Members of the Meaning, Culture and Cognition Group visited the 38th annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society in August. The conference was held in Philadelphia in the USA. Ewelina Wnuk gave a talk titled “Specificity at the basic level in event taxonomies: The case of Maniq verbs of ingestion”, Laura Speed presented the poster “Grammatical gender affects odor cognition” and gave a talk titled “Do classifier categories affect or reflect object concepts?’’ and Ilja Croijmans presented a poster titled “Language does not explain the wine-specific memory advantage of wine experts”.
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Ewelina Wnuk and Alex Cartsensen also attended a satellite workshop of the conference: the Emergent Meaning workshop, held in Lehigh University. Ewelina presented the poster “Specificity at the basic level in event taxonomies: The case of Maniq verbs of ingestion” and Alex presented the poster “The Role of Language in Relational Reasoning: Evidence from Mandarin Chinese”