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Jul 12, 2023

Certificate of Advanced Studies "Cognitive Science"

Mar 17, 2023

Joint project on emotion of language

Researchers of the Czech Academy of Sciences, HULC lab, and CNSR started collaborating on new project. The focus of this project is on the emotional load of words in different languages (Czech and German). The team employs behavioral and neuroscientific methods. A project description can be found here: The picture shows how the fNIRS is set up.

Feb 01, 2023

New HULC lab member and new project

Zhang, Ruofan is a new PhD student at the HULC lab. She was awarded a 4-year CSC-stipend. Here is a description of her project with the title "Grammatical gender sensitivity and biological gender errors in processing German personal and possessive pronouns"

Aug 12, 2022

International Summer School "Complex structures in language and cognition"

The HULC lab organizes an international summer school for young researchers from South/Latin America, Asia, and Europe (October 3rd to October 13th). The topic of the school is "Complex structures in Language and Cognition". The summer school is a cooperation of the HULC lab, "Cognitive Science in HD" (Heidelberg University, Field of Focus 4, Main Research Area), the Neurology Department of Heidelberg University Hospital (Section Biomagnetism) and the Core facility for Neuroscience of self-regulation (CNSR).

More information can be found here:

Jul 27, 2022

HULC lab @ AMLaP

We are happy to announce that three projects in which HULC lab partake were accepted for presentation at this year's Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP) conference in York, U.K. (Conference website)

A comparison of relative clause production between Chinese and German children (Lili Ji & Johannes Gerwien)

Does information availability affect order of mention and structure choice? (Johannes Gerwien, Judith Schlenter, Martina Penke, Agniezska Konopka)

Noun imageability and different sensory modalities (Maroš Filip, Johannes Gerwien, Filip Smolik)

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