Keynote Lectures | Discussion Panels | Slide Sessions | Poster Sessions

Keynote Lectures

Primate Auditory Cortex: Principles of Organization and Future Directions

Chair: Greg Hickok
Thursday, November 10, 9:00 am

Troy Hackett
Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, USA

Broca’s region — architecture and novel organizational principles

Chair: Murray Grossman
Friday, November 11, 9:00 am

Katrin Amunts
Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine, Research Center Juelich, Germany and Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, RWTH Aachen University

Discussion Panels

Mechanisms underlying the lateralisation of speech perception

Chair: Jeff Binder
Thursday, November 10, 4:50 – 6:10 pm

David Poeppel
Department of Psychology, New York University, USA

Sophie Scott
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, United Kingdom

What is the Role of the Motor System in Action Concepts?

Chair: Greig de Zubicaray
Friday, November 11, 5:20 – 6:40 pm

Alfonso Caramazza
Cognitive Neuropsychology Laboratory, Harvard University, USA
Center for Mind/Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Italy

Friedemann Pulvermuller
Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, United Kingdom and Brain Language Lab, Free University of Berlin

Slide Sessions

Slide Session A

Chair: Pascale Tremblay
Thursday, November 10, 11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Did auditory localization drive the development of complex speech?
Lenhardt, M.

Neural correlates of statistical learning in a word segmentation task: An fMRI study
Karuza, E.A.

Auditory discrimination in illiterates: How effective is alphabetization?
Schaadt, G.

Cortical mechanisms of selective listening in a multi-speaker environment
Mesgarani, N.

Slide Session B

Chair: Vincent Gracco
Thursday, November 10, 2:00 – 3:20 pm

The role of task-specific feedback mechanisms in the categorical perception of speech: A Kalman-filter driven Granger analysis of MRI-constrained MEG/EEG data
Gow, D

How we store the sounds of words: Testing the neurocognitive predictions of abstract and exemplar models of spoken word recognition.
Wolmetz, M.

Can irony reveal extensive Theory of Mind activation?
Spotorno, N.

Actor identification in natural stories: Qualitative distinctions in the neural bases of actor-related features
Alday, P

Slide Session C

Chair: Cynthia Thompson
Friday, November 11, 11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Modality Independent Decoding of Semantic Information from the Human Brain
Simanova I.

Theta coherence as a mechanism for long-range network formation for lexical-semantic processing
Mellem, M. S.

Predicting language: MEG evidence for lexical preactivation
Dikker, S.

Parkinson’s disease selectively disrupts processing of action verbs
Fernandino, L.

Slide Session D

Chair: Ghislaine Dehaene-Lambertz
Friday, November 11, 2:00 – 3:20 pm

Neurotransmitter receptor distribution in Broca’s area and the posterior superior temporal gyrus
Bacha-Trams, M.

The role of competitive neural inhibition in language production:Insights from the effects of trait anxiety on selecting among
competing word
Snyder, H. R.

A neuroanatomically grounded model of spontaneous word generation in the human brain
Garagnani, M.

Functional connectivity at rest predicts word comprehension after stroke
Wei, T.

Poster Sessions

Poster Session A

Thursday, November 10, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Speech Perception, Prosody, Acquisition, Manual & Sign Language, Pathology, Speech Production

Poster Session B

Thursday, November 10, 3:20 – 4:50 pm
Speech Perception, Prosody, Multilingualism, Social & Emotional processing, Reading & Writing

Poster Session C and Reception

Thursday, November 10, 6:15 – 8:15 pm
Multilingualism, Reading & Writing,  Pathology, Manual & Sign Language, Speech Production, Acquisition

Poster Session D

Friday, November 11, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Syntax, Cognitive and Executive Processing, Anatomy, Conceptual/Semantic/Discourse processing

Poster Session E

Friday, November 11, 3:20 – 4:50 pm
Syntax, Cognitive and Executive Processing, Anatomy, Conceptual/Semantic/Discourse processing