MIT Computational Psycholinguistics Laboratory


CPL @ Evolang
Monday November 30th 2015, 5:05 pm
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Our lab will have a talk at Evolang 11:

  • Frequency-dependent regularization in iterated learning
    Emily Morgan and Roger Levy
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CPL @ Amsterdam Colloquium
Monday November 30th 2015, 4:11 pm
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Our lab will have a talk at the 2015 edition of the Amsterdam Colloquium:

  • Resolving Quantity and Informativeness implicature in indefinite reference
    Till Poppels and Roger Levy
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CPL @ LSA Annual Meeting
Thursday November 05th 2015, 12:45 am
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Our lab will have four presentations at the 90th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, 7-10 January 2015, in Washington, DC:

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CPL @ AMLaP
Friday June 12th 2015, 6:15 pm
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Our lab will have nine oral and poster presentations at the Conference on Architectures & Mechanisms for Language Processing 2015, 3-5 September in Valletta, Malta:

  • Compositional and holistic representation in multiword expression.
    Bushong, W., Morgan, E., Yen, M. & Levy, R.
  • The rules of statistics make no exception for reading research: False positive rates in eyetracking studies of reading behavior.
    von der Malsburg, T., & Angele, B.
  • The impact of reading modality on sentence comprehension.
    von der Malsburg, T., Vasishth, S., & Levy, R.
  • The influence of foreshadowing metaphors in a crime story by Ian Fleming.
    von der Malsburg, T., Joseph, H., Troscianko, E., Kukkonen, K., & Nation, K.
  • Resolving quantity and informativeness implicature in indefinite reference.
    Poppels, T. & Levy, R.
  • Structure-sensitive noise inference: Comprehenders expect exchange errors.
    Poppels, T. & Levy, R.
  • Generative and item-specific knowledge jointly determine language structure. Morgan, E. & Levy, R.
  • Productive knowledge and direct experience trade off gradiently and rationally in processing binomial expressions. Morgan, E. & Levy, R.
  • If you want a quick hug, make it count: How grammar affects estimated event durations. Wittenberg, E. & Levy, R.
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Congratulations to Eva Wittenberg!
Thursday April 09th 2015, 6:58 pm
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Please join us in congratulating our newly arrived postdoc Eva Wittenberg! Eva just won a postdoctoral fellowship by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for 19 months! Congratulations, Eva!

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CPL @ CogSci
Thursday April 02nd 2015, 12:36 pm
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Our lab will have a talk at the 37th Annual Cognitive Science Society Meeting, 23-25 July 2015, in Pasadena, California:

  • Modeling idiosyncratic preferences: How generative knowledge and expression frequency jointly determine language structure
    Emily Morgan and Roger Levy
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CPL @ XPRAG
Tuesday March 24th 2015, 7:53 am
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Our lab will have two presentations at Experimental Pragmatics 2015, 16-18 July 2015, in Chicago, Illinois:

  • Resolving Quantity and Informativeness implicature in indefinite reference
    Till Poppels and Roger Levy
  • Pragmatic coordination on context via definite reference
    Larry Muhlstein, Christopher Potts, Michael C. Frank, and Roger Levy
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CPL @ CUNY
Tuesday March 24th 2015, 7:51 am
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Our lab had three presentations at The 28th Annual Meeting CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, 19-21 March 2015, at the University of Southern California:

  • How presentation modality influences reading comprehension
    Titus von der Malsburg, Shravan Vasishth, Paul Metzner, and Roger Levy
  • Comprehenders infer interaction between meaning intent and grammatical probability
    Mark Myslín and Roger Levy
  • Not when — but how, and what? (Invited presentation)
    Roger Levy
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Congratulations to Gabriel Doyle!
Friday September 26th 2014, 5:41 pm
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Please join us in congratulating our most recently minted Ph.D., Gabriel Doyle! Gabriel defended his dissertation, Acquiring latent linguistic structure using computational models, earlier this month, and has taken up a postdoctoral fellowship at the Stanford University Department of Psychology, working with Michael C. Frank and other rising stars in the cognitive science of language.

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CPL @ LSA
Saturday September 20th 2014, 2:22 pm
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Our lab will have three presentations at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, 8-11 January 2015, in Portland, Oregon:

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