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Katharina Spalek: "Neuroimaging and neurophysiological measures for investigating the activation of focus alternatives during language comprehension". Münster Conference Linguistic Representations and Language Processing, Münster/online, Germany, March 2021.

Beate Bergmann and Katharina Spalek: "Focus and context: How speakers create alternative sets." Linguistic Evidence, Tübingen, Germany, February 2020.

Katharina Spalek: "Alternatives in the Brain: What Neuroimaging can tell us about Pragmatics." Research Colloquium, Bochum University, Germany, May 2019.

Katharina Spalek: "Individuelle Unterschiede im Sprachverstehen - am Beispiel von linguistischem Fokus." Treffpunkt Sprache, Berlin, Germany, January 2019.

Katharina Spalek: "The role of focus alternatives in discourse coherence." Distinguished Speakers in Language Science, Saarbrücken, Germany, October 2018.

Xaver Koch, Anna-Lisa Ndao and Katharina Spalek: "Contrastive intonation effects on word recall for information-structural alternatives." ICPL2, Cologne, Germany, July 2018.

Nicole Gotzner and Katharina Spalek: "Speakers' expectations about upcoming discourse referents: Effects of pitch accents and focus particles." DGfS 2018, Stuttgart, Germany, March 2018.

Anna-Lisa Ndao and Katharina Spalek: "What’s the alternative? Experimental research on the extent of focus alternative sets." Linguistic Evidence 2018, Tübingen, Germany, February 2018.

Katharina Spalek, Nicole Gotzner and Beate Bergmann: "How focus particles affect what we will talk about next.DETEC 2017, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, June 2017.



Chao Sun, Katharina Spalek and Richard Breheny: "Investigating the use of alternatives in incremental processing", AMLaP, Potsdam, Germany, September 2020.

Beate Bergmann and Katharina Spalek: "How context determines focus alternatives in the speaker’s mind", AMLaP, Potsdam, Germany, September 2020.

Katharina Spalek and Xaver Koch: "To select or not to select - what DOES pitch focus do with focus alternatives?", AMLaP, Potsdam, Germany, September 2020.

Chao Sun, Katharina Spalek and Richard Breheny: "The use of alternatives in incremental processing", 33rd annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference, the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, March 2020.

Katharina Spalek, Beate Bergmann, Wei Shi and Vera Demberg: "'ONLY' increases expectations for causal coherence relations", DETEC, Berlin, Germany, September 2019.

Beate Bergmann and Katharina Spalek: "Focus alternatives in language production: evidence from lexical decision." AMLaP, Moscow, Russia, September 2019.

Chao Sun, Xaver Koch and Katharina Spalek: "Individual differences in focus processing." AMLaP, Moscow, Russia, September 2019.

Kim Jördens, Nicole Gotzner and Katharina Spalek: "The composition of focus alternative sets: Can carpets be an alternative to figs?" Sinn & Bedeutung, Osnabrück, Germany, September 2019.

Katharina Spalek, Yulia Oganian and Xaver Koch: "Gender differences in the neural processing of pitch focus." Eleventh annual meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Helsinki, Finnland, August 2019.

Poster Presentation Moscow 2

Annika Tjuka, Huong Thi Thu Nguyen and Katharina Spalek: "Shirts, scarves, or socks – Remembering focus alternatives in Vietnamese." 6. Summer Neurolinguistics School, Moscow, Russia, July 2019.







Chao Sun, Xaver Koch and Katharina Spalek: "The processing of focus: perception, comprehension and production.8. Experimental Pragmatics Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 2019.

Katharina Spalek and Yulia Oganian: "The processing of focus alternatives: Evidence from neuroimaging." AMLaP, Berlin, Germany, September 2018. 

Katharina Spalek and Beate Bergmann: "When speakers keep their focus – alternative inhibition in language production." 20th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Potsdam, Germany, September 2017.



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