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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 Steven Tipper

Perception and action; the role of selective attention in perceptual and motor processes, understanding other people via motor simulation processes, the influence of perception and action on emotion.

Professor Susan Carey

Conceptual development: innate representational capacities and the mechanisms that allow humans to transcend them; the acquisition (over evolutionary, historical and ontogenetic time frames) of physical, biological, and mathematical concepts.