Emmanuel Keuleers

Contact Details

Emmanuel Keuleers Center for Reading Research Department of Experimental Psychology Ghent University Henri Dunantlaan 2 9000 Gent, Belgium

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url: http://crr.ugent.be/members/emmanuel-keuleers

Publications

In international peer-reviewed journals

  • van Heuven, W.J.B., Mandera, P., Keuleers, E., & Brysbaert, M. (in press). SUBTLEX-UK: A new and improved word frequency database for British English. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.1080/17470218 NULL.2013 NULL.850521), preprint (http://www NULL.tandfonline NULL.com/doi/abs/10 NULL.1080/17470218 NULL.2013 NULL.850521).
  • Frost, R., & Keuleers, E. (2013). What Can We Learn From Monkeys About Orthographic Processing in Humans? A Reply to Ziegler et al. Psychological Science, 24(9), 1868–1869. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.1177/0956797613482145), preprint.
  • Kuperman, V., Drieghe, D., Keuleers, E., & Brysbaert, M. (2013). How strongly do word reading times and lexical decision times correlate? Combining data from eye movement corpora and megastudies. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66(3), 563–580. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.1080/17470218 NULL.2012 NULL.658820), preprint.
  • Keuleers, E., & Brysbaert, M. (2012). Detecting inherent bias in lexical decision experiments with the LD1NN algorithm. In G. Libben, G. Jarema, & C. Westbury (Eds.), Methodological and Analytic Frontiers in Lexical Research (pp. 231–248). John Benjamins Publishing. book (http://benjamins NULL.com/#catalog/books/bct NULL.47/main), preprint.
  • Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., & New, B. (2012). An evaluation of the Google Books ngrams for psycholinguistic research. In K.-M. Würzner & E. Pohl (Eds.), Lexical Resources in Psycholinguistic Research (Vol. 3, pp. 23–26). Potsdam: Universitätsverlag Potsdam. book (http://opus NULL.kobv NULL.de/ubp/frontdoor NULL.php?source_opus=5910) (open access), preprint.
  • Brysbaert, M., New, B., & Keuleers, E. (2012). Adding part-of-speech information to the SUBTLEX-US word frequencies. Behavior Research Methods, 44(4), 991–997. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.3758/s13428-012-0190-4), preprint.
  • Dutilh, G., Vandekerckhove, J., Forstmann, B.U., Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., & Wagenmakers, E.J. (2012). Testing Theories of Post–Error Slowing. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 74(2), 454-465. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.3758/s13414-011-0243-2) (open access).
  • Keuleers, E., Lacey, P., Rastle, K., & Brysbaert, M. (2012). The British Lexicon Project: Lexical decision data for 28,730 monosyllabic and disyllabic English words. Behavior Research Methods, 44, 287-304. doi: 10.3758/s13428-011-0118-4. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.3758/s13428-011-0118-4) (open access).
  • Ferrand, L., Brysbaert, M., Keuleers, E., New, B., Bonin, P., Méot, A., Augustinova, M., & Pallier, C. (2011). Comparing word processing times in naming, lexical decision, and progressive demasking: Evidence from Chronolex. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 306. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.3389/fpsyg NULL.2011 NULL.00306) (open access).
  • Keuleers, E., & Brysbaert, M. (2011). Detecting inherent bias in lexical decision experiments with the LD1NN algorithm. The Mental Lexicon, 6 (1). doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.1075/ml NULL.6 NULL.1 NULL.02keu), preprint.
  • Diependaele, K., Duñabeitia, J. A., Morris, J., & Keuleers, E. (2011). Fast morphological effects in first and second language word recognition. Journal of Memory and Language, 64(4), 344-358. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.1016/j NULL.jml NULL.2011 NULL.01 NULL.003), preprint.
  • Milin, P., Keuleers, E., & Filipović-Đurđević, D. (2011). Allomorphic Responses in Serbian Pseudo-Nouns as a Result of Analogical Learning. Acta Linguistica Hungarica, 58(1), 65-84. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.1556/ALing NULL.58 NULL.2011 NULL.1-2 NULL.4) (open access).
  • Brysbaert, M., Keuleers, E., & New, B. (2011). Assessing the Usefulness of Google Books’ Word Frequencies for Psycholinguistic Research on Word Processing. Frontiers in Psychology, 2. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/doi:10 NULL.3389/fpsyg NULL.2011 NULL.00027) (open access).
  • Keuleers, E., Diependaele, K., & Brysbaert, M. (2010). Practice Effects in Large-Scale Visual Word Recognition Studies: A Lexical Decision Study on 14,000 Dutch Mono- and Disyllabic Words and Nonwords. Frontiers in Psychology, 1. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/doi:10 NULL.3389/fpsyg NULL.2010 NULL.00174) (open access).
  • Keuleers, E., & Brysbaert, M. (2010). Wuggy: A multilingual pseudoword generator. Behavior Research Methods, 42(3), 627-633. Award from the Psychonomic Society for Best Article of 2010 in BRM. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.3758/BRM NULL.42 NULL.3 NULL.627), preprint.
  • Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., & New, B. (2010). SUBTLEX-NL: A new measure for Dutch word frequency based on film subtitles. Behavior Research Methods, 42(3), 643-650. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.3758/BRM NULL.42 NULL.3 NULL.643), preprint.
  • Ferrand, L., New, B., Brysbaert, M., Keuleers, E., Bonin, P., Méot, A., Augustinova, M., & Pallier, C. (2010). The French Lexicon Project: Lexical decision data for 38,840 French words and 38,840 pseudowords. Behavior Research Methods, 42(2), 488. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.3758/BRM NULL.42 NULL.2 NULL.488), preprint.
  • Keuleers, E. & Daelemans, W. (2007). Memory-based learning models of inflectional morphology: A methodological case study, Lingue e Linguaggio, 6(2), 151–174. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.1418/25649), preprint (http://www NULL.clips NULL.ua NULL.ac NULL.be/~walter/papers/2007/kd07 NULL.pdf).
  • Keuleers, E., Sandra, D., Daelemans, W., Gillis, S., Durieux, G., & Martens, E. (2007). Dutch plural inflection: The exception that proves the analogy. Cognitive Psychology, 54(4), 283–318. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/10 NULL.1016/j NULL.cogpsych NULL.2006 NULL.07 NULL.002), preprint (http://www NULL.cnts NULL.ua NULL.ac NULL.be/papers/2007/bds07 NULL.pdf).

In peer-reviewed conference proceedings

  • Keuleers, E. (2008). Predicting exceptions may be harmful. In A. Arppe, K. Sinnemäki, & U. Nikanne (Eds.), Proceedings of the third workshop on Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics (QITL 3). (pp. 48–51). Helsinki: Linguistic Association of Finland (SKY). proceedings (http://www NULL.ling NULL.helsinki NULL.fi/sky/tapahtumat/qitl/Abstracts/QITL3_Pre-Proceedings NULL.pdf).
  • Vandekerckhove, B., Keuleers, E., & Sandra, D. (2008). The role of phonological distance and relative support in the productivity of the Dutch simple past tense. In A. Arppe, K. Sinnemäki, & U. Nikanne (Eds.), Proceedings of the Third workshop on Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics (QITL 3). (pp. 70–74). Helsinki: Linguistic Association of Finland (SKY). proceedings (http://www NULL.ling NULL.helsinki NULL.fi/sky/tapahtumat/qitl/Abstracts/QITL3_Pre-Proceedings NULL.pdf).
  • Keuleers, E., & Sandra, D. (2004). A memory-based learning model of Dutch plural inflection. In M. Lovett, C. Schunn, C. Lebiere, & P. Munro (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 358–359). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. paper (http://iccm-conference NULL.org/2004/proceedings/abstracts/keuleers NULL.pdf).

Software

  • Vwr: Useful functions for visual word recognition research. Available at http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/ (http://cran NULL.r-project NULL.org/web/packages/)
  • Wuggy, a multilingual pseudoword generator [Computer Software]. Available at http://crr.ugent.be/Wuggy
  • Leanlex, Lexical Objects for Python [Computer Software]. Available at http://crr.ugent.be/leanlex

Data

  • Subtlex-UK. British English word frequencies based on a corpus of 201.3 million words from 45,099 BBC broadcasts. Data collected by Walter van Heuven at the University of Nottingham and processed at Ghent University in collaboration with Paweł Mandera & Marc Brysbaert. Data available from http://crr.ugent.be/archives/1423
  • The British Lexicon Project. Lexical decision times for 28,000 mono- and disyllabic British English words and nonwords. Study-set up by Emmanuel Keuleers and Marc Brysbaert at Ghent University. Data-collected by Paula Lacey and Kathy Rastle at Royal Holloway, University of London. Data available from http://crr.ugent.be/programs-data/lexicon-projects
  • Subtlex-NL. Dutch word frequencies based on a corpus of 44 million words from film and television subtitles. Data available from http://crr.ugent.be/programs-data/subtitle-frequencies/subtlex-nl
  • The French Lexicon Project. Lexical decison times for 38,840 French words and pseudwords. Study designed and data collected by Ludovic Ferrand and colleagues. Contributed processing of neighborhood measures. Data available from https://sites.google.com/site/frenchlexicon/ (https://sites NULL.google NULL.com/site/frenchlexicon/)
  • The Dutch Lexicon Project. Lexical decision times for 14,000 mono- and disyllabic Dutch words and nonwords, Study set-up and data collected with Marc Brysbaert at Ghent University. Data available from http://crr.ugent.be/programs-data/lexicon-projects

Other

  • Keuleers E. (2008) Memory-based learning of inflectional morphology. PhD dissertation. University of Antwerp. manuscript

Invited Lectures, Courses, and Tutorials

Lectures at Conferences and Workshops

  • A psycho-computational view on lexical similarity. Third NetWordS workshop. Variation and Adaptation in Lexical Processing and Acquisition. Centre for Advanced Academic Studies, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 19-20, 2013. With Marcello Ferro. (Invited by Dr. Vito Pirelli).
  • Critical Discussion, 8th International Morphological Processing Conference, University of Cambridge, June 20-22, 2013. (Invited by Prof. Harald Baayen as discussant in the symposium on “Discriminative Learning and Morphology”)
  • Frequency, analogy, and discriminability: A language- centric view on language learning., Learning Languages in Tandem: Transfer Strategies and Evaluation of Learning Processes, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, March 24, 2013. (Invited by Prof. Michael Whitburn)
  • From data-driven linguists to data-driven models: Some issues in building computational models of inflectional morphology, Data-Rich Approaches to English Morphology: From corpora and experiments to theory and back, Wellington (NZ), July 4-6, 2012. (Invited by Prof. Ingo Plag)
  • Regularity/irregularity in morphological processing. First NetWordS Workshop. Understanding the Architecture of the Mental Lexicon: Integration of Existing Approaches, Pisa (Italy), November 24-26, 2011. (Invited by Dr. Vito Pirelli)

Popularizing Lectures

  • Keynote Lecture: Over ongelijkheid, woorden tellen, reactietijden en het leren van taal. (On inequality, counting words, reaction times and learning a language). NTRO Taaltrainersdag, Breukelen (The Netherlands), November 19, 2011.

Courses and Tutorials

  • Memory-Based Learning: Working with TiMBL, Data-Rich Approaches to English Morphology: From corpora and experiments to theory and back, Wellington (NZ), July 4-6, 2012. (Invited by Prof. Ingo Plag)
  • Tools of the Trade: Some Advice on Setting up Large Psycholinguistic Experiments and Putting Together Many Sources of Lexical Data. Institute of Psychology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, March 22-24, 2011. (Invited by Dr. Zofia Wodniecka)
  • Lexical databases. Experimental Methods in Language Aquisition Research (EMLAR VII), Utrecht, February 2-4, 2011. (Invited by organizing committee)
  • An introduction to lexical databases. Experimental Methods in Language Aquisition Research (EMLAR VI), Utrecht, February 3-5, 2010. (Invited by organizing committee)
  • Advanced methods for lexical databases. Experimental Methods in Language Aquisition Research (EMLAR VI), Utrecht, February 3-5, 2010. (Invited by organizing committee)
  • Practical Python for Psycholinguistics. University of Novi Sad, Serbia, April 10 2009. (Invited by Prof. Petar Milin)
  • A general introduction to the CELEX lexical database. Experimental Methods in Language Aquisition Research (EMLAR V), Utrecht, November 7-9, 2008. (Invited by organizing committee)
  • Advanced methods for working with CELEX. Experimental Methods in Language Aquisition Research (EMLAR V), Utrecht, November 7-9, 2008. (Invited by organizing committee)
  • A general introduction to the CELEX lexical database. Experimental Methods in Language Aquisition Research (EMLAR IV), Utrecht, November 6-8, 2007. (Invited by organizing committee)
  • Advanced methods for working with CELEX. Experimental Methods in Language Aquisition Research (EMLAR IV), Utrecht, November 6-8, 2007. (Invited by organizing committee)
  • Machine learning for modeling in psycholinguistics (with Walter Daelemans). LOT Summer School, Leuven, June 11–15, 2007. (Invited by organizing committee)
  • Leanlex: Lexical objects for Python. Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, May 4, 2006. (Invited by Dr. Harald Baayen)

Lectures at Local Seminars

  • On visual word recognition, megastudies, nonwords, and decision bias. Seminars of the Research Center in Cognition and Neurosciences (CONNEX), Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels , January 18, 2012. (Invited by Prof. Alain Content & Dr. Fabienne Chetail)
  • The British Lexicon Project. School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, December 9, 2011. (Invited by Dr. Steven Frisson)
  • On lazy learning, irregularity, and lexical decision megastudies. School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, December 7, 2011. (Invited by Dr. Ben Ambridge)
  • Continuous measures of regularity-irregularity in morphological processing and production., Cognitive Workgroup Series, Department of Linguistics, University of Oregon, October 27, 2011. (Invited by Dr. Vsevolod Kapatsinski)
  • Detecting inherent bias in the lexical decision task Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive, Université de Provence, Marseille, June 3, 2011. (Invited by Dr. Arnaud Rey)
  • New Directions in Visual Word Processing Research. Institute of Psychology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, March 22, 2011. (Invited by Dr. Zofia Wodniecka)
  • Detecting Inherent Biases in the Lexical Decision Task. Center for Cognitive Sciences, University of Allahabad, February 10, 2011. (Invited by Prof. Narayanan Srinivasan)
  • Applications of lazy learning in psycholinguistics. Spoken Syntax Lab, Stanford University, June 24, 2010. (Invited by Dr. Victor Kuperman)
  • Similarity and Productivity in Inflectional Morphology. University of Belgrade, April 9, 2009. (Invited by Prof. Aleksandar Kostić)
  • Language Learning as Categorization. University of Novi Sad, April 8, 2009. (Invited by Prof. Petar Milin)

Conference presentations

(All with peer review of abstracts)

  • Keuleers, E., Mandera, P & Brysbaert, M., Lexical decision with the masses, Annual meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences, May 28th 2013.
  • Keuleers, E., & Brysbaert, M., Monkeys and Metrics: Using String Distance Measures to Investigate Orthographic Processing, 53d Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Minneapolis, November 15-18, 2012.
  • Keuleers, E., & Brysbaert, M., Monkeys and metrics: What string distance measures can tell us about orthographic processing, 23-26, Eighth International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, October 23-27, 2012.
  • Keuleers, E., Lacey, P., Rastle, K., & Brysbaert, M., The British Lexicon Project. 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Seattle, November 3-6, 2011.
  • Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., Detecting inherent bias in the lexical decision task. 17th Meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP). Donostia – San Sebastian, September 29 – October 2, 2011.
  • Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., Detecting inherent bias in the lexical decision task. Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP), Paris, September 1-3, 2011.
  • Brysbaert, M., Keuleers, E., Lacey, P,. & Rastle, K., The British Lexicon Project: A new database of lexical decision times for 28K monosyllabic and disyllabic English words. Experimental Psychology Society Oxford Meeting. Oxford, April 13-15, 2011.
  • Keuleers, E., Brysbaert, M., & New, B. An evaluation of the Google Books ngrams for psycholinguistic research. Lexical Resources in Psycholinguistic Research. Berlin, March 28, 2011.
  • Ferrand, L., New, B., Brysbaert, M., Keuleers, E., Bonin, P., Méot, A., Augustinova, M., & Pallier, C. The French Lexicon Project. 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. St. Louis, November 18-21, 2010.
  • Diependaele, K., Duñabeitia, J. A., Morris, J., & Keuleers, E. Fast Morphological Effects in First and Second Language Word Recognition.51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. St. Louis, November 18-21, 2010.
  • Keuleers, E. Using machine-learning algorithms for word/non-word discrimination to detect decision biases in lexical decision tasks. (Symposium-Megastudies : A new approach in word recognition studies). 52e congrès de la Société Française de Psychologie. Lille, September 7-9, 2010.
  • Keuleers. E, & Brysbaert, M. Using Machine-Learning Algorithms for Word/Nonword Discrimination to Detect Decision Biases in Lexical Decision Tasks, Seventh International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, June 30 – July 3, 2010.
  • Keuleers. E, & Brysbaert, M. Wuggy: A Powerful Pseudoword Generator for Different Languages, Seventh International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, June 30 – July 3, 2010.
  • Brysbaert, M. & Keuleers, E. Can childhood frequencies replace age-of-acquisition ratings? First joint meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society (EPS) and the Spanish Experimental Psychological Society (SEPEX), Granada, April 15 – 17, 2010
  • Brysbaert, M. & Keuleers, E. What do nonword rejection times tell us about the orthographic code? First joint meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society (EPS) and the Spanish Experimental Psychological Society (SEPEX), Granada, April 15 – 17, 2010
  • Diependaele, K., Duñabeitia, J.A., Morris, J., & Keuleers, E. Automatic morphological decomposition in first and second language word recognition, 15th Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, Barcelona, 7-9 September 2009.
  • Keuleers, E., & Brysbaert, M., Gent-generator: a powerful pseudo-word generator and matcher, 15th Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, Barcelona, 7-9 September 2009.
  • Keuleers, E., Continuous measures of regularity-irregularity in morphological processing and production, 6th International Morphological Processing Conference, Turku, Finland, June 14-17, 2009.
  • Keuleers, E. Inflectional productivity in the English past tense: A comparison of two computational approaches, The Mental Lexicon, Banff, October 7-10, 2008.
  • Keuleers, E. Predicting exceptions may be harmful. In A. Arppe, K. Sinnemäki, & U. Nikanne (Eds.), Third workshop on Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics (QITL 3), Helsinki, June 2-4, 2008.
  • Vandekerckhove, B., Keuleers, E., & Sandra, D. The role of phonological distance and relative support in the productivity of the Dutch simple past tense. Third workshop on Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics (QITL 3), Helsinki, June 2-4, 2008.
  • Keuleers, E. Similarity and productivity in inflectional morphology: A comparison of minimal generalization and memory-based learning. International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, February 3–6, 2008.
  • Daelemans, W. & Keuleers, E. Machine Learning and Cognitive Science of Language Acquisition (MLCS 07), London, June 21-22.
  • Keuleers, E., Mortelmans, J., & Brisard, F. From corpus to model: Two examples of usage-based learning with pragmatic information. International Pragmatics Conference, Göteborg, July 8–13, 2007.
  • Keuleers, E. & Sandra, D. Generalization of regular and irregular inflection in a memory-based learning model, The Mental Lexicon, Montreal, October 11–13, 2006.
  • Keuleers, E. & Sandra, D. Exemplar effects in Dutch plural and past tense inflection. Architectures and Mechanisms in Language Processing (AMLaP), Ghent, September 5–7, 2005.
  • Keuleers, E. & Sandra, D. Pragmatic information in models of inflectional morphology. The Mental Lexicon. Windsor, Ontario, June 30–July 3, 2004.
  • Keuleers, E. & Sandra, D. A memory-based learning account of Dutch plural inflection. Architectures and Mechanisms in Language Processing (AMLaP), Aix-en-Provence, September 16–18, 2004.
  • Keuleers, E., Durieux, G., & Martens, E. What information do we use in producing inflected word forms? The case of Dutch plural inflection, Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP), Granada. September 17–20, 2003.

Employment

  • October 2008-Present: Post-doctoral Researcher – Center for Reading Research, Dep. of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University.
  • January 2008-July 2008: Researcher on the BioGRAPH project — CNTS Language Technology Group, University of Antwerp.
  • January 2004–December 2007: PhD Researcher — Center for Psycholinguistics, University of Antwerp.
  • November 2001–December 2003: Research Assistant — Center for Psycholinguistics, University of Antwerp.
  • February 2001–September 2001: Market Research Consultant, INRA.

Education and Qualifications

  • 2008: PhD in Linguistics, University of Antwerp.
  • 2003-2008: Doctoral program in Linguistics, University of Antwerp.
  • 1997-2000: MA Theoretical and Experimental Psychology, Ghent University.
  • 1992-1995: BA Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Teaching Experience

  • General Psychology: Module Language Psychology. Ghent University Bachelor program in Sociology and Communication Sciences (8 hours), 2011-2013.
  • Interdisciplinary Linguistics: Psycholinguistics and Language Aquisition. University of Antwerp Bachelor program in Linguistics (15 hours), 2006–2007.
  • Frequency, productivity, and analogy. University of Antwerp Bachelor program in Linguistics (30 hours), 2004-2005.
  • Rules and analogy in language production. University of Antwerp Bachelor program in Linguistics (30 hours), 2003-2004.
  • Guest Colleges: Experimental Psychology (Ba, Ghent University, Prof. Durk Talsma, 2012); Cognitive Psychology (Ma, Ghent University, Prof. Marc Brysbaert, 2011); Language and Cognition (Undergraduate, Jagiellonian University Krakow, Dr. Zofia Wodniecka, 2011)
  • See also Courses and Tutorials

Research Visits

  • Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft/Quantitative Linguistics, (Prof. Harald Baayen & Prof. Petar Milin), 4 week-long visits in 2012 and 2013.
  • University of Novi Sad, Department of Psychology (Prof. Petar Milin), 2 x 2-week visit, 2009, Erasmus Mundus Basileus Staff Exchange Program.
  • Short stays (< 1 week): Institute for Computational Linguistics, CNRi, Pisa (Dr. Vito Pirelli, Dr. Claudia Marzi, & Dr. Marcello Ferro, 2013); Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago (Dr. Pablo Gomez, 2012); Department of Psychology, University of Liverpool (Dr. Ben Ambridge, 2011); Department of Linguistics, University of Oregon (Dr. Vsevolod Kapatsinski, 2011); Department of Psychology, Jagiellonian University Krakow (Dr. Zofia Wodniecka); Department of Linguistics, Stanford University (Dr. Victor Kuperman, 2010), Department of Psychology, University of Belgrade (Prof. Dušica Filipović-Đurđević, 2009)

Awards

  • Award from the Psychonomic Society for Best Article of 2010 in Behavior Research Methods. Presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. St. Louis, November 18, 2010.

Grants obtained

  • Host (with Marc Brysbaert) for ESF Short Visit Grant awarded to Kevin Tang. (August 2013) [1,415 EUR]
  • ESF Bilateral Preparatory Action Grant. Awarded to Emmanuel Keuleers and Claudia Marzi. Lexical acquisition in bilingual contexts: aspects of (extra)linguistic and psycholinguistic modelling. (June-July 2013) [1,280 EUR]
  • Host (with Marc Brysbaert) for ESF Short Visit Grant awarded to Davide Crepaldi. (October 2012) [1,170 EUR]
  • TRIBAL: Translation Recognition in Bilinguals Across the Lifespan. Awarded by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, MINECO, Gobierno de España. Members: Jon Andoni Duñabeitia, Emmanuel Keuleers, Stéphanie Massol, Aina Casaponsa, Ainhara Martí. (2012-2015) [PI: Jon Andoni Duñabeitia][45,000 EUR]
  • Erasmus Mundus Basileus Staff Exchange Grant (2009) [3,000 EUR]

Supervision of Students (MA & PhD)

Current

  • Paweł Mandera, Ghent University, PhD program in Psychology. Co-supervised with Marc Brysbaert.

Past

  • Friederike Niedtner, University of Antwerp, Master of Advanced Studies in Linguistics: Interdisciplinary Linguistics – Specialisation: Computational Linguistics. A Computational Analysis of the Contextual Diversity Measure and Its Relation to Visual Word Recognition Reaction Times. Co-supervised with Walter Daelemans, presented August 2010.
  • Bram Vandekerckhove, University of Antwerp, Master in Linguistics. The productivity of morphological patterns in the Dutch past tense. Co-supervised with Dominiek Sandra, presented June 2007.

Membership of PhD Committees

  • Katrien Beuls, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Department of Computer Science, Processing, learning and tutoring of Spanish verb morphology. To be defended on October 30, 2013. (Jury member)
  • Strahinja Dimitrević, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, Department of Psychology. (Advisory committee member)

Membership of Professional Organizations

  • Psychonomic Society
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences

Media

Magazine Articles

  • Bower, B. (2012, December 29). Spelling out baboons’ “literacy.” Science News, 182(13), 14. link (https://www NULL.sciencenews NULL.org/article/word-detecting-baboons-are-tough-read)
  • Haghighat, L. (2012). Baboons can learn to recognize words. Nature. doi (http://dx NULL.doi NULL.org/doi:10 NULL.1038/nature NULL.2012 NULL.10432), link (http://www NULL.nature NULL.com/news/baboons-can-learn-to-recognize-words-1 NULL.10432)

Newspaper Articles (selected)

  • Zijlmans, M. (2013, May 16). “Spapperen” met nationale Taaltest voor jongeren. de Volkskrant. link (http://www NULL.volkskrant NULL.nl/vk/nl/2672/Wetenschap-Gezondheid/article/detail/3441623/2013/05/16/Spapperen-met-nationale-Taaltest-voor-jongeren NULL.dhtml)
  • Neyt, G. (2013, March 19). Sjobben of paplam: welk woord bestaat echt? Het Nieuwsblad. link (http://www NULL.nieuwsblad NULL.be/article/detail NULL.aspx?articleid=DMF20130318_00509066)
  • Zijlmans, M. (2013, March 16). Dossier: Woordenschat. de Volkskrant. link (http://www NULL.volkskrant NULL.nl/vk/nl/2844/Archief/archief/article/detail/3410183/2013/03/16/Woordenschat NULL.dhtml)

Television Broadcasts

  • Taaltest. (2013, May 17). Schooltv-weekjournaal. NTR – Teleac. link (http://www NULL.uitzendinggemist NULL.nl/afleveringen/1343338)
  • Groot Nationaal Taalonderzoek. (2013, March 21). Studio MAX Live. Omroep MAX. link (http://www NULL.uitzendinggemist NULL.net/aflevering/193037/Studio_Max_Live NULL.html)

Radio Broadcasts

  • Woordentest. (2013, March 18). Hautekiet. Radio 1. link (http://www NULL.vrt NULL.be/taal/het-taalonderzoek)
  • Wie heeft de grootste woordenschat? (2013, March 16). Pavlov. NTR. link (http://www NULL.wetenschap24 NULL.nl/programmas/pavlov/radio/2013/maart/16-03-2013 NULL.html)

Academic Duties

  • Member of the Department Council, Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University (since 2008)
  • Member of the Data Deposition Committee, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University (since 2013)

Editorial Activities

  • Currently Guest Editor (with Dave Balota) of a forthcoming special issue of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology on Megastudies, Crowdsourcing and Big Datasets in Psycholinguistics.

Reviewing

  • Ad hoc reviewer for l’Année Psychologique, Behavior Research Methods, Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Frontiers in Psychology – Language Sciences, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, Language and Cognitive Processes, The Mental Lexicon, Research on Language and Computation, Psychological Science, Psihologija, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

Organization of conferences and events

  • Psycholinguistics in Flanders VI. Co-organizer. University of Antwerp, June 28–29, 2007.
  • Wetenschapsfeest (National Science Festival). Development and organisation of interactive psycholinguistic experiments. Event held at Flanders Expo, Ghent, October 27–29, 2006.

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