Last week members of the MCC group took part in the Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society in Madison, USA.
Alex Carstensen presented the poster “Is grammatical gender arbitrary?”
Lilia Rissman presented the poster “From visual prominence to event construal: influences (and non-influences) of eyegaze”
Laura Speed presented the poster “Movement speed affects language comprehension”
Asifa Majid and Laura Speed presented the poster “Music and odor in harmony: A case of music-odor synaesthesia”
Asifa Majid gave the talk “Evolution of a smell lexicon” in the symposium “Lexical evolution, cognition, and computation”, and organized the symposium “Percepts and concepts across cultures” where MCC alumni Artin Arshamian gave a talk titled “Are the same odors universally (un-) pleasant?”