The EMaC Lab attended and presented at the 5th Annual Florida Psycholinguistics Meeting at the University of Miami. Psycholinguists and scholars from related fields around the state came together to share research and gain new perspectives on various topics and research techniques. Many of our undergraduates and our graduate students, Sara and Martin, presented fabulousContinue reading “5th Annual Florida Psycholinguistics Conference in Miami”
Early this month, several undergraduate research assistants from EMaC Lab presented at the Spring 2019 PURE hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research at USF. Jamie presented preliminary results from her undergraduate honors thesis titled “Semantic Priming: Individual Differences in Automaticity”. Replicating earlier semantic priming studies and investigating the effects of individuals’ reading/language abilities. SheContinue reading “Jamie Newland presents at the Preeminent Undergraduate Research Experience at USF”
Emily and Sara presented research posters at CUNY this year at University of Colorado Boulder. Find their posters and others from the session online at https://osf.io/view/CUNY2019/ Sara’s project titled “Frequency, predictability & lexical quality effects: individual differences in reading & proofreading” showed a reanalysis (Schotter et al., 2014) seeking to elucidate the patterns of individualContinue reading “EMaC Lab at CUNY 2019: The 32nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing”
Congratulations to our graduating senior, Jamie! She just accepted an offer for graduate school in the Psychology Department at the University of Florida. She will be joining the “Brain, Cognition and Development Lab” under the direction of Dr. Lisa Scott. There she will study learning and brain development using a variety of measures including brainContinue reading “Jamie Newland starting Grad School”
Congratulations to Anna Marie on receiving the Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Grant for the 2019 Spring Semester to fund her honors thesis! Her project investigates whether the cognitive mechanisms shared between music and language processing rely on working memory resources necessary for syntactic processing. She will use a dual-task approach in which people read syntacticallyContinue reading “Anna Marie Fennell Awarded Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Grant”
Emily presented her poster entitled “Peripheral Attention and American Sign Language” at the WORLD conference in Spain last week. The conference focused on language and deafness and facilitated an open and honest discussion by researchers and clinicians of different perspectives. It was exciting to hear from panelists as they discussed the future of the field.
Congratulations Alex on winning the Best Poster Award at the USF Psychology Department’s Annual Research Exposition in October, 2018. His poster was titled “Individual Differences In Parafoveal Preview Effects When Preview And Target Differ In Reading: An Exploration of the Reversed Preview Benefit Effect”.
USF had the honor of hosting the 4th Annual Florida Psycholinguistics Meeting on October 13th. Psycholinguists and scholars from related fields around the state came together to share research and gain new perspectives on various topics and research techniques. Many of our undergraduates from EMaC Lab presented fabulous posters at the conference. Anna Marie & ZoeContinue reading “4th Annual Florida Psycholinguistics Meeting”
Dr. Liz Schotter and Emily Johnson have received a Nexus Initiative Award from USF. The grant will allow them to travel back and forth to Boston University to continue collaborating with Dr. Amy Lieberman from the Deaf studies program there. Their work focuses on Deaf signers’ visual attention and language perception.
Richard Rogers has been nominated for a Research Excellence Award for his poster “The Impact of Unexpected Stimuli in Cloze Tasks on Cloze Probability and Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA)” presentation at the USF OUR Colloquium this past week. Congratulations!