Human Communication (HC)

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Members of the Perception, Cognition, and Language cluster study a range of perceptual, cognitive and communicative mechanisms across the human lifespan. Specific research topics include vision, audition, speech and language, music, memory, and reading. 

Faculty Members

Chambers, Craig
cognitive science; psycholinguistics; language acquisition; spoken language comprehension

Daneman, Meredyth
cognitive psychology; reading and language comprehension skills; working memory capacity and its role in accounting for individual differences in verbal intelligence; sensory and cognitive aging

Johnson, Elizabeth
infant studies; language acquisition; speech perception; developmental psycholinguistics; early word recognition and comprehension

Fukuda, Keisuke
vision, working memory, cognitive neuroscience, EEG 

Pichora-Fuller, M. Kathleen
cognitive hearing science; human communication; hearing; speech; communication disorders and rehabilitation; adult aging

Schellenberg, Glenn
music and cognition; music and emotion; music and development; intelligence; developmental/cognitive psychology

Schneider, Bruce
hearing; vision; sensory and cognitive aging; speech perception; signal processing in audition and vision

Affiliated Researchers

Schertz, Jessamyn (Department of Language Studies)
speech perception and production