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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.


26th July

Invited talk by Dr. Caicai Zhang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Population pitch knowledge affects speech perception

28th June

Jessica Schulz (University of Edinburgh)

The Effect of Language Context on Attention in Maltese-English Bilinguals: Combining a Cognitive and Sociolinguistic Approach

21st June

Mariia Baltais (Ghent University)

“María starts to predict”: productivity of the Spanish inchoative construction

14th June

Caitlin Decuyper (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)

Effects of conceptual processing and social context on semantic interference [*] 

07th June

Paola Peña (University College Dublin)

Human Speakers Help Machines to Account for Visual Asymmetries during Dialogue. [*] 

24th May

Nora Kennis  (she/her) (University of Edinburgh)

Language choice and naming difficulty: evidence from bilingual degraded picture naming [*] 

17th May

Sarah Wu (University of Edinburgh)

Eye movement control during rapid reading: Evidence from empirical studies and computational modelling [*] 

10th May

Junfei Hu (he/him) (Université Catholique de Louvain)

The role of conversational discourse unit in backchanneling: Evidence from corpus-analysis and button-press timing [*] 

3rd May

Master Students Session

Jade Jiaxuan Dang (she/her) (University of Edinburgh)

Effect of Timing of the Model Text on Alignment in the Iterative Continuation Translation Task

12th April

Aliff Mohd Sharif (he/him) (University of Edinburgh)

The interfering emotions: Using Cumulative Semantic Interference Paradigm to investigate the semantic categorization of emotional concepts [*] 

5th April

Shuting Chen (she/her) (University of Edinburgh)

Interference in Joint Language Production [*]

29th March

Lena-Marie Huttner (she/her) (Aix-Marseille University)

Investigating the perception production link through perceptual adaptation and phonetic convergence [*] 

14th March

Angèle Brunellière (she/her) (University of Lille)

Prediction in spoken language comprehension is a flexible process: Insights from oscillatory brain activity [*]

8th March

Mina Jevtović (she/her) (Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language) [*]

Déjà-lu: The influence of orthography on spoken word learning

1st March

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

Age of Acquisition modulates verb semantic effects on implicit causality: Evidence from Malay

8th February

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

Can Bilinguals Prevent Interference From their First Language? [*] 

14th December

Marieke Woensdregt (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)

Language universals rely on social cognition: Computational models of the use of this and that to redirect the receiver’s attention [*] 

7th December

David Hernández-Gutiérrez (he/him) (Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language)

The social and multimodal nature of human language [*] 

16th November

Jonas Nölle (he/him) (University of Glasgow)

Pragmatic functions of facial expressions: a data-driven approach [*] 

2nd November

Francesco Cabiddu (he/him) (Cardiff University)

Testing the Developmental Plausibility of BERT by Capturing Early Word Sense Disambiguation [*]

5th October

Figen Karaca (she/her)(Rabdoud University)

The role of language experience in predictive processing: Insights from early Turkish-Dutch bilingual adults [*] 

21st September

Vita Kogan (she/her)(University College London)

Which language sounds good to you? Exploring the aesthetic pleasure we derive from listening to the sound of language [*]


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