AMLaP at Lancaster University, call for abstract submission is open!

We are delighted to be hosting the 23rd AMLaP meeting in the beautiful and historic city of Lancaster, England, from 7-9 September 2017.

Keynote speakers are Jeff Elman (UCSD), Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago), Nuria Sebastian-Galles (Universitat Pompeu-Fabra), and Florian Jaeger (University of Rochester).

Submissions are now open, and will close on 30th April 2017.

Abstracts can be submitted via the conference website:

Looking forward to welcoming you to Lancaster later this year!

Padraic Monaghan, Patrick Rebuschat, and Francesca Citron

Upcoming conference presentations…

Citron, F.M.M., Michaelis, N., & Goldberg, A.E. (forthcoming). Comprehension of conventional metaphors by second language speakers: Do they show the same degree of emotional engagement as natives do? 6th UK Cognitive Lingustics Conference (UK-CLC), Bangor University, UK, July 2016.

Citron, F.M.M., Michaelis, N., & Goldberg, A. (forthcoming). How does our brain process figurative expressions in a second language? AMLaP, Bilbao, Spain, September 2016.

Welcome to the emotion and communication lab!

We are interested in emotion, communication, language, and beauty perception!

We are based in the Psychology Department, at Lancaster University, UK

If you would like to find out more about our research interests, activities, and lab members, please browse this website.

We’ll post here any announcement on participant recruitment and opening positions. However, if you would like to get in touch with us, please email us at:

emocomlab AT lancs DOT ac DOT uk