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Language and Mind/Brain

The Ph.D. program in Linguistics is affiliated with a large interconnected group of centers and programs at UC Davis thatare devoted to mind and brain sciences. Graduate Group faculty in Linguistics run three research laboratories at the Center for Mind and Brain:

 

People specializing in this area

Department Faculty

David Corina

Neurolinguistics; degrees of plasticity in neural systems of language and memory; processing in deaf users of American Sign Language and hearing users of spoken language

Graduate Group Faculty

David Corina

Neurolinguistics; degrees of plasticity in neural systems of language and memory; processing in deaf users of American Sign Language and hearing users of spoken language

Debra Long

Psycholinguistics; language processing and reading ability

Lee Miller

Neurolinguistics; the neural bases of auditory perception and speech recognition in human listeners.

Tamara Swaab

Neurolinguistics; neural and cognitive correlates of language comprehension and representation

Matthew Traxler

Psycholinguistics; language comprehension; cognitive processes involved in syntactic parsing; semantic processing