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Mon Jul 22 2013
Summer Schools: Methods in Language Comprehension/ Rovereto, Italy
Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel
From: Francesco Vespignani <francesco.vespignaniunitn.it>
Subject: Methods in Language Comprehension/ Rovereto, Italy
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Methods in Language Comprehension/ Rovereto, Italy
Host Institution: Università degli Studi di Trento
Dates: 14-Nov-2013 - 17-Nov-2013
Location: Rovereto, Italy
Focus: Methods in language comprehension. New methods for studying sentence comprehension in cognitive science, behavioral science and neuroscience.
Minimum Education Level: PhD
Participants must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program or be in a post doctoral
position having earned the doctoral degree no more than 5 years before
the application deadline. A very good knowledge of English is required.
Prior knowledge or experience with qualitative research in behavioral or
biological sciences is necessary. Participants will receive a certificate for
their attendance. Participants will be selected on the basis of the strength
of their CV, motivation statement and supervisor’s support letter.
Applications are now open for a four day Autumn school that will cover
new methods of data analysis in sentence comprehension and expose
participants to cutting-edge methods for analyzing language data collected
with behavioral and neuroscientific methods. The school’s instructors are
experts in corpus based analysis, EEG, ERP and fMRI methods as applied
to complex language inputs. Each will present a theoretical module and
either supervise data analysis sessions or discuss data analysis issues.
The target audience is graduate students and post-docs involved in studying
language comprehension using corpus-based tools, electrophysiology, fMRI
or combinations of these techniques.
Extended information on the program, costs, application procedures and
deadlines is available on the school’s website.
The role of theta, beta, and gamma-band synchronization in sentence
Computational models of sentence processing: bridging between
linguistic and experimental data
Understanding neurocognitive mechanisms of online language
comprehension with ERPs
Understanding the natural organization of language and the brain
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
Tuition: 200.00 EUR
Registration: 15-Sept-2013 to 01-Oct-2013
Contact Person: Francesco Vespignani
The registration fee is to be paid only after notification of acceptance.
Application form and documentation can be found at the school website. Applications will be accepted now until September 15.
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