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October 2023: Society for the Neurobiology of Language (SNL) Fifteenth Annual Meeting in Marseille!

Our lab members traveled to Marseille, France to attend the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language! It was a great occasion for our lab to show our colleagues in the scientific community our newest results. Our members presented a total of 6 posters.



August 2023: Congratulations to our lab members!

We congratulate Nora Beier, Agnes Gao, Elaina Jahanfard, Katie Sendek, Tim Trammel and Zoe Yang who have all had their abstracts accepted and will present their research on pre-activation and prediction during language processing in mono- and bilingual language users at the Society for the Neurobiology of Language (SNL) in Marseille (https://www.neurolang.org/2023/meeting-information/). And an extra shout out for Nora Beier, who has also received a travel award from the SNL to attend the meeting.


July 2023: New Paper!

Tim Trammel’s paper titled “Decoding semantic relatedness and prediction from EEG: A classification method comparison” is published in Neuroimage.


June 2023: ASPIRE Undergraduate Research Program 8th annual Spring Research Symposium!

Karen Ly presents her poster at the 2023 ASPIRE student symposium at the Center for Mind and Brain.


March 2023: International Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) in San Francisco!

Eleonora Beier, Agnes Gao, Elaina Jahanfard, and Zoe Yang present their research at CNS.

Agnes’s Poster









Elaina’s Poster

Zoe’s Poster

Tamara Swaab with Lab Alumni Professors Megan Boudewyn (UCSC), Liv Hoversten (UCSC) and Megan Zirnstein (Pomona College) at the meeting and at dinner with graduate and undergraduate students from all four labs.



January 2023: New Paper!

Katherine Sendek’s paper titled “L1 referential features influence pronoun reading in L2 for deaf, ASL–English bilinguals” is published in Bilingualism: Language, and Cognition.