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Professor William Marslen-Wilson FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Honorary Professor of Language and Cognition, University of Cambridge; Visiting Scientist, Speech and Language Group, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, University of Cambridge, 1982 - 1984
  • Professor of Psychology, University of Cambridge, 1990 - 1997
  • Director, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, Other Institutions, 1997
  • Director, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, Other Institutions, 1997

Publications

Function and process in spoken word-recognition Attention and performance 1984

Against modularity Modularity in knowledge representation and natural-language understanding 1987

Lexical representation and process 1989

Other Psychology Fellows

Professor Chris Frith

The relationship between the mind and the brain; studies of perception, belief, will and consciousness in sickness and health with a special emphasis on interacting minds

Professor Mark Williams

Psychological models and treatment of recurrent depression; experimental cognitive psychology of the processes that increase risk of suicidality; prevention of suicidal depression through mindfulness-based treatments

Professor Simon Baron-Cohen

The neuropsychology of autism (in particular, the phenomenon of mindblindness); the psychology of sex differences in humans; the role of foetal testosterone in neurocognitive development

Professor John Duncan

Psychological and neural mechanisms of selective attention and general intelligence; with methods including cognitive psychology, studies of brain damage, functional brain imaging and neurophysiology