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Prof Wendy Best

Prof Wendy Best

Address

206
Department of Developmental Science
2 Wakefield Street
London
WC1N 2PF

Appointments

  • Professor of Communication Science and Language Therapy
    Language & Cognition
    Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences

Joined UCL

2001-03-01

Investigation of and therapy for speech and language difficulties in children and adults. Current projects are all intervention studies focusing on the following: word-finding, gesture, auditory comprehension and conversation. A key focus is facilitating links between research and clinical practice in Speech and Language Therapy. Previous research has included work with people with anomia, developmental dyslexia, disorders of short term memory, category specific semantic disorder and with word sound deafness.
Award year Qualification Institution
1994 PhD
Doctor of Philosophy
Cognitive Psychology
Birkbeck College
1989 MSc
Master of Science
Cognitive Neuropsychology
Birkbeck College
1985 P.Grad Dip
Postgraduate Diploma
Clinical Communication Studies
City University
1983 BSc Hons
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Psychology
University of Leicester

Keywords

Acquired disorders of language|*|Aphasia|*|Behavioural analysis|*|Cognitive|*|Cognitive neuropsychology of language|*|Dyslexia|*|Language|*|Neuropsychology|*|Rehabilitation|*|Speech|*|Therapy for acquired and developmental language disorders