LCNL will be at CUNY in Boulder next week

LCNL will be at the CUNY 2019 human sentence processing conference in Boulder, Colorado next week to present several projects. If you’re visiting the conference and you are interested in applying for the post-doc position in our lab that professor Maryellen MacDonald is advertising right now, feel free reach out to her beforehand…

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Postdoctoral Position

Postdoctoral Position in the Language and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work on an NSF-funded project under the direction of Dr. Maryellen MacDonald, investigating the role of language production in learning and verbal working memory. The proposed research integrates…

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LCNL research at CogSci 2018 in Madison

CogSci 2018 was hosted here at University of Wisconsin-Madison July 25th-28th, and our lab presented multiple posters and talks at the conference. Talks: “Word Frequency Can Affect What You Choose to Say” – by Mark Koranda, Martin Zettersten, and Maryellen MacDonald (6 page conference paper) “Predictors of L2 word learning accuracy: A…

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Best student talk at ISBPAC 2018

Congratulations to Elise Hopman for winning ‘best student talk’ at the the 2nd International Symposium on Bilingual and L2 Processing in Adults and Children (ISBPAC 2018) in Braunschweig, Germany, May 24-25 2018. The talk presented data on a new condition that mixes production and comprehension training, in the context of earlier work showing that…

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Language learning poster at IWLP 2018

LCNL graduate student Elise Hopman will be presenting a poster on the role of production in language learning at the International Workshop on Language Production (IWLP) 2018, which will be held July 2-4 at the Max Planck Institute in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. “A little production practice provides a big boost in language…

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Teresa Turco wins Fulbright Scholarship

Dr. Maryellen MacDonald with Teresa Turco at the UW-Madison Psychology Undergraduate Graduation Reception, 2018.

 

Graduating Senior Teresa Turco recently won a Fulbright scholarship to study abroad at Erasmus School of Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. She also won an Undergraduate Travel Award from the UW-Madison Psychology Department for her upcoming conference presentation in Belgium. Additionally she was awarded the UW Bookstore Academic Excellence Award for her senior thesis. Very happy results for her excellent work with Maryellen MacDonald and Elise Hopman!