Talks and poster presentations



  • Zur Entstehung und Auflösung von Tip-of-the-Tongue-Zuständen (On the emergence and resolution of tip-of-the-tongue states). Talk presented in the Neurolinguistics Group, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany, April 2018.



  • Why a plant doesn't help a cannibal: correct, incorrect and extended syllables in tip-of-the-tongue states. Talk presented in the "Speech-Language-Hearing-Sciences" programm at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. New York, USA, November 2017.



  • Syllable cueing and segmental overlap effects in tip-of-the-tongue resolution. Talk presented at the "Tutorial and Research Workshop on Experimental Linguistics (ExLing 2016)". St. Petersburg, Russia, July 2016.



  • Extended syllable cues in tip-of-the-tongue resolution. Talk presented at "Night Whites 2015. The 3rd St. Petersburg Winter Workshop on Experimental Studies of Speech and Language". St. Petersburg, Russia, December 2015.



  • Resolution of lexical retrieval failures. Reaction time data in the tip-of-the-tongue paradigm. Poster presented at the "International Seminar on Speech Production" (ISSP) in Cologne, Germany, May 2014.
  • Wortfindungsstörungen im Alter und bei Demenz (Word finding difficulties in old and demented persons). Talk presented at the conference for doctoral fellows of the Hanns-Seidel-Foundation, Wildbad Kreuth, Germany, March 2014.



  • The tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon in models of speech production. Poster presented at the “Summer School in Cognitive Linguistics” in Bangor, UK, July 2013.
  • On the tip of the tongue: The effect of first syllable cues in word finding failures. Talk presented at the 4th conference of the “Scandinavian Association for Language and Cognition (SALC IV)”. Joensuu, Finland, June 2013.
  • Word retrieval facilitation in tip-of-the-tongue states. Talk presented in the lab meeting of Prof. Dr. Lise Abrams. Department of Psychology, University of Florida. Gainesville, USA, April 2013.
  • The role of first syllable cues in tip-of-the-tongue states resolution. Poster presented at the “11th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics” in San Miguel de Abona, Tenerife, March 2013.



  • Retrieval fluency and tip-of-the-tongue states. Poster presented at the Workshop Fluent Speech: Combining Cognitive and Educational Approaches. Utrecht University, the Netherlands, November 2012.
  • The first syllable as retrieval cue in tip-of-the-tongue experiences. Talk presented at the “Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference (ERP 2012). Facultad de Psicología, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia. Madrid, Spain, November 2012.
  • On the role of the syllable in tip-of-the-tongue states. Talk presented at the “International Conference of Experimental Linguistics (ExLing 2012). National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Athens, Greece, August 2012.



  • The tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon: Search strategy and resolution during word finding difficulties. Talk presented at the “Workshop on Experimental Linguistics”. International Speech Communication Association. Université Paris Diderot. Paris, France, May 2011.
  • Suchstrategien bei Wortfindungsstörungen (Search strategies within word finding difficulties). Talk presented at the “Forschungskolloquium” (Research Colloquium) of Prof. Dr. Pinie Zwitserlood. Department of Psychology. Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Münster, Germany, May 2011.
  • Störungen zwischen funktionaler und positionaler Ebene im Sprachproduktionsprozess (Impairments between functional and positional level in the language production process). Talk presented at the “Kolloquium Psycho- und Neurolinguistik” (Colloquim Psycho- and Neurolinguisics) of Dr. Lorenz Sichelschmidt, apl. Prof. Dr. Dr. Horst H. Müller & Prof. Dr. Jan de Ruiter. Department of Linguistics and Literature. University of Bielefeld. Bielefeld, Germany, May 2011.



  • Wie lerne ich an der Uni? (How to study at university?) Talk presented at the "Welcome Week" in the Department of German, Bergische University of Wuppertal (together with Dr. Stefan Manns), October 2010.
  • Impairments in language production: The tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon. Talk presented to the “Psycholinguistics Group” of Prof. Dr. Matthew W. Crocker. Department of Computational Linguistics and Phonetics. University of Saarbrücken. Saarbrücken, Germany, April 2010.