Conferences

Conference talks:

Pissani, L. & de Almeida, R. G. (2022). Is the night owl on the hunt? The metaphor awakening effect. Psychonomic Society’s 63rd Annual Meeting. November 17-20th. Boston, Massachusetts, USA & Online.


Pissani, L. & de Almeida, R. G. (2022). Awakening metaphors: The literal meaning of a conventional metaphor can be awakened contingent on subsequent cues. 12th International Conference on the Mental lexicon. Niagara on the Lake. October 11-14th. Ontario, Canada.


Pissani, L. & de Almeida, R. G. (2022). What happens to the literal meanings of metaphors? A review and a “minimalist” proposal. Concepts in Action: Representation, Learning and Application.  August 22-24th. Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany.


Martin, D., de Almeida, R. G., Pissani, L., & Gratton, J. (2022). Enhanced visual-linguistic interaction in children within the autism spectrum: Evidence from the visual-world paradigm with dynamic scenes. 43rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. July 27-30th. Toronto, Canada. Flash presentation.


Pissani, L., Antal, C., Salehi, K., Falcone, A. R., & de Almeida, R. G. (2021). Where in the brain is “pragmatics”? The case of verbal metaphors in aphasia. 13th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language. October 5-8th. Online.

 

Antal, C., Trankarov, D., Salehi, K., Falcone, A. R., Pissani, L., & de Almeida, R. G. (2021). Understanding implausible passives in aphasia: Algorithmic and heuristic processes compete. 13th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language. October 5-8th. Online.

 

Antal, C., Falcone, A. R., Pissani, L., Salehi, K., & de Almeida, R. G. (2021). Indeterminate sentences in aphasia: Investigating coercion and the nature of compositionality. 13th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language. October 5-8th. Online.

 

Salehi, K., Antal, C., Falcone, A. R., Pissani, L., & de Almeida, R. G. (2021). Undoable: Computing hierarchical morphological structures in aphasia. 13th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language. October 5-8th. Online.

 

Pissani, L. & de Almeida, R. G. (2020). ‘Awakening metaphors: Conventional metaphors can be reinterpreted as novel in real time’, Words in the World & Brock University International 2020 Conference.

 

Pissani, L. & de Almeida, R. G. (2020). ‘Awakening metaphors: An experimental study on conventional metaphor processing and a behind-the-scenes report on running an experiment fully online. Brownbag Series 2019-2020. Concordia University. December 4th.

 

Pissani, L. & de Almeida, R. G. (2019). ‘What happened to literal meaning? A minimalist account of metaphor interpretation’, 4th Metaphor Festival, The Metaphor Lab Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. August 28th-31st.


Pissani, L. & Basilio, M. (2018, withdrew). 'Metaphor and metonymy in expressions involving body parts in Spanish: a cognitive approach', RaAM 12, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. June 27-30th.

 

Pissani, L. (2016). ‘Metaphor and metonymy in idiomatic expressions with body parts in Spanish: a cognitive approach’, V Debates about language, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

Pissani, L. (2013). ‘Structure and morphology of idiomatic expressions in Spanish’, XIV Symposium of Linguistics Students, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru.

 

Pissani, L. (2012). ‘Proverbs in Spanish language textbooks’, III National conference of Linguistics and Education “Luis Hernán Ramírez”, National University of San Marcos, Peru.

 

Pissani, L. (2012). ‘How Spanish proverbs are taught in textbooks’, XIV Symposium of Linguistics Students, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru.

 

Pissani, L. (2011). ‘Performing acts vocabulary: a lexicographical analysis’, II Lexicography symposium “Expoletras”, National University of San Marcos, Peru.

 

 

Poster presentations:

Le Métayer, A. B.; Pissani, L.; Genovesi, C.; & de Almeida, R. G. (2023). Accessing verbal humour: An investigation of the time-course of joke processing. PsychoShorts. March 3rd. In-person. Ottawa.



Antal, C., Falcone, A. R., Pissani, L., Salehi, K., & de Almeida, R. G. (2021). Interpreting indeterminate sentences in aphasia: a probe into semantic coercion. 59th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia Conference. October 24-26th. Online. 

 

Salehi, K., Antal, C., Falcone, A. R., Pissani, L., & de Almeida, R. G. (2021). Parsing trimorphemic words in context: Evidence from aphasia. 59th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia Conference. October 24-26th. Online. 

 

Pissani, L. & de Almeida, R. G. (2021). Poster ‘Can early birds ... fly? Awakening conventional metaphors further down the maze’, 43rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Vienna, Austria.


Pissani, L. & de Almeida, R. G. (2020). Poster ‘How can you mend a broken heart? Awakening Conventional Metaphors”, Psychonomic Society’s 61st Annual Meeting.


Pissani, L. (2019). Mental simulation: A cognitive approach to language learning’, 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Montreal, Canada.

 

 

 

Invited talks:

Pissani, L. (2020). How to get involved in research. Mentorship Among Psychology Students (MAPS). Concordia University. February 22nd

 

Pissani, L. (2019). Professional development. Psychology/Neuroscience Orientation Getaway 2019. Concordia Undergraduate Psychology Association (CUPA). Concordia University. January 12th -13th