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Full Title: Language and the Brain: Coding, Understanding, and Processing

Location: City University of Hong Kong, China
Start Date: 26-May-2017 - 28-May-2017
Contact: JoAnne Kleifgen
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Meeting Description: This conference focuses on language and the brain, investigating language coding, understanding, and processing across the human lifespan. The ILA invites submissions which discuss the theoretical, methodological and practical issues facing investigators working in this area.

Topics may include (but are not limited to) the following:

- Neural biological foundation of language
- Language and memory
- Eye movements and language processing
- Brain imaging technology and language processing
- Neurobiology and language and age
- Modeling language and cognition
- Language development
- Language disorders
- Reading and literacy development
- Bilingualism and the brain

In keeping with the ILA tradition, we also invite individual papers or posters on other areas of linguistics.

Plenary Speakers:

- Colin Brian Blakemore, University of London
- Kara Federmeier, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC)
- Huang Guowen, South China Agricultural University
- Liu Meichun, City University of Hong Kong
- Ovid J. L. Tzeng, University System of Taiwan/ Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica
- Wang Shiyuan, Hong Kong Polytechnic University/UC Berkeley
Linguistic Subfield: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics
LL Issue: 28.870

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