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NeoLex International Workshop on Lexicon Acquisition

A workshop on lexicon acquisition held at CFIN.

2015.07.07 | Henriette Blæsild Vuust

Date Wed 25 Nov
Time 09:00 18:00
Location CFIN meeting room 5th floor, AUH, Building 10G, Nørrebrogade 44, Aarhus C
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The seminar is free of charge, but in order to reserve sufficient number of seats, a registration is required.



09:00 - 09:15       Welcome and introductory notes. Neolex project and word acquisition research at CFIN
Yury Shtyrov, Aarhus University 

09:15 - 10:15

Aarhus CFIN slot:

Rapid learning and consolidation of novel lexicon and morphosyntax in human neocortex
Alina Leminen, Aarhus University

Neural processes underlying fast mapping of novel word forms in children
Eino Partanen, Aarhus University

Acquisition of morphologically complex words is simpler for children than adults
Miika Leminen, University of Helsinki

Motor cortical oscillations index differences in action-semantic language processing in L1 and L2 speakers
Nikola Vukovic, Aarhus University


10:15 - 10:30 Break

10:30 - 11:30

Helsinki slot:

Plasticity in low-level language processing in early childhood
Teija Kujala, University of Helsinki


11:30 - 12:30

Special lecture:

Distracted by emotion: Biasing competition for processing resources by emotional stimuli in early visual cortex of the human brain
Matthias Müller, University of Leipzig

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 14:30

Lund psychology slot:

Hippocampal plasticity and associative memory in language learning
Johan Mårtensson, University of Lund


14:30 - 14:45 Break

14:45 - 15:45

Oslo slot:

The vocabulary learning challenge - How can we improve learning efficiency?
Janne von Koss Torkildsen, University of Oslo


15:45 - 16:45

Lund SOL slot:

Introduction to neurolinguistics research at the University of Lund
Merle Horne, University of Lund

Implicit learning of Swedish word accents – mechanisms and applications
Andrea Schremm & Mikael Roll, University of Lund

Neural bases of the earliest stages of second language acquisition in a morphological tone language – Preliminary data
Sabine Gosselke-Berthelsen, University of Lund

16:45 - 18:00 Further presentations (TBA) + lab tour