Language, Communication and the Brain

Journée 2017 du centre IRMf de Marseille





Language, Communication and the Brain

June 9th 2017, 9h-18h

Amphi Charve, Campus Saint Charles, Marseille



Morning session

Keynote Lecture 1.  Angela Friederici, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany. Language in our brain: Functional and structural aspects

Olivier Coulon, Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone, Marseille, France. Cortical morphometry of language-related areas

Samuel Planton, Laboratoire Parole et Langage, Aix en Provence, France. Do we see the words when we listen to them? Contribution of the visuo-orthographic system to speech processing.

Narly Golestani, Brain and Language Lab, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Geneva, Switzerland. Neural bases of language learning and expertise.


Afternoon session

Keynote Lecture 2. Brenda Rapp, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Cognitive Science, Baltimore, USA. Using fMRI to investigate the nature and content of language representations

Marcin Szwed, Institute of PsychologyJagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. Challenging the sensory division of labor in the brain. Lessons from the deafs’ sense of rhythm and tactile braille reading in the sighted.

Virginia Aglieri, Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone, Marseille, France. Interindividual variability in the neural basis of communication.

Adrien Meguerditchian, Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive, Marseille, France. On the Origin of Hemispheric Specialization for Language: Gestural and Brain Asymmetries in nonhuman primates.

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