Artificial Grammar Learning:

Implications of domain, modality, species differences

Workshop organizers: Elisabetta Versace (Queen Mary University of London), Michelle Spierings (University of Vienna)

16th April 2018 - EVOLANG 2018

Workshop room: KUJAWSKA


9:00-9:10 Welcome

9:10-9:35 Judit Gervain (Université Paris Descartes, France)

“The frequency-based bootstrapping of basic word order in infants and rats”

9:35-10:00 Ben Wilson (Newcastle University Medical School, UK)

“Behavioural and neuroimaging insights into structured sequence learning in humans and nonhuman primates”

10:00-10:25 Michelle Spierings (University of Vienna, Austria)

Artificial grammar learning in birds”

10:25-10:50 Mauricio Martins (Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany)

“Recursive Hierarchical Embedding in the Visual, Musical and Motor Domains”

10:50-11:05: Alexandre Celma Miralles and Juan M. Toro (University Pompeu Fabra, Spain)

“Rats and Humans on regularity detection: generalization from a go no-go paradigm”

11:05-11:20 Coffee break

11:20-11:45 Ansgar Endress (City, University London, UK)

“The idiosyncrasy of learning constraints”

11:45-12:10 Gesche Westphal-Fitch (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)

“Performance on a visual Artificial Grammar Learning task in hearing and deaf participants”

12:10-12:35 Elisabetta Versace (Queen Mary University of London, UK)

“Artificial grammars in visual modality: A comparative perspective”

12:35-13:00 Andrea Ravignani (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)

“Evolving building blocks of rhythm: How human cognition creates music via cultural transmission”

13:00-13:30 Discussion