Conference Programme

October 3
09:00-09:30 Registration
09:40-09:55 Opening
10:00-11:30
Plenary talk

Héctor J. Caruncho (University of Victoria, Canada)

Auditory hallucinations, thought, language and communication in schizophrenia

11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-14:00
Paper presentations

Dafne Palú (Catholic University of Portugal): The bilingual brain: A theoretical review of the relationship between bilingualism, cognitive control and aphasia

Sara Yazdani and Mohsen Foroughipour (Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and Mashhad University of Medical Sciences): The lexical access and retrieval difficulty in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

Ana Paula Soares, Helena Oliveira, Francisco Gutierrez, Margarida Vasconcelos, David Tomé, and Luis Jiménez (University of Minho, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, University of Santiago de Compostela): Statistical learning under implicit and explicit learning conditions: Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence

Peter Viertbauer (University of Innsbruck): Mapping the architecture of reference in the brain

14:00-15:30 Lunch break
15:30-16:30
Paper presentations

Maitê Moraes Gil and Maity Siqueira (Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul): Two studies on figurative language comprehension in different age-spans: what insights about language acquisition can they provide us?

Silvia Sánchez Calderón and Raquel Fernández Fuertes (University of Valladolid): How are prepositional and double object constructions represented in the mind of English-Spanish bilingual children at the early stages of acquisition?

   
16:30-18:00
Plenary talk & Discussion

Sónia Frota (University of Lisboa)

Early markers of language development in typically and atypically developing infants and toddlers

20:30 Workshop Dinner
October 4
10:00-11:30
Plenary talk & Discussion

Katie Overy (University University of Edinburgh)

Music and Language Across the Lifespan

11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:30
paper presentations

Alba Dias Fernández (University of Santiago de Compostela): Temporal patterns in innate vocalizations as a window into vocal flexibility: a preliminary study of early call rhythms in the songbird Taeniopygia guttata

Ana Duarte Campos, Helena Mendes Oliveira, Ana Paula Soares (University of Minho): On the locus of syllable structure effect in visual word recognition: Evidence from European Portuguese

Isabel Fraga and Isabel Padrón (University of Santiago de Compostela): Two brains in one mind: Affective and morpho-syntactic processing do not interact

13:30-15:30 Lunch break
15:30-16:30
paper presentations

Ana Rita Sá-Leite, Karlos Luna, Isabel Fraga, and Montserrat Comesaña (University of Santiago de Compostela, University of Minho, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, University of Minho): A meta-analysis about the cross-linguistic Gender Congruency effect in bilinguals

Tamara Gómez Carrero, Raquel Fernández Fuertes, & Alejandro Martínez (University of Valladolid): Where the eye takes you: the processing of gender in codeswitching

   
16:30-18:00
Plenary talk & Discussion

Carlos Acuña Fariña (University of Santiago of Compostela)

On constraints, architectural opportunism and directionality: a psycholinguistic narrative

18:00 Closing