Please note: flight disruption has required some last-minute changes to the program.

Maps to Veröld and Háskólatorg (conference location)

PDF program with abstracts

Wednesday 19th June


Session A
Veröld 023

Session B
Veröld 007

08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:15 Opening remarks – Veröld 023
09:15-10:15 Keynote – Veröld 023
Toward a mechanistic account of predictability effects on lexical processing in reading
Adrian Staub
10:15-10:45 Coffee
10:45-11:15 Morphological, but not orthographic, decomposition of morphologically complex verbs in Japanese: An MEG study
Shinri Ohta, Yohei Oseki and Alec Marantz
fMRI evidence for the existence and function of animacy predictions
Michelle Colvin, Haley Dresang, Griffin Koch, Tessa Warren, Michael Walsh Dickey and Marc Coutanche
11:15-11:45 The limits of forward thinking: Structural prediction with correlative and quantificational “both”
Stephanie Rich and Jesse Harris
Processing Violations of Bracketing Restrictions in Icelandic Compounds
Gisli Runar Hardarson
11:45-12:15 Early conceptual combination occurs in the absence of syntactic phrase closure
Alicia Parrish and Liina Pylkkänen
Lexical Effects on Processing Chinese Doubly Quantified Sentences
Yu-Yin Hsu and Chien-Jer Charles Lin
12:15-13:15 Lunch – Litla torg (Háskólatorg)
Posters (Háskólatorg basement)
Segmental duration as a cue to sentence structure
Sten Knutsen, Karin Stromswold and Dave Kleinschmidt
Interactions between syntax and semantics: The semantic P600
Kaylin Smith, Ye Ma, Yan Cong and Alan Beretta
Prosodic Marking of Grammatical Roles in Turkish Sentences
M. Yarkın Ergin and Karin Stromswold
Evidence for lingering structural prediction in either-or structures
Jesse Harris and Stephanie Rich
Visual cues for predictive entrainment in sign language
Evie Malaia, Julia Krebs, Joshua Borneman, Dietmar Roehm and Ronnie Wilbur
Children differ from adults in the interpretation of disjunction: Evidence from an eye-tracking study
Likan Zhan and Peng Zhou
Not-so-strategic prediction: predictability modulates the N400 regardless of overall predictive validity
Wenjia Zhang, Wing Yee Chow, Bo Liang and Suiping Wang
14:00-14:30 The (non-)influence of even’s likelihood-based presupposition on lexical predictability effects
Erika Mayer, Brian Dillon and Adrian Staub
Predicting intervention effects in clefts
Cristiano Chesi and Paolo Canal
14:30-15:00 Prediction failure and local coherence in a head-final language
Sakshi Bhatia and Samar Husain
Immediate revision of disconfirmed predictions: Evidence from Eye-tracking and ERPs
Wing Yee Chow, Di Chen and Suiping Wang
15:00-15:30 Gender and gender-to-ending consistency in agreement processing: evidence from Russian
Natalia Slioussar and Pavel Shilin
The Effect of Context on Local Syntactic Coherency Processing
Hanno Maximilian Müller and Lars Konieczny
15:30-16:00 Coffee
16:00-16:30 Facilitation vs. inhibition as mechanisms for syntactic constraints on word recognition
Phoebe Gaston, Ellen Lau and Colin Phillips
Effects of language dominance on the predictive processing of L1 relative clauses
Michael Stern, Cass Lowry, Leeann Stevens, Gita Martohardjono and Christen N Madsen II
16:30-17:00 Less predictable and faster: Predictability and duration in Embedding and Sisterhood
Nino Grillo, Miriam Aguilar, Leah Roberts, Andrea Santi and Giuseppina Turco
Differential relative clause processing in two bilingual groups: An ERP study
Christen N Madsen II, Gita Martohardjono, Cass Lowry, Richard G. Schwartz and Martin Chodorow
17:00-18:30 Reception
(Veröld, registration area)

Thursday 20th June


Session A

Session B

08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Predictions, commitments, and revisions in Icelandic split-head compound processing
Kaylin Smith, Alicia Parrish and Alan Beretta
Convergent probabilistic cues do not trigger syntactic adaptation
Jack Dempsey, Qiawen Liu and Kiel Christianson
09:30-10:00 Verb class differences in complement coercion costs in Icelandic – an eye-tracking study
Joseph Jalbert and Matthew Whelpton
Prediction and generation of fine-grained grammatical structure aligns with parsing preferences: The case of Relative Clauses
Miriam Aguilar and Nino Grillo
10:00-10:30 ERP correlates of processing long-distance sig in Icelandic
Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir, Joseph Jalbert, and Matthew Whelpton
Maintain to pre-activate: Is subject-verb dependency proactive?
Bojana Ristic, Simona Mancini, Nicola Molinaro and Adrian Staub
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-11:30 Not (just) any licensors cause negative polarity illusions
Hanna Muller, Iria de Dios Flores and Colin Phillips
Lexical predictability effects on gender and number agreement encoding reveal their differences
Mikel Santesteban, Paolo Lorusso, Anna Hatzidaki, Itziar Laka and Adam Zawiszewski
11:30-12:00 Emerging Structures in Random Data Result in Naive Learning
Jessie S. Nixon and Fabian Tomaschek
Interference interacts with prediction during language comprehension: Implications for predictive coding
Pia Schoknecht, Dietmar Roehm, Matthias Schlesewsky, and Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky
12:00-13:00 Lunch – Litla torg (Háskólatorg)
Posters (Háskólatorg basement)
Anticipatory eye-fixations guided by two grammatical aspect systems
Norbert Vanek
Pied-piping in parser-friendly, expectation-based grammars
Pauli J Brattico and Cristiano Chesi
The predictive use of case marking in German: Evidence from visual-world eye-tracking
Judith Schlenter
Preactivating syntactic information during reading
Jordi Martorell, Raquel G. Alhama, Nicola Molinaro and Simona Mancini
Gender agreement processing in Russian: predictions based on linguistic and extralinguistic information
Natalia Slioussar and Anastasia Generalova
Case and argument order as sentence comprehension cues in Heritage Icelandic
Iris Nowenstein, Höskuldur Thráinsson and Sigríður Magnúsdóttir
The Role of Speed on Anticipatory Eye Movements in L2 speakers of English and older and younger L1 speakers
Leigh Fernandez, Paul Engelhardt, Angela Patarroyo and Shanley Allen
13:45-14:45 Keynote – Veröld 023
Successes and Failures of Prediction
Colin Phillips
14:45-15:15 Coffee
15:15-15:45 Comprehenders generate long-distance predictions during reading: ERP evidence from verb-particle constructions
Kate Stone, Shravan Vasishth and Titus von der Malsburg
Parallel predictions: Evidence of competition
Tal Ness and Aya Meltzer-Asscher
15:45-16:15 Gap Predicting and Island Constraint in Processing Mandarin Topic Structure: An ERP Study
Zhiyin Dong, Ryan Rhodes and Arild Hestvik
Cloze Completions Reveal Misinterpretation of Noncanonical Sentences
Jon Burnsky and Adrian Staub
16:15-16:45 The learnability of a novel cue to prediction: An artificial language learning study of filler-gap dependencies
Emily Atkinson and Karen Clothier
Cost of ungrammatical predictions during online sentence processing: evidence against surprisal
Apurva and Samar Husain
16:45-17:00 Closing remarks and farewell
(Veröld 023)



Map of Háskólatorg (Poster sessions)