Curricilum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. in Psychology (2016)

University of Iowa, U.S.A.

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M.A. in Psychology (2013)

University of Iowa, U.S.A.

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M.Sc. in Basic and Applied Cognitive Science (2009)

University of Athens, Greece

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B.A. in Psychology (2007)

University of Athens, Greece

Selected Publications

Kapnoula, E.C., Protopapas, A., Saunders, S. & Coltheart, M. (accepted). Lexical and sublexical effects on visual word recognition in Greek: Comparing human behavior to the Dual Route Cascaded (DRC) model. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience.

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Kapnoula, E.C., Winn M., Kong, E., Edwards, J. & McMurray, B. (in press). Evaluating the sources and functions of gradiency in phoneme categorization: An individual differences approach. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.

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Kapnoula, E.C. & McMurray B. (2016). Newly learned word forms are abstract and integrated immediately after acquisition. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 23(2), 491-499. pdf

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Kapnoula, E.C. & McMurray B. (2016). Training alters the resolution of lexical interference: Evidence for plasticity of competition and inhibition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145(1), 8-30. pdf

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Kapnoula, E.C., Packard, S., Gupta, P., & McMurray B. (2015). Immediate lexical integration of novel word forms. Cognition, 134, 85-99. pdf

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Selected Conference Presentations

Kapnoula, E.C. (2017). Is it a word yet? Discussing the definition of lexicality in the context of word learning. Invited talk at the Workshop on Conversational Speech and Lexical Representations, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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Kapnoula, E.C. & McMurray, B. (2015). Immediate integration of novel word forms: Evidence from eye movements. Invited talk in Weighall, A. (chair) Timescales of word learning: From immediate to long-term representations across development presented at the Experimental Psychology Society Meeting, Leeds, UK.

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Kapnoula, E.C. & McMurray, B. (2014). Evidence for experience-based changes in inter-lexical inhibition. Poster presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, USA. pdf

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Kapnoula, E.C., McMurray, B., Kong, E., Winn M., & Edwards, J. (2014). Individual differences in phoneme categorization. Oral presentation at the 19th Mid-Continental Phonetics & Phonology Conference, Madison, WI, USA. pdf

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Protopapas, A. & Kapnoula, E.C. (2013). Exploring word recognition with selected stimuli: The case for decorrelated parameters. Paper presented at the 35th Annual Cognitive Science Conference, Berlin, Germany. pdf

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Kapnoula, E., Packard, S., Apfelbaum, K., McMurray, B., & Gupta, P. (2012). Lexical integration without meaning or sleep. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN, USA. pdf

Research Experience

Post-doctoral researcher at the Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language

(Group Leader: Dr. Arthur Samuel), 2016-present

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Graduate research assistant at the University of Iowa

MACLab (Supervisor: Dr. Bob McMurray), 2011-2016

Language and Memory Lab (Supervisor: Dr. Prahlad Gupta), 2010-2011

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Visiting research assistant at the University of York, UK

Psycholinguistics Research Group (Supervisor: Dr. Silvia Gennari), September, 2009

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Graduate research assistant at the University of Athens, Greece

Language and Learning Lab (Supervisor: Dr. Athanassios Protopapas), 2007-2009

Teaching Experience

Co-instructor at the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language

Mental Lexicon

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Instructor at the University of Iowa

Elementary Psychology

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Teaching Fellow at the University of Iowa

Mixed-Effects Modeling in Psychology

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Head Teaching Assistant at the University of Iowa

Elementary Psychology

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Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Iowa

Elementary Psychology

Research Methods in Psychology

Professional Membership

Psychonomic Society

DeLTA Center

European Society for Cognitive Psychology

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