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Research

Most of our research focuses on studying the nature of mental representation, and includes investigations of the grounded nature of concepts, the ability of language, body and environment to shape representation and behaviour, and the interplay of linguistic and simulation systems in human cognition.

 

Modality-Specific Norms of Perceptual Strength

Our norms for over 1000 words (published and unpublished) are available for downloadhere.

 

Projects Past & Present

  • Funded by the Center for Open Science (Lynott).
  • Funded by the Australian Research Council, with support from Victoria Department of Health and the Australian Drug Foundation (O'Brien, Lynott, et al.)
  • Funded by the Leverhulme Trust (Connell & Holler)
  • Funded by the British Academy (Connell & Lynott)
  • Funded by the ESRC (Connell & Lynott)
  • Funded by the ESRC (Connell)