(If you are interested in getting involved in brain and language research, please contact Dr. Lai directly)
Rachel received the University of Arizona Research and Project (ReaP) Grants for fall 2017. She will use the fund to continue working on her EEG study that examines the processing of multiword expressions in the lab. Congrats, Rachel!
Stanley received two awards from Germany: Doctoral Candidates and Young Academics, and Scientists (DAAD) and Studienstiftung des Abgeordnetenhauses von Berlin. He will be working on pragmatics at the Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS) in Berlin, starting in October 2017, for a period of one year. Congrats, Stanley!
Emma is awarded the Undergraduate Biology Research program for summer 2017. She will be working on a neuroscience project on spatial navigation using rats with Dr. Jean-Marc Fellous, and a cognitive neuroscience project on human emotion and language with us. Congrats, Emma!
Stanley's project on swear words is accepted in the XPrag 2017 conference (the 7th biannual Experimental Pragmatics Conference), which will take place at the University of Cologne June 21-23, 2017. Congrats and have a good trip, Stanley!
Vicky has a new paper in Brain and Language on the effects of motion speed in action representations. Please see the publication page.
After 7 months of renovation, the EEG lab is functioning now - Hooray! (Lab progress picts from March 2017)
Vicky started as an assistant professor in Psychology Department and the Cognitive Science program at the University of Arizona.