Here are the conference program and the book of abstracts.

Monday, February 26

9:00-9:20 Registration

9:20-9:35 Opening remarks by Tatiana Chernigovskaya

9:35-10:35 Keynote lecture 1. Gabriella Vigliocco. “Iconicity as a bridge between language and the world”.

10:35-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:40 Session 1

12:40-14:20 Poster session 1 and lunch

14:20-16:00 Session 2

16:00-16:25 Coffee break

16:25-17:40 Session 3

17:40-18:00 Short break

18:00-19:00 Keynote lecture 2. Giacomo Rizzolatti “The Mirror Mechanisms of Brain: Past, Present and Future”

19:00-20:30 Reception for conference participants

Tuesday, February 27

9:15-10:15 Keynote lecture 3. Victor Kuperman “Word learning and word representation”

10:15-10:40 Coffee break

10:40-12:20 Session 4

12:20-14:00 Poster session 2 and lunch

14:00-15:40 Session 5

15:40-16:05 Coffee break

16:05-17:20 Session 6

17:20-17:30 Short break

17:30-18:30 Keynote lecture 4. Antoni Rodríguez-Fornells “The intrinsic reward of language learning”

18:30-18:45 Conference closure

Poster session 1

  1. Aleksandrov A.A., Memetova K.S., Stankevich L.N., Knyazeva V.M. “Neuroplasticity of language: Mismatch Negativity elicited by pseudowords before and after language training”.
  2. Antonchuk D. “Bilingualism in light of understanding a third language: Access to the Spanish language by Russian-Romanian bilinguals”.
  3. Balčiūnienė I., Kornev A.N. “Internal state terms as the animation glue in narrative plot: Investigation of dyslexics and typically-developing children”.
  4. Baumgarten D. “Experimental Visualization of Literary Characters in Online Novels”.
  5. Bekemeier N., Brenner D., Biermann-Ruben K., Indefrey P. “Neural correlates of conceptual shifts”.
  6. Belousov К.I., Erofeeva E.V., Leshchenko Y.E. “Professional Self-image Modelling (on the material of psycholinguistic experiment”.
  7. Bondarenko A. “A Contrastive Study of Verbless Sentences in Russian and English Parallel-Corpora”.
  8. Borodina A.V., Tsaregorodtseva O.V. “Verbal working memory in individuals with autism”.
  9. Bub A. “Characteristics of Russian binomials: frequency, word order, irreversibility, abstractness”.
  10. Chakravarty U. “Creativity in Slang Emergence: A Case Interpretation of Indo-Aryan Languages”.
  11. Chand G. “Effective Methods of Corpus Based Approach to Language Learning”.
  12. Cherenkova L.V., Sokolova L.V. “Visual perception in preschool children with different levels of language disorders”.
  13. Cherepovskaia N., Slioussar N. “The acquisition of the Russian noun case paradigm by adult Spanish-Catalan learners”.
  14. Chuprina A., Slioussar N. “Probing connections between morphologically related words”.
  15. Chernova D. “NP-type and RC-type in Attachment Ambiguity Resolution”.
  16. Chernyshev B.V., Pronko P.K., Nikolaeva A.Yu., Zhukova A.A., Prokofyev A.O., Butorina A.V., Stroganova T.A. “Rapid acquisition of novel word meaning through auditory-motor associations”.
  17. Claus B., Willy A. “Grammatical gender mismatch under nominal ellipsis: effects of mismatch type and grammatical number”.
  18. Evdokimova A.A., Sukhova N.V “Towards Cephalic Annotation: Do We Turn to Change the Posture?”.
  19. Galperina E.I., Shemyakina N.V., Nagornova Zh.V., Eremin D.A, Kornev A.N. “The written sentence processing in good and poor readers: an impact of two distinct task designs on the ERP study results”.
  20. Glazanova E.V., Erofeeva E.V. “Representation of phraseological nominations with spatial meanings by the gradual etalon method”.
  21. Grabovskaya M.A. “The order of acquisition of spatial prepositions in Russian”.
  22. Ignateva A., Evgrafova K. “The Perception of Emotional Speech of Russian Children by Native French Speakers”.
  23. Jaroslavienė J. “IPA Symbol Equivalents for Lithuanian and Latvian Monophthongs”.
  24. Kirillov B.A., Petrovskaya A.V., Sergeeva A.S. “Computational Investigation of Linguistic Markers in Discourse of Political Adversaries via Interpretation of Recurrent Neural Network”.
  25. Konina A.A., Alexeeva S.V., Chernigovskaya T.V. “Attention span in simultaneous interpreting”.
  26. Korobeynikova I.I., Riekhakaynen E.I. “Syllabification strategies in Russian: new experimental evidence”.
  27. Kovaleva A.V., Anisimov V.N., Glebova E.V., Kasatkin V.N. “Speech and rhythm perception and reproduction in children with posterior fossa tumors”.
  28. Ladinskaya N., Chrabaszcz A., Laurinavichyute A., Tolkacheva V., Bolgina T., Myachykov A., Dragoy O. “Spatial mapping of verbal tense forms in the Russian language”.
  29. Lopukhina A., Lopukhin K., Laurinavichyute A. “Predicting cloze task results with language models”.
  30. Petrova A., Law S.-P., Lau D. K.-Y., Su I.-F. “Brain oscillations in developmental dyslexia”.

Poster session 2

  1. Loktionova M. “Inferential language in Russian children with autism spectrum disorder: Mental state verbs and their degrees of certainty”.
  2. Magomedova V. “Gender Variation in Russian Expressive Forms”.
  3. Malysheva E.A., Kachkovskaia T.V. “Effect of different social situations on prosodic characteristics of speech”.
  4. Malyutina S., Antonova A. “Do older age and cognitive load increase reliance on “good-enough” language processing?”.
  5. Martín-Luengo B., Shtyrov Y., Myachykov A. “Underlying deliberative processes in the informativeness-accuracy trade-off: An eye-tracking study”.
  6. Mashanlo T.E. “The effect of L2 proficiency on reading performance in Russian-Chinese and Chinese-Russian late bilinguals”.
  7. Nabiullina A., Rezanova Z. “Measuring the lexical component of language faculty (creating and testing test batteries)”.
  8. Nagel O.V. “Evaluative Categorization of the Russian syncretic derivatives”.
  9. Nikolaeva E.I., Iluychina V.A., Vergunov E.G. “The specifics of text perception and understanding by the students with mental retardation”.
  10. Oganov S.R., Kornev A.N. “Development of the Text Reading Strategies: The Eye Tracking Study in 9-11- and 12-14-years Children”.
  11. Olexa R.A. “Emotion and Joking Events in a Preschool EFL Story-Telling Task”.
  12. Pilatova O.I., Riekhakaynen E.I. “A Psycholinguistic Study of the Semantics of Nouns: Experimental and Corpus Data”.
  13. Pokhoday M., Myachykov A. “Perceptual priming and syntactic choice in Russian language: multimodal study”.
  14. Reinecke R., Jayez J. “Information Layering; Does factive verb usage affect sensorimotor activation?”.
  15. Rezanova Z.I., Nekrasova E.D. “Perception of diminutive suffixes: context and social factors”.
  16. Rozanova Y.V. “Computer-aided research of ESP class materials: vocabulary potential and learning opportunities”.
  17. Shemyakina N.V., Novikov V.A., Nagornova Zh.V., Galperina E.I., Pozdnjakov A.V., Kornev A.N. “Sentence reading in poor and good adult readers: fMRI study”.
  18. Shulgina K.M. “Automated analysis of narratives by people with aphasia, healthy speakers, and second language learners”.
  19. Sizova O.B. “Language as a Handicap”.
  20. Timofeev V. “Clock-wise or Counter Clock-wise: which way to take to better interpret a picture?”.
  21. Tsaregorodtseva O.V. “Reading ‘sky’ and listening to high pitch: cross-modal mapping between tone and word meaning”.
  22. Tsigeman E.S., Tsaregorodtseva O.V. “Men in black and green: testing a link between perceptual and conceptual knowledge”.
  23. Urbanavičienė J. “Different phonological and phonetic viewpoint to Lithuanian affricates”.
  24. Vasilyeva A.V. “Experimental study of expressive noun semantics cognitive processing by men and women”.
  25. Vucovic N., Fardo F., Shtyrov Y. “Mental Processing of (Non-)Metaphoric Pain Language in Chronic Pain and Healthy Populations: Interactions between word comprehension and individual pain experience”.
  26. Zalmanov D.A. “Rhetorical structure as a factor of referential choice: in search of an optimal measurement”.
  27. Zaretsky E., Lange B.P. “Lost in the evidence: variability of statistical results in clinical linguistics”.
  28. Zashchirinskaia O.V. “The specifics of text perception and understanding by the students with mental retardation”.
  29. Zelenkova V., Malyutina S., Buivolova O., Oosterhuis E.J.,
    Zmanovsky N., Feurra M. “Targeting interhemispheric balance to modulate language processing: a tDCS study in healthy volunteers”.
  30. Zemskova T.A., Petrova T.E., Riekhakaynen E.I., Kuznetsova A.S., Maraev A.V., Shatalov M.A. “Processing Verbal Texts and Infographics: Evidence from Russian”.
  31. Alexeeva S., Slioussar N. “The role of letter position for visual word processing: an experimental study on Russian”.
  32. Kachkovskaia T., Nurislamova M. “The influence of word boundary on consonant duration in Russian”.