Curriculum Vitae

Professional Activities:
February 2010 - present
PhD Candidate
Behavioural Science Institute
Donders Centre for Cognition
Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Dissertation Topic: Phonological precursors to literacy: the role of lexical specificity
Advisors: Prof. Dr. James McQueen, Prof. Dr. Ludo Verhoeven

Activities:
De Jonge Akademie On Wheels
De Jonge Akademie, KNAW

Onderzoeker in de klas
Wetenschapsknooppunt Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen

Correspondent for the WAP newsletter
Werkverband Amsterdamse Psycholinguisten
Specialization: language and speech problems

Teaching:
Academic Year 2010-2011, Bachelor Program in Pedagogical Science and Education, Radboud University Nijmegen
- Inleiding Orthopedagogiek: Leren & Ontwikkeling
- Sociale Context van Opvoeding en Onderwijs
- Practicum Academische Vaardigheden
- Inleiding Onderwijskunde

Supervision of KNAW Akademie Assistant

Professional Experience:
February 2009 – March 2010
Trainee of Adaptive Listening Group
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen

January 2008 – January 2010
Student Assistant of Dr. Mirjam Ernestus
Centre for Language Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen

January – March 2007
Intern at Study & Documentation Centre Hugo Claus
University of Antwerp

Extracurricular Experience:
June 2008 – August 2009
Section Editor Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen CNS Journal

September 2007 – May 2008
Assistant Editor Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen CNS Journal

Education:
February 2010 - present
Several PhD courses
Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
- Wetenschapsjournalistiek
- Basiskwalificatie Onderwijs (BKO), IOWO

September 2007 - February 2010
Research Master of Science in Cognitive Neuroscience
Specialization: Psycholinguistics
Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Thesis Topic: Morpho-syntactic violations in foreign-accented speech: an ERP-study
Advisors: Dr. Adriana Hanulikova, Dr. Petra van Alphen

October 2004 – June 2007
Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics & Literature
Specializations: Dutch and Theater, Film & Literature Science
University of Antwerp, Belgium
Thesis Topic: Synesthesia, investigating the effects on language processing
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Dominiek Sandra

August 1998 – July 2004
Pre-university secondary education (VWO)
Specialization: Profile Culture & Society
Elde College Schijndel, the Netherlands

July 2000
EF International Language Course
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom

Publications and Presentations:
International Publication:
Hanulikova, A., Van Alphen, P. M., Van Goch, M. M., & Weber, A. (in press). When one person’s mistake is another’s standard usage: The effect of foreign accent on syntactic processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Presentations:
Van Goch, M.M., McQueen, J.M., Verhoeven, L.T.M. (2011, December). Making lexical representations more specific enhances rhyme awareness. Talk presented at NVP Winter Conference on Cognition, Brain and Behaviour, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands. Van Goch, M.M., McQueen, J.M., Verhoeven, L.T.M. (2011, December). Making lexical representations more specific enhances rhyme awareness. Talk presented at Workshop on Language and Literacy Development in Typical and Atypical Learners: A Neurocognitive Perspective, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Van Goch, M.M., McQueen, J.M., Verhoeven, L. (2011, June). Phonological precursors to literacy: the role of lexical specificity. Poster presented at Behavioural Science Institute Day 2011 [BSI Day 2011], Berg en Dal, the Netherlands.

Van Goch, M.M., McQueen, J., Verhoeven, L. (2011, May). Phonological precursors to literacy: the role of lexical specificity. Talk presented at Psycholinguistics in Flanders (PiF2011), Antwerp, Belgium.

Van Goch, M.M., McQueen, J., Verhoeven, L. (2011, February). Phonological precursors to literacy: the role of lexical specificity. Poster presented at De Grote Taaldag, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Van Goch, M.M., McQueen, J., Verhoeven, L. (2011, February). Phonological precursors to literacy: the role of lexical specificity. Poster presented at Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research VII (EMLAR VII), Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Van Goch, M.M., Verhoeven, L., McQueen, J. (2010, October). Phonological precursors to literacy: the role of lexicale specificity. Talk presented at workshop on “Language and literacy development: a neurocognitive perspective”, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Van Goch, M.M., McQueen, J., Verhoeven, L. (2010, October). Ven versus fan. Fonologische voorspellers van geletterdheid: de rol van lexicale specificiteit. Poster presented at Studiedag Taal Op School, WAP, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Hanulikova, A., Van Goch, M., & Van Alphen, P. M. (2010). When grammatical errors do not matter: An ERP study on the effect of foreign-accent on syntactic processing. Talk presented by dr. Adriana Hanulikova at 23rd Annual CUNY Conference on Sentence Processing [CUNY 2010], New York. [Talk awarded with the Katz Young Scholar award, awarded to dr. Adriana Hanulikova]

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