2018 Scientific Program

The Tenth Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language will feature four keynote presentations, as well as slide and poster sessions. In addition, a panel of past SNL presidents will discuss “Neurobiology of Language: Past, Present and Future.”

Keynote: Robert Zatorre

Predispositions and Plasticity in Auditory-Motor Learning: Hemispheric Asymmetries

Thursday, August 16, 9:00 – 10:00 am, Room 2000C

Chair: Pascale Tremblay

Keynote: Dorothee Saur

Recovery from Aphasia – Insights into Plasticity of the Language Network

Friday, August 17, 2018, 8:30 – 9:30 am, Room 2000C

Chair: Michal Ben-Shachar

Keynote: Morten H. Christiansen

Language Evolution through the Bottleneck: From Milliseconds to Millennia

Friday, August 17, 2018, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Room 2000C

Chair: James Magnuson

Panel Discussion

Neurobiology of Language: Past, Present, and Future

Saturday, August 18, 2018, 8:30 – 10:30 am, Room 2000C

Moderator: Sophie Scott
Speakers: Nina Dronkers, Gregory Hickok, Jeffrey Binder, Lorraine K. Tyler, Peter Hagoort, Karen Emmorey, Steven Small, Pascale Tremblay, Greig de Zubicaray

Keynote: Julie Fiez

How does the brain teach itself to read?

Saturday, August 18, 2018, 1:45 – 2:45 pm, Room 2000C

Chair: Clara Martin