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Dr Nina Kazanina

Dr Nina Kazanina

Dr Nina Kazanina
B.A.(Moscow), Ph.D.(Maryland)

Senior Lecturer

Area of research

psychology of language, cognitive neuroscience of language, language learning, early sensory responses in healthy individuals and individuals with dementia

Office 3D19
The Priory Road Complex,
Priory Road, Clifton BS8 1TU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8551

Research summary

My primary area of research is psychology and cognitive neuroscience of language, spanning from sentence processing and speech perception to acquisition of syntax and meaning. My key interest is to explore degree to which the speaker's use of grammatical knowledge guides and expedites their real-time language processing. My research uses a combination of behavioral (reaction time studies, comprehension tasks with children) and electro- and magnetoecephalographic techniques (EEG and MEG) to elucidate processing mechanisms used by humans to ensure an effortless and effective language communication. 

My research on speech perception, namely, investigation of early EEG responses from the auditory ...

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I am a Senior Lecturer in Psychology of Language at the School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol. I moved to Bristol in 2007 from the University of Ottawa, were I had been an Assistant Professor at the Department of Linguistics.

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