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Experimental Psycholinguistics Workshop on Aphasia

On behalf of the Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference, Spain

Workshop on Aphasia 

Date: 07-Oct-2015 - 09-Oct-2015
Location: Madrid, Spain 
Contact Person: Vincent Torrens
Meeting Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2015 
 
The workshop on aphasia intends to gather people working on fluent aphasia, non-fluent aphasia, conduction aphasia, transcortical aphasia, anomia, primary progressive aphasia or Alzheimer, with independence of the etiology. We intend to publish a collection based primarily on papers from the workshop. Papers will be selected on the basis of blind-referring and their contribution to specific themes of particular interest arising from the workshop.
 
Call for Papers:
 
Papers are invited for oral presentations on the language properties of aphasia, taking into consideration studies on fluent aphasia, non-fluent aphasia, conduction aphasia, transcortical aphasia, anomia, primary progressive aphasia or Alzheimer, with independence of the etiology. We'll also consider related disorders. The organization of the conference is interested into the study of the processing of passive constructions, relative clauses, empty categories and lexical access in aphasic patients. Also, a particular interest will be devoted to studies in aphasia that will shed light on normal language processing.
 
We emphasize the use of new experimental methods (i.e. eye tracking, reaction times, ERP's, fMRI, visual preference paradigm or genetics), although it's not restricted to this. Presentations will be in English.Authors are invited to send one copy of an abstract in English for review. Abstracts must be at most one page long on an A4 or letter-size sheet (8'''1/2 by 11''') with one-inch margins and typed in at least 12-point font. An optional second page is permitted for data and references. Abstracts must be anonymous.
 
Abstracts should be submitted via e-mail as a word attachment to the following address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Please name your word file with the first author’s surname (e.g., brown.pdf), use 'Aphasia Abstract' in the Subject header and include the information in (1) - (7), which should constitute the body of the message.
 
1. Name(s) of author(s)
2. Affiliation(s)  
3.  Title of talk
4. topic processing, acquisition, disorders
5. Method: ERPs, fMRI, eye-tracking, genetics, ...
6. E-mail address(es)
7. Postal address of first author
 
Authors may submit up to two abstracts, one individual and one joint.
 
Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 15 April 2015. Authors will be notified of acceptance by 15 May 2015.
 
Scientific Committee:
 
Joanna Blaszczak, Denisa Bordag, Carlo Cechetto, Naama Friedmann, Anna Gavarró, Silvia Martínez-Ferreiro, Jeannette Schaeffer, Ellen Thompson, Vicenç Torrens, Spyridoula Varlokosta