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Essentials on sentence-processing ERP studies: Experimental design and data analysis

Macquarie University, Sydney, 16-17 May 2016

Overview

This intensive two-day workshop will provide participants with the essentials on how to design and analyse sentence-processing ERP experiments. The workshop will be in the form of morning lectures, and also afternoon hands-on tutorials. All are welcome to attend the morning lectures. The hands-on sessions are designed for participants who have an intermediate level of familiarity with the fundamental principles of EEG data acquisition and analysis.

For further information or enquiries, please send an email to langdev@mq.edu.au

Course presenters

  • Phaedra Royle (Université de Montréal)
  • Karsten Steinhauer (McGill University)

Provisional programme

Day 1
  • 10:00-13:00 Introduction to ERP experimental design and data analysis, Part 1 (Lecture)
    • Design: auditory vs. visual studies; preparing speech stimuli, triggers, fillers
    • Data analysis: filters, baselines, time-locking
  • 14:00-17:00 Hands-on session on the topics discussed in the morning session.
Day 2
  • 10:00-13:00 Introduction to ERP experimental design and data analysis, Part 2 (Lecture)
    • Design: working with special populations (children, L2, clinical populations)
    • Data analysis: component overlap, wrap-up effects, inter-individual differences
  • 14:00-17:00 Hands-on session on the topics discussed in the morning session, and general question and answer.

Location

  • Registration and lecture will take place in the Seminar Room (Room 3.610, Level 3) Australian Hearing Hub at Macquarie University, Sydney NSW, Australia.
  • Hands-on session will take place in the Computer lab (Room 333) Building W5C at Macquarie University, Sydney NSW, Australia.

Sponsors

ARC Laureate Fellowship (Demuth), Macquarie University Centre for Language Sciences (CLaS) and the Child Language Lab, and the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD), hosted by the Department of Cognitive Science at Macquarie University

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Contact Details

Telephone: +61 2 9850 4127
Email : ccd@mq.edu.au
Web : www.ccd.edu.au

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