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Psycholinguistics Coffee

Psycholinguistics Coffee

Informal Meeting to Discuss Psycholinguistic Research


We have been recording PLC talks since April 2022. Talks with an asterisk [*] next to the title are available upon request. Talks with recordings publicly available have a link next to them.


22nd June

Tracing sarcastic meanings of fillers on Twitter: A structural analysis of data and a pilot study

Aida Tarighat (she/her) (University of Edinburgh)

15th June

Xixian Liao (she/her) (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Predictability and pronoun production: an online passage continuation study and a Bayesian meta-analysis (two studies in progress) [*]

8th June

Vinicius Macuch Silva (he/him) (Osnabrück University)

Interpreting utterances with modal particles in German and tracking referents in the online processing of referring expressions [*]

1st June

Radina Binti Mohamad Deli (she/her) (University of Edinburgh)

Implicit causality in younger and older children

18th May

Joanna Porkert (she/her) (University of Groningen)

Processing Gender Stereotypes in the Bilingual Brain [*]

11th May

Lena-Marie Huttner (Aix-Marseille Université)

Greta Gandolfi (University of Edinburgh)

Joanna Kruyt (Slovak Technical University)

Misalignment in alignment research [*]

27th April

Özlem Yeter (she/her) (Middle East Technical University)

Does being a refugee create a disadvantage in cognitive and language development? A study on bilingual Syrian children [*]

20th April

Wei Li (she/her) (University of Edinburgh)

Early interpretation of scalar quantifiers in context: Mousetracking evidence for the role of social reasoning

6th April

Huanhuan Yin (she/her) (University of Edinburgh)

How does speech rate affect comprehenders’ prediction time?

30th March

Irene Winther (University Of Edinburgh)


Cognates and Cross-linguistic Neighbours in L2 Reading – a proposed experiment

16th March

Gonzalo García-Castro (he/him)(Centre for Brain and Cognition, Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

The role of cognateness during word recognition in a non-native language

9th March

Informal chat

23rd February

Iva Ivanova (she/her) (University of Texas)

Bilingual language control, or how bilinguals manage to stick to one language error-free

9th February

Andrea Bruera (Queen Mary University of London)

Exploring the representations of individual entities in the brain combining EEG and distributional semantics

26th January

Pia Sommerauer (Computational Linguistics & Text Mining Lab, VU Amsterdam)

Diagnosing Semantic Properties in Distributional Representations of Word Meaning

19th January

Chinmaya Mishra (Associate Researcher & PhD Fellow at Furhat Robotics)

Building a Planning-based Automated Gaze Control System for Social Robots

8th December

Informal chat

24th November

Ruth Corps (Max Plank Institute for Psycholinguistics)

Conversation is not like ping pong: Parallel talk in natural speech

17th November

Aliff Mohd Sharif (University of Edinburgh)

Blessed and Confused – Processing cost when switching between different introspective states

10th November

Alireza Mahmoudi Kamelabad (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)

Play Cards with a Social Robot: the effects of a sorting task on learning novel words

03rd November

Ernesto Guerra (Universidad de Chile)

Gender stereotypes drive anticipatory eye-movements during incremental sentence interpretation

27th October

Lena-Marie Huttner (Aix Marseille Université)

Towards studying phonetic convergence in perception

20 October

Hülya Aldemir (Universidad de Sevilla)

A systematic review of interventions in vocabulary for deaf/hard of hearing children and adolescents.

13 October

Charlotte Wilks (University of Edinburgh)

Investigating the stability of lexical entrainment in adulthood

29 September

Martijn Meeter (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

OB1-reader: word recognition, eye movements, EEG

22 September

Jessica Brough (University of Edinburgh)

Aye Robot: Using narrative to manipulate perceived mind and word order during language production



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