ESRC Grant

Jenni has recently been awarded a grant from the ESRC together with Matt Davis (MRC CBU, Cambridge) and Gareth Gaskell (York)  to study the role of learning mechanisms in understanding speech.

We are delighted to announce that Garry Cai will be joining the Lab in March to work on this project.

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Annual Meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society: 9-10 January 2014, University College London

Jenni Rodd¬† was the local organiser for this meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society: 9-10 January 2014, University College London, and organised a symposium on “The Cognitive Neuroscience of Sentence Comprehension”.

The lab contributed to four talks and a poster at this meeting:

1) Sylvia Vitello, Joseph Devlin and Jennifer Rodd: Time course of resolving ambiguous speech when disambiguating information is delayed.

2) Patti Adank: The neural locus of semantic and syntactic processing: a meta-analysis.

3) Jane Warren: Resolving semantic ambiguity during sentence comprehension: the role of inferior frontal cortex.

4) Eva Denise Poort* and Jennifer Rodd: Cross-language long-term word-meaning priming of cognates and interlingual homographs.

All abstracts available HERE