LINGUIST List 32.1549

Tue May 04 2021

Confs: Cog Sci, Neuroling, Pragmatics, Psycholing/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <laurenlinguistlist.org>



Date: 04-May-2021
From: Nicole Gotzner <nicole.gotznergooglemail.com>
Subject: XPRAG Wine Gatherings
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XPRAG Wine Gatherings
Short Title: XPRAG-Wine


Date: 13-May-2021 - 13-May-2021
Location: University of Potsdam (Online), Germany
Contact: Nicole Gotzner
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: https://sites.google.com/view/xprag-wine/home

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Neurolinguistics; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics

Meeting Description:

What can we learn from neuroimaging about pragmatics? Let's ask one of the leading neuropragmaticists. On May 13, the XPRAG Wine Gatherings is visiting Einat Shetreet at Tel Aviv University. Einat will give a talk on ''Scalar implicatures: Inferences from neuroimaging''. Everyone is cordially invited!

Date: 13 May, 8.15 p.m. (CET)
Speaker: Einat Shetreet (Tel Aviv University)
Talk: Scalar implicatures: Inferences from neuroimaging
Hosts: Nicole Gotzner (University of Potsdam) and Ira Noveck (Université de Paris, CNRS)
Drink menu: Wine (or beer if you want to celebrate father's day in Germany)
Zoom link: https://u-paris.zoom.us/j/87650602862?pwd=MUFvWG1iTVFCNHJZei84cHBITDdndz09
Meeting ID: 876 5060 2862
Passcode: 202020

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/xprag-wine/home
YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCRufcORQIM1yz4clsk6afLw

Abstract:
FMRI allows the detection of brain activations with a fairly good spatial resolution, and is used to determine cortical localization of cognitive processes. In this talk, I will present a set of fMRI experiments that show that we can use this technique not only for mapping linguistic functions to specific brain regions, but also to provide evidence that helps constrain linguistic theories regarding scalar implicatures. 





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