Conference presentations

  • Liao C & Lau E. Extra time to get results? ERP data on complex predicates in Mandarin. Poster to be presented at the 31th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, CA, USA, Match 15- 17, 2018.
  • Huang N, Liao C, Hacquard V & Lidz, J. Selection properties of Mandarin attitude verbs and consequences for syntactic bootstrapping. Talk given at SelectionFest, Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin, Germany. Nov. 10-11, 2017.
  • Gaston P., Liao C., Matchin W., & Lau E. Investigating task-modulated syntactic prediction with MEG. Poster presented at the 9th annual Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA. Nov. 8-10, 2017.
  • Huang N, Liao C, Hacquard V & Lidz, J. Learning attitude verb meanings in a morphosyntactically-poor language via syntactic bootstrapping. Talk given at the 42nd Boston University Conference on Language Development. Boston, Mass. Nov. 3-5, 2017.
  • Lau E & Liao C. Neural indices of active structure maintenance: ERP evidence from noun phrase coordination. Poster to be presented at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, MA, USA, Match 30- April 1, 2017.
  • Matchin W, Liao C, Gaston P, & Lau E. An fMRI investigation of argument structure and syntactic selection. Poster to be presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) 2017 Annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, March 25-28, 2017.
  • Liao C & Chan S. Comprehension of code-mixed sentences in bilingual elders: An event-related potentials (ERP) study. Poster to be presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) 2017 Annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, March 25-28, 2017.
  • Huang N, Liao C, Hacquard V, & Lidz J. Syntactic bootstrapping with minimal morphosyntactic cues: Learning Mandarin Chinese attitude verb meanings. Poster presented at the 6th Mid-Atlantic Colloquium of Studies in Meaning (MACSIM 6). New York, NY, October 2016.
  • Liao C & Chan S. Unexpected ending in sentence processing: An ERP study. Research abstract presented at the 7th Conference on Language, Discourse, and Cognition (CLDC 2014). Taipei, Taiwan, May 3-4, 2014.
  • Liao C & Chan S. Switching into a non-dominant language is harder: An ERP study of simultaneous bilinguals. Poster presented at the 21st Anniversary meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS). Boston, MA, USA, April 5-8, 2014.
  • Chan S, Ku L, Liu C & Liao C. A cow needs a head but a horse does not: An MEG study on Mandarin classifiers. Research abstract presented at the 7th East Asia Symposium on Superconductive Electronics (EASSE). National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, October 23-26, 2013.
  • Chan S, Liao C, & Ku L. Headless cows are hard to process: an ERP study of Mandarin classifiers. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS). San Francisco, CA, April 13-16, 2013.
  • Liao C. On the acquisition of Chinese third tone sandhi in second language learners. Paper presented at 2012 Student Workshop on East Asian Linguistics (SWEAL). National Tsinghua University, August 4, 2012. 
  • Liao C. Perception and production of Chinese third tone sandhi in second language learners. Proceedings of the 13th National Conference on Linguistics (NCL). Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, May 23-24, 2012.
  • Liao C. On the emergence of General Taiwanese Accent: A perspective from Optimality Theory. Proceedings of the 13th National Conference on Linguistics (NCL). Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, May 23-24, 2012.
  • Liao C & Chan S. Code-mixing and language use: The asymmetrical processing cost in understanding switched sentences. Poster presented at the 2012 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT). Washington, D.C., March 8-11, 2012.
  • Liao C & Chan S. The asymmetrical processing cost of code-mixing in Mandarin-Taiwanese bilinguals. Proceedings of the 2011 National Conference on Linguistics (NCL). National Sun Yat Sen University, Taiwan, September 23-24, 2011.
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