Presentations

Huang, YT, Gerard, J, Hsu, N, Kowalski, A, & Novick, JM (March, 2016). Cognitive-control effects on the kindergarten-path: Separating correlation from causation. Poster presented at the 29th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Gainesville, FL.


Adler, R., Novick, JM, & Huang, YT (March, 2016). Understanding contextual effects during the real-time comprehension of verbal irony. Poster presented at the 29th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Gainesville, FL.


Hsu, N & Novick, JM (March, 2016). Does visual cognitive control engagement help listeners tidy up the garden-path? Poster presented at the 29th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Gainesville, FL.


Adler, R., Novick, JM, & Huang, YT (January, 2016). The time course of verbal irony comprehension and context integration. Talk presented at Trends in Experimental Pragmatics, Berlin, Germany. 


Hsu, N & Novick, JM (November, 2015). Real-time engagement of cognitive control modulates recovery from misinterpretation during spoken language comprehension. Paper presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Chicago, Il. **Winner of Select Speaker Award (Hsu)**


Mallikarjun, A, Novick, JM, & Newman, R (November, 2015). Online processing of lexical tone by second language learners of Mandarin. Poster presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Chicago, Il.


Hsu, N & Novick, JM (March, 2015). Dynamic engagement of cognitive control facilitates recovery from misinterpretation. Paper presented at the 28th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Los Angeles, CA. (~10% acceptance rate for spoken presentations.)


Teubner-Rhodes, SE, Bolger, DJ, & Novick, JM (November, 2014). The bilingual advantage and conflict adaptation: An fMRI investigation. Poster presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Long Beach, CA.


Hsu, N, Jaeggi, S, & Novick, JM (November, 2014). A common neural basis for syntactic and non-syntactic conflict-control. Poster presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Long Beach, CA.


Hsu, N, Jaeggi, S, & Novick, JM (March, 2014). A common neural basis for syntactic and non-syntactic conflict-control. Poster presented at the 27th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Columbus, OH.


Hussey, E, Velnoskey, K, Harbison, JI, Mishler, A, Teubner-Rhodes, SE, & Novick, JM (November, 2013). Memory and language improvements following cognitive control training. Poster presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Toronto, ON.


Hsu, N, Jaeggi, S, & Novick, JM (November, 2013). A common neural basis for syntactic and non-syntactic conflict-control. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, San Diego, CA.


Teubner-Rhodes, SE, Bolger, DJ, & Novick, JM (November, 2013). The bilingual advantage and conflict adaptation: An fMRI investigation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, San Diego, CA.


Hussey, E, Harbison, JI, Mishler, A, Teubner-Rhodes, SE, & Novick, JM (March, 2013). Trainability and transferability of interference resolution skills to parsing and non-parsing domains. Paper presented at the 26th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Columbia, SC. (~10% acceptance rate for spoken presentations.)


Teubner-Rhodes, SE, Bolger, DJ, & Novick, JM (November, 2012). Conflict resolution processes are mediated by stimulus presentation rate and language experience. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Minneapolis, MN.


Hussey, E, Harbison, JI, Mishler, A, Teubner-Rhodes, SE, & Novick, JM (November, 2012). Trainability and (selective) transferability of interference resolution skills. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Minneapolis, MN.


Blok, S, Grunewald, K, Freynik, S, Novick, JM, & Haarmann, HJ (November, 2012). Creative ideation under pressure. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Minneapolis, MN.


Teubner-Rhodes, SE, Kan, IP, Drummey, A, & Novick, JM (September, 2012). Sentence processing engages domain-general cognitive control: Evidence from cross-task conflict adaptation. Poster presented at the Eighteenth Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, Riva del Garda, Italy. 


Teubner-Rhodes, SE, Mishler, A, Corbett, R, Barrachina, LA, Sanz-Torrent, M, Trueswell, JC, & Novick, JM (March, 2012). The bilingual advantage: Conflict monitoring, cognitive control, and garden-path recovery. Poster presented at the 25th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, NY.


Teubner-Rhodes, SE, Mishler, A, Corbett, R, Barrachina, LA, Sanz-Torrent, M, Trueswell, JC, & Novick, JM (November, 2011). The bilingual advantage: Conflict monitoring, cognitive control, and garden-path recovery. Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Seattle, WA.


Nutile, L, Teubner-Rhodes, S, Drummey, AB, Krupa, L, Novick, JM, & Kan, IP (November, 2011). Conflict adaptation across tasks: Evidence for domain-general cognitive control. Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Seattle, WA.


Teubner-Rhodes, SE, Mishler, A, Corbett, R, Barrachina, LA, Sanz-Torrent, M, Trueswell, JC, & Novick, JM (September, 2011). The bilingual advantage: Conflict monitoring, cognitive control, and garden-path recovery. Paper presented at the Seventeenth Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, Paris, France. (10% acceptance rate for spoken presentations.)


Teubner-Rhodes, SE, Mishler, A, Corbett, R, Barrachina, LA, Sanz-Torrent, M, Trueswell, JC, & Novick, JM (September, 2011). The bilingual advantage: Conflict monitoring, cognitive control, and garden-path recovery. Poster presented at Workshop on Bilingualism: Neurolinguistic and Psycholinguistic Perspectives, Aix-en-Provence, France.


Hussey, EK, Teubner-Rhodes, S, Dougherty, MR, Bunting, MF, & Novick, JM (August, 2011). Clearing the garden-path: Improving sentence processing through executive control training. Paper presented at the 1st International Workshop of Cognitive and Working Memory Training, College Park, MD.


Nutile, L, Teubner-Rhodes, S, Drummey, AB, Krupa, L, Novick, JM, & Kan, IP (June, 2011). Conflict adaptation across tasks: Evidence for domain-general cognitive control. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.


Hussey, EK, Teubner-Rhodes, S, Dougherty, MR, Bunting, MF, & Novick, JM (March, 2011). Improving garden-path recovery through cognitive control training. Poster presented at the 24th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Palo Alto, CA.


Hussey, EK, Teubner-Rhodes, S, Dougherty, MR, Bunting, MF, & Novick, JM (February, 2011). Improving sentence comprehension through cognitive training. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Washington, DC.


Hussey, EK, Teubner-Rhodes, S, Dougherty, MR, Bunting, MF, & Novick, JM (November, 2010). Training executive control functions improves garden-path recovery. Paper presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, St. Louis, MO.


Haarmann, HJ, Grunewald, K, & Novick, JM (November, 2010). Activation dynamics of creative intuition. Paper presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, St. Louis, MO.


Atkins, SM, Dougherty, MR, Harbison, JI, Novick, JM, & Bunting, MF (November, 2010). Persistence and transferability of working memory training over time. Poster presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, St. Louis, MO.


Hussey, EK, Teubner-Rhodes, S, Dougherty, MR, Bunting, MF, & Novick, JM (September, 2010). Improving garden-path recovery through cognitive control training. Paper presented at the Sixteenth Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, York, England. (11% acceptance rate for spoken presentations.)


Haarmann, HJ, George, T, Dien, J, Chrabaszcz, J, Smaliy, A, Freynik, S, & Novick, JM (April, 2010). Creative cognition benefits from incubation with neurofeedback. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.


Hussey, E, Teubner-Rhodes, S, Dougherty, M, & Novick, JM (March, 2010). Parsing under pressure: The effects of performance pressure on cognitive control and syntactic ambiguity resolution. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York.


Novick, JM, Smaliy, A, Clausner, T, & Haarmann, HJ (November, 2009). Sensitivity of lexical-semantic competition to accumulation of shared meaning. Poster presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Boston, MA, 2009.


Harbison, JI, Atkins, SM, Dougherty, MR, Bunting, MF, Novick, JM, Weems, SA, Hussey, EK, & Teubner-Rhodes, S. (November, 2009). Performance gains in an adaptive n-back working memory training task. Poster presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Boston, MA, 2009.


Hussey, EK, Teubner-Rhodes, S, Dougherty, MR, & Novick, JM (November, 2009). The effect of affect on cognitive control and sentence processing. Poster presented at 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Boston, MA.


Trueswell, JC, Novick, JM, & Choi, Y (October, 2009). The role of cognitive control in the development of children’s sentence parsing abilities. Special symposium on the interplay between language development and cognitive control processes, Cognitive Developmental Society, VI Biennial Meeting, San Antonio, TX.


Novick, JM, Thothathiri, M, Thompson, T, Gibson, E, & Gabrieli, JDE (September, 2009). Selective fMRI activation in Broca’s area for syntactic conflict (but not ambiguity) during sentence processing. Poster presented at the annual conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, Barcelona, Spain.


Thothathiri, M, Novick, JM, Thompson, T, Gibson, E, & Gabrieli, JDE (June, 2009). Selective fMRI activation in Broca’s area for syntactic conflict during sentence processing. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.


Haarmann, HJ, George, TG, Smaliy, A, Grunewald, K, & Novick, JM (March, 2009). Alpha neurofeedback training and its implications for studies of cognitive creativity. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.


Trueswell, JC, Gleitman, LR, Novick, JM, Choi, Y, & January, D. (November, 2004). Referential scene contributions to structure, revisited. Proceedings of the Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA. 


Novick, JM, Trueswell, JC, January, D, & Thompson-Schill, SL (September, 2004). The role of conflict resolution in parsing: Individual differences in syntactic ambiguity resolution and executive control. Paper presented at the Tenth Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, Aix-en Provence, France. (12% acceptance rate for spoken presentations.)


Novick, JM, Trueswell, JC, January, D, & Thompson-Schill, SL (November, 2004). Garden-path recovery and cognitive control: the role of conflict resolution in parsing. Proceedings of the Psychonomics Society, Minneapolis, MN. 


Novick, JM, January, D, Trueswell, JC, & Thompson-Schill, SL (March, 2004). Prefrontal cortex and the role of selectional processes in language comprehension: Frogs, napkins, and Broca’s area. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, College Park, MD. 


Novick, JM & Trueswell, JC (March, 2002). Nipping spoken garden-paths in the bud: Lexical priming of argument structure during auditory language comprehension. Paper presented at the Fifteenth Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, NY. (12% acceptance rate for spoken presentations.)


Novick, JM & Trueswell, JC (November, 2001). Nipping spoken garden-paths in the bud: Lexical priming of argument structure during auditory language comprehension. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Orlando, FL. 


Novick, JM & Trueswell, JC (September, 2001). Nipping spoken garden-paths in the bud: Lexical priming of argument structure during auditory language comprehension. (Declined offer to present paper at the Seventh Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, September, 2001) Saarbrücken, Germany. (Abstract appears in conference proceedings.) 


Arnold, J, Brown-Schmidt, S, Novick, JM, & Trueswell, JC (March, 2001). Rely on What’s Reliable: Children’s Use of Gender and Order-of-Mention in Pronoun Comprehension. Poster presented at the Fourteenth Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Philadelphia, PA. 


Kim, AE, Trueswell, JC, & Novick, JM (March, 2000). Fast priming of lexical argument structure in nouns and verbs. Paper presented at the Thirteenth Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, La Jolla, CA. (13% acceptance rate for spoken presentations.)


Arnold, J, Novick, JM, Brown-Schmidt, S, Eisenband, J, & Trueswell, JC (November, 2000). Knowing the difference between girls and boys: The use of gender during on-line pronoun comprehension in young children. Proceedings of the Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA. 


Palumbo, D, Novick, JM, Schifitto, G, & McDermott, M (March, 1998). Neuropsychological screening in an HIV+ patient population: correlations to neurologic measures and CD4 count. Poster presented at the American Neuropsychiatric Association, Honolulu, HI. 


Hanna, JE, Trueswell, JC, Tanenhaus, MK, & Novick, JM (March, 1998). Consulting common ground during referential interpretation. Paper presented at the Eleventh Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. (15% acceptance rate for spoken presentations.)


Hanna, JE, Trueswell, JC, Tanenhaus, MK, & Novick, JM (November, 1997). Consulting common ground during referential interpretation. Poster presented at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Conference of the Psychonomics Society, Philadelphia, PA. 


Hanna, JE, Trueswell, JC, Tanenhaus, MK, & Novick, JM (August, 1997). Consulting Common Ground During Referential Interpretation. In M.G. Shafto & P. Langley (Eds.), Poster presented at the Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Palo Alto, CA. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. 


INVITED LECTURES, COLLOQUIA, AND SYMPOSIA


Novick, JM, Hsu, N, Hussey, E, Teubner-Rhodes, S, & Kan, IP (May, 2016). Cognitive control and language processing: Evidence for a causal connection. Symposium on Cognitive control and language processing in bilinguals and monolinguals. International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Grenada, Spain.


Kan, IP, Teubner-Rhodes, S, Drummey, AB, & Novick, JM (May, 2014). To adapt or not to adapt: The question of domain-general cognitive control. Talk presented as part of a symposium on Bounded Generality of Cognitive Control: Congruence-Sequence Effects across Stimulus, Response, and Task Dimensions, American Psychological Society, San Francisco, CA. 


Novick, JM (March, 2014). Broca’s area, language processing, and the benefits of cognitive control training. Psychology Department, Villanova University.


Novick, JM, Teubner-Rhodes, S, Hussey, E, Thompson-Schill, SL, & Trueswell, JC (November, 2013). The bilingual advantage in cognitive control and parsing: Can we train monolinguals to achieve similar benefits? Talk delivered at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Toronto, Canada. (Symposium on Experience-Induced Plasticity: Evidence from Bilinualism)


Novick, JM (May, 2013). Broca’s area, language processing, and the benefits of cognitive control training. Invited talk presented at Annual Learning & the Brain Conference (Executive Skills for School Success: Enhancing Self-Regulation, Reasoning, and Working Memory), Arlington, VA.


Novick, JM (April, 2012). Broca’s area and language processing: Evidence for the cognitive control connection. University of Maryland, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences.


Novick, JM (March, 2011). Broca’s area, language processing, and working memory training: Evidence for the cognitive control connection. University of Barcelona, Department of Basic Psychology.


Novick, JM (February, 2010). A peek at parsing in patients: Broca’s area, language processing, and the cognitive control connection. Villanova University, Department of Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience Group. 


Novick, JM (January, 2010). A peek at parsing in patients: Broca’s area, language processing, and the cognitive control connection. University of Maryland, Department of Linguistics, Winter Term IGERT Special Topics Seminar. 


Novick, JM (October, 2008). Taking a glance at sentence processing: Eye-movement evidence from healthy adults, patients with brain lesions, and frogs. University of Maryland, Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Colloquium. 


Novick, JM (June, 2008). Taking a glance at sentence processing: Eye-movement evidence from healthy adults, patients with brain lesions, and frogs. Georgetown University, Department of Neuroscience, Center for Aphasia Research.


Novick, JM (April, 2007). Taking a glance at sentence processing: Eye-movement evidence from healthy adults, patients with brain lesions, and frogs. University of Maryland, Center for Advanced Study of Language.  


Novick, JM (February, 2007). Taking a glance at sentence processing: Eye-movement evidence from healthy adults, patients with brain lesions, and frogs. Psychology Department, Skidmore College. 


Novick, JM (December, 2006). Taking a glance at sentence processing: Eye-movement evidence from healthy adults, patients with brain lesions, and frogs. Psychology Department, Swarthmore College. 


Novick, JM (June, 2006). Conflict resolution and adaptation in language comprehension: Reaching out to the psychometric sciences. Invited colloquium presented to the Division of Research & Development, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. 


Federenko, E, Frank, M, Novick, JM, & Gibson, E (February, 2006). Individual differences in language processing and language learning. Presented at MIT’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Science annual graduate student recruitment weekend. 


Novick, JM (September, 2005). Cognitive control and the role of Broca’s area in sentence processing: Patient studies and individual differences among healthy adults. Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience group, MIT, Cambridge, MA. (Also presented to MIT’s psycholinguistics lab.) 


Novick, JM (January, 2005). The role of LIFG and cognitive control in sentence comprehension. Special Cognitive Colloquium, Psychology Department, Rice University, Houston, TX. 


Novick, JM (June, 2004). Eye-tracking as a window to understanding language understanding: A laboratory demonstration. Institute for Research in Cognitive Science Undergraduate Summer Workshop, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 


Novick, JM, Thompson-Schill, & Trueswell, JC (March, 2004). Correlations among performance measures of parsing in reading and listening modalities. Cognitive Tea, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 


Novick, JM, Trueswell, JC, & Thompson-Schill, SL (November, 2004). Using Eye-Tracking to Study Spoken Language Processing: Theoretical and Clinical Implications (Symposium). Presented at the Convention for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA. 


Novick, JM, Trueswell, JC, & Thompson-Schill, SL (February, 2004). Broca’s area and the role of selectional processes in language comprehension. National Science Foundation Review Committee for the Rutgers-Penn-Columbia-UC London Consortium for the Science of Learning Center, Piscataway, NJ.  


Novick, JM (June, 2003). What do eye-movements tell us about spoken language comprehension? Lab demonstration, Institute for Research in Cognitive Science Undergraduate Summer Workshop, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.