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Exploring language with transcranial magnetic stimulation

DateMonday, 8th October 2012

veranstalter: Dr. Joseph T. Devlin
ansprechpartner: Imke Franzmeier
institution: HPSL
language: Englisch
location institution: Freiburg
date_raw: 8.-9.10.2012
date_sort: 08.10.2012, 00:00:00

workshop adresses methodological aspects of transcranial magnetic
(TMS) and its application in language research. Joseph Devlin, our
invited speaker, will present on the functioning of TMS and on TMS in
neurolinguistic research on Monday, October 8th 2012. He will address
the following questions:

1)      What is transcranial magnetic
stimulation and how does it work?

2)      How can TMS be applied to
neurolinguistic research and what research on TMS and language already exists?

On Monday afternoon there will be short presentations on
experiments and ideas relating to the workshop topic.

On Tuesday, October 9th 2012
Joseph Devlin is available for one-to-one conversations.

Devlin ( was trained in neuroimaging and
TMS at Oxford and Cambridge. Now he is the principal investigator at the Cognitive,
Perceptual and Brain Sciences at University College London (UCL). His main
interests are language processes and how they relate to other cognitive, motor
and sensory systems.


If you are
interested to present your work on Monday and/or discuss your work and/or ideas
with Joseph Devlin on Tuesday, please contact Imke Franzmeier. For
registration and questions, also contact Imke Franzmeier at

The workshop
will be held in English.