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Co-Founders

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Dr. Louise Connell

Research interests focus on the nature of mental representations, including the grounding of concepts in perceptual information and the interplay between linguistic and embodied simulation systems.

 

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Dr. Dermot Lynott

Research interests focus on the effect of language, body and environment on mental representation and behaviour, including how embodiment influences higher-level cognitive processing.

 

Postdoctoral Research Associates

European Research Council funded (Connell): Investigating the role of language in complex cognition (LANGBOOT project).


Leverhulme Trust funded (Lynott, Connell & Brysbaert): Investigating the sensorimotor structure of concepts.

Postgraduate Students

  • Agata Dymarska
    PhD: Investigating the role of language in memory and cognition.
  • Pei Liu
    PhD: Investigating how the meaning of figurative language is processed.
  • Rens van Voef
    PhD: Investigating the role of language in categorisation and cognition.

Associates & Collaborators (past and present)