Miriam Riedinger, M.A.

Miriam Riedinger

Since 11/2017
PhD candidate
Supervision: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Arne Nagels (JGU), Univ.-Prof. Dr. Mathias Scharinger (Uni Marburg)
Working title: Directional asymmetries from a neurolinguistic perspective

10/2014 – 03/2017
Master of Arts - Linguistics: Cognition and Communication
Philipps-University Marburg
Thesis: Phonologische Distanz und neuronale Effektstärke – eine MMN-Studie zum standarddeutschen Langvokalsystem

10/2010 – 08/2014
Bachelor of Arts - German Studies, Sociology
University Trier
Thesis: Kontrastive Untersuchung von Jiddismen im Nachrichtenmagazin „Der SPIEGEL“ und in der „BILD“: eine Analyse anhand des Lexems »Reibach«

Since 11/2017
Research Assistant, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, General Linguistics (Univ.-Prof. Dr. Arne Nagels)

07/2017 – 11/2017
Research Assistant, Phillips-University Marburg, Research Group: Neurolinguistics (Prof. Dr. Ulrike Domahs), Supervision of the neurolinguistics lab (eyetracking)

12/2015 – 03/2017
Student Assistant, Phillips-University Marburg, Research Group: Language theory and psycholinguistics (Prof. Dr. Richard Wiese), Supervision of the neurolinguistics lab (EEG)

04/2015 – 12/2015
Student Assistant, Phillips-University Marburg, Project (LOEWE): "Fundierung linguistischer Basiskategorien", TP4 „Konstituenten des phonologischen Wortes“, Data acqusition and analysis (EEG, Reaction Times)

07/2021
Phonology-Colloquium (Frankfurt), Invited lecture: Either phonological or phonetic features? Evidence for cue weighting in vowel processing

01/2021
Linguistic Colloquium (Mainz/online), Lecture: The role of perceived loudness and attention in vowel perception

10/2020
SNL 2020: 12th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language (Philadelphia/ online), Poster: Beyond directional asymmetries and phonological representations – Identifying influential factors in MMN effects

09/2020
P&P16: Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum (Trier/ online), Poster: Are phonetic or phonological features necessary in vowel discrimination? A behavioral pilot study on German Umlauts

03/2020
CogNeu Colloquium (Konstanz), Invited lecture: Cue weighting in vowel processing – On the role of phonological and phonetic features in mental representations

02/2020
17th Old World Conference in Phonology (Warsaw), Talk: Either phonological abstractness or phonetic detail? Behavioral evidence for different strategies of discriminating German long vowels

11/2019
Linguistic Colloquium (Mainz), Lecture: Abstractness or detail? On the relation of phonetic and phonological features in vowel processing

07/2019
Colloquium MARA AG Linguistik (Marburg), Invited Talk: Directional asymmetries in vowel perception - Evidence from Standard German long vowels

12/2018
Linguistic Colloquium (Mainz), Lecture: Vowel perception and Mismatch Negativity – Neutralization as systematic effect?

07/2018
Summer School, MAPS: Multiple Approaches to Speech Perception (Groningen), Poster: Directional asymmetries in vowel perception – neuronal and behavioral results for German long vowels

04/2018
Linguistic Colloquium (Mainz), Talk: Directional asymmetries in vowel perception - neural and behavioral studies

11/2017
Linguistic Colloquium (Mainz), Talk: Phonological distance an neural effects - neurophysiological evidence

09/2017
P&P13: Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum (Berlin), Talk: Phonological distance an neural effects – an MMN-Studiy on the Standard German long vowel system

Riedinger, M., Nagels, A., Werth, A., & Scharinger, M. (2021). Asymmetries in accessing vowel representations are driven by phonological and acoustic properties: Neural and behavioral evidence from natural German minimal pairs. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 15, 1-20. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2021.612345

Ziegler, J., & Riedinger, M. (2020). Sprachliche Heterogenität und deren Einfluss auf das Hörverstehen in Sprachprüfungen - eine Vokalidentifikationsstudie mit Deuschlernenden und Deutschsprechenden. In C. M. Ersch (Hrsg.), Evaluieren und Prüfen in DaF / DaZ. Frank & Timme. DOI: 10.26530/20.500.12657/43132

Since 08/2020
Member of the executive committe of the Gutenberg Council for Young Researchers (GYR)

01/2020 - 04/2021
Junior spokesperson of the Gutenberg Academy (GA)

Since 04/2019
Junior Member of the Gutenberg Academy (GA)

Bachelor
Seminar: Introduction to psycho- and neurolinguistics
Seminar: Introduction to phonetics and phonology (especially: distinctive feature theory & underspecification theory)

Master
Seminar: Neurocognitive and time-sensitives methods in linguistics
Practice: Experimental Practice

2018 – 2019
Gutenberg Teaching Council (GTC), Innovative Teaching Project: „Hands on“ – empirische Verfahren der Neurolinguistik in Theorie und Praxis (with Univ.-Prof. Dr. Arne Nagels and Dr. phil. Lisa Friederich), held in summer term 2019