• 18 Oct

  • Hannah Sysak


STEP2018 – CCP Spring Training in Experimental Psycholinguistics

The Centre for Comparative Psycholinguistics (CCP, University of Alberta Department of Linguistics) organizes a week long Spring Training Workshop in current issues and methods in psycholinguistics. It will take place in Edmonton, Alberta, May 14-19, 2018. The Spring School is directed at graduate and advanced undergraduate students and anyone else interested in learning how to turn their research ideas into concrete steps towards experimental designs, data collection and analysis using advanced experimental and statistical methods.

Location: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Dates: May 14-19, 2018
Registration Deadline : April 29, 2018. Registrations received after this date will be charged a late fee of $30 (CAD)
Fee: $360 (CAD) — The workshop fee includes attendance, workshop materials, tea/coffee, light snacks and lunches (5 days). There is an extra $20 (CAD) for the day-long GAMMs workshop (on Saturday May 19) which includes drinks, snacks and lunch.

STEP 2018 Instructors and Courses

Harald Baayen (University of Tübingen) – Computational modeling of lexical processing with naive discriminative learning

Emmanuel Keuleers (Tilburg University) – People, words, and records: A transaction-based view on language processing

Aki-Juhani Kyröläinen (McMaster University) & Vincent Porretta (University of Windsor) – Introduction to linear mixed-effects modeling in R

Gary Libben (Brock University) – Building and combining your own behavioural psycholinguistic techniques for pure and applied research

Vincent Porretta (University of Windsor) – Introduction to R

Debra Titone (McGill University) & Jason Gullifer (McGill University) – Capitalizing on our communicative & neurocognitive diversity: A selective overview of why and how we study individual differences in language processing

Benjamin V. Tucker (University of Alberta) – Using speech in psycholinguistics: From speech synthesis to spoken word recognition

Jacolien Van Rij (Groningen University) & Juhani Järvikivi (University of Alberta) – Exploring eye-tracking methods in spoken language research

*Click here for the schedule.

Registration is now open! Here’s how to register:

1) Fill in the Registration Form here

2) Proceed to payment

  • If you are attending the normal STEP program and the GAMM workshop on Saturday (altogether $380.00), please pay here
  • If you are attending the normal STEP program only (altogether $360.00), please pay here instead.


Click here for information on accommodation.