People

Current Students

pietro-cerrone_edited

Pietro Cerrone

Linguistics

 Advisor:Andrea Calabrese

Syntax, morpho-syntax, dialectology

nicole_cruse-edited

Nicole Cruse

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Advisor: Carl Coelho

Aphasia; traumatic brain injury; acquired neurological communication disorders; narrative/storytelling patterns; neurolinguistics; fMRI; language plasticity; transition care

 

Charles Davis New 2016

Charles Davis

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisor: Eiling Yee

Semantic representation; neural basis of language comprehension and representation; neuroimaging methods and electrophysiology

julia-drouin-new_edited

Julia Drouin

Speech, Language, and Hearing Science

Advisor: Rachel Theodore

Speech perception; perceptual learning; neuroimaging techniques; electrophysiology

zac-ekves-edited

Zachary Ekves

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisor: Gerry Altmann

Language comprehension, sentence processing, neuroimaging methods

pam-fuhrmeister_edited

Pamela Fuhrmeister

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Advisor: Emily Myers

Speech perception; second language acquisition; individual differences in non-native speech sound acquisition

yshiki_fujiwara_edited

Yoshiki Fujiwara

Linguistics

Advisor: William Snyder

Syntax; language acquisition

ted-jenkins-new_edited

Ted Jenkins

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Advisor: Carl Coelho

Gesture, aphasia, and language intervention

 

pasha-koval_edited

Pavel Koval

Linguistics

Advisor: Susi Wurmbrand

Syntax; Syntax-Semantics Interface

kyra_krass

Kyra Krass

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisor: Gerry Altmann

Bilingualism; sentence processing

lily_kwok_edited

Lily Kwok

Linguistics

Advisor: Diane Lillo-Martin

Syntax; Sign Languages

monica_li_new

Monica Li

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisor: Jim Magnuson

Neural plasticity in language disorders; speech and music prosody; multilingualism; fMRI; ERP; eye tracking

Website

sahil_luthra_edited

Sahil Luthra

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisors: Emily Myers & Jim Magnuson

Representation of speech sounds; talker identity; neural integration of speech

 

gabriel_vera_martinez

Gabriel Martinez Vera

Linguistics

Advisor: Jon Gajewski

Morpho-Syntax; Semantics

nick-monto-edited

Nicholas Monto

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Advisor: Rachel Theodore

Neural basis of reading ability and its relationship to speech sound representation

hannah_morrow_edited

Hannah Morrow

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisor: Eiling Yee

Semantic memory and multimodal integration of concept knowledge.

emma-nguyen-new_edited

Emma Nguyen

Linguistics

Advisor: William Snyder

Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Semantics

ashley_parker_edited

Ashley Parker

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Advisor: Bernard Grela

Language acquisition and processing in language impaired children; phonological disorders; neurolinguistics

meaghan_perdue_edited

Meaghan Perdue

Psychology: Developmental

Advisors: Nicole Landi

Typical and atypical reading development; neural basis of reading acquisition and reading disorders; neuroimaging methods

 

Roberto Petrosino 2016

Roberto Petrosino

Linguistics

Advisors: Andrea Calabrese & Emily Myers

Phonology, underspecification, organization of lexicon, speech perception

Website

yanina-prystauka_edited

Yanina Prystauka

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisor: Gerry Altmann

Sentence processing; concept representation; bilingualism; oscillatory dynamics of linguistic processing

Karla Rivera-Figueroa New 2016

Karla Rivera-Figueroa

Psychology: Clinical
Advisor: Inge-Marie Eigsti

Language acquisition; Autism spectrum disorder; Early Childhood

elizabeth-simmons_edited

Elizabeth Simmons

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisors: Jim Magnuson & Tammie Spaulding

Developmental disorders, particularly autism; speech perception; language development; prosody

brendan_sugrue_edited

Brendan Sugrue

Linguistics

Advisor: Jon Sprouse

Sentence processing; syntax and semantics; EEG

jonathan-husky

Yuta Tatsumi

Linguistics

Advisor: Željko Bošković

Syntax and semantics of noun phrases

jonathan-husky

Vivi Tecoulesco

Psychology: Developmental

Advisor: Letty Naigles

parker-tichko_edited

Parker Tichko

Psychology: Developmental

Advisor: Erika Skoe

Developmental processes that govern language and music learning. Parallels between language and music. Cross-domain effects of music training.

shyan_wang_edited

Shuyan Wang

Linguistics

Advisor: William Snyder

 Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics

yi-wei_edited

Yi Wei

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisor: Ed Large

Music-language interface

henry-wolf-edited

Henry George Wolf VII

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisor: Jay Rueckl

Neurobiology of second and third language acquisition; Computational modeling of monolingual and plurilingual language use; Cross-language lexical interaction

 

Alumni

emily-carrigan_edited

Emily Carrigan

Psychology: Developmental

Advisor: Marie Coppola

Signed languages; Homesign and Nicaraguan Sign Language; language emergence

iris-chin_edited

Iris Chin

Psychology: Developmental

Advisors: Letitia Naigles & Diane Lillo-Martin

Language acquisition; Autism; morphosyntax; pragmatics

Brian Castelluccio New 2016

Brian Castelluccio

Psychology: Clinical

Advisor: Inge-Marie Eigsti

Language acquisition and development; Autism; fMRI; Complex trait genetics

deanna-gagne_edited

Deanna Gagne

Psychology: Developmental

Advisor: Marie Coppola

Language Acquisition, Number Cognition, Theory of Mind, Sign language and language emergence, Homesign systems

Josh Green New 2016

Joshua Green

Psychology: Clinical

Advisor: Inge-Marie Eigsti

Autism; affective prosody; language plasticity; music; vocal-emotional communication

alexis-johns-new_edited

Alexis Johns

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisors: Jim Magnuson & Emily Myers

Spoken word recognition; How experience and expectations affect language comprehension; Age-related sensory and cognitive decline

 

sergey-kornilov_edited

Sergey Kornilov

Postdoc: Child Study Center, Yale
Neurobiological foundations of developmental disorders with an emphasis on neurophysiological and molecular genetic methods.

Advisor: Jim Magnuson

andre_lindsey_new_edited

Andre Lindsey

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Advisor: Carl Coelho

Cognitive communication disorders; traumatic brain injury; aphasia

 

amanda-rendall-edited

Amanda Rendall

Psychology: Behavioral Neuroscience

Advisor: Holly Fitch

Rodent models of neurodevelopmental disorders, genetic disruption of early neural development, Autism, Dyslexia, SLI

russell-richie_edited

Russell Richie

Psychology: Developmental

Language processing, acquisition, and emergence; organization of the lexicon; prosody

Advisors: Marie Coppola & Whit Tabor

Website

kayleigh-ryherd_edited

Kayleigh Ryherd

Psychology: Developmental

Advisor: Nicole Landi

Language acquisition and processing; reading comprehension; neuroimaging methods

oliver-sawi-edited-v2

Oliver Sawi

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisor: Jay Rueckl

Language acquisition and development in typically and atypically developing populations; divergent forms of bilingual education; visual word recognition

ashlee-shaw_edited

Ashlee Shaw

Postdoc: African-American Alzheimer's Awareness & Brain Health Initiative, Rutgers
Language Acquisition; individual differences in reading ability

Advisor: Jim Magnuson

garrett-smith-edited

Garrett Smith

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Advisor: Whit Tabor

Dynamical approaches to language and cognition; formal syntax and semantics; computational modeling

Website

dongnhu-truong_edited

Dongnhu Truong

Postdoc: Department of Pediatrics, Yale
Rodent models of neurodevelopmental disorders; genetic disruption of early neural development; Dyslexia; SLI; Autism

Advisor: Holly Fitch

charles-wasserman_edited

Charles Wasserman

Psychology: Behavioral Neuroscience

Advisor: Ed Large

Auditory processing, music, EEG/ERP, neuroplasticity and biofeedback

Website

kacie-wittke_edited

Kacie Wittke

Speech, Language, and Hearing Science

Advisor: Tammie Spaulding

Specific language impairment, autism, executive functioning


 

Coordinators

rachel-theodore-edited

Rachel Theodore
Director

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences;
Haskins Laboratories; UConn Laboratory for Spoken Language Processing
Speech perception; perceptual learning; language acquisition; neuroimaging (fMRI, EEG/ERP)

Charlotte Nelson

Program Coordinator 2018- 


Faculty

gerry-altmann-edited

Gerry Altmann

Psychology: Language and Cognition
Adult language processing, the influence of context on sentence comprehension, event comprehension, the interface between language and vision

carl-coelho-new_edited

Carl Coelho

Co-PI; Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Discourse; aphasia; traumatic brain injury

marie-coppola-edited

Marie Coppola

Psychology: Developmental;
Linguistics
Language acquisition; homesign; language genesis; Nicaraguan and other sign languages

Inge-Marie Eigsti New 2016

Inge-Marie Eigsti

Psychology: Clinical;
Haskins Labs
Developmental cognitive neuroscience; language acquisition; autism; developmental disorders; neuroimaging (fMRI)

holly-fitch-edited

R. Holly Fitch

Co-PI;
Behavioral Neuroscience; Physiology and Neurobiology
Animal models of neurodevelopment and cognition; models of neurodevelopmental disruption (genetics, early injury) and developmental disability

Gajewski

Jon Gajewski

Linguistics
Semantics, Syntax/Semantics Interface

bernard-grela-2_edited

Bernard Grela

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Preschool children with language impairments; language learning disabilities; phonological disorders

Nicole_Landi_revision_2016

Nicole Landi

Psychology: Developmental; Haskins Laboratories
Language and reading development; fMRI; EEG/ERP; neuro-genetic analyses

ed-large-edited

Ed Large

Psychology: Language and Cognition
Nonlinear dynamical systems; auditory neuroscience; music psychology

diane-lillo-martin-edited

Diane Lillo-Martin

Linguistics; Haskins Laboratories
Language acquisition; theoretical linguistics; sign languages

jim-magnuson-edited

Jim Magnuson

Principal Investigator; Psychology: Language & Cognition; Haskins Labs
Language processing, especially real-time integration of information at multiple scales; language development; EEG/ERP, computational modeling

emily-myers-edited

Emily Myers

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences;
Psychology: Language & Cognition;
MyersLab
Speech perception, word recognition; aphasia; neuroimaging

letty-naigles-edited

Letitia Naigles

Psychology: Developmental
Language acquisition and development; early processing of words and grammar, developmental disorders

heather-read-edited

Heather Read

Psychology: Behavioral Neuroscience
Animal models: Functional organization and development of sensory and cortical auditory pathways

jay-rueckl-edited

Jay Rueckl

Psychology: Language and Cognition;
Director: Brain Imaging Research Center
Haskins Laboratories
Visual word recognition; Morphology; computational models

adam-sheya-edited

Adam Sheya

Psychology: Developmental
Development of categorical and conceptual knowledge, emergence of relational reasoning, interactions between perception, action, and knowledge, models of developmental change.

erika-skoe-edited

Erika Skoe

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences;
Psychology: Developmental
Neural basis of auditory processing and learning in typical and atypical populations; experience-dependent auditory neural plasticity; auditory development; brainstem & cortical auditory evoked potentials

william-snyder-edited

William Snyder

Co-PI; Linguistics;
Haskins Labs
Child language acquisition; comparative syntax and morphology; syntax-semantics interface; theory of grammar

tammie-spaulding_edited

Tammie Spaulding

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Language development; Specific Language Impairment

jon-sprouse-edited

Jon Sprouse

Linguistics
Syntax, Psycholinguistics

whit-tabor-new_edited

Whitney Tabor

Psychology: Language and Cognition;
Haskins Laboratories
Sentence processing; self-organizing/dynamical systems; computational models

eiling-yee-edited

Eiling Yee

Psychology: Language and Cognition
Semantic memory, the neural representation of concepts, spoken word recognition, language processing, aphasia, neural basis of language


 

Postdoctoral Affiliates

matt-hall_edited

Matt Hall

Linguistics

Language & cognitive development; psycholinguistics; language emergence; language evolution; sign languages; deafness; cochlear implants

Website

gitte-joergensen_edited

Gitte Joergensen

Psychology: Language and Cognition

Sentence processing; mental representations; eye movements