Sara Milligan’s Master’s Thesis Accepted for Publication!

Congratulations to Sara and Liz on getting Sara’s master’s thesis, titled “Do Readers Here What They Sea?: Investigating Factors that Affect the Phonological Preview Benefit in Reading” accepted for publication in the special issue “Eye Movements in Reading at 50: Models, Methods, and Findings” at the Journal of Memory and Language. Great work!

Alumna Neslihan Caliskan’s Thesis has been Accepted for Publication!

Congratulations to Nesli, Sara, and Liz on getting Nesli’s honors thesis, titled “Readers scrutinize lexical familiarity only in the absence of expectations: Evidence from lexicality effects on event-related potentials” accepted for publication at Brain and Language. Great work!

Alumna Victoria Estevez’s Thesis has been Accepted for Publication!

Congratulations to Victoria, Sara, and Liz on publishing Victoria’s honors thesis with the USF Psychology Honors Program in Psychophysiology! Her project is titled “Event-related potentials show that parafoveal vision is insufficient for semantic integration”. 

Poster Sessions at the 63rd Annual Psychonomics Meeting

This year’s Psychonomics meeting was held at Boston, Massachusetts. EMaC Lab members presented the results from their most recent projects.

On Thursday, Sara presented her poster titled: ” Parafoveal processing provides a head start on word recognition and reduces foveal N400 effects”

On Friday, Brian presented his poster titled: “Investigating the relationship between language skill and semantic vs. orthographic processing: Evidence from the N400 ERP component”,

and Frances presented her poster titled: “Length, frequency, and predictability: The Big 3 and skilled deaf readers”.

On Saturday, Nesli Presented her poster titled: “ERPs reveal that lexical familiarity only matters in the absence of expectations”.

Poster Session at the 10th Annual USF Psychology Expo

Casey, Hannah and Katie presented their posters at the 10th Annual USF Psychology Expo!

Hannah and Katie presented Hannah’s honors thesis project investigating word diversity and word frequency effects in sentence reading using event-related brain potentials.
Casey presented her honors thesis project investigating the leftward word identification span of deaf readers using the gaze-contingent moving window paradigm.