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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Daniele  Virgillito (IPA: [daˈnjɛle ˌvirʤiˈlːito])
Institution: Scuola Superiore di Catania
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State and/or Country: Italy   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): Italian
Selected Publications: Contributions:

Chwilla, D.J., Vissers, C. Th. W. M., Virgillito, D., Fitzgerald, D., Speckens, A.E.M., & Tendolkar, I., 'Mood affects semantic processing: Evidence from N400', 16th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS).

Chwilla, D.J., Vissers, C. Th. W. M., Virgillito, D., 'Mood effect on language processing: ERP evidence from monitoring processes', forthcoming.

Chwilla, D.J., Virgillito, D., Vissers C.Th.W.M., (2009) Mood interacts with semantic processing: N400 support for an embodied view of language comprehension, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience [submitted]

Vissers, C.Th.W.M., Virgillito, D., Fitzgerald, D., Speckens, A.E.M., Tendolkar, I., van Oostrom, I., & Chwilla, D.J. (2009) Mood modulates heuristic processing in language perception: Evidence from ERPs, Neuropsychologia [submitted]
Courses Taught: Introduction to Language Sciences (30 hours)
Academic Paper Abstract: The Universal WH-eather: Indeductivist grapho-synoptic introduction to the principles-and-principles prolegomena of a theory of WH-fixedness

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