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Name Professor Markus Damian
Job title Professor of Psychology of Language
Department School of Experimental Psychology University of Bristol
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Qualifications MA, PhD(Rice)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies The Psychonomic Society, USA
Experimental Psychology Society (EPS)
Association for Psychological Science (APS)
Keywords language production
visual word recognition
computational models of language
unconscious processing
numerical cognition
Areas of expertise My research is concerned with the cognitive processes of language, and specifically with those engaged when humans speak (as opposed to when they comprehend language). I investigate the way in which humans cognitively develop intentions of what they are trying to say, the way in which words are organised in and retrieved from a mental lexicon for the purpose of the utterance, and the processes involved in generating the appropriate articulation. Much of my work is based on behavioural studies; however, I have also been involved in neuroimaging research, and in studies of acquired brain damage. Other interests of mine include numerical cognition, and processing in the absence of conscious awareness.
Languages (other than English)
German spoken    written