LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL INTERACTIONS GROUP MEETINGS
  The Language and Social Interactions Group Meetings are usually held fortnightly on Fridays at 1pm in the seminar room. Internal staff and postgraduates, and invited speakers from different institutions present their current research. All staff and students are very welcome to attend.
  For further information about these events, please contact Gaby Mahrholz or Kieran O'Shea.
SCHEDULED TALKS
Friday
October 6th 2017
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
CSCAN Debate Preparation
by To be announced
Invited by Lisa DeBruine, Dale Barr & Lawrence Barsalou
Friday
October 13th 2017
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
CSCAN Debate Preparation
by To be announced
Invited by Lisa DeBruine, Dale Barr & Lawrence Barsalou
Friday
October 20th 2017
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
CSCAN Debate Preparation
by To be announced
Invited by Lisa DeBruine, Dale Barr & Lawrence Barsalou
Friday
November 10th 2017
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Language Adapts to Interaction
by Dr. Sean Roberts
MPI for Psycholinguistics
from the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology,
University of Bristol
Invited by Prof. Simon Garrod
Friday
November 17th 2017
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
To be announced
by Dr. Jeanne Bovet
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
from the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse
Invited by Prof. Ben Jones & Dr. Lisa DeBruine
Friday
March 2nd 2018
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
To be announced
by Dr. Tamsin Saxton
Associate Professor
from the Department of Psychology, Northumbria University
Invited by Prof. Ben Jones
PAST PRESENTATIONS
July 25th 2017
3:30pm
Meeting Room, Level 6, 58 Hillhead Street
Population size & cumulative cultural evolution: fewer heads can be better than many
by Nicolas Fay
Associate Professor
from the School of Psychological Science, University of Western Australia
Invited by Dale Barr
March 27th 2017
4:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Seeking out, fixating and attending to features of emotionally expressive faces
by Dr Anthony Atkinson
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
from the Durham University
Invited by Frank E. Pollick
March 3rd 2017
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Spoken English Discrimination (SED) Training and Speech Production in Multilingual Malaysian Speakers
by Dr. Jessica Price
Assistant Professor, Director of Teaching
from the School of Psychology, University of Nottingham
Invited by Linda M. Moxey
February 24th 2017
1:00pm
Meeting Room, Level 6, 58 Hillhead Street
How our social network size influences our linguistic skills and linguistic malleability
by Dr. Shiri Lev-Ari
Research Staff
from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen
Invited by Simon C. Garrod
January 27th 2017
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Communication systems are shaped by learning, use and transmission: insights from atypical birdsong and artificial languages
by Dr. Olga Feher
Research Assistant
from the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh
Invited by Simon C. Garrod
November 11th 2016
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
cSCAN Workshop - Rejection, resilience, and peer review
by Multiple Speakers - Organised by the Writing and Grant Committees
Invited by Edwin Robertson
October 28th 2016
12:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The social psychology of linguistic alignment
by Robert J. Hartsuiker
Professor
from the Department of Experimental Psychology
University of Ghent
Invited by Christoph Scheepers
June 6th 2016
12:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The psychological construction of emotion / Mind perception and morality
by Dr. Kristen Lindquist & Dr. Kurt Gray
Assistant Professors
from the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina
Invited by Rachael E. Jack
May 27th 2016
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Error and expectation in child language
by Dr Hugh Rabagliati
Chancellor's Fellow Lecturer
from the University of Edinburgh
Invited by Kieran O'Shea
May 13th 2016
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Using EEG to differentiate between higher and lower level hierarchical control nodes in human motor performance
by Lawrence Behmer
Postdoctoral Researcher
from the City University of New York, Brooklyn College
Invited by Amanda Hahn
April 29th 2016
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Inner Voice Experiences in Processing of Direct and Indirect Speech
by Dr. Bo Yao
Lecturer in Psychology
from the University of Manchester
Invited by Kieran O'Shea
April 22nd 2016
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Do blind and sighted persons differ in how they process social information from the voice?
by Katarzyna Pisanski
from the Mammal Vocal Communication and Cognition and Research Group, University of Sussex
Invited by Benedict C. Jones
April 11th 2016
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Surfing the frame net: Metonymy and similar phenomena as evidence for a frame approach to concepts
by Sebastian Löbner
Professor
from the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Invited by Lawrence Barsalou
March 18th 2016
1:00pm
Meeting Room, Level 6, 58 Hillhead Street
How does facial expression affect face recognition?
by Changhong Liu
Professor
from the Bournemouth University
Invited by Benedict C. Jones
February 26th 2016
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Suffering and social interaction
by Michael Brady
Professor of Philosophy
from the University of Glasgow
Invited by Rachael E. Jack
February 11th 2016
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Social Perception, Signalling and Affect Reserach Meeting
by Various Departmental Research Talks
Invited by Benedict C. Jones
January 22nd 2016
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Epic fail: Hormonal contraceptives, schadenfreude, and fail videos
by Rob Burriss
Research Fellow
from the Northumbria University
Invited by Benedict C. Jones
January 15th 2016
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
What do we know about disgust sensitivity? Some recent developments and future directions.
by Josh Tybur
Assistant Professor
from the VU University Amsterdam
Invited by Lisa M. DeBruine
November 27th 2015
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Do egocentric biases contribute to reducing the collaborative effort in dialogue?
by Dominique Knutsen
Lecturer
from the University of Essex
Invited by Kieran O'Shea
November 20th 2015
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Biological Markets and the Evolution of Human Cooperation
by Pat Barclay
Associate Professor
from the University of Guelph
Invited by Lisa M. DeBruine
November 6th 2015
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The effect of learning to read on the neural systems for vision and language: A longitudinal approach with illiterate participants
by Falk Huettig
Senior Investigator
from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Invited by Ben Dunn
September 25th 2015
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Face-to-face conversation with socially intelligent robots
by Mary Ellen Foster
from the School of Computing Science,
University of Glasgow
Invited by Simon C. Garrod
August 14th 2015
1:00pm
Meeting Room, Level 6, 58 Hillhead Street
Are hand gestures meant for speech?
by Professor Spencer Kelly
Co-Director of the Center for Language and Brain
from the Colgate University
Invited by Dale Barr
June 5th 2015
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Emotions, Interaction, and Autism: Timing and Development
by Prof. Daniel Messinger
from the University of Miami
Invited by Rachael E. Jack
May 15th 2015
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Representing space in discourse processing
by Glenn Williams
PhD Student
from the University of Dundee
Invited by Ben Dunn
May 1st 2015
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Studying the Cultural Evolution of Languages with Iterated Learning Experiments
by Monica Tamariz
Teaching Fellow
from the University of Edinburgh
Invited by Nicolas Fay
March 20th 2015
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Modern human adaptiveness: stone-age minds or ideas?
by Gert Stulp
Research Fellow
from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Invited by Amanda Hahn
February 27th 2015
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Emotion word processing: Does mood make a difference?
by Sara C. Sereno
January 23rd 2015
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Functions of sarcasm and irony
by Dr Dominic Thompson
Research Fellow
from the University of Nottingham
Invited by Ben Dunn
January 20th 2015
1:45pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Language and Social Interaction research afternoon
by Multiple Speakers
from the University of Glasgow
Invited by Ben Dunn
December 5th 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Scanning the interactively speaking brain: the cases of synchronous speech and conversation in autism.
by Kyle Jasmin
PhD student
from the National Institute of Mental Health &
University College London
Invited by Dale Barr
November 21st 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Tracking the dynamics of referential activation with EEG
by Dale Barr & Angus Paton
Invited by Ben Dunn
November 7th 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The bedtime story effect: The role sleep and semantic training in vocabulary learning.
by Dr. Anna Weighall
from the University of Leeds
Invited by Ben Dunn
September 11th 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Processing novel definites: evidence against accommodation
by Britta Stolterfoht
from the University of Tübingen
Invited by Christoph Scheepers
August 1st 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The evolution of language and the language faculty
by Dr Kenny Smith
from the University of Edinburgh
Invited by Nicolas Fay
July 11th 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Cultural Selection Drives the Evolution of Human Communication Systems
by Nicolas Fay
June 6th 2014
1:00pm
Meeting Room, Level 6, 58 Hillhead Street
Return to Oz: On Voice Quality, Body Size, and Perception
by David Feinberg
Professor
from the McMaster University
Invited by Lisa M. DeBruine
May 30th 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The challenge of relational referents in early word interpretation: Evidence from noun-noun compounds
by Dr Andrea Krott
from the University of Birmingham
Invited by Ben Dunn
May 9th 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Skin carotenoid colouration: a signal of current health
by Carmen Lefevre
Postdoctoral Researcher
from the Leeds University
Invited by Amanda Hahn
April 25th 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Cultural evolution of arbitrary communicative conventions in experimental microsocieties
by Dr Christine Caldwell
Lecturer
from the University of Stirling
Invited by Benedict C. Jones
April 4th 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The impact of socio-linguistic factors on cognitive and linguistic processing
by Dr. Alissa Melinger
from the University of Dundee
Invited by Dale Barr
March 14th 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Embodied word meaning in linguistic and social context
by Dr. Shirley-Ann Rueschemeyer
from the University of York
Invited by Dale Barr
February 7th 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Facial coloration tracks fertility-related changes in women’s hormone levels
by Benedict C. Jones
January 24th 2014
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Audience design in children with and without autism
by Dr. Kumiko Fukumura
from the University of Strathclyde
Invited by Ben Dunn
December 18th 2013
12:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Previously in the Social Interaction Journal Club: Research in the Voice Neurocognition Laboratory
by Pascal Belin
November 29th 2013
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Measuring markedness: An empirical study
by Dr. Joanne Ingram
from the University of Bedfordshire
Invited by Linda M. Moxey
November 6th 2013
12:00pm
Seminar Room, Level 5, 58 Hillhead Street
Previously in the Social Interaction Journal Club: Individual Lab Presentations (12.00 - 14.00)
by Simon C. Garrod
November 1st 2013
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
How culture makes us (s)tick together
by Meike Ramon
October 18th 2013
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Resolving ellipsis in monologue, and soon, maybe, dialogue: Evidence from event-related brain potentials
by Dr. Andrea Martin
from the University of Edinburgh
Invited by Simon C. Garrod
October 11th 2013
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Previously in the Social Interaction Journal Club: 1st Social Interactions Journal Club Meeting: Open forum to discuss how to organise our future meetings
by
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
June 28th 2013
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
What to do when a linguist says she's expecting: Coherence and coreference expectations in sentence processing
by Dr. Hannah Rohde
from the School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh
Invited by Dale Barr
June 27th 2013
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Clarifying intentions in dialogue: miscommunication drives abstraction
by Dr. Gregory Mills
from the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
Invited by Nicolas Fay
June 21st 2013
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The boy ate what? Gradient effects of context in sentence processing
by Dr. Anuenue Baker-Kukona
from the University of Dundee
Invited by Dale Barr
June 14th 2013
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
'self-, other- and joint- monitoring in monologue and dialogue'.
by Simon C. Garrod
June 6th 2013
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Eye Movements and Older Adult Readers
by Dr. Kevin Paterson
from the School of Psychology, University of Leicester
Invited by Jason T. Bohan
May 17th 2013
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Two complementary mechanisms for decoding intentions in speech intonation
by Daniela Sammler
April 26th 2013
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The development and evolution of song culture
by Dr. Olga Feher
from the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh
Invited by Nicolas Fay
September 21st 2012
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Foreign Language Learning through Music and Singing: Empirical Results
by Dr. Karen M. Ludke
from the Institute for Music in Human and Social Development (IMHSD),
Reid School of Music, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh

Invited by Sibylle Mohr
September 14th 2012
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Individual Differences in Non-Native Phoneme Perception
by Prof. Vera Kempe
from the University of Abertay Dundee
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
August 3rd 2012
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Direct speech reporting is selfish entertainment: Correlations between personality and use of direct versus indirect speech in story retelling.
by Bo Yao
July 30th 2012
11:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
To be announced
by Dr. Nicolas Fay
from the University of Western Australia (UWA)
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
July 27th 2012
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Making and breaking procedural conventions in dialogue
by Dr. Gregory Mills
from the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
Invited by Simon C. Garrod
July 6th 2012
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Using the voice to put a name to a face: The psycholinguistics of proper name comprehension
by Dale Barr
June 29th 2012
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
On the need of simulating what is unspecified: negations in a visual world paradigm
by Isabel Orenes
from the Universidad de La Laguna
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
May 11th 2012
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Convergence of speech rate: Interactive Alignment beyond representation
by Ian Finlayson
from the Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
April 20th 2012
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Towards a unified model of acquisition, production, and comprehension
by Dr. Franklin Chang
from the University of Liverpool
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
March 23rd 2012
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Plasticity of categories in speech perception and production
by Dr. Shane Lindsay
from the University of Dundee
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
March 2nd 2012
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
E-Z Reader: A Model of Eye-Movement Control During Reading
by Prof. Erik Reichle
from the The E-Z Reader model describes how visual processing and oculomotor constraints interface with the cognitive systems that are responsible for attention, word identification, and language processing to
Invited by Sara C. Sereno
December 9th 2011
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
About the relationship of music and language in the human brain
by Daniela Sammler
November 11th 2011
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The role of executive function in the production of disfluency: A study based on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
by Dr Paul Engelhardt
from the Cognition Communication Research Centre, Northumbria University
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
October 14th 2011
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Expectations of Consistency in Communication
by Dale Barr
September 16th 2011
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Un-stripping language: Social interaction, common ground, prosody, and more...
by Sara Bogels
May 6th 2011
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Simplifying the Passive
by Dominic Thompson
April 21st 2011
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Penetrability of the speech system by cognitive load
by Professor Sven Mattys
from the University of Bristol
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
March 18th 2011
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Priming from algebra to language: Some new results
by Christoph Scheepers
March 4th 2011
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Disambiguating the Scope of Negation by Prosodic Cues in Three Varieties of German
by Tamara Rathcke (with Stefan Baumann)
Invited by Daniela Zahn
December 10th 2010
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Threats to the validity of the visual world paradigm as an index of spoken language processing
by Dale Barr
December 3rd 2010
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Reading in Healthy Ageing: The Influence of Clause Status
by Jessica Price
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
May 21st 2010
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Representation and Processing of Idiomatic Expressions
by Patrizia Tabossi
from the University of Trieste, Italy
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
May 14th 2010
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Getting the Gist: The Critical Role of Semantic Relations in DRM False Memories
by Ken McRae
from the The University of Western Ontario
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
April 30th 2010
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
"Interweaving production and comprehension processes during dialogue"
by Simon C. Garrod
April 9th 2010
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
'From hand to mouth: An experimental simulation of language origin'
by Dr. Nicolas Fay
from the University of Western Australia
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
March 19th 2010
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Scanning speech: fMRI studies on encoding meaning in speaking
by Laura Menenti
March 5th 2010
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
'Early parallelism in spoken language processing? Neurophysiological experiments using MEG and EEG.'
by Yury Shtyrov
from the Medical Research Council (MRC)
Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
February 12th 2010
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
'Speech-to-Song-Illusion'
by Tamara Rathcke
from the English Language Department
Invited by Daniela Zahn
January 29th 2010
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
'Communicative intentions and the emergence of linguistic communication'
by Thom Scott-Phillips
from the University of Edinburgh
Invited by Simon C. Garrod
January 22nd 2010
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
'Attention, Affordances & Language'
by Andriy Myachykov
January 15th 2010
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
'Oculomotor Resonance And Understanding of Numbers'
by Andriy Myachykov
December 11th 2009
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
What few reveals about you.
by Linda M. Moxey
December 4th 2009
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
'The lexical boost effect in ditransitive structural priming: A special role of the verb?'
by Claudine Raffray
Invited by Sibylle Mohr
November 20th 2009
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
"Processing enhancement through personalization and direct presentation of speech and thought. Some preliminary investigations."
by Anthony J. Sanford
November 13th 2009
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
"Learning about accents from interactive and mediated speech"
by Jane Stuart-Smith & Rachel Smith
from the Department for English Language
Invited by Daniela Zahn
October 23rd 2009
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
'Tis but a spanner my wee lassie: Gender and age of acquisition effects
by Sara C. Sereno
October 9th 2009
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
"Cross-Domain Syntactic Priming: From Simple Algebra to Relative Clause Attachment"
by Christoph Scheepers
March 20th 2009
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The effects of character desire on focus patterns and pronominal reference
by Linda M. Moxey
April 11th 2008
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
"Structural choices in sentence production: Priming, eye-tracking, and other interesting things"
by Dr. Andriy Myachokov
from the University of Edinburgh
Invited by Christopher J. Hand
February 15th 2008
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
There goes the neighbourhood (effect)
by Christopher J. Hand
November 9th 2007
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Focus effects in Healthy Aging: Ease of Reference and Shallow Processing
by Jessica Price
October 19th 2007
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The use of prediction to drive alignment in dialogue
by Simon C. Garrod
October 18th 2007
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The use of prediction to drive alignment in dialogue
by Simon C. Garrod
October 12th 2007
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The simultaneous effects of word frequency and contextual predictability on fixation durations before and after skipping a word.
by Christopher J. Hand
October 5th 2007
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
A Rational Analysis of Verb-final Sentence Processing
by Christoph Scheepers
June 29th 2007
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Linguistic focus in discourse processing in healthy older adults
by Jessica Price
May 18th 2007
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Number agreement in reading comprehension: Grammatical and conceptual factors in pronoun vs. verb agreement.
by Hamutal Kreiner
April 27th 2007
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Autism and narrative ability: A case study comparing successive written and oral retellings of 'The three little pigs' by a child with autism
by Lesley Stirling
from the The University of Melbourne

Invited by Linda M. Moxey
March 2nd 2007
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Sensitivity to temporal, spatial and protagonist information during situation model construction and updating: contrasting two possible extensions to the Event-Indexing Model.
by Andrew Stewart
from the University of Manchester
Invited by Anthony J. Sanford
February 9th 2007
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Mislocation and order violation: challenges to E-Z Reader
by Alan Kennedy
from the University of Dundee
Invited by Heather J. Ferguson
February 2nd 2007
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Investigating Speech Errors using EPG: Evidence for interactivity in speech production
by Martin Corley
from the University of Edinburgh
Invited by Andriy Myachykov
January 26th 2007
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Counterfactuals: From Eye-movements to Neuroscience
by Heather J. Ferguson
December 8th 2006
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Presuppositions and Bridging in intensional contexts.
by Francesca Delogu
December 1st 2006
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Emotion Words
October 27th 2006
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Parafoveal processing influences word frequency and predictability effects on eye movements during reading.
by Christopher J. Hand
October 20th 2006
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Integration of perceptual, semantic, and syntactic information in sentence production.
by Andriy Myachykov
May 26th 2006
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
What's happening when readers detect and miss semantic anomalies?
by Jason T. Bohan
May 19th 2006
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Introducing objects in spoken dialogue: The influence of conversational setting and cognitive load on the articulation and use of referring expressions
by Barbara Howarth
from the Speech and Language Sciences Section, University of Newcastle
Invited by Heather J. Ferguson
February 24th 2006
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Persistence of syntactic chunking in language production: Evidence from priming of relative clause attachments.
by Christoph Scheepers
February 10th 2006
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Phonological Mediation and Eye Movements Control in Reading.
by Sébastien Miellet
December 9th 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Comprehending Counterfactuals
by Heather J. Ferguson
November 25th 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Establishing coherence: effects of semantics and discourse information structure.
by Pirita Pyykkonnen
from the University of Dundee
Invited by Ruth Filik
November 18th 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The effect of lexical vs. stereotypical gender on the time-course of reference resolution: Evidence from eye-movements.
by Hamutal Kreiner
November 11th 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Subject and object relative clauses in Spanish: An eye-tracking study.
by Moises Betancort
October 21st 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The effect of syntactic load on change detection.
by Jessica Price
October 14th 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The effect of what is expected on the role of negative quantifiers
by Linda M. Moxey
May 20th 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Syntactic alignment and participant role in dialogue
by Holly Branigan
from the University of Edinburgh
Invited by Heather J. Ferguson
April 29th 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
A group gesture
by Tracy J. MacLeod
April 22nd 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Probabilistic Models of Human Sentence Processing
by Frank Keller
from the School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh
Invited by Heather J. Ferguson
February 11th 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The influence of clause type on depth of semantic processing
by Alice J. Cassou de Saint-Mathurin
February 4th 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
"Identifying learning difficulties in clinical reasoning for students' of health science"
by Barbara Howarth
from the The University of Newcastle
Invited by Heather J. Ferguson
January 28th 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The contribution of prosody to text processing
by Hamutal Kreiner
January 14th 2005
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The activation of inappropriate analyses in garden-path sentences
by Roger van Gompel
from the University of Dundee
Invited by Heather J. Ferguson
December 10th 2004
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Scalar implicature
by Linda M. Moxey
December 3rd 2004
12:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The effect of focus on eye movements and language processing
by Heather J. Ferguson
November 19th 2004
1:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Interfacing attention and syntax
by Andriy Myachykov
November 12th 2004
12:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
'Quantifier Scope Ambiguity'
by Ruth Filik
October 22nd 2004
12:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Lexical Ambiguity Resolution
by Sara C. Sereno
October 15th 2004
12:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Semantic inertia and reinterpretation
by Patrick Sturt
October 8th 2004
12:00pm
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Syntactic load effects revealed by change detection.
by Anthony J. Sanford
May 5th 2004
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The Evolution of Language
by Professor Marty Sereno
from the University of California, San Diego
Invited by Sara C. Sereno
April 30th 2004
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Cross-linguistic categorisation of events
by Asifa Majid
from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen
March 5th 2004
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Quantifier focus versus (strict) accessibility
by Rick Nouwen
from the University of Edinburgh
February 27th 2004
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Understanding doubly-quantified sentences
by Kevin Paterson
from the University of Leicester
February 13th 2004
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Routinization in the interactive alignment model
by Simon C. Garrod
from the University of Glasgow
January 16th 2004
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Task demands and the allocation of attention in reading
by Martin Corley
from the University of Edinburgh
December 12th 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Constraints on reference to more than one character in text
by Linda M. Moxey
from the University of Glasgow
December 5th 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Limitations on the visual world paradigm
by Simon C. Garrod
from the University of Glasgow
November 28th 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Verbs, causality and cognition
by Anthony J. Sanford
from the University of Glasgow
November 14th 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Encoding Numerical versus Verbal quantifiers
by Linda M. Moxey
from the University of Glasgow
October 31st 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Linguistic focus in the re-reading paradigm
by Peter Ward
from the University of Glasgow
October 17th 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Focus and attribution
by Anthony J. Sanford
from the Univesity of Glasgow
October 10th 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Product branding: an applied issue in Psycholinguistics
by Patrick Sturt
from the University of Glasgow
June 6th 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
NO UP effect in visual word recognition
by Jeremy Pacht
May 23rd 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Cross-modality syntactic processing in language production: speech, writing and typing
by Holly Branigan
from the University of Edinburgh
March 7th 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Genre-specific parsing: Non-additive influences of metrical stress pattern on sentence processing
by Christoph Scheepers
from the University of Dundee
February 21st 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The role of morphology in lexical processing
by Nivja de Jong
from the University of Edinburgh
February 14th 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
How do grammatical and stereotypical gender influence the representation of person information?
by Lisa Irmen
January 24th 2003
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Syntactic and semantic incremental processing
by Patrick Sturt
from the University of Glasgow
December 6th 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The effect of speaker and listener knowledge on referential form in face-to-face and video-mediated communication
by Barbara Howarth
from the University of Glasgow
November 29th 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Diminutives Aid Word Segmentation
by Vera Kempe
from the University of Stirling
November 22nd 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
When do speakers signal?
by Martin Pickering
from the University of Edinburgh
November 15th 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The representation of ontological category concepts as affected by healthy ageing
by Lorna I. Morrow
from the University of Glasgow
November 8th 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Modelling the reading of isolated words
by Richard Shillcock
from the University of Edinburgh
November 1st 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The Interactive Alignment model and its consequences
by Simon C. Garrod
from the University of Glasgow
May 31st 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Communicative processes in collaborative work: comparison of remotely versus co-present interactions.
by Alison Newlands
from the University of Strathclyde
May 17th 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
A theory of complement focus with negative quantifiers
by Anthony J. Sanford
from the University of Glasgow
May 10th 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Lexical Bias in Spoonerisms: A Related Beply to Baars et al. (1975)
by Martin Corley
from the University of Edinburgh
April 26th 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Referential form and word duration in video-mediated and face-to-face dialogues
by Barbara Howarth
from the University of Glasgow
March 15th 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The orthographic uniqueness point effect in visual word recognition
by Jeremy Pacht
from the University of Glasgow
March 7th 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Dynamic Syntax: Competence as providing the architecture for NL Processing? (PLEASE NOTE: this meeting is on a Thursday)
by Prof Ruth Kempson
from the Kings College, University of London
March 1st 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Referential form and word duration in video-mediated and face-to-face dialogues
by Barbara Howarth
from the University of Glasgow
February 8th 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Environmental influences on lexical processing
by Padraic Monaghan
from the University of Edinburgh
February 1st 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Can Diminutives in Child-Directed Speech Facilitate Language Learning?
by Vera Kempe
from the University of Stirling
January 25th 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Parity between comprehension and production or how to twist someone else's tongue!
by Simon C. Garrod
from the University of Glasgow
January 18th 2002
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Verb subcategorisation information and sentence processing
by Roger van Gompel
from the University of Dundee
December 7th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Reconceptualising semantic context effects in lexical processing
by Scott McDonald
from the University of Edinburgh
November 30th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Review of techniques for measuring eye position
by Erich W. Graf
from the University of Glasgow
November 23rd 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Metaphors for intelligence: why cerebralists know more than woodentops
by Kathryn Allan
from the Department of English Language, University of Glasgow
November 16th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
A discussion of Raaijmakers, Schrijnemakers & Gremmen (1999): 'How to deal with "The language-as-fixed-effect fallacy": Common misconceptions and alternative solutions'
by A. Mike Burton
from the University of Glasgow
November 9th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Understanding multiparty interactions
by Anne H. Anderson
from the University of Glasgow
November 2nd 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Bonding and collateral processing
by Anthony J. Sanford
from the University of Glasgow
October 26th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Plural and singular pronoun resolution: An investigation of eye movements
by Lorna I. Morrow
from the University of Glasgow
August 30th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Competitive processes in visual word recognition: Evidence from foveal and parafoveal form priming paradigms
by Jeremy Pacht
from the University of Glasgow
August 20th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Reinstating the Wrong Antecedent: The Moses Illusion Applied to Reading Comprehension
by Anne Cook
June 7th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Recursive neural networks and wide-coverage parsing
by Fabrizio Costa
April 19th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
How to Deal with 'The Language-as-Fixed-Effect Fallacy': Common Misconceptions and Alternative Solutions
by (Group reading)
from the University of Glasgow
April 5th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
The Highlights of CUNY
by Patrick Sturt
March 27th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Scottish Psycholinguistics Conference
by Details
from the University of Edinburgh
March 22nd 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Inferential control and depth of processing in comprehension: overview and speculations
by Anthony J. Sanford
March 8th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Perceptual load and visual attention
by Rob Jenkins
March 1st 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Syntactic underspecification in theories of sentence processing
by Patrick Sturt
February 22nd 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
Scottish Psycholinguistics Conference
by Details
from the University of Glasgow
February 15th 2001
12:00am
Seminar Room, 58 Hillhead Street
A time course of word recognition in reading
by Sara C. Sereno