Language Research Laboratory Symposium

Posted on February 2, 2009

 

A day of presentations on some of the various ongoing
research projects in Dr. Conor McLennan's lab! 

Tuesday, February 24, 2009
9:00AM–4:30PM
Fenn Tower Panel Hall Room 303

 

TIME
SCHEDULE
 
9:00AM-9:05AM Opening Remarks
  Conor T. McLennan
 
9:05AM-9:20AM Overview of the Language Research Laboratory
  Conor T. McLennan
 
9:25AM-9:45AM Research Assistant Experience in the Language Research Laboratory
  Jennifer Hrusovsky
 
9:50AM-10:10AM Talker Effects in the Perception of Native- and Foreign-Accented Speech
  Conor T. McLennan and Julio González
 
10:15AM-10:35AM Investigating the Perception of Words Spoken by Familiar Talkers
  Steven Beyer
 
10:35AM-11:05AM COFFEE BREAK
 
11:10AM-11:30AM Research With Older Adults in the Language Research Laboratory
  Jessica Huisman and Teresa  A. Markis
 
11:35AM-11:55AM Investigating the Perception of Words Spoken by Famous Talkers
  Alisa Maibauer
 
12:00PM-12:20PM Using the Eye-Tracking Paradigm to Address Empirical Questions in Consumer Research for What Attracts or Repels the Online Shopper
  Anne Sito
 
12:25PM-12:45PM Perception of Foreign-Accented Speech
  Amee Shah and Conor T. McLennan
 
12:45PM-1:45PM LUNCH BREAK
 
1:50PM-2:10PM

Hemispheric Differences in the Perception of Spoken Words and Environmental Sounds

  Conor T. McLennan and Julio González
 
2:15PM-2:35PM The Effect of Priming a Thin Ideal on the Subsequent Perception
of Conceptually Related Body Image Words
  Teresa A. Markis
 
2:40PM-3:00PM Examining Talker Effects in Older Adults
  Ellen Bronder
 
3:00PM – 3:30PM COFFEE BREAK
 
3:30PM-3:50PM  Examining the Relationship Between Listeners’ Perceptual Confidence
and the Amplitude of Their Production Response
  Conor T. McLennan and Jaime Deyling
 
3:55PM–4:15PM  Examining Talker Effects in Bilinguals
  Maura Wilson
 
4:20PM – 4:30PM Closing Remarks
  Conor T. McLennan