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Technical Committee on Thought and Language (TL) [schedule] [select]
Chair Yasunari Harada (Waseda Univ.)
Vice Chair Tadahisa Kondo (NTT)
Secretary Masato Tokuhisa (Tottori Univ.), Masashi Saraki (Nihon Univ.)
Assistant Chiaki Kubomura (Yamano College of Aesthetics), Hikaru Yokono (Tokyo Inst. of Tech.)

Conference Date Fri, Aug 5, 2011 13:00 - 18:00
Sat, Aug 6, 2011 09:30 - 15:00
Topics Human Language Processing and Learning 
Conference Place Faculty Club Building, Hiroshima University 
Transportation Guide
Prof. Hiromu Sakai
Sponsors MAPLL2011(Mental Architecture for Processing and Learning of Language 2011), Center for the Brain Science of Language and Cognition (Hiroshima University)
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Fri, Aug 5 PM 
13:00 - 14:00
(1) 13:00-13:30 A Consideration of Teaching English as a Global Communication Tool
-- From the View-point of `Unit-information' --
Morihiko Iwagaki
(2) 13:30-14:00 Text data mining of News about aftosa Panic TL2011-9 Muneo Kushima, Noah Morris (Sadowara HS), Kenji Araki, Muneou Suzuki (Uni. of Miyazaki)
  14:00-14:15 Break ( 15 min. )
Fri, Aug 5 PM 
14:15 - 15:45
(3) 14:15-14:45 Word-initial prosody in the utterance of Chinese Native Speakers Learning Japanese
-- Through a comparison to the utterance of Japanese Native Speakers --
Kanliang Guo, Hiromu Sakai, Yosuke Igarashi (Hiroshima Univ.)
(4) 14:45-15:15 Animacy Effects on Word Order in VOS Language
-- Evidence from a Picture Description Task in Kaqchikel --
Takuya Kubo (Hiroshima Univ.), Hajime Ono (Kinki Univ.), Mikihiro Tanaka (Showa Univ.), Masatoshi Koizumi (Tohoku Univ.), Hiromu Sakai (Hiroshima Univ.)
(5) 15:15-15:45 Grammatical Function Assignment and Word Order Determination in Japanese Sentence Production
-- Evidence from Structural Priming Effects in a Picture Description Task --
Ying Deng (Hiroshima Univ.), Hajime Ono (Kinki Univ), Hiromu Sakai (Hiroshima Univ.)
  15:45-16:05 Break ( 20 min. )
Fri, Aug 5 PM  Poster Session
16:05 - 18:00
(6) 16:05-16:10 [Poster Presentation]
The effect of word order on prediction of sentence final verbs in Japanese TL2011-13
Masataka Yano, Yu Bise, Tsutomu Sakamoto (Kyushu Univ.)
(7) 16:10-16:15 [Poster Presentation]
Processing Japanese Verb Morphology by Native Japanese Speakers
-- An ERP Study --
QuanHua Yu, Ying Deng, Hiromu Sakai (Hiroshima Univ.)
(8) 16:15-16:20 [Poster Presentation]
How Do Children Map Verbs to Event Representations?
-- Case particles as Cues for Japanese Children --
Kyoko Sakamoto (Hiroshima Univ./JSPS), Noburo Saji (Keio Univ./JSPS), Mutsumi Imai (Keio Univ.), Hiromu Sakai (Hiroshima Univ.)
(9) 16:20-16:25 [Poster Presentation]
Effects of Vision and Language on Attention during Sentence Comprehension
-- A Visual World Study --
Nobuyuki Jincho (RIKEN), Hiroaki Oishi (RIKEN/JSPS), Reiko Mazuka (RIKEN/Duke Univ.)
(10) 16:25-16:30 [Poster Presentation]
Immediate use of contextually meaningful prosodic information in processing of garden-path sentences TL2011-17
Chie Nakamura (Keio Univ./RIKEN), Manabu Arai (Tokyo Univ./RIKEN), Reiko Mazuka (RIKEN/Duke Univ.)
(11) 16:30-16:35 [Poster Presentation]
Investigation of Needs for Speed Reading
-- Relation to critical thinking --
Aiko Morita, Atsunori Hirosawa, Yoshihiro Okazaki (Hiroshima Univ.)
(12) 16:35-18:00 Interactive
Sat, Aug 6 AM 
09:30 - 12:15
(13) 09:30-10:00 Linguistic Constraints and Long-before-short Tendency TL2011-19 Hiroko Yamashita (Rochester Inst. Tech.), Tadahisa Kondo (NTT)
(14) 10:00-10:30 Why object clefts are easier to process than subject clefts in Japanese
-- Frequency or expectation? --
Baris Kahraman (Canakkale Onsekiz Mart Univ.), Atsushi Sato (Hiroshima Univ.), Hajime Ono (Kinki Univ.), Hiromu Sakai (Hiroshima Univ.)
  10:30-10:45 Break ( 15 min. )
(15) 10:45-11:15 Empathy in Mental Simulation
-- Can We Experience Emotional Events through Another Person's Eyes? --
Manami Sato (Hiroshima Univ.), Benjamin K. Bergen, Jennifer Wu (Univ. of California, San Diego), Hiromu Sakai (Hiroshima Univ.)
(16) 11:15-12:15 [Invited Talk]
[Invited talk] Perspective in language
Benjamin K. Bergen (UCSD)
  12:15-13:30 Lunch Break ( 75 min. )
Sat, Aug 6 PM 
13:30 - 15:00
(17) 13:30-14:00 An Eye-Tracking Study on Ambiguous Relative-Clause Attachments in L2 English for Japanese Learners of English TL2011-22 Yoko Nakano, Marian Wang (Kwansei Gakuin Univ.)
(18) 14:00-14:30 An anticipatory effect of syntactic priming in processing of structurally ambiguous sentences TL2011-23 Manabu Arai (Tokyo Univ./RIKEN), Chie Nakamura (Keio Univ./RIKEN), Reiko Mazuka (RIKEN/Duke Univ.)
(19) 14:30-15:00 Influence of contrastive prosody on structural priming TL2011-24 Yuki Hirose (Univ. of Tokyo), Manabu Arai (JSPS/Univ. of Tokyo), Kiwako Ito (Ohio State Univ.)

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General TalkEach speech will have 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.
Invited TalkEach speech will have 45 minutes for presentation and 15 minutes for discussion.
Poster PresentationEach speech will have 5 minutes for presentation and 85 minutes for discussion.

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