed professorship in Cognitive Science

November 19, 2019
Gina is honored by Tufts University with an endowed professorship. She is now the Dennett Stibel Professor of Cognitive Science! Thank you to Jeff Stibel for his very generous gift to support Cognitive Science at Tufts.

Dr. Lena Palaniyappan visits Tufts

November 18, 2019
Our lab was delighted to host Dr. Lena Palaniyappan at Tufts. It was wonderful to hear about his exciting work in psychosis, and we look forward to brainstorming more about how to study language and meaning in neuropsychiatric disorders. 

RAILS: Conference on Rational Approaches in Language Science

October 26, 2019
Gina was an invited keynote speaker at the Conference on Rational Approaches in Language Science, held in Saarbrucken, Germany. The title of her talk was "How rational is the brain? A probabilistic generative framework of langugae comprehension." See here for the abstract. Thank you to Matthew Crocker, Noortje Venhuizen, and Harm Brouwer for hosting her visit. Read more about RAILS: Conference on Rational Approaches in Language Science

Congratulations to Eric Fields, Kirsten Weber, Benjamin Stillerman, Nathaniel Delaney-Busch, and Gina Kuperberg!

May 22, 2019
Eric Fields, Kirsten Weber, Benjamin Stillerman, Nathaniel Delaney-Busch, and Gina Kuperberg have had their paper, "Functional MRI reveals evidence of a self-positivity bias in the medial prefrontal cortex during the comprehension of social vignettes," accepted for publication in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.  Read more about Congratulations to Eric Fields, Kirsten Weber, Benjamin Stillerman, Nathaniel Delaney-Busch, and Gina Kuperberg!

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