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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.


Postgraduate Students

  • Clara Cotroneo
    MPhil: Investigating the nature of embodied representations underlying gesture production.
  • Simon Depledge
    MRes: Investigating the embodied basis to conceptual combination.
  • Jeff Wood
    PhD: Investigating the representation of conditional information during online language processing.

Research Assistants

Associates & Collaborators

Been and Gone

  • Research assistant 2012
  • Research assistant 2011-12
  • MRes 2011-12
  • MRes 2011-12
  • PhD 2008-11
  • Research assistant 2011
  • MSc 2010-11
  • MRes 2009-11
  • Research assistant 2010