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Jakub Szewczyk

PhD

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Address:

Langusta - Psychology of Language and Bilingualism Lab,
Institute of Psychology, Jagiellonian University, 
Ingardena 6, room 4.12
30-060 Kraków
Poland

e-mail: jakub.szewczyk at gmail.com

 

 

Education

1999-2004

MA studies, Psychology, Jagiellonian University. MA with honors

2016 PhD, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Information, Radboud University Nijmegen

 

Grants and stipends:

2004

Co-investigator in State Committee for Scientific Research (KBN) grant (ref. KBN 3PO5B 105 22) Assessment of cognitive impairments, neurophysiological and H-MRS examination in diagnosis of Subclinical Hepatic Encephalopathy, head: Agnieszka Słowik, PhD, MD (2002-2004)

2006-2007,
2010-2011

Jagiellonian University PhD scholarship

2006-2010

Scholarship from Donders Center for Brain, Cognition and Information in Nijmegen (The Netherlands); cooperation with prof. Herbert Schriefers in conducting psycholinguistic experiments on Polish language

2007-2008

PI in Polish Ministry of Science grant (N N106 2677 33): Cognitive mechanisms of sentences perception – prediction of semantic information based on syntactic cues. EEG research on Polish

2009

Scholarschip  for participation in Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science DUCOG’09, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2009

2008-2011

Co-investigator in Polish Ministry of Science grant (ref. N N404 153134) titled Patomechanism of neurophysiological imparirments in Subclinical Hepatic Encephalopathy; head: Irena Michalska, PhD, MD (2008-2011)

2009-2013

COST IS0804 project Language Impairment in a Multilingual Society: Linguistic Patterns and the Road to Assessment; Management Committee substitute, member of “Syntax and interfaces with morphology and semantics” workgroup (2009-2013)

2010-2013

Co-investigator in Foundation for Polish Science grant “Focus” (head: Zofia Wodniecka, PhD) titled How bilingual experience influences flexibility of the cognitive system. Neural basics and consequences for social categorization.

2011 Iuventus Plus stipend from the Polish Ministry of Science
2011-2013

Co-investigator in Polish Ministry of Science grant (ref. N N106 366340) Development of bilingualism and changes to the cognitive control - behavioural and psychophysiological research (head: Zofia Wodniecka, PhD)

2013-2014 Polish Ministry of Science grant for outstanding PhD students
2013-2015 PI in National Science Foundation grant (OPUS 3, ref. 2012/05/B/HS6/03718) Functional decomposition of lexical access – event-related potentials study

Publications: 

  • Ciećko-Michalska I, Senderecka M, Szewczyk J, Panasiuk A, Słowik A, Wyczesany M, Binder M, Mach T. (2006) Event-related cerebral potentials for the diagnosis of subclinical hepatic encephalopathy in patients with liver cirrhosis; Advances in Medical Sciences, v51, 273-277
  • Szewczyk, J. (2009). Metoda potencjałów wywołanych EEG w psycholingwistycznych badaniach nad przetwarzaniem zdań. Studia Psychologiczne, v47, 23-37 [in Polish]
  • Szewczyk J., Schriefers H. (2011) Is animacy special? ERP correlates of semantic violations and animacy violations in sentence processing”, Brain Research, v1368, 208-221, doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2010.10.070
  • Senderecka M., Grabowska A., Szewczyk J., Gerc K., Chmylak R., (2012) Stop signal task as a measure of response inhibition in children with ADHD: an event-related potential study. International Journal of Psychophysiology, v85, 93-105, doi:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2011.05.007
  • Senderecka M., Grabowska A., Gerc K., Szewczyk J., Chylak R. (2012) Event-related potentials in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: an investigation using an auditory oddball task. International Journal of Psychophysiology, v85, 106-115, doi:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2011.05.006,
  • Ciećko-Michalska I., Binder M., Wyczesany M., Szewczyk J., Senderecka M., Wójcik J., Dziedzic T., Słowik A., Mach T. (2012) Electrophysiological correlates of attentional processes in patients with liver cirrhosis without minimal or clinically-overt hepatic encephalopathy, Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, v63, 339-346,
  • Ciećko-Michalska I., Wójcik J., Wyczesany M., Binder M., Szewczyk J., Senderecka M., Dziedzic T., Słowik A., Mach T. (2012) Cognitive evoked response potentials in patients with liver cirrhosis without diagnosis of minimal or overt hepatic encephalopathy, Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, v63, 271-276
  • Szewczyk J., Schriefers H. (2013) Prediction in language comprehension beyond specific words: An ERP study on sentence comprehension in Polish. Journal of Memory and Language, v68, pp. 297-314, doi: 10.1016/j.jml.2012.12.002
  • Szewczyk J., Smoczyńska M., Haman E., Łuniewska M., Kochańska M., Załupska J. (2016) Test powtarzania pseudosłów [Polish Nonword Repetition Test]. Instytut Badań Edukacyjnych. Warszawa, Poland.
  • Durlik J., Szewczyk J., Muszyński M., Wodniecka Z. (2016) Interference and inhibition in bilingual language comprehension: Evidence from Polish-English interlingual homographs. PlosONE 11(3), e015430. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0151430
  • Szewczyk J. (2016) The mechanisms of prediction in language comprehension. PhD Thesis [link]
  • Marecka M., Szewczyk J., Rataj K., Dziubalska-Kołaczyk K. (under review) Different cognitive mechanisms facilitate vocabulary learning at early and late stages of language acquisition:  evidence from Polish 9-year-olds learning English.
  • Drożdzowicz A., Szewczyk J., Kałamała P., Marzecova A., Wodniecka Z. (under review) Task engagement and task strategy may contribute to performance differences between monolinguals and bilinguals: an ERP evidence from the flanker task
  • Otwinowska A., Szewczyk J. (under review) The more similar the better? Factors in learning cognates, false friends and ordinary words.
  • Kałamała P., Szewczyk J., Wodniecka Z. (under review) Conflict resolution in the Flanker Task is not reflected by the N2 ERP component. 
  • Szewczyk J., Schriefers H. (under review) The N400 as an index of lexical access is modulated by a word’s preactivation

in preparation:

  • Wodniecka Z., Szewczyk J., Bobb S.C., Zeelenberg R., Timmer K., Marzecova A., Taft M., Green D.W., Kroll J.F. Dissociable indices of control in bilingual language production
  • Szewczyk J., Marecka M., Chiat S., Wodniecka Z. What do the non-word repetition tests really measure? The importance of sub-lexical representations
  • Polisenska K., Chiat S. The role of plausibility and syntactic complexity in delayed and non-delayed Sentence Repetition Test
  • Haman E., Mieszkowska K., Łuniewska M., Szewczyk J., Pomiechowska B., Wodniecka Z., Chiat S., Armon-Lotem S. Naming objects and actions across 34 languages: differences in nameability of nouns and verbs

Selected talks

  • may 2006 – Krakow International Psychophysiological Workshop: Semantics – syntax interplay explored by ERP components.
  • april 2009 – Young Linguist Meeting in Poznań – Electrical language of the brain - how EEG helps us understand the brain understanding language
  • april 2009 - Young Linguist Meeting in Poznań – Anticipaing animacy? An event-related potentials study on Polish sentence reading
  • June 2009 - Krakow International Psychophysiological Workshop - Does the parser always care about animacy? (even if it plays no grammatical role)
  • May 2010 - Krakow International Psychophysiological Workshop - In search of semantic integration: an ERP repetition priming study
  • May 2011 – Krakow International Psychophysiological Workshop – In search of semantic integration, Part Two.
  • November 2011 - Szewczyk J., Wodniecka Z. (2011) Polish NWR task – the methodology. Fifth Working Groups and Management Committee Meeting, COST IS0806 project; Malta
  • November 2011 - Szewczyk J., Wodniecka Z. (2011) Polish (and English) NWR task – preliminary pilot test results. Fifth Working Groups and Management Committee Meeting, COST IS0806 project; Malta
  • April 2012 - Szewczyk J. (2012) Semantic integration and lexical access - two sides of the same coin? NEURONUS 2012 IBRO & IRUN Neuroscience Forum, Cracow
  • May 2012 - Szewczyk J., Wodniecka Z. (2012) Subject- and Item-related factors explaining performance in the Polish NWR test. Sixth Working Groups and Management Committee Meeting, COST IS0806 project; Berlin
  • March 2013 – Szewczyk J., Schriefers H. (2013) To a man with a hammer everything looks like a nail: How explicit lexical predictions influence sentence processing – an ERP study. 26th annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing; Columbia, SC, USA.

Selected posters

  • Szewczyk J. (2008) Does animacy make a difference? an ERP study on semantic violations in Polish. 10th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience, 01-05.09, Bodrum, Turkey.
  • Szewczyk J., Schriefers H. (2009) Semantic and animacy violations elicit different brain responses – an ERP study on Polish. 1st Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • Szewczyk J., Schriefers H. (2009) Semantic and animacy violations elicit different brain responses – an ERP study on Polish. Society for Psychophysiological Research conference, 21-24.10, Berlin, Germany
  • Senderecka M., Szewczyk J., Grabowska A. (2009) Effect of sensory modality of Go stimuli in the Stop-signal paradigm: a behavioral and ERP study. Society for Psychophysiological Research conference, 21-24.10, Berlin, Germany
  • Senderecka M., Szewczyk J., Gerc K., Chmylak R., Grabowska A. (2010) Stop signal task as a measure of response inhibition in children with ADHD: an event-related potential study. Krakow International Psychophysiological Workshop, 19-21.05, Kraków, Poland
  • Szewczyk J. (2010) N400 component does not reflect post-lexical integration difficulty an ERP study on Polish using repetition priming. International Neuropsychological Society 2010 Mid-Year Meeting, 30.06-03.07
  • Senderecka M., Szewczyk J., Gerc K., Chmylak R., Grabowska A. (2010) Inhibitory dysfunction in ADHD children: A behavioral and ERP study. International Neuropsychological Society 2010 Mid-Year Meeting, 30.06-03.07
  • Senderecka M., Szewczyk J., Gerc K., Chmylak R., Grabowska A. (2010) An ERP auditory oddball study of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. International Neuropsychological Society 2010 Mid-Year Meeting, 30.06-03.07
  • Senderecka M., Szewczyk J., Grabowska A. (2010) Event-related potentials to emotional auditory stimuli within an oddball task.  International Neuropsychological Society 2010 Mid-Year Meeting, 30.06-03.07
  • Szewczyk J. (2010) Prediction of broad semantic classes of words, or sensitivity to semantic value of suffixes? An ERP study on Polish sentence reading. 11th International Science of Aphasia Conference, 27.08-01.09, Potsdam, Germany
  • Szewczyk J. (2011) Does the human comprehension system predict specific words or broad semantic classes of words? CUNY 2011: 24th Annual Conference on Human Sentence Processing, 24-26.03.2011 Stanford University, USA.
  • Witkowski M., Szewczyk J. (2011) Morphological masked priming using primes with altered and unaltered stem in Polish. 10th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics, 13-16.04.2011 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
  • Szewczyk J., Schriefers H. (2011) Prediction in sentence comprehension: An ERP study on sentence reading in Polish. 10th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics, 13-16.04.2011 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
  • Szewczyk J., Schriefers H. (2011) The source of the N400: Facilitation of lexical access vs post-lexical integration difficulty. A repetition-priming ERP study on sentence processing. 11th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience, Palma de Mallorca, Spain. September
  • Best poster award - Szewczyk J., Schriefers H. (2012) The source of the N400: Facilitation of lexical access vs post-lexical integration difficulty. A repetition-priming ERP study on sentence processing. LOT Summerschool, Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Szewczyk J., Schriefers H. (2012) The functional source of the N400: Facilitation of lexical access vs post-lexical integration difficulty. A repetition-priming ERP study on sentence processing. 2012 Annual meeting of Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Chicago, USA.
  • Szewczyk J., Wodniecka Z. (2013) Predicting L2 proficiency using ERPs in a lexical decision task. International Workshop on Bilingualism and Cognitive Control, 15-17.05.2013, Kraków, Poland
  • Szewczyk J., Witkowski M.T., Wodniecka Z. (2013) Nonword repetition performance by Polish-English bilinguals and Polish monolinguals. Child Language Impairment in Multilingual Contexts - COST Action IS0804 Final Conference, 27-29.05.2013, Kraków, Poland
  • Otwinowska-Kasztelanic A., Szewczyk J. (2013) Is similar always better? Factors in bilingual learning of cognates. AMLaP 2013, 2-4.09.2013, Marseille, France
  • Szewczyk J., (2013) How explicit lexical predictions influence sentence processing – an ERP study AMLaP 2013, 2-4.09.2013, Marseille, France
  • Szewczyk J., Wodniecka Z. (2013) Predicting L2 proficiency using ERPs in a lexical decision task - nonwords tell the truth AMLaP 2013, 2-4.09.2013, Marseille, France
  • Szewczyk J., Wodniecka Z. (2014) Determinants of non-word repetition accuracy. Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium, 5-7.6.2014, Olomunec, Czech Republic
  • Szewczyk J. (2014) Participants (sometimes) exploit dependencies hidden in Latin Square designs; AMLaP 2014, 3-6.9.2014, Edinburgh, UK
  • Szewczyk J., Otwinowska-Kasztelanic A., Zembrzuski D., Haman E., Wodniecka Z. (2015) Nonword repetition performance by Polish-English emerging bilinguals and Polish monolinguals; 10th International Symposium on Bilingualism, 20-24.05.2015, New Jersey, USA
  • Szewczyk J., Kałamała P., Durlik J., Wodniecka Z. (2015) What do linguistic and non-linguistic cognitive control have in common? 19th ESCOP conference, 17-20.09.2015, Paphos, Cyprus

Summer and winter schools 

  • July-August 2009 – 16th Central European Summer School in Generative Grammar (2 weeks), Poznań, Poland
  • February 2010 – REMICS 2010 - Research Methods in Cognitive Studies – an Interdisciplinary Winter School REMICS2010 (2 weeks), Zakopane, Poland
  • June 2010 - Summer School on Multimodal Approaches in Neuroscience (3 days), Leipzig, Germany
  • June 2011 – Utrecht SummerSchool “Neuroscience of Communicative Meaning” (5 days), Utrecht, Netherlands
  • June 2012 – Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics (LOT) Summer School, “Language, Brain and Cognition” session (5 days), Utrecht, Netherlands
  • November 2014 - Language Methods Rovereto Autumn School; 3 days, Rovereto, Italy

 

Ad-hoc reviewer for: Acta Psychologica; Brain and Language; Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience; Cortex; Experimental Psychology; International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism; Journal of Cognitive Psychology; Journal of Neurolinguistics; Language, Cognition & Neuroscience; Neuropsychologia; PLoS ONE

 

Last updated: 2017/03/15

 

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