Liane Ströbel

Program & Accompanying Events

Accompanying Events

30 November 2011

01 December 2011

02 December 2011



01 December 2011

9.30-10.30 Registration

10.30-11.00 Welcoming address

11.00-12.00 Raymond W. Gibbs Jr.:  Embodied Experience and Metaphorical Meaning

12.00-12.30 Chiara Brozzo: Grasping motor concepts

12.30-13.00 Hans Geisler: Embodiment and grammaticalisation

14.30-15.30 Srini Naranayan: Simulation Semantics: A computational framework for exploring the links between communication, cognition and computation.

15.30-16.00 Lionel Brunel, Denis Brouillet and Remy Versace: The Sensory Nature of Knowledge: Memory Integration

16.00-16.30 Johann-Mattis List, Daniel Schulzek and Anselm Terhalle: Interaction of Writing, Speaking, and Meaning – A Frame-Based Approach to Chinese Character Formation 17.00-18.00 Alex Tillas: Grounding Cognition: The Role of Language in Thinking 


02 December 2011

9.30-10.00 Lena Kästner, Velia Cardin, Eleni Orfanidou, Cheryl Capek, Jerker Rönnberg, Bencie Woll and Mary Rudner: Phonological Processing Across Modalities: Evidence from Sign Language 

10.00-10.30 Irene Mittelberg: On the ‘exbodiment’ of image and motor schemas in coverbal gestures

11.00-12.00 Olaf Hauk: Spatio-temporal patterns of brain activation reflect embodied action-word semantics

12.00- 12.30 Lars Wojtecki, Saskia Elben and Alfons Schnitzler: The subthalamic nucleus and executive control of speech. Results from deep brain stimulation and intracerebral recordings

12.30-13.00 Nienke Hoogenboom, Joachim Gross and Simon Garrod: Interactive alignment in conversation: investigating inter-subject synchronization of cortical oscillations using MEG 

14.30-15.30 Gerard Steen: Sensory motor concepts in four registers of English – Exploring the VU Amsterdam Metaphor Corpus with Wmatrix

15.30-16.00 Verena Eikmeier, Claudia Maienborn and Rolf Ulrich: The space-time congruency effect in vocal responses

16.00-16.30 Wolfgang G. Mueller: Motion and Emotion: The application of sensory-motor concepts to the representation of emotion in literature 

17.00-18.30 Poster Session

03 December 2011

9.30-10.00 Ralf Naumann: Dynamics in the Brain and Dynamic Frame Theory for Action Verbs

10.00-10.30 Andrea Bellavia: Force Change Schemas and Excessive Actions: How High-level Cognitive Operations Constrain Aspectuality in Idiomatic Constructions

11.00-12.00 Michiel van Elk: Mind the body in embodiment

12.00-12.30 Dermot Lynott, Louise Connell and Felix Dreyer: A functional role for tactile and proprioceptive knowledge in conceptual representations

12.30-13.00  Valentina Cuccio: Inferential communication in the embodied language paradigm

14.30-15.30 Giovanni Buccino: How the motor system handles verbs and nouns

15.30-16.00 Monica Gonzalez-Marquez, Raymond Becker and James Cutting: Spatial language, bilingualism and their implications for spatial cognition

16.00-16.30  End


Aims & Scope

People, CFP, Poster, Bulletin Board

Program & Accompanying Events

Invited Talks:

Giovanni Buccino

Michiel van Elk

Raymond W. Gibbs 

Olaf Hauk

Srini Narayanan

Alex Tillas

Gerard Steen

Accepted Talks


Venue & Travel