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Thursday, August 31 2023.

Day 1


08:00 - 08:50   Registration & Welcome Coffee

08:50 - 09:00   Opening

09:00 - 10:00   Keynote: Vitória Piai. Production is (not) comprehension (and what can the brain tell us about that?)

10:00 - 10:40    Oral Session 1



Development of a Language Localizer Task for Developmental Comparisons using Multi-Modal fMRI and fNIRS Imaging

Sara Sanchez-Alonso,  Isabel Nichoson, Rebecca Canale & Richard Aslin



Statistical and Syntactic Information Facilitate Verb Learning by Resolving Ambiguity in Different Ways

Yayun Zhang, Jing Wang, Ping Li & Chen Yu


10:40 - 11:10   Coffee break

11:10 - 12:30   Oral Session 2



Does ChatGPT resemble humans in language use?

Zhenguang Cai, David Haslett, Xufeng Duan, Shuqi Wang & Martin Pickering



A simple, integrated model of eye-movement control and dependency completion during reading

Garrett Smith, Maximilian Rabe, Shravan Vasishth & Ralf Engbert



Error propagation explains event-related potentials in second-language learning

Stephan Verwijmeren, Stefan Frank, Hartmut Fitz & Yung Han Khoe



Hebbian Neural Networks for Statistical Learning

Angel Eugenio Tovar


12:30 - 14:00   Lunch break (on your own)

14:00 - 15:00   Oral Session 3



Do Language Models learn the specificity of parasitic gaps?

Adèle Hénot-Mortier



Megastudy evidence for processing cost differences in plural allomorph production

Jane Li & Coliln Wilson



Frequency attenuation effects in masked repetition priming: a large-scale online study

Roberto Petrosino & Diogo Almeida


15:00 - 16.30   Poster Session I & Coffee break

PS.1. 1    Grammatical gender agreement in bilingual code-switching: Representational and processing considerations
PS.1. 2    Enhanced reading skills are associated with auditory spatial attentional rebalance induced by the exposure to dual-language contexts
PS.1. 3    The Role of Linguistic Factors in the Retention of Verbatim Information: An Eye-Tracking Study on Reading in L1 and L2 German
PS.1. 4    Transiting to Frequency Tagging: Using fast word presentation rate to test reduced emotional sensitivity in the second language
PS.1. 5    Decoding the bilingual advantage: Mixed evidence from 4 executive function tasks
PS.1. 6    Model of infant vocabulary acquisition through mental state modeling and reinforcement learning
PS.1. 7    Extending TRACE with realistic feature, phoneme and word inventories
PS.1. 8    Leveraging context for perceptual prediction using word embeddings
PS.1. 9    Modeling cortical tracking of statistical learning in simple recurrent networks
PS.1. 10    Contrastive neural network reveals the structure of neuroanatomical variation within bilingualism
PS.1. 11    Gender mismatch in ellipsis : French stripping
PS.1. 12    Communicative Feedback in Language Acquisition
PS.1. 13    Orthographic interference in cognates: aspects of the relationship between central planning and motor execution of cognates
PS.1. 14    Presence of Grammatical Voice Determines Scope of Sentence Planning
PS.1. 15    Cross-linguistic transfer between native language and English as a second language will be presented on Poster Session III.
PS.1. 16    The influence of translation ambiguity in L2 on reading in L1
PS.1. 17    Units of perception in spontaneous speech
PS.1. 18    Predictive processing in HL Syrian Arabic and cL2 German
PS.1. 19    Language-Switching Cost in Chinese-English Bilingual Reading Comprehension: Evidence from Eye-Tracking
PS.1. 20    How does the creation of new semantic relationships in dialogue impact long-term semantic representations?
PS.1. 21    L2 proficiency modulates the distinction between personal and demonstrative pronouns in Russian–German bilinguals
PS.1. 22    Share the code, not just the data
PS.1. 23    The impact of mirative markers on self-paced reading of unexpected words
PS.1. 24    Is Reading The Same As Translation In Young Multi-lectal Speakers?
PS.1. 25    Aging increases false remembering of words predicted but not seen
PS.1. 26    Does speaker’s accent modulate phonological prediction?
PS.1. 27    Examining register and semantic verb-argument congruence effects: An eye-tracking reading study
PS.1. 28    Is phonotactic repair of onset clusters modulated by listener expectations?
PS.1. 29    Transfer effects or a learning mechanism? Pronoun resolution in adult L2 learners of German by speakers of null- and overt-subject languages
PS.1. 30    Real-time processing of ditransitive events in German: An eye-tracking study
PS.1. 31    The processing of non-canonical verb-subject orders in Italian: Does the type of verb matter?
PS.1. 32    BA and consequences: unspecific morphosyntactic cues shape interpretation (but not prediction) of upcoming entities in Mandarin comprehension
PS.1. 33    Greater prediction error does not lead to better syntactic adaptation: Evidence from Chinese ambiguity resolution
PS.1. 34    Investigating the real-time processing of register in spoken language comprehension
PS.1. 35    Similarity-based interference impairs comprehension: The case of Animacy
PS.1. 36    The relationship between individual differences in sentence reading, parsing and text comprehension in children
PS.1. 37    Learning effects in the course of a reading experiment
PS.1. 38    Development of an online auditory working memory test for L2 learners
PS.1. 39    Is there a relationship between logical reasoning and susceptibility to linguistic illusions?
PS.1. 40    Predictive Eye Looks in L2 English Speakers are Easily Disrupted by Cognitive Load
PS.1. 41    The effect of similarity-based interference in SOV languages -- Evidence from Hindi
PS.1. 42    Auditory Perceptual Simulation (APS) aids recovery from garden-paths
PS.1. 43    Early effect for basic syntax processing in language comprehension
PS.1. 44    Reading Comprehension while naturalistic reading in adolescent with different reading abilities: an EEG study
PS.1. 45    The effects of contextual and morphosyntactic information on linguistic prediction and wh-question interpretation
PS.1. 46    The role of auditory working memory in L2 simultaneous oral reproduction processing
PS.1. 47    Listeners prioritize acoustic information over orthographic information in rate normalization
PS.1. 48    Language Competence in Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review of 20 Years of Research
PS.1. 49    Metacognition of language and domain-general abilities in the acute phase after stroke
PS.1. 50    Relationship between prediction error processing and language in autistic and non autistic children
PS.1. 51    Language Deficits in Children With Developmental Language Disorder Across Slavic Languages: Systematic Review.
PS.1. 52    Surface vs. deep anaphora and gender mismatch in Romanian will be presented on Poster Session III.
PS.1. 53    Language Control over Structural Representation in Spanish-English Bilinguals
PS.1. 54    Does syntactic category constrain semantic interference during sentence production? A replication of Momma et al. (2020)
PS.1. 55    Syntax drives default language selection in bilinguals
PS.1. 56    Word order regularisation is not driven by processing demands in language use
PS.1. 57    Fast Talkers Seem More Proficient But Might Just Be Cognitively Sharper
PS.1. 58    Discourse Accessibility in Tagalog Syntactic Choice: A Sentence Production Study
PS.1. 59    Effects of clause order and connective type on children’s production of adverbial clauses
PS.1. 60    Lexical Alignment in Bilinguals.
PS.1. 61    Multilingualism does not affect time reference production in L1: Evidence from academics
PS.1. 62    Electrophysiological responses associated with character amnesia in Chinese handwriting
PS.1. 63    Direct retrieval of orthographic representations in Chinese handwritten production: Evidence from a dynamic causal modelling study
PS.1. 64    Predicting picture naming scores from self-report questions: A little immersion goes a long way, and self-rated proficiency matters more than percent use
PS.1. 65    Does egonet structure modulate linguistic priming?
PS.1. 66    How readers process verbal and pictorial information in multimodal texts: a review of eye-tracking studies past 10 years
PS.1. 67    The effect of contextual informativity on collocation learning and retention
PS.1. 68    Belief of Speakers’ Linguistic Competence Modulates the N400 Effect Elicited by Inconsistent Lexical Use
PS.1. 69    Away from the edge: early automatic decomposition of morphologically complex words in Visual Word Form Area
PS.1. 70    The role of tone in lexical access
PS.1. 71    German demonstrative pronouns in contrast
PS.1. 72    Reversing the Word Order of Collocations
PS.1. 73    Seeing affixes everywhere: Position-Independent Recognition of Tagalog Infixes
PS.1. 74    Use of L1 lexical overlap in initial foreign-language speech segmentation
PS.1. 75    Native-Like L2 Morphological Processing of English Derived Words: An ERP Study
PS.1. 76    Processing Turkish case markers: Frequency vs morphosyntactic complexity
PS.1. 77    The development on early phonological networks: An analysis of individual longitudinal vocabulary growth
PS.1. 78    Cortical Tracking of Native and Non-native Speech by Monolingual and Bilingual Four-month-old Infants
PS.1. 79    The relation of home literacy environment to brain specialization for phonological and semantic processing
PS.1. 80    An Improved Multilingual Approach for Presurgical Mapping of Glioma Patients
PS.1. 81    A time-frequency investigation of native, dialectal and foreign accent processing
PS.1. 82    Electrophysiological study of visual statistical learning in pre-school ASD children
PS.1. 83    Rethinking the role of the right hemisphere: Intraoperative mapping of social abilities in awake patients undergoing surgery for right-sided lesions
PS.1. 84    Electrophysiological correlates od semantic integration of taboo words in natural and synthesized speech in the context of bilingualism
PS.1. 85    Decoding bilingual experience from resting-state MEG networks
PS.1. 86    A novel method for detecting onsets of experimental effects in visual world eye-tracking
PS.1. 87    How grammatical gender agreement modulates the emergence of the missing V2 illusion in Hebrew
PS.1. 88    Pronoun Position Modulates Interference from Inappropriate Phrases During Antecedent Retrieval
PS.1. 89    Prominence relations between propositional and individual referents
PS.1. 90    Investigating active gap filling inside Norwegian embedded questions
PS.1. 91    Processing Which-questions in Romanian: A visual-world eye-tracking study with adults and children
PS.1. 92    Why do we use fragments? - Testing the predictions of a game-theoretic approach
PS.1. 93    Evidence from child Romanian for the conjunctive interpretation of disjunction
PS.1. 94    Pragmatic Implicature Processing in ChatGPT
PS.1. 95    An experimental study on social meanings of modal concord in English
PS.1. 96    An ERP Study on the Pragmatic Processing of Korean Honorifics and Politeness
PS.1. 97    Empathic concern, fantasy, and verbal irony processing
PS.1. 98    The Pragmatic and Syntactic Properties of Definiteness in Modern Hebrew: evidence from on-line tasks (self-paced reading and self-paced listening) and off-line tasks (reading acceptability judgment task and a listening acceptability judgment task)
PS.1. 99    The Processing Difference between Metaphor and Simile: Evidence from a Cross-Modal Priming Study
PS.1. 100    What a difference a syllable makes - rhythmic oral reading of conventional poems
PS.1. 101    Naturalistic prosody leads to acceptable resumptive pronouns in English: Evidence from audio stimuli
PS.1. 102    Garden-path no more: How prosody resolves the Complement Clauses / Relative Clauses ambiguity
PS.1. 103   The role of metrical structure (syllables and feet) in L1 and L2 loanword recognition
PS.1. 104    Memory consequences of word predictability in the visual world
PS.1. 105    What’s in a face emoji? An experimental study of visually similar face emojis
PS.1. 106    Listeners show better memory for non-native (L2) than native (L1) speech
PS.1. 107    Effects of predictability and plausibility on context updating
PS.1. 108    Processing temporal concord and modality: A self-paced reading study on you and hui in Taiwan Mandarin
PS.1. 109    The influence of contextual predictability on subordinate bias effect when reading Chinese biased homographs: Evidence from eye movements
PS.1. 110    A crossmodal comparison of language-brain entrainment in spoken and signed languages
PS.1. 111    Effects of age of acquisition on sign language processing in hearing bimodal bilinguals
PS.1. 112    Negative islands do not block active gap filling
PS.1. 113    A Dataset for Physical and Abstract Plausibility and Sources of Human Disagreement
PS.1. 114    Bilinguals predict words using frequencies not features
PS.1. 115    Sensorimotor traces in temporal semantics: Evidence from mouse tracking during line bisection
PS.1. 116    Comparing L2 word learning using orthography versus visual referents


16:30 - 17:30   Keynote: James Magnuson. Prediction, feedback, and learning in models of spoken language processing


Friday, September 01 2023.

Day 2


09:00 - 10:00   Keynote: Esti Blanco-Elorrieta. What is the bilingual brain?

10:00 - 10:40   Symposium: The bilingual brain



Cross-dialectal influence on bilectal processing: Evidence from Norwegian ERPs

Jade Sandstedt, Maki Kubota, Merete Anderssen, Jeannique Anne Darby, Stig Helset, Yanina Prystauka, Jason Rothman, Elahe Tavakoli & Øystein Vangsnes



Neural mechanisms of extreme language control in bimodal bilinguals

Idil Gemici, Alexis Hervais-Adelma & Rabia Ergin


10:40 - 11:10   Coffee break

11:10 - 12:30   Oral Session 4



Activation of ASL signs during sentence reading for deaf readers: evidence from eye-tracking

Emily Saunders, Jonathan Mirault & Karen Emmorey



L2 difficulties in the perception of tones: Phonological universals or domain-general aptitude?

Chao Zho & João Veríssimo



Predictive processing during novel word learning: ERP measures of vowel harmony

Berrak Muftuoglu & Alba Tuninetti



Language dominance and code-switching shape vowel production in Basque-Spanish bilinguals

Peng Li, Clara Martin & Natalia Kartushina


12:30 - 14:00   Lunch break (on your own)

14:00 - 15:00   Oral Session 5



Memory retrieval and illusion of grammaticality in garden-path reanalysis

Yang Fan & E. Matthew Husband



Processing agreement morphology indexing more than one feature activates both features independently: Evidence from Polish VWP

Zuzanna Fuchs



The role of goal in sentence processing

Anna Laurinavichyute, Himanshu Yadav, Titus von der Malsburg & Shravan Vasishth


15:00 - 16:30   Poster Session II & Coffee break


PS.2. 1    Accuracy level of reading Japanese Kanji words and Japanese vocabulary size among Korean (L1) – Japanese (L2) bilingual children
PS.2. 2    The effects of vowel length, vowel spelling, and L1 on consonant doubling decisions in English
PS.2. 3    Testing the Bilingual NP Hypothesis : Evidence from Arabic-English Code-Switching
PS.2. 4    The role of executive functions in bilingual language control in children
PS.2. 5    Local syntactic coherence effects in GPT3 surprisals
PS.2. 6    Can Large Language Model Surprisal Capture the Informativity Bias in Human Language Processing?
PS.2. 7    Shallowly accurate but deeply confused - how language models deal with antonyms
PS.2. 8    Modeling Lexical Semantics: from Concrete to Abstract
PS.2. 9    The role of computational optimization in functional specialization of wordform representation
PS.2. 10    Using cross-language automatic speech recognition and pronunciation variants to investigate voicing in European Portuguese fricatives
PS.2. 11    Syntactic Processing Load in Consecutive Interpreting in each Stage
PS.2. 12    Color Perception in Bilinguals is Momentarily modulated by Active Language
PS.2. 13    Investigating the component processes underlying rapid automatized naming (RAN) across languages: Evidence from Chinese-English bilinguals has been withdrawn.
PS.2. 14    Ten years of linguistic diversity in language processing conferences
PS.2. 15    No cross-linguistic variation in Spanish and English wh-island effects
PS.2. 16    Exploring differences and similarities in emotional conceptualization between Korean and English: A GRID-based study
PS.2. 17    Lexical entrainment in human-machine interaction: effects of competence and attention
PS.2. 18    No cost for canceling causal inferences in the comprehension of short English narratives
PS.2. 19    Discourse production strategies in Greek/English heritage speakers: a corpus analysis of openings and closings
PS.2. 20    Reading words without sounds: deaf readers of Spanish show greater orthographic sensitivity than hearing peers
PS.2. 21    Event structure predicts temporal models: Evidence from English, German and Polish past-under-past relative clauses
PS.2. 22    Complexity in affixation and word length in German word recognition: An ERP study
PS.2. 23    Extraposition of long relative clauses facilitates processing
PS.2. 24    Mouse Tracking for Reading (MoTR): A New Incremental Processing Paradigm
PS.2. 25    Determiner asymmetry in Arabic-English code-switching: Evidence against the Matrix Language Frame model
PS.2. 26    Processing singular “they/their”: Individual differences in political ideology, empathy, emotionality, and honesty affect reading times and acceptability ratings
PS.2. 27    Czech number agreement attraction: Modifying attractors with relative clauses
PS.2. 28    Semantic roles inform sentence processing in 6-year-old Basque children
PS.2. 29    Crosslinguistic patterns of anaphor resolution in English, German, and Polish
PS.2. 30    Cognitive control underpins spoken language and reading comprehension: Insights from internet-mediated mouse cursor tracking.
PS.2. 31    Hanging clothes in the refrigerator: Reversed bias in counterfactual semantic integration
PS.2. 32    If you hear something (don’t) say something: A dual-EEG study on sentence processing in conversational settings
PS.2. 33    Learning from prediction error during L2 sentence processing
PS.2. 34    Prediction and age-related hearing impairment
PS.2. 35    Situational-functional settings affect evaluation of linguistic register
PS.2. 36    Elders and low-literacy readers struggle with official documents featuring non-obligatory control gerund in Italian
PS.2. 37    Do comprehenders use cognitive control to resolve morphosyntactic conflicts during prediction?
PS.2. 38    Reflexive resolution in European and Brazilian Portuguese
PS.2. 39    The effect of iconic gestures on linguistic prediction in Mandarin Chinese: a visual world paradigm study
PS.2. 40    Anticipating the
PS.2. 41    Does prediction enhance language comprehension?
PS.2. 42    Morpho-syntactic agreement in English and the perception of speech in noise
PS.2. 43    Stick a pen in it: Greater phonological competition in speakers with the pin-pen merger
PS.2. 44    The McGurk Effect in Russian listeners
PS.2. 45    Global perspectives on speech and language therapy training and practices for multilingual people with aphasia
PS.2. 46    A verbal and non-verbal task battery for first- and second-order theory of mind - data from adults and primary school children from Germany and Greece
PS.2. 47    Lexical processing and language interference in Bilingual children with and without Developmental language disorder (DLD)
PS.2. 48    MorphoPlay: morphological awareness assessment with a game mobile app
PS.2. 49    Gender but not DLD differetiates children performance in SRT task
PS.2. 50    Word-specific lexical inhibition due to violated predictions
PS.2. 51    Are predictable words retrieved faster for production?
PS.2. 52    Links between visual attention and language production in children
PS.2. 53    Language choice and naming difficulty: Evidence from bilingual degraded picture naming
PS.2. 54    Effects of conceptual processing and social context on semantic interference
PS.2. 55    An Experimental Investigation of Unidirectionality in Semantic Extension
PS.2. 56    Bilingual sentence planning: linguistic and cognitive effects on Grammatical Planning Scope
PS.2. 57    Testing an information-theoretic approach to the usage of gapping in German
PS.2. 58    Is Valence Sound Symbolism Driven by Articulatory Movements? has been withdrawn.
PS.2. 59    The shape of inhibitory control in language context: A study based on Chinese-English bilingual language switching
PS.2. 60    The role of the complexity of grammar in a sentence repetition task with Italian preschoolers
PS.2. 61    On the interaction between implicit statistical learning and the alternation advantage: Evidence from manual and oculomotor serial reaction time tasks
PS.2. 62    Children’s selective interests and their association with caregiver-child interactions and word learning
PS.2. 63    Statistical learning of a natural language. The role of transitional probabilities in word segmentation at first exposure.
PS.2. 64    Non-interactive Bilingualism: a different path for language acquisition?
PS.2. 65    Frequency and frequency informed learning effects in a large single-person Estonian word naming experiment
PS.2. 66    Association of lexical access and sentence comprehension with non-linguistic cognitive functions in older people with mild cognitive impairment has been withdrawn.
PS.2. 67    The role of orthography in explicit and implicit spoken word learning
PS.2. 68    Morpho-phonological complexity and lexical access: An ERP study of English adjectives
PS.2. 69    Exploring the mental lexicon of bilingual children when processing codeswitched determiner phrases
PS.2. 70    Lexical relations in Spanish-speaking younger adults: an approach to syntactic routes to the mental lexicon
PS.2. 71    Managing lexical co-activation in closely related varieties of Norwegian
PS.2. 72    The role of letter position in orthographic processing: evidence from Russian
PS.2. 73    Use of L1 phonotactics in initial foreign-language speech segmentation
PS.2. 74    Regressive transfer from L2 to L1 in speech production after a study abroad program
PS.2. 75    Language learning under negligible exposure, no instruction, and L1-transfer. An ongoing SPR longitudinal study on the acquisition of obligatory control in L2 Italian
PS.2. 76    Surprisal and Agent Preference jointly predict ERPs in sentence processing
PS.2. 77    Readers immediately understand speakers’ source claim: Neurological evidence for Korean evidential markers
PS.2. 78    Cognitive and neural mechanisms of voluntary versus forced language switching in Wu-Mandarin Bilinguals: an fMRI study
PS.2. 79    How Languages Shape Your Brain? Cognitive Control Brain Networks in Bilinguals and Monolinguals
PS.2. 80    Do surprisal and entropy affect delta-band signatures of syntactic processing?
PS.2. 81    Brain potentials reveal reduced emotional sensitivity in a second language during language production. has been withdrawn.
PS.2. 82    Grammar interaction in multilingual processing – an eye-tracking study of grammatical case and verbal aspect in heritage Russian
PS.2. 83    Illusions of Garden-path Recovery are Temporary
PS.2. 84    Comprehenders do posit unforced gaps
PS.2. 85    Competing structural pressures: Active antecedent search modulates gap prediction in Hebrew
PS.2. 86    Comparing simple and complex Turkish reflexives: Effects of semantic and syntactic factors
PS.2. 87    How do non-native speakers interpret an implausible transitive sentence?
PS.2. 88    Integration and interpretation of doubly quantified sentences in Turkish
PS.2. 89    Comprehension and production don’t align: Evidence from referential forms in Mandarin Chinese
PS.2. 90    Expectations for upcoming content: Do children reason about speakers' informativity goals?
PS.2. 91    Contextual non-plural interpretations of ‘some’: Mouse-tracking evidence for quick social reasoning in real time
PS.2. 92    Is being pragmatic effortful? Unraveling the cognitive cost of pragmatic processing using pupillometry and reaction times
PS.2. 93    Having an eye for irony: when fluid intelligence (but not working memory) helps processing
PS.2. 94    An ERP Study on Korean Honorific Marker '-si-'
PS.2. 95    Investigating the effect of prosodic markedness on the interpretation of simple disjunction in Romanian will be presented on Poster Session I.
PS.2. 96    Conceptual and pragmatic factors influencing the representations of core event components
PS.2. 97    Processing differences between single and extended metaphors and similes
PS.2. 98    They stole a real Maximowa. The effect of gender congruency on the comprehension of unfamiliar artist-for-work metonymies in German
PS.2. 99    Perception of Emotions in Young Adults with Intellectual Disability: Integration of Speech Channels
PS.2. 100    Asymmetries in metrical foot parsing: Evidence from eye tracking
PS.2. 101    Does prosodic prominence speed up language processing?
PS.2. 102    Spotting the lect: a study of multilectally literate adolescents in Norway
PS.2. 103    Gestural representations of semantic concepts differ between blind and sighted individuals
PS.2. 104    The L2 advantage in false memory tasks is not tied to linguistic proficiency
PS.2. 105    It doesn't have to be perfect: Hindi verbs in the VWP
PS.2. 106    Availability of Emotional Words in Mono- and Bilinguals
PS.2. 107    Sensorimotor semantic processing differentially facilitates the recognition of native and second language words
PS.2. 108    Perfect tense renders events into states: Empirical evidence from individuation  
PS.2. 109    The effects of tense on event representations during processing
PS.2. 110    Gender effects in lexico-semantic access and meaning integration mechanisms
PS.2. 111    Quantification and sentence level polarity
PS.2. 112    Effect of signal degradation on sign language intelligibility
PS.2. 113    Verb semantic structure effects in implicit causality: Evidence from Malay-speaking children and adults
PS.2. 114    Factors Conditioning Individual Differences In Heritage Language Bilingualism: The Case Of Mandarin Sortal Classifiers
PS.2. 115    Representing non-actuality in the online processing of negative and possibility utterances


16:30 - 17:30   Oral Session 6



Tracking the prosodic hierarchy in the brain - cortical entrainment in German listeners

Chantal Oderbolz, Sebastian Sauppe & Martin Meyer



How informative do we need to be? Asymmetrical effects of informativity in affirmative and negative sentences

Muxuan He 1 & Elsi Kaiser



Predictability effect in L2 reading: eye-tracking data

Svetlana Alexeeva, Daria Chernova, Marina Norkina & Maria Kharchevnik


For Conference Dinner Registrees ONLY:

20:00               Bus transfer San Sebastian – Conference Dinner

20:30               CONFERENCE DINNER

23:30                 Bus transfer to San Sebastian


Saturday, September 02 2023.

Day 3


09:00 - 10:00   Keynote: Victor Ferreira. Language Control Requires Control

10:00 - 10:40   Oral Session 7  



Memory for Emotional Words in a Recognition Task

Emilia Ezrina & Virginia Valian



Structural convergence is mediated by perceived linguistic and social proximity

Christina S. Kim & Gloria Chamorro


10:40 - 11:10   Coffee break

11:10 - 12:30   Oral Session 8



How prenominal information contributes to efficient communication in Czech noun phrases

Jan Chromý, James Brand & Michael Ramscar



Ranking animacy and discourse status as determinants of pronoun use

Markus Bader & Yvonne Portele



Does informativity modulate linearization preferences in reference production?

Muqing Li, Noortje J. Venhuizen, Torsten Kai Jachmann, Heiner Drenhaus & Matthew W. Crocker



Distributed Neural Representations for Semantic Structures During Sentence Production

Laura Giglio, Peter Hagoort & Markus Ostarek


12:30 - 14:00   Lunch break (on your own)

14:00 - 15:30   Poster Session III & Coffee break

PS.3. 1    Chinese character recognition in Deaf readers: a lexical decision megastudy
PS.3. 2    Independent effects of ageing and bilingualism on language processing.
PS.3. 3    Effects of both ageing and bilingualism on attention and executive functions
PS.3. 4    The Influence of Language Modes on Heritage Speakers’ Speech Categorical Perception: Insights from Mandarin-Taiwanese Bilingual Speakers
PS.3. 5    L1 speakers retain conceptualized, L2 learners salient formal grammatical information
PS.3. 6    Adaptive Resonance Theory as a computational model of learning inflection classes
PS.3. 7    Do large language models identify pseudorelatives in French?
PS.3. 8    An Information Theoretic Analysis of Regressions in Reading
PS.3. 9    Learning English tense from sentential input: a neural network approach
PS.3. 10    Keep it truly maximal: Excluding random slopes for covariates inflates Type I errors or reduces power
PS.3. 11    Haitian Creole co-activation facilitates word recognition in Brazilian Portuguese
PS.3. 12    The role of structural cues and recency in processing a pre-verbal anaphor in Turkish
PS.3. 13    Mi casa es tu posá: Exploring the bilingual mental lexicon in speakers of Spanish and Palenquero
PS.3. 14    The role of semantic transparency in lexical access in Romance: Evidence from French and Italian
PS.3. 15    Lexical and morphological effects on eye movements while reading a sentence corpus in a polysynthetic language
PS.3. 16    Meaning Extension of body part term ‘HEAD’: focusing on directionality
PS.3. 17    Event structure predicts temporal order inferences in discourse comprehension
PS.3. 18    Event-related potentials elicited by similarity-based interference during subject-verb dependency resolution
PS.3. 19    Input frequency affects regularization of word order in the Verb Phrase vs Noun Phrase differently: Evidence from comprehension and production of silent gesture
PS.3. 20    Cross-linguistic influence from L1 and L2 in Ln Norwegian: comparing offline and online measures.
PS.3. 21    How new information affects coreference in semantically biased contexts: from sentences to dialogues
PS.3. 22    Don’t forget the trace: facilitatory effects on matrix verbs following centre-embedded object relatives.
PS.3. 23    The Influence of Ambient Noise on Contextual Formation and Lexical Retrieval in Speech Comprehension: Insights from Predictability Effects on the N200, N400, and LPC
PS.3. 24    A unified account of the variation in distance effects in sentence comprehension
PS.3. 25    Reading gender stereotypes: The effects of Personality, Political Ideology, and Gender Identity on gender stereotype processing
PS.3. 26    Encouraging prediction enhances predictive eye-movements in L2 speakers
PS.3. 27    How much core is core-syntax? Age, literacy and obligatory control in the Italian gerund
PS.3. 28    Important Predictors of Word Reading and Writing Abilities in Chinese Among Fifth Graders in Mainland China
PS.3. 29    Rapid adaptation doesn’t mean automatic perception: a non-native accent study
PS.3. 30    The effect of cumulative English exposure on online processing of Spanish grammatical gender in school-aged children
PS.3. 31    the role of visual cues in encoding interference during sentence processing will be presented on Poster Session II.
PS.3. 32    Working memory modulates parafoveal processing
PS.3. 33    Language learners’ eye-movement corpus: Creation, analysis and prediction
PS.3. 34    Influence of Question Types on Multiple-Document Reading Processes in a Second Language: An Eye-Tracking Study
PS.3. 35    Maintaining Syntactic Positions and Thematic Roles in Memory: Evidence from Ditransitive Alternations in English
PS.3. 36    Domain-sensitivity of sentence memory and (lack of) temporal contiguity effects
PS.3. 37    On the unfolding of formality-register and morphosyntactic congruence effects in sentence processing: An eye-tracking study
PS.3. 38    The Bilingual Moses Illusion: Evidence for Semantic Illusions in Highly Proficient Spanish-Catalan Bilingual Speakers
PS.3. 39    Transfer in progress: What grammatical aspect can tell us about the mapping of linguistic form and event structure
PS.3. 40    An empirical investigation of Mandarin island constraint
PS.3. 41    A Study of Null Effects for the Use of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) in Chinese character handwriting adults with character amnesia has been withdrawn.
PS.3. 42    Semantic memory in schizophrenia spectrum disorder examined in novel probability and likelihood measures of semantic verbal fluency
PS.3. 43    Short-term memory performance in children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)
PS.3. 44    Processing Difficulties of Relative Clauses in Eastern Armenian
PS.3. 45    When valency doesn’t count: testing structural constraints on reduced sentences in Italian
PS.3. 46    Independent effects of age, education, verbal working memory, locality and morphosyntactic category on verb-related morphosyntactic production: Evidence from healthy aging
PS.3. 47    Fast and Efficient or Slow and Struggling? Comparing the response times of errors and targets in speeded word production
PS.3. 48    The prosodic word (tone accent phrase) is the core planning unit in Norwegian speech planning/production
PS.3. 49    Lexical Alignment to an Automated Chatbot is Rapid and Driven by Communicative Utility
PS.3. 50    Individual differences in the production of speech disfluencies
PS.3. 51    Does Cross-Language Competition in Bilingual Language Production Always Exist?
PS.3. 52    Linguistic representations matter for pronoun production: evidence from grammatical gender attraction
PS.3. 53    Word order priming with German dative experiencer verbs
PS.3. 54    Sentence (pre)-planning or incrementality in neurotypical individuals and persons with aphasia (PWA)
PS.3. 55    From Brad Pitt to the Garden: The Impact of Agent Accessibility and Time Pressure in Dutch Sentence Production.
PS.3. 56    Syntactic status of numeral classifiers: Evidence from artificial language learning experiments has been withdrawn.
PS.3. 57    The role of attention for alignment from discourse particles
PS.3. 58    The role of sentence context and feedback in L1 and L2 novel word learning
PS.3. 59    Exploring mechanisms of early language development through cross-lab studies: challenges and opportunities
PS.3. 60    The effect of labelling and sustained attention during parent-child interaction on novel-word retention
PS.3. 61    The Effects of Input Consistency on Children’s Language Learning
PS.3. 62    Cross-language masked prefix priming for early and late bilinguals
PS.3. 63    What can Markov-switching models of pupil dilation and EEG time courses reveal about the cognitive events in word recognition?
PS.3. 64    Is lexical competition in spoken-word recognition sensitive to dialect membership? Evidence from mouse tracking
PS.3. 65    Analysis and Processing of Low-Frequency complex words: the case of Portuguese blends
PS.3. 66    Carrot or parrot? An eye-tracking study on spoken word recognition in a language attrition context.
PS.3. 67    A Verb Sense and its Frame Semantics Representation
PS.3. 68    Neural underpinnings of sentence reading in deaf, native sign language users
PS.3. 69    Wolf-hound vs. sled-dog: ERP evidence reveals that semantic constituent properties are accessed during compound recognition
PS.3. 70    Uncovering the Neural Mechanisms of Verbal Repetition: An ALE Analysis of Neuroimaging Studies Investigating Repetition of Words and Pseudowords
PS.3. 71    How bilingualism influences language processing in the developing brain: a neurobiological perspective
PS.3. 72    Children’s neural stimulus tracking in face-to-face and online video communication.
PS.3. 73    Predictive audiovisual speech processing with and without mouth cues in cochlear implant users
PS.3. 74    Compensation of language function in patients with diffuse low grade gliomas in the left hemisphere evidenced by functional and structural reorganization
PS.3. 75    Electrophysiological Correlates of Minimal Phrasal Composition in Comprehension will be presented on Poster Session I.
PS.3. 76    Do aging and language dominance affect the egocentric bias?
PS.3. 77    The Time-Course of Locality/Structure Constraints and Animacy/Gender Constraints on Anaphor Resolution of Mandarin Ziji and Ta-ziji
PS.3. 78    Visual Event Representations Facilitate the Processing of Grammatical Case by Russian-German Bilingual Children will be presented on Poster Session II.
PS.3. 79    Agreement with conjoined subjects involving mismatching person features
PS.3. 80    The time course of processing anti-local anaphors in Telugu supports the Local Search Hypothesis
PS.3. 81    French wh-in situ: an experimental study
PS.3. 82    Processing garden-path sentences in European Portuguese: the impact of language properties
PS.3. 83    How do people interpret an implausible transitive sentence?
PS.3. 84    The processing cost of imprecision: A pupillometry study
PS.3. 85    Different fixation patterns for different adjective types in English, Hindi and Hungarian
PS.3. 86    The interplay of pragmatics and prosody in the interpretation of negation scope
PS.3. 87    Why some phrases are not so attractive: the presence or absence of gender agreement attraction in different constructions
PS.3. 88    Asymmetric processing effects of intra-sentential explanation coherence
PS.3. 89    An ERP Study on Cross-Cultural Humor: Taiwanese Subjects’ Response to American Sarcastic Insults
PS.3. 90    An experimental study on social meanings of negative concord in English
PS.3. 91    Foreign Accent Modulates Perception and Social Evaluation of Critical Statements: Evidence from Event-Related Potentials
PS.3. 92    What types of situations trigger sarcasm? A language generation study.
PS.3. 93    Priming Scalar Alternatives under Negation and by Antonyms in Lexical Decision
PS.3. 94    Does Priming Prosodic Phrasing Modulate Reading Times?
PS.3. 95    Prosody Disambiguates String-Identical Connected Clauses and Relative Clauses
PS.3. 96    Dowty was right: eye-tracking experiencer among agents and themes
PS.3. 97    Different languages do not prevent joint memory
PS.3. 98    Investigating the role of masculine generics: A large-scale replication and extension in Czech
PS.3. 99    The aboutness hypothesis: a new way to explain relative clause processing
PS.3. 100    Quantification, Negation and Set formation
PS.3. 101    Bimodal bilingualism and executive function in hearing children, native signers
PS.3. 102    Deafness, bilingualism, and The Big 3: How do length, frequency, and predictability support efficient reading in deaf native signers?
PS.3. 103    Placing signs on the spectrum of iconicity
PS.3. 104    Iconicity affects sentence processing: Evidence for incremental language-vision interaction


15:30 – 16:30   Oral Session 9



A noisy-channel explanation of the comparative illusion

Yuhan Zhang, Carina Kauf & Edward Gibson



Individual differences in predictive processing in a verb-final language

Himanshu Yadav & Samar Husain



The time course of sentence planning in English

Jeonghwa Cho & Julie Boland

January 13 2023.

Arrival and Stay in San Sebastian


Due to the large number of submitted abstracts we have changed the conference venue to accommodate a greater number of attendees. The new venue is the Kursaal Congress Centre, which is very centrally located in San Sebastián.



Please notice that San Sebastian is one of the most popular and touristic cities of Northern Spain, so we recommend to book the hotel as soon as possible in order to avoid availability issues.

For accommodation options you can check the Accommodation official website of San Sebastián (https://www.sansebastianturismoa.eus/en/sleep/where-to-sleep), where you can find the full list of hotels, hostels, student hostels and also last minute offers.


Its strategic situation and the fact that it's well provided with infrastructures have made San Sebastian an easily accessible place, connected by every kind of transport to the rest of the world. Choose the one that suits you best and begin your journey to San Sebastian!


Within a radius of barely 100 kilometres San Sebastian lays claim to 5 airports, 3 of them international.

San Sebastian lays claim to one airport 20 minutes from the city centre. It has a shuttle service to the main Spanish cities: Madrid and Barcelona.

Not far away are the airports of Bilbao, connected to the whole of Europe; and Biarritz, served by French, international and low-cost airlines.

San Sebastian Airport (EAS) - 20 kms.
Bilbao Airport (BIO) - 105 kms.
Vitoria-Gasteiz Airport (VIT) - 120 kms.
Pamplona Airport (PNA) - 90 kms.
Biarritz Airport (BIQ) - 40 kms.



Shuttle service Bilbao Airport <> San Sebastián

Shuttle service San Sebastian airport <> city centre


Situated right in the centre of the city, San Sebastian's train station, known as the Estación del Norte (Northern Station), is connected to a large number of Spanish cities, including Madrid and Barcelona, and also international destinations, such as Paris and Lisbon.

Getting to and from San Sebastian by train is going to be much quicker thanks to the new High-Speed Train, which will connect the city with numerous destinations in the near future.

There is also a narrow-gauge railway that runs to Bilbao and different Basque coastal towns such as Zarautz, plus a line on which a train called the "Topo" runs to Hendaye in France.



Getting to San Sebastian by car is very simple. The city is connected to the rest of Spain and to France by National Road N1/AP1 (Madrid-Irún), the A-8 (Bilbao-Irún) and A-63 (Paris-Irún) motorways, and the A-15 trunk road (Pamplona-San Sebastian).
Nearly all areas of the city can be accessed on one of these highways.

If you come to San Sebastian by car, there are more than 6,000 parking places available to you at different points in the city.


20 parking places approximately.
Marks between parking places.
Water outlet.
Waste disposal area.

Motorhome parking rules:

It is allowed to park but not to camp.
Using awning is not allowed.
Tables and chairs are not allowed in the parking area.

Wedges are allowed.
Please respect the neighbourhood.


San Sebastian has a sizeable bus station that connects the city with others throughout Spain and part of the European continent.

Main bus lines companies from San Sebastian:


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Manuel Carreiras

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Clara Martin

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Antje Stoehr

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Ileana Quiñones

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Simona Mancini

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Amaia Carrión-Castillo

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Efthymia (Effie) Kapnoula

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Brendan Costello

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Esti Blanco-Elorrieta

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Victor Ferreira

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Vitória Piai

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James Magnuson

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Miguel Arocena

General Manager


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Maialen Garcia



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Leire Arietaleanizbeascoa

Personal Assistant


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Oihana Vadillo

Lab Manager


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