2019

Congratulations to Nicole Nadwodny and Grace Konstantin!

May 1, 2019
Congratulations to Nicole Nadwodny, Grace Konstantin, and all of the other Cognitive and Brain Science seniors on their great posters presenting their senior projects to the department. The title of Nicole's project was "When it comes to the P600, are we all on the same wavelength?: An event-related potential and behavioral investigation of individual difference." The title of Grace's project was "Lexical alignment in psychosis: A social cognition study." Here are pictures of Nicole and Grace with their posters!

Congratulations to Lena Warnke and Samer Nour Eddine!

April 30, 2019
Congratulations to Lena Warnke, Samer Nour Eddine, and the other first year Tufts graduate students on their great presentations of their first year projects to the department. The title of Lena's talk was "Prediction across turn boundaries in conversation." The title of Sam's talk was "Comprehending noise in context: An ERP study." Here are pictures of them celebrating!

Congratulations to Allison Fogel!

April 22, 2019
Congratulations to Allison Fogel who defended her PhD thesis, "A contextual constraint approach to studying melodic expectation: Behavioral and neural studies." Allison's committee members were: Gina Kuperberg, Ani Patel, Liz Race, and Robert Slevc. Here are some pictures from Allison's defense!

32nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing

March 31, 2019

Various members of our lab presented at the 32nd CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, held in Boulder, CO. Trevor Brothers and Gina Kuperberg presented a poster, "Linear (not logarithmic) effects of lexical predictability: A challenge to surprisal theory." See here for the abstract and here for the poster. In addition, Trevor gave a talk at the conference, titled "Selective effects of cognitive control on the P600: Evidence from a large-scale individual differences study." See here for the abstract and here for the talk slides. Here are some photos from the conference.

26th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society

March 25, 2019

Eric Fields, Hannah Levin, Nathaniel Delaney-Busch, and Gina Kuperberg presented a poster, titled "Two components or one? An examination of the relationship between the P300 and emotion-related late positive potential (LPP)," at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, held in San Francisco, CA. See here for an abstract and here for the poster.

Gina's visit to the Department of Psychology at Harvard University

January 31, 2019
Thank you to members of the Department of Psychology at Harvard University for hosting Gina's visit and inviting her to talk at the Cognition, Brain and Behavior seminar series. Her talk was entitled "A generative framework of language comprehension: Evidence from multimodal neuroimaging studies." See here for an abstract.