Behaviour research methods: The Croatian psycholinguistic database: Estimates for 6000 nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs

The members of the MEGACRO project research group published a new paper titled The Croatian psycholinguistic database: Estimates for 6000 nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs in the journal Behavior research methods.

Peti-Stantić, A., Anđel, M., Gnjidić, V., Keresteš, G., Ljubešić, N., Masnikosa, I., Tonković, M., Tušek, J., Willer-Gold, J., & Stanojević, M.-M. (2021). The Croatian psycholinguistic database: Estimates for 6000 nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Behavior Research Methods. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-020-01533-x

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[guest lecture] Logical bond between reading and thinking: academic vocabulary and its operationalization

Professor Anita Peti-Stantić will give a talk for the Croatian Education and Teacher Training Agency. The lecture for high school advisors for all school subjects (“Logical bond between reading and thinking: academic vocabulary and its operationalization“) will be held on Tuesday, 28 January at 14:00. 

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Workshop: Machine learning and language processes

MEGACRO (funded by the Croatian Science Foundation and supported by the University of Zagreb) organizes a workshop Machine learning and language processes for doctoral and postdoctoral students.

The workshop will be held on Friday, 6 December 2019 in the room A 302 (9:30-14:30) at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb.

Workshop lectures:

Petar Milin, PhD University of Birmingham (project Out of our Minds)

https://outofourminds.bham.ac.uk/

Artificial Neural Networks against Natural Language Ailments
Maja Anđel, PhD Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb

Leabra – biologically plausible modelling algorithm
Petar Milin, PhD University of Birmingham (project Out of our Minds)

https://outofourminds.bham.ac.uk/

A royal way to a headache: Complex research phenomena require complex statistical models (A gentle introduction to Mixed Effects Modeling)

 

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SCLC-2019

Professor Anita Peti-Stantić will present a paper on Informativity of pronomial Clitics in Croatian prepared with Mirjana Tonković, PhD, at the 16th conference of the Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Association  (SCLA).
Professor Mateusz-Milan Stanojević (a member of the MEGACRO research group) will be presenting a paper on Premodification by adjectives in Croatian verbal idioms, prepared with professor Jelena Parizoska.
The conference is going to be held at Harvard University (Cambridge/Boston, Massachusetts) 12-14 October 2019.
Conference programme is available here

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Affective grounding, imageability and concreteness

Professor Mateusz-Milan Stanojević will participate at the 2019 Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference (PTJK), which will be held at the University of Białystok. Profesor Stanojević will present his work on “Affective grounding, imageability and concreteness” on Thursday, the 26th of September.

Conference programme is available here

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ESCOP: Psycholinguistic estimates and lexical decision times for 1000 Croatian nouns

Mirjana Tonković will present a poster at the 21st  ESCOP conference (conference organized by the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, 25- 28 September 2019, Tenerife). She will present the topic of Psycholinguistic estimates and lexical decision times for 1000 Croatian nouns  prepared in collaboration with Francesca Dumančić, Denis Vlašiček and two MEGACRO researchers, Gordana Keresteš and Anita Peti-Stantić.

The list of all poster presentations is available here

Conference programme is available here

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