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!


Congratulations LCNL graduates!

Congratulations! to our 6 graduating RAs: Teresa Turco, Maya Salmon, Jocelyn Marks, Nate Jones, Madison Barker,  and Alma Reinebach! LCNL thanks you for your hard work and wishes you the best in future endeavors! Teresa Turco will be traveling this summer to Ghent, Belgium, to present her senior thesis at the…

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LCNL undergraduate awards and participation in summer programs

Congratulations to our undergraduates who will participate in summer internships, training programs, and other academic enrichment!   Sophomore Emily Perez will attain hands-on research experience through UROP (The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program) at RWTH Aachen University in Aachen, Germany. Emily will participate in German language training and workshops on intercultural…

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