Gitte Joergensen
Research fellow

Profile

Biography

  • BSc Psychology, University of Lincoln
  • MSc Reading, Language and Cognition, University of York

Research

Overview

Anticipation, event-plausibility and scene constraints: Evidence from eye movements

Projects

I am using eye-tracking to explore how we map language onto internal representations of visually available scenes, as well as previously viewed scenes – and more specifically, how event-plausibility may influence our internal representations of described events.

Grants

ESCR studentship (University of York, 2008-2011)

Collaborators

Professor Gerry Altmann (PhD Supervisor)

Publications

Selected publications

Talks given
  • Joergensen, G., & Altmann, G. Anticipating moved objects: Event-plausibility matters, but not always… Poster presented at the 15th Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP), Barcelona, Spain, 2009.
  • Joergensen, G.,  & Altmann, G. Anticipating moved objects: Event-plausibility matters, but not always… Poster presented at the 23rd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, USA, 2010.
  • Joergensen, G.,  & Altmann, G.  Anticipating moved objects: Event-plausibility and context-dependence… Poster presented at the 16th Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP), York, England, 2010.

Contact details

Gitte Joergensen
Research fellow
Department of Psychology
Room PS/C224

Tel: 01904 43(3152)