Language & Brain Lab members showcase research

June 27, 2017

Language & Brain Lab members María Piñango, Martín Fuchs, Yao-Ying Lai, Sara Sánchez Alonso, and Andy Zhang have presented results from a diverse array of research projects at various venues.

María, Martín, Yao-Ying, Sara, and Andy presented four posters at the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, held this year at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Martín gave a talk entitled “Antepenultimate stress in Spanish: in defense of syllable weight and grammatically-informed analogy” at the PhoNE conference held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

María gave a talk entitled “Conceptual Underpinnings of Context Modulation in Sentence Meaning Composition: the case of English have,” presenting joint work with Andy and Ashwini Deo, at the Michigan State University Linguistics Student Organization Colloquium.

Finally, Andy gave a talk entitled A unified conceptual grounding for the locative and possessive meanings of English have,” presenting joint work with María and Ashwini Deo, at the Penn Linguistics Conference held at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Language & Brain Lab is a research group that seeks to investigate the nature of meaning from a neurological and psychological perspective. Lab members are interested in a variety of issues in psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, and cognitive science. Updates on the Lab’s research activities are available on the Lab News webpage.

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