Language, Cognition & Brain Research Group

The Language, Cognition and Brain Sciences Research Group consists of faculty members, postdoctoral researchers and students from several disciplines who conduct studies of language from linguistic, psycholinguistic and cognitive neuroscience perspectives.

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Language Comprehension and Production

Scientists in the research group are investigating cognitive and neural mechanisms of language comprehension and production in numerous thematic areas, including mental processing of words, sentence structure and discourses.


Perception of spoken and signed language

Studies include investigations of the mechanisms underlying perception of speech and signed language; language development from infancy; bilingualism; and language deficits that can accompany neuropsychiatric disorders.