Big Question 1 Launch Event

Held on 14 September 2017 at the Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Description and aim

Biq Question 1 organized a workshop that aimed to bring all BQ1 participants and other interested parties together to plan future collaborations and streamline BQ1 team science.


Stefan Frank
Hartmut Fitz
Jelle Zuidema
Marcel van Gerven
Karl Magnus Petersson


13.00-13.10  Welcome and intro (Stefan Frank)
13.10-13.40  How does the brain combine words into sentences? Linguistics in BQ1 (Jelle Zuidema)
13.40-14.10  Word perception and comprehension: Psychology in BQ1 (Stefan Frank)
14.10-14.30  Break
14.30-15.00  Neurobiological models of the mental lexicon: Neuroscience in BQ1 (Hartmut Fitz)
15.00-15.30  Bringing it all together: Data in BQ1 (Marcel van Gerven)
15.30-15.50  Break
15.50-16.40  Keynote: Future directions (Brian Murphy, Queen's University, Belfast)
16.40-17.40  Discussion (leader: Odette Scharenborg)
17.40-  Drinks

Contact and Location

Stefan Frank
Hartmut Fitz

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Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Wundtlaan 1
Room 1.63
6525 XD, Nijmegen
The Netherlands


This workshop is supported by funding from the Language in Interaction Consortium.