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Speech communication relies on both sensory and motor systems.  Interactions between these systems during speech production and perception are under active investigation. Sensorimotor Speech Processing Symposium is a forum for scientists interested in this topic to discuss and present their research.

If you interested in attending the symposium, please send an email titled REGISTRATION to speech.symposium@gmail.com. There is no registration fee, but places are limited!

When:

Tuesday 16th of August 2016, a day before the Society for Neurobiology of Language conference: http://www.neurolang.org/conference/

Where:

 Chandler House

 2 Wakefield Street, London WC1N 1PF

 Map: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/chandler-house

Organisers:

Riikka Möttönen and Muriel Panouillères

Communication & Cognition Research Group

Department of Experimental Psychology

University of Oxford

http://www.psy.ox.ac.uk/research/riikka-mottonen/

Scientific Programme Committee:

Patti Adank, University College London

Daniel Lametti, University of Oxford

Riikka Möttönen, University of Oxford

Jeremy Skipper, University College London

 

Program:


9.30 Registration


Session 1

Chair: Riikka Möttönen

10.00 Welcome & Keynote talk: Patti Adank: Studying sensorimotor processing using distorted speech

10.40 Liebenthal: Neural dynamics of phonological processing in the dorsal auditory stream

11.00 Leonard, Cai, Babiak, Ren, Chang: The peri-Sylvian cortical networks underlying single word repetition revealed by electrocortical stimulation and direct neural recordings

11.20 Dichter, Leonard, Chang: Cortical representation of vocal pitch production

11.40 Biau, Soto-Faraco: Beat gestures and speech processing: When prosody extends to the speaker's hands

 

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch Break

 

Session 2

Chair: Jeremy Skipper

13.00 Ito, Coppola, Ostry: Neural correlates of sensory change in speech motor learning

13.20 Darainy, Vahdat, Ostry: Functional Brain Networks in Speech Motor Adaptation

13.40 Drijvers, Ozyurek, Jensen: Gestural enhancement of degraded speech comprehension engages the language network, motor and visual cortex as reflected by a decrease in the alpha and beta band

14.00 Nuttall, Kennedy-Higgins, Devlin, Adank: Speech comprehension and associated lip motor activity are modulated by suppression of premotor cortex

14.20 Kennedy-Higgins, Descoteaux, Deschamps, Dick, Tessier, Tremblay: Role of the arcuate fasciculus integrity in speech perception in aging

 

14.40 – 15.10 Coffee Break

 

Session 3

Chair: Patti Adank

15.10 Niziolek: Speech error detection and correction in persons with aphasia

15.30 Chesters, Watkins, Möttönen: Improving speech fluency in adults who stutter using transcranial direct current stimulation

15.50 Choi, Bruderer, Werker: Sensorimotor influences to perception of native and non-native speech in infancy

16.10 -16.50 Closing talk: Pulvermüller, Schomers, Dreyer, Grisoni, Garagnani: Where is language understanding?: Three arguments for distributed action perception circuits


16.50 Wine Reception