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M. Postma


Universitair docent

Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Communication and Information Sciences

 

Expertise

In my research, I address the use of auditive behavioral cues (changes in speech melody, intensity, tempo and timbre) in human and human-computer interaction.

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Publications

Principal publications
  • Postma-Nilsenová, M., & Postma, E. (2013) Auditory Perception Bias in Speech Imitation. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, forthcoming. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00826.
  • Postma-Nilsenová, M., Brunninkhuis, N., & Postma, E. (2013). Eye Gaze Affects Vocal Intonation Mimicry. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1139-1144). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Postma-Nilsenová, M., Kaland, C., & Oversteegen, L. (2013). The Power of Words in the Brain: Systematic Sound-Meaning Associations in Novel and Existing Words. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1145-1150). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Mattheij, R., Postma-Nilsenová, M. & Postma, E. (2013). Mirror, Mirror in the Wall: Is there mimicry in you all?, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, forthcoming.
  • Lisciandra, C., Postma-Nilsenová, M., & Colombo, M. (2013) Conformorality: A study on group conditioning of normative judgment. The Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 1-14. doi 10.1007/s13164-013-0161-4.

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Education

1996-1998 University of Tromsř, Norway, M.Phil. in Linguistics
1999-2000 University of Amsterdam, M.Sc. in Logic (cum laude)
2001-2006 University of Amsterdam, Ph.D. in Philosophy, supervisor prof. dr. J.A.G. Groenendijk

Title of thesis: Rises and Falls: Studies in the Semantics and Pragmatics of Intonation

Publications

Principal publications
  • Postma-Nilsenová, M., & Postma, E. (2013) Auditory Perception Bias in Speech Imitation. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, forthcoming. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00826.
  • Postma-Nilsenová, M., Brunninkhuis, N., & Postma, E. (2013). Eye Gaze Affects Vocal Intonation Mimicry. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1139-1144). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Postma-Nilsenová, M., Kaland, C., & Oversteegen, L. (2013). The Power of Words in the Brain: Systematic Sound-Meaning Associations in Novel and Existing Words. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1145-1150). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Mattheij, R., Postma-Nilsenová, M. & Postma, E. (2013). Mirror, Mirror in the Wall: Is there mimicry in you all?, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, forthcoming.
  • Lisciandra, C., Postma-Nilsenová, M., & Colombo, M. (2013) Conformorality: A study on group conditioning of normative judgment. The Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 1-14. doi 10.1007/s13164-013-0161-4.

Click here for the extended list of publications PDF

Projects

MISSISSIPPI (2012-2015) E-humanities project: function and detection of nonverbal behavior in docter-patient interactions

Conferences

Laboratoire Parole & Langage, Aix-en-Provence, 25 May 2012 (colloquium speaker)

Maastricht Brain Imaging Center, 7 June 2012 (colloquium speaker)

Measuring Behavior 2012, Utrecht, 28-31 August

ISICS 2012: INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON IMITATION AND CONVERGENCE IN SPEECH, Aix-en-Provence, France, 3-5 September 2012

Tone Theory and Practice, MPI EVA Leipzig, Germany, 28-29 September 2012

Language and Health/Taal en Gezondheid, Anéla Voorjaarstudiedag 2013, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, May 16, 2013

The Soeterbeeck eHumanities Workshop, June 13 and 14, 2013, Soeterbeeck, the Netherlands.

Cogsci 2013, Berlin, Germany.

ICCH, Montreal, Canada.

 

 

 

Teaching

Current:

821303: Psycholinguistics

880243: Social Signal Processing

822167: Data Mining

880493: Web Analytics

Past:

825032: Business Information Technology

826269: Design of Business Communication

820031: Research Practical

880206: Nonverbal Communication

822176: Research Training

 

Teaching activities elsewhere

Summer School of Linguistics (Charles University, Prague), Dacice, 2010

Summer School of Linguistics (Charles University, Prague), Dacice, 2012

Lecturer Continue, Senior Leadership Programme, Tias Nimbas, Tilburg University, 2011-2012, 2012-2013

Lecturer Master of Business Strategy and Marketing, Tias Nimbas, Tilburg University 2012-2013

Other activities

Coordinator of the Research Training for Excellent Bachelors

Contact details
Room D 423
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg 
Phone+31 13 466 2691
Secretary+31 13 466 3584
Fax +31 13 466 2892
Email m.nilsenova@tilburguniversity.edu

Universitair docent
Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Communication and Information Sciences

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Last amended: 05 February 2014

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