Presentations by B&ELab at international conferences this summer 

We are proud to announce that several members of the Brain and Education Lab have been accepted to present their work at international conferences the upcoming summer. Read more to know where we’re going and what our topics are!

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Presentations accepted to the 25th annual meeting of Society of Text and Discourse in Minneapolis, July, 2015:

Learning from texts: Do refutations texts enhance transfer of knowledge?
Katinka Beker1, Panayiota Kendeou2, Martin van Boekel² & Paul van den Broek1
1Leiden University, the Netherlands, 2University of Minnesota, USA

Centrality Effects on Word-to-Text Integration During Reading: An ERP Study.
Anne Helder1, Joseph Stafura2, Regina Calloway2, Paul van den Broek1, & Charles Perfetti2.
1Leiden University, the Netherlands, 2University of Pittsburgh, USA

Inference making in developing readers: Profiles in good and poor comprehenders.
Josefine Karlsson, Linda Van Leijenhorst, Anne Helder, & Paul van den Broek
Leiden University, The Netherlands

The influence of cognitive load on text processing and comprehension: An eye tracking study.
Marja Oudega, Annelore Koster, Arnout Koornneef & Paul van den Broek
Leiden university, the Netherlands

The effects of social-cognitive processing-demands and importance on narrative recall: Differences between children, adolescents, and adults.
Marcella Pavias, Paul van den Broek, Marian Hickendorff, Katinka Beker & Linda Van Leijenhorst.
Leiden University, The Netherlands


Presentations accepted to the annual meeting of Society for the Scientific Study of Reading in Hawaii, July, 2015:

Texts that teach and readers that learn. A Think-aloud study on the strategy use by good and struggling readers in Grade 2 when reading expository and narrative texts.
Astrid Kraal, Arnout Koornneef, Nadira Saab and Paul van den Broek
Leiden University, The Netherlands


Presentations accepted to the Onderwijs Research Dagen in Leiden, June, 2015:

De verwerking van narratieve en informatieve teksten door zwakke en sterke begrijpend lezers in groep 4: een hardop-denkstudie
Astrid Kraal, Arnout Koornneef, Nadira Saab en Paul van den Broek