Monday, December 3, 2007

New Survey: Best Conference for Brain-Language Research

Which is the best annual conference for brain-language research? Is it a language conference that has a bit of neuroscience representation? A neuroscience conference with a bit of language representation? Or an aphasia conference? Here are links to the various meetings. What other conferences do you present at?

Academy of Aphasia
Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLaP)
Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting (CNS)
CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing
Society for Neuroscience (SfN)

2 comments:

nina kazanina said...

[Incidentally, I was just thinking about the same question as part of a 3-year planning that i had to do, so ..]

I think CUNY is great, but only for sentence-processing research. AMLaP seems to me to be a proper place for neurolinguistics research that has to do with lexical access (the Mental Lexicon conference, http://www.mental.lexicon.ling.ualberta.ca/events.html, is also good for that).

I would be curious to know how CNS compares to SfN.

S. M. Wilson said...

The one major conference missing from this list, which has lots of language/brain stuff, is OHBM. But maybe it *should* be missing, since the cost of registration has gone from excessive to absurd (it's now $550 for early registration for members, plus $100 to be a member).

Anyway, CNS is my favorite for language/brain.