Faculty

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Adam Ussishkin

Linguistics

Research Interests:

Lexical access, morphology, phonology, semitic, spoken word recognition

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Aneta Kielar

Speech Language & Hearing Sciences

Research Interests:

Neurobiology of language, morphology, phonology, sentence processing, priming, stroke related aphasia, primary progressive aphasia.

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Cecile McKee

Linguistics

Research Interests:

Children’s language and literacy development, children's informal science learning, public engagement for language sciences through festivals, K-12 schools, and museums

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Diane Ohala

Linguistics

Research Interests:

Phonological acquisition, bilingualism (especially young Welsh-English bilinguals), phonology

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Janet Nicol

LinguisticsPsychology and Cognitive Science

Research Interests:

Bilingualism, language comprehension and production processes, second language acquisition and processing, neurolinguistics, learning, technology and learning, language and thought

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LouAnn Gerken

Psychology and Cognitive Science

Research Interests:

Infant language development, generalization over linguistic and other input, developmental language disorders, the mind as model builder

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Masha Fedzechkin

Linguistics

Research Interests:

Language evolution, language processing, language acquisition, cross-linguistic influence in second and third language learning, bilingualism

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Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini

Linguistics, Psychology, Cognitive Science

Research Interests:

Biolinguistics, neurolinguistics, language evolution, theoretical linguistics, judgment and decision-making

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Mike Hammond

Linguistics

Research Interests:

Phonology, morphology, prosody, computational modeling, speech perception, judgment tasks, poetic meter, learnability, English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic

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Miquel Simonet

Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Second Language Acquisition and TeachingCognitive Science

Research Interests:

Laboratory phonology, acoustic and auditory phonetics, morphological and phonological processing, second language acquisition, bilingualism, speech production, speech perception, sound change

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Rebecca L. Gómez

Psychology and Cognitive Science 

Research Interests:

How infants and young children learn language, how sleep contributes to their language learning, and how learning plays out across time as children acquire knowledge of language and as the brain develops

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Thomas Bever

Linguistics and Psychology

Research Interests:

Cognitive bioscience, neurological organization of cognition in people with familial left handedness, conscious reconstruction of perceptual and productive representations from underdetermined arrays

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Vicky T. Lai

Psychology and Cognitive Science

Research Interests:

Metaphor, emotion and language, language and thought, lexical semantics, combinatorial semantics, cognitive neuroscience of language