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B06 - Attention and prominence in language production and acquisition

The proposed project seeks to examine links between attentional processes and linguistic prominence by investigating effects of visual attention on language production. In particular, the goals are: (i) to test the extent to which attention-orienting may affect the choice of grammatical structure in German, (ii) to examine whether and which prominence-lending features of agentivity and animacy (e.g. control, sentience, etc.) interact with attention, (iii) to investigate the developmental trajectory of the attention-language interface.

See list of publications

Team

Name

Prof. Dr. Martina Penke

Principal Investigator B06

Office: Herbert-Lewin-Straße 10, room 307
E-mail: martina.penke(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-5592
Web: Prof. Dr. Martina Penke

Name

Dr. Sarah Verlage (geb. Dolscheid)

Principal Investigator B06

Office: Herbert-Lewin-Straße 10
E-mail: sarah.verlage(at)uni-bielefeld.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-2157
Web: Dr. Sarah Verlage

Name

Dr. Yulia Esaulova (on parental leave)

Postdoc B06

Office: Herbert-Lewin-Straße 10, room 304
E-mail: yulia.esaulova(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-6373
Web: Dr. Yulia Esaulova

Name

Dr. Judith Schlenter

Postdoc B06

Office: Herbert-Lewin-Straße 10, room 304
E-mail: jschlent(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221-470-6373
Homepage: Judith Schlenter

Name

Elyesa Seidel

Postdoc B06

Office: Herbert-Lewin-Str. 10, room 304
E-mail: elyesa.seidel(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-6373
Web: Elyesa Seidel

List of publications

To appear

  • Esaulova, Yulia, Sarah Dolscheid & Martina Penke. To appear. All it takes to produce passives in German. In V. Torrens (ed.), Proceedings of the Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference.

2020

2019

2018

  • Asano, Rie, Pia Bornus, Justin T. Craft, Sarah Dolscheid, Sarah E. M. Faber, Viviana Haase, Marvin Heimerich, Radha Kopparti, Marit Lobben, Ayumi M. Osawa, Kendra Oudyk, Patrick C. Trettenbrein, Timo Varelmann, Simon Wehrle, Runa Ya, Martine Grice & Kai Vogeley. 2018. Spring School on Language, Music and Cognition: Organizing Events in Time. Music & Science, 1-17.

2017