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Selected talks

2017

  • The Interaction of Bayesian Pragmatics and Lexical Semantics in Linguistic Interpretation: Using Event-related Potentials to Investigate Hearers’ Probabilistic Predictions (with M. Werning), CogSci 2017, 39th annual Cognitive Science Conference, July 26-29, 2017, London, UK.
  • Seeing the self in time (with C. McCarroll), TEMI - Temporal Experience, Memory, and Imagination: Insights from Philosophy and Psychology, March 24-25, 2017, Warwick, UK.

2016

  • What is in an artifact concept. CoSt2016, September, 15-17, Düsseldorf.
  • Affordances in language. On the role of motor information in the meaning of nouns. ESPP - European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 24th Annual Meeting, August 10-13, 2016, St. Andrews.
  • (invited) Simulating to understand. Grounding narrative capacity on the systems for action and perception. Workshop "Narrativity and Cognition", April 27, Tor Vergata University, Rome.
  • (invited) Semantic processing of pain-related sentences. Colloquium Roma Tre University & CNR, April 28, Rome.

2015

  • Words do hurt. Pain-sensitivity and semantic processing. Society for Philosophy of Language, October 1-3, Venice.
  • Towards an Embodied pragmatic approach to language evolution. Protolang4, September 24-26, Rome.
  • Memorable actions: The role of motor information in the retrieval of memories for action phrases. ESPP - European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 23rd Annual Meeting, July 14-17, 2015, Tartu.
  • Reading Words Hurts: The impact of pain sensitivity on people’s ratings of pain-related words. (with K. Reuter and M. Werning). ESPP - European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 23rd Annual Meeting, July 14-17, 2015, Tartu.
  • Reading Words Hurts: The impact of pain sensitivity on people’s ratings of pain-related words. (with K. Reuter and M. Werning). CogSci 2015, 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, July 22-25, 2015, Pasadena.
  • Self-projection and the brain (with F. Ferretti). ICSC 2015, 6th International Conference on Spatial Cognition, September 7-11, 2015, Rome.
  • Linking actions and intentions to discourses: Towards an embodied pragmatic theory of language evolution. PROTOLANG4, September 24-26, 2015, Rome.

2014

  • From conversation to language. An evolutionary embodied account (with A. Chiera). IACS, First International Association for Cognitive Semiotics, September 25-27, 2014, Lund.
  • Discourse understanding and sensory-motor experience: an experimental investigation. ESPP, European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 22nd Annual Meeting, September 16-19, 2014, Noto.
  • From the context to the lexicon: An EEG study on affordances and telicity in the meaning of nouns. Poster presentation. CogSci 2014, 36th annual Cognitive Science Conference, July 23-26, 2014, Quebec City.
  • (invited) Redefining the Narrative Self: A naturalistic perspective. Human world and natural world, April 14-16, 2014, Rome.
  • (invited) Bodily experience and language processing. Typology, Language and Culture, March 6-7, 2014, Lund.

2013

  • (invited) Mind reading and space-time navigation. Scuola di Psicoterapia Cognitiva, December 13, 2013, Rome.
  • Lexicon in action: N400 contextual effect on affordances and telicity. Investigating Semantics: Empirical and Philosophical Approaches, October 10-12, 2013, Bochum.
  • (invited) Can context overwrite the lexicon? An EEG study on affordances and telicity in the meaning of nouns. Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 6, June 10-14, 2013, St. Petersburg.
  • The power of discourse: N400 effect in deleting local telic violations. European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 21st Annual Meeting, July 9-12, 2013, Granada.
  • Embodied discourse. An ERP study. CogSci 2013, 35th annual Cognitive Science Conference, July 31-August 3, 2013, Berlin.
  • Processing Narrative Coherence: Towards a top-down model of discourse (with I. Adornetti and F. Ferretti). Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative, August 4-6, 2013, Hamburg.

2012

  • Animals’ mental time travel. Poster presentation. Animal Cognition: Behavioral Studies and Theory Formation, June 28-30, 2012, Ruhr University of Bochum.

2011

  • (invited) No naturalization without evolution. Colloque International sur: «Naturalismes et rationalités en situation. Raison et nature du XVIIIe au XXIe siècle», Collège International de philosphie, 8-10 December 2011, Paris.
  • Protolanguage as Protodiscourse. Protolang2, 19-21 September 2011, Torun.

2010

  • The pragmatic-cognitive foundations of narrative language. XVII National Congress of the Society for the Philosophy of Language, The pragmatic dimension in philosophy, linguistics and semiotics, 16-18 September 2010, Trieste.
  • “Self in time” and language. Poster presentation. DISCOS: International conference on "Intersubjectivity and the Self", 17-19 June 2010, Budapest.
  • Narrative origins of language and the Triadic System of Grounding and Projection (with F. Ferretti). Poster presentation. 2nd Workshop on Cognition and Evolution (CogEvo), 17-20 June 2010, Rovereto.
  • (invited) The role of consciousness in linguistic comprehension-production processes. The Nature of Consciousness, 15-17 September 2010, Messina.
  • The comparative psychology and the study of the human mind. Fourth International Congress of the Coordination of the PhD courses in Cognitive Science, CODISCO, 7-9 June 2010, Rome.
  • Time, language and animal minds. School of High Formation "Open problems in the Philosophy of Science", 15-17 April 2010, Cesena.