Neuroscience of Language Lab
Our lab investigates how human brains produce and understand language. Although many animals communicate, sometimes in sophisticated ways, no other species uses the structured system of communication we call language. The main aim of our research is to investigate what has changed in human brains that allow us to chat, read, gossip, and browse the web when our primate cousins cannot. To do this, we use a set of non-invasive tools to measure brain anatomy and function in healthy, normal volunteers and compare our results with those from animal studies. These tools include transcranial magentic stimulation (TMS), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) tractography.
- Hunt–Vitell’s General Theory of Marketing Ethics Predicts “Attitude-Behaviour” Gap in Pro-environmental Domain Frontiers in Psychology, 13 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.732661
- Speech motor facilitation is not affected by ageing but is modulated by task demands during speech perception. Neuropsychologia, 108135-108135 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2021.108135
- A Study of Null Effects for the Use of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) in Adults With and Without Reading Impairment Neurobiology of Language, 1 (4), 434-451 DOI: 10.1162/nol_a_00020
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