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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

  • James Carney
    Investigating the sensorimotor structure of concepts.

Postgraduate Students

  • Pei Liu
    PhD: Investigating the grounded basis of figurative language.
  • Jess Graham
    MSc+PhD: Investigating how social behaviour is affected by body and environment.

Associates & Collaborators

Been and Gone

  • MPhil 2011-13
  • Research assistant 2011-13
  • Postdoctoral research associate 2011-12
  • Research assistant 2012
  • Research assistant 2011-12
  • PhD 2008-11
  • Research assistant 2011
  • Research assistant 2010